The Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for 2020 will finally open on July 23, 2021.

Coronavirus: The Tokyo Olympics are Postponed to the 23rd July 2021

Organizers of the Olympic Games were forced to postpone the event scheduled for this summer in Japan, due to the coronavirus pandemic. They will, therefore, be postponed for a year, almost to the day. The Tokyo Olympic Games will open on the 23rd July 2021, the organisers announced on Monday 30th March 2020. Les JO de Tokyo reportés […]

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North Korea shoots two short-range missiles

North Korea: Regime Shoots Two Short-Range Missiles

ARMY: According to the South Korean Joint Staff, these are probably short-range ballistic missiles that North Korea fired The global health crisis is not easing tensions on the Korean peninsula. North Korea fired two missiles toward the Sea of Japan, presumably, ballistic missiles of short-range have indeed said Friday the South Korean army. These missiles were launched from the […]

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The Tokyo Olympic games are still on schedule, despite the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Four Months Before the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC Stays the Course

As more and more international competitions announce their postponement, coronavirus forces, the Tokyo Olympic Games remain scheduled. For the time being. Faced with growing scepticism and calls to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for this summer, the International Olympic Committee (IOC ) resists, believing on Tuesday 17 March 2020 “no need to take radical decisions”, just as UEFA postponed one […]

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A Japanese woman was infected with the coronavirus after having recovered.

Coronavirus: A Woman in Japan Infected for the Second Time

A Japanese woman was infected with the coronavirus after having recovered. An unprecedented case in this country. A woman working on a tourist bus in Japan has been diagnosed with coronavirus for the second time, said the government of Osaka prefecture, a new case in the country of growing concern over the spread on Thursday of the epidemic. The announcement […]

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Italy: First Death of a European affected by Coronavirus 1

Italy: First Death of a European affected by Coronavirus

This 78-year-old retired mason died in Veneto on Friday 21st February, after ten days of hospitalisation. This death brings to 2345 the number of deaths linked to the virus. The first European infected with coronavirus died on Friday 21st February 2020 in Italy. At the same time, the number of new infections drops in China but almost doubles […]

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The cruise ship Diamond Princess in quarantine in the port of Yokohama on February 20, 2020 in Japan.

Coronavirus: Death of Two Diamond Princess Passengers, Decline in New Cases in China

Two passengers from the cruise ship, the Diamond Princess in quarantine in Japan died Thursday 20th February 2020. China has seen a dramatic decline in the number of new cases. China announced Thursday, 20th February 2020, a dramatic drop in new coronavirus contaminations but the situation is complicated in Japan with the death of two ex-cruise lines from […]

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A passenger disembarks from the cruise ship Diamond Princess in quarantine in the port of Yokohama in Japan, on February 19, 2020.

Coronavirus: A Fourth Plane Sent to China to Repatriate French People

The director-general of health said Wednesday (February 19th) that dozens of French people will be repatriated from China and confined to a holiday village. A fourth plane will fly to China in view of the French repatriation from Wuhan, announced Professor Jérôme Salomon, director-general of health, in an update on the coronavirus epidemic, Wednesday 19th February […]

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Doctor Li Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, died of coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Chinese Doctor who Gave the Alert is Dead, an Investigation is Open

Doctor Li Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, died of coronavirus. He had been one of the first to raise the alarm, which had resulted in his being sanctioned. A Chinese doctor sanctioned for having raised the alarm at the appearance of the new coronavirus succumbed to the epidemic, releasing a flood of anger while the assessment continues to increase. Two […]

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A man along the Tamagawa River in Kawasaki on October 13, 2019, after the passing of Typhoon Hagibis.

Japan: Typhoon Hagibis Worsens with Nearly 70 Dead

The typhoon Hagibis struck the Japanese archipelago triggering “unprecedented” rainfall, according to Japanese meteorologists. Typhoon Hagibis, which struck Japan between Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October 2019, killed nearly 70 people, according to a new report on Tuesday by the NHK public television channel. Fifteen people are still missing, the NHK reported. More than 100,000 rescuers were still looking for survivors in areas flooded and […]

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Japan resumes commercial whaling after 30 years of interruption

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling after 30 years of Interruption

To explain their decision, the Japanese believe that whales are marine resources such as fish, usable on the basis of scientific criteria. Japan is officially reviving commercial whaling on Monday, recognizing the six-month-old decision to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and break a three-decade moratorium. “We believe that whales are marine resources like fish and that they can […]

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