IN PICTURES – Coronavirus, shadows and lights of the pandemic

Some pictures, taken during the flight of the coronavirus pandemic. They testify to these times of uncertainty that we are going through, these times when man, throughout the world, faces “An unexpected and furious storm”, to use the Pope’s words during the prayer to the world he said on Friday, alone in front of a […]

The 23 hours of comics, an artistic marathon open to all

It is the marathon of the ninth art. A race with pencils. From Saturday March 28 to Sunday March 29, the thirteenth edition of the 23 Hours of Comics invites designers, novices and seasoned, to create a comic book of 24 pages in less than a day and a night. You must return your copies […]

Albert Uderzo, the joyful tributes of the designers

“Many designers have tried drawing by copying Asterix. What Albert Uderzo has given us in terms of expressiveness and character play is enormous“, reacted, Tuesday March 24, Mathieu Sapin, to the disappearance of the master. The one who, with his friend René Goscinny, helped raise comics to the rank of ninth art is widely praised […]

France mourns Asterix’s father

The thirty-eight albums by Asterix have not only marked the childhood of the French-speaking people, they have shaped a whole generation beyond Gallic borders. The death of Albert Uderzo, one of the founding fathers of these irresistible Gauls, takes place in a complicated period, where each person seeks comfort above all. However, many of them […]

The United States could become the next epicenter of the coronavirus, says WHO

GENEVA / TOKYO (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, which eventually forced reluctant organizers to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Britain joined the ranks of bloc countries to try to detain the virus, and data showed that commercial activity […]

Trump challenged his initial offer to reopen the economy

WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) – A week after millions of Americans began taking refuge at home with the coronavirus, at least one Republican governor warned Tuesday that he would ease the restrictions too early even though the crackdown is wreaking havoc on the U.S. economy. PHOTO FILE: US President Donald Trump addresses the daily […]

The Tokyo 2020 postponement decision “within a few days”, sources said

ATHENS / TOKYO (Reuters) – The final decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic will be made in the next few days, sources inside the Olympic movement reported to Reuters on Tuesday, while the United States joined together for a delay. With increasing pressure every day, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and […]

Exclusive: Elite hackers target WHO as spikes in coronavirus cyber attacks

WASHINGTON / LONDON (Reuters) – Elite hackers attempted to join the World Health Organization earlier this month, according to Reuters sources, part of what a senior agency official said was an increase. more than double the cyber attacks. Traffic passes through the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Americas during the coronavirus epidemic […]

The initial test of Merkel’s coronavirus was negative: spokesperson

German Chancellor Angela Merkel releases a media statement on the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, 22 March 2020. Michel Kappeler / Pool via REUTERS BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel’s initial test for coronavirus has turned negative again, a government spokesman said Monday, adding that the German chancellor […]