Japan fears being drawn into a war in Taiwan

Decryption and explanations with Antoine Bondaz, director of the Taiwan Program and researcher at the Foundation for Strategic Research, and Robert Dujarric, co-director of the Department of Asian Studies at TTemple University Japan. Where do these Japanese fears of being drawn into a conflict in Taiwan come from? Antoine Bondaz: Japan’s fears are old and … Read more

Under-the-radar wins for Biden and the Democrats

While the legal tribulations of Donald Trump monopolize the attention, several good moves by the Democrats go relatively unnoticed. Since Monday, Trump supporters have been claiming that the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago was directly ordered by Joe Biden. First, it’s wrong. Then, why would Joe Biden have chosen to make this gesture just as he … Read more

Europe dry | The Press

Extreme heat continues to hit many European countries. Water levels are falling, both in reservoirs and in rivers. With new climate realities, the relationship of people and governments to blue gold must now change, experts warn. Posted at 5:00 a.m. Janie Gosselin The Press New heat wave in the UK The UK may have an … Read more

With the drought, the water war began in France

Water theft, fields irrigated despite bans, private swimming pools difficult to control… The lack of water, long seen as an inexhaustible resource in France, exacerbates tensions. • Read also: Resumption of fires in France, 6000 hectares burned and thousands evacuated • Read also: Why the leaves have already fallen in France Like many European countries, … Read more

North Korea | Kim Jong-un proclaims ‘smashing victory’ against COVID-19

(Seoul) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday proclaimed a “sounding victory” over COVID-19 after falling ill himself, according to his sister, who blames Seoul for the outbreak. epidemic in his country. Updated at 0:38 Claire LEE France Media Agency Chairing a meeting with health personnel and scientists, Kim Jong-un welcomed this “victory […] in … Read more

A naked, machete-wielding Floridian tries to steal the clothes of a clothed, unmacheted Floridian, before going to do push-ups in the entrance of a gas station

An unusual scene occurred Monday in DeLand, Florida.A man in Adam’s costume (and possibly intoxicated) was arrested after trying to steal a guy’s clothes with a machete. • Read also: Dead drunk, he tries to open an emergency exit from a plane still on the ground, refuses his expulsion and ends up causing the cancellation … Read more

With the drought, the water war began in France

Water theft, fields irrigated despite bans, private swimming pools difficult to control… The lack of water, long seen as an inexhaustible resource in France, exacerbates tensions. Like many European countries, France has been hit this summer by repeated heat waves and exceptional drought. • Read also: France: resumption of fires, 6000 hectares burned and thousands … Read more

Rainwater everywhere is unsafe to drink, study finds

(Stockholm) Earth’s rainwater is undrinkable due to the presence of toxic chemicals that exceed recommended levels, according to a recent study by scientists at Stockholm University. Posted at 7:59 “There is nowhere on Earth where rainwater would be safe to drink, based on the data we used,” says Ian Cousins, a professor at Stockholm University … Read more