Over one billion animals have been killed in fires in Australia

Fires in Australia: Over 1 Billion Animals Killed in the Fires

According to a joint study by WWF and a researcher from the University of Sydney, 1.25 billion mammals, reptiles, birds, frogs and invertebrates have died. A massacre. The fires that have ravaged Australia since September 2019 have killed, directly or indirectly, 1.25 billion animals, according to a joint study by WWF Australia and a researcher from the University of […]

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A Ukrainian airliner crashed on takeoff in Tehran, killing at least 170 people on January 8, 2020

Iran: 176 Dead in Plane Crash in Tehran

A Boeing 737 of the Ukrainian company International Airlines crashed just after takeoff, in Iran. There are no survivors. A Ukrainian airliner carrying 176 people, mainly Iranians and Canadians, crashed Wednesday 8th January 2020 in Iran shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all who were on board, announced the Iranian and Ukrainian authorities. The Boeing 737 of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) crashed while […]

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Iran Fires Missiles at Two US Bases in Iraq

On Wednesday 8th January 2020, Iran conducted and “completed” “proportionate” reprisals against the United States to avenge the death of General Qassem Soleimani. Five days after the elimination of General Qassem Soleimani by the United States, Iran retaliated Wednesday 8th January 2020 by firing missiles against two bases sheltering American soldiers in Iraq. 22 missiles were launched from Iran […]

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The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday January 8, 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday.

Pension Reform: Blocked Refineries and Court Disruption

Before a fourth big day of demonstrations against pension reform on Thursday 9th January 2020, the government tries to find a way out, in particular with the reformist unions. The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday 8th January 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday. The government […]

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A charred vehicle after forest fires in the village of Mogo in New South Wales in Australia on January 6, 2010.

Fire in Australia: Firefighters Redouble their Efforts Before the Next Heat Wave

Dozens of fires are still out of control in Australia. A further rise in temperatures, accompanied by strong winds, is expected on Friday 10th January 2020. Firefighters redoubled their efforts Tuesday 7th January 2020 to regain control of gigantic forest fires in Australia, taking advantage of punctually less unfavourable weather before a new heatwave in the coming […]

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The Donges refinery near Saint-Nazaire has been on strike since Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Pension Reform: The Donges Refinery Draws out the Strike Before the Day of January 9th

The national mobilization day against the pension reform is scheduled for January 9th. The refineries have been on strike since Tuesday 7th January 2020. Since the beginning of December 2019, at the call of the CGT, the refineries have been on strike from time to time. This time the duration becomes longer. Since this Tuesday 7th January […]

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The winter sales in France start on Wednesday 8th January

Winter Sales: Departure Wednesday 8th January for Four Weeks

The winter sales start on the 8th January 2020 and go from six weeks to four, in accordance with the Pacte law to respect the wishes of traders and artisans. “Too many sales kill sales!” This is sort of the message from the government, which has decided to reduce this period of store discounts to four weeks – compared to six previously. The winter sales officially […]

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Edouard Philippe on January 6, 2020

Pension Reform: Edouard Philippe Takes a Step Towards the CFDT

The Prime Minister qualified Tuesday 7th January of “good idea” the proposal of conference of financing of the CFDT, while calling for that “everyone moves a little”. Edouard Philippe gave a sign of openness to the CFDT. He qualified Tuesday, January 7 as a “good idea ” the proposal for a financing conference, while calling for “everyone to move […]

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Laurent Nuñez and the prosecutor Laure Beccuau at L'Hay-les-Roses in the Val-de-Marne on January 3, 2020.

Knife Attack in Villejuif: What we Know about the Attacker

A man suffering from “psychological disorders” stabbed passers-by on Friday 3rd January in a park in Villejuif (Val-de-Marne), leaving one dead and two injured, one of whom was serious. A young man suffering from “psychological disorders” stabbed passers-by on Friday 3 January 2020 in a park in Villejuif (Val-de-Marne) , leaving one dead and two injured, including one […]

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Australians bathe in Jindabyne Lake in New South Wales to cool off while the sky is reddened by fire, January 4, 2020.

Fires in Australia: Tens of Thousands Evacuate Southeast

Locals and tourists are fleeing New South Wales on Saturday 4th January 2020, as weather conditions threaten to further aggravate the devastating forest fires. Tens of thousands of Australians were evacuated Saturday 4th January 2020 their homes to flee forest fires exacerbated by catastrophic weather conditions. Temperatures exceeded 40 ° C on Saturday and strong winds were blowing, stoking hundreds of forest fires most […]

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