Day: May 18, 2020


Italy’s coronavirus death toll tops 32,000

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 32,007 lives in Italy, bringing the total number of cases combining infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 225,886, according to the latest data released by the country’s Civil Protection Department on Monday, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The death toll on Monday was 99, the first time with daily casualties […]

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Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested outside Paris

The suspect in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Felicien Kabuga, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. The 84-year-old businessman had a $5 million US bounty on his head. The ministry added that he was living under a false identity in Asnieres-Sur-Seine. Rwanda’s two main ethnic groups […]

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For a European cultural renaissance – VoxEurop (English)

Culture and the media should take centre-stage in post-Corona Europe, as structural preconditions of our social recovery, and key sectors for European autonomy, say Cinthya Fleury and essayist Guillaume Klossa. To lighten the mood during confinement, we Europeans have consumed an untold amount of films, TV series, novels and essays, which would otherwise have languished […]

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