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prosecutor promises quick results on compulsory headscarf

The Iranian Parliament and Judiciary are working on the issue of the compulsory wearing of the veil for women, announced the public prosecutor, promising rapid results, without specifying in what direction the law could be modified. Iran has been in trouble for the death of Mahsa Aminia 22-year-old Iranian Kurd who died on September 16 …

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Discover the sumptuous photos in the running for the Public Prize

If beauty saturates the retina as much as light, there would be enough to blink for a long time! That’s it, like every year, the Natural History Museum in London has revealed the finalists for the “Audience Prize” of the competition “Wildlife Photographer of the Year“. The institution invites you to discover the 25 pictures …

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Do you (really) know the language of the Basque Country?

QUIZ – Its language, its traditions, its history… Le Figaro invites you to test your knowledge of “Euskal Herria”. Basque is one of the oldest Western European languages ​​still spoken. Prior to the arrival of the Indo-European languages, it is considered by the linguistic typology as an isolate, of which no affiliation with other living …

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In Hawaii, the eruption of Mauna Loa threatens one of the main roads of the island

AFP, published on Friday, December 02, 2022 at 7:50 p.m. Lava from Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, which erupted on November 27 after 38 years of calm, is now approaching one of the main roads on the island of Hawaii, according to the American Institute of Geophysics ( USGS). The “lava front” from …

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National mourning in the DRC after the massacre which would have left “at least 100 dead”

A three-day national mourning began on Saturday in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the alleged massacre of civilians in the east of the country for which the government now evokes a toll of “more than a hundredof deaths. The DRC army and authorities on Thursday accused the M23 rebels of havingcowardly murderedat least 50 …

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the Democratic Party strengthens the influence of the African-American vote in its primaries

The primary ball will now open in South Carolina, which has a large African-American population, and no longer in Iowa, a small rural state with a predominantly white population. The Democratic Party approved Friday, December 2 a major upheaval in the calendar of its primaries, a proposal from the President Joe Biden which will strengthen …

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90% of the world’s population has some form of immunity, says WHO director

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, however, warned against reduced vigilance, which could promote the emergence of a new variant. At least 90% of the world’s population has some form immunity against Covid-19said Friday the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, while warning against the decline in vigilance. This leaves the door open …

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They refuse to swear allegiance to Charles III: Quebec elected officials turned away

Three deputies of the Parti Québécois, separatist, were turned away on Thursday from the Blue Salon, the “Palais Bourbon” of Quebec, province of Canada. The head of security had received the order from the president herself. Pattern ? These elected officials cannot participate in the parliamentary activities of the new legislature, because they have refused …

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