Northern Ireland sinks into political paralysis

(Belfast) A week after Sinn Fein’s historic victory, Northern Ireland is mired in political paralysis as unionists blocked the functioning of the local assembly to oppose post-Brexit arrangements in the British province , where Boris Johnson is expected on Monday. Posted at 10:04 a.m. Paul FAITH, with Callum PATON in Dublin France Media Agency As … Read more

Israel | Al Jazeera journalist buried in Jerusalem

(Jerusalem) Thousands of Palestinians said goodbye Friday in Jerusalem to one of their star journalists, Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot in the head in the occupied West Bank where she was covering an Israeli military raid, against a backdrop of persistent violence. Posted at 7:46 a.m. Updated at 10:36 a.m. Majeda EL-BATSH France Media … Read more

Israel | Violence at the exit of the hospital from the coffin of the journalist of Al Jazeera

Désolé, votre navigateur ne supporte pas les videos (Jérusalem) Des violences ont éclaté vendredi dans l’enceinte d’un hôpital à Jérusalem à la sortie du cercueil de la journaliste palestinienne Shireen Abu Akleh, où la police israélienne a dispersé une foule brandissant des drapeaux palestiniens, selon des journalistes de l’AFP sur place et des médias locaux. … Read more

North Korea | A first death from COVID-19 and a national “spread”

(Seoul) North Korea announced its first death from COVID-19 on Friday, saying the virus has already spread across the country and tens of thousands of people are currently “isolated and receiving treatment.” Posted yesterday at 8:23 p.m. The reclusive country reported its first cases of coronavirus on Thursday, saying it was going into “maximum emergency … Read more

China justifies the arrest of a cardinal in Hong Kong

China on Thursday justified the arrest in Hong Kong of a 90-year-old Catholic cardinal under national security law, an act that sparked international outrage and heightened concern over the worsening repression in the financial center. One of Asia’s most prominent Catholic clerics, retired Prelate Joseph Zen, was among a group of pro-democracy movement figures arrested … Read more