Antony Blinken in Africa to counter Russian influence

Published on : 08/07/2022 – 16:09 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday and is due to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda next. An African tour intended to thwart Russian diplomatic influence. After Moscow and Paris, Washington in turn wants to strengthen its ties with Africa. … Read more

US warns Pacific islands against autocratic regimes

The US Secretary of State urged Pacific nations to resist authoritarianism. A senior US official in the Solomon Islands warned Pacific countries on Sunday against the advances of autocratic regimes as China expands its influence in the region, the preserve of Washington and its allies. Assistant Secretary of State Wendy Sherman is in the Solomons … Read more

Surprise job rebound in the United States despite the contraction of the economy

Published on : 08/06/2022 – 02:17 Despite a contraction of the economy and galloping inflation, the employment market showed unexpected dynamism in the United States in July. The unemployment rate fell 0.1% and now stands at 3.5%, returning to its pre-pandemic level, the Labor Department announced on Friday. The month of July exceeded analysts’ expectations … Read more

actress Anne Heche in serious condition after car accident

American actress Anne Heche was hospitalized and is in serious condition after a car accident which took place on Friday August 5 in Los Angeles, according to several American media. Los Angeles Fire Department reported that a car hit a two-story house in the Mar Vista neighborhood, “causing structural damage as well as a heavy … Read more

conspirator Alex Jones ordered to pay $45 million for denying killing

The day before, the founder of the Infowars site had already been ordered to pay more than 4 million dollars in damages to a couple whose six-year-old son died in the massacre at the Sandy Hook school in 2012. Twenty children and six adults had died. Notorious far-right conspirator Alex Jones was sentenced in Texas … Read more

the Republican Party will hold its 2024 convention in the key state of Wisconsin

The Republican Party announced on Friday August 5 that it would hold its 2024 national convention to induct its presidential candidate in the US state of Wisconsin, won by a hair’s breadth by Joe Biden in 2020. Organized every four years a few months before the presidential election, the national conventions are political high masses … Read more

Stock markets down after US unemployment figures

Stock markets fell after the announcement of better than expected employment figures in the United States, this dynamism raising fears that the American central bank will raise its rates further sharply to fight against inflation. Read alsoTokyo Stock Exchange closes at two-month high European stock markets ended in the red, after hovering around equilibrium for … Read more

four police officers charged by federal justice

Published on : 08/05/2022 – 01:14 Charges in a case that has become emblematic of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, that of the death of African-American Breonna Taylor. Four police officers will have to answer for violations of American federal law. With our correspondent in Washington, Guillaume Naudin It was March … Read more

In the United States, the Republican Party remains under the influence of Donald Trump

By Adrian Jaulmes Published 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Candidate for governor of Arizona, Kari Lake received the support of Donald Trump during a campaign rally on July 22 in Prescott Valley. Antranik Tavitian/The Republic/USA TODAY NETWORK via Reuters Connect ANALYSIS – The party’s primaries have confirmed the former president’s popularity with the … Read more

United States, savings at all levels

Published on : 08/04/2022 – 09:39 It is a global phenomenon which spares no country and which hits the poorest hardest: inflation undermines everyone’s purchasing power. The world’s leading economic power, the United States is no exception. In June, inflation rose to 9.1% over one year, unseen since 1981. Housing, gasoline, food… the increase mainly … Read more