Author Archives: Agora Dialogue

La Chine adopte une taxe sur les émissions polluantes

Pekin - Le Monde

La redevance s’appliquera aux rejets dans l’air, l’eau et le sol, mais pas au dioxyde de carbone. Si elle constitue un progrès, son niveau reste insuffisant. Le Monde Simon Leplâtre Les pollueurs vont payer : la Chine s’est dotée d’une loi taxant les émissions polluantes des activités industrielles, une première du genre. Une semaine après un… La Chine adopte une taxe sur… Read More »

Hip pain may be ‘hangover from evolution’

Hip - bbc

Scientists at the University of Oxford say a hangover from evolution could help explain why humans get so much shoulder, hip and knee pain. BBC Smitha Mundasad And if current trends continue they predict the humans of the future could be at even greater risk. They studied 300 specimens from… Hip pain may be ‘hangover from… Read More »

Une année 2016 jalonnée de «fausses informations»

Info - Le Figaro

RÉTROSPECTIVE 2016 – «Ali Juppé», Pizzagate, Brexit : Le Figaro revient sur quelques-uns des canulars propagés en cette année marquée par l’émergence du concept de «post-vérité». Le Figaro Roland Gauron 2016 marque-t-elle un tournant vers une ère où canulars malveillants ou «fausses informations» règnent en maître? Au terme d’une… Une année 2016 jalonnée… Read More »

EU Dying before our eyes: Nigel Farage in stunning rant predicting END ‘within years’

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NIGEL FARAGE has blasted the European Union (EU) which he says will crumble within the next few years following the Brexit vote. By DARREN HUNT Εxpress The former Ukip leader was speaking on LBC when his angry tirade over the European Union began as he blamed the… EU DYING BEFORE… Read More »

Toujours plus de dépassements d’honoraires dans les cliniques privées

Clinique - Le Figaro

Selon une enquête publiée par 60 millions de consommateurs, les tarifs pratiqués sont très supérieurs au plafond de remboursement imposés aux complémentaires santé. Le Figaro Aurelie Fierla Mauvaise nouvelle pour les patients: en 2017, le plafond de remboursement des dépassements d’honoraires sera encore abaissé… tandis que les dépassements d’honoraires, eux, sont de plus en plus courants, selon une étude… Toujours plus de… Read More »

Trump: «L’ONU n’est qu’un club où les gens se réunissent et passent du bon temps»

Trump - Le Soir

Trump s’est montré très critique envers l’organisation depuis le vote de la résolution sur les colonies israéliennes. Le Soir Le président élu des États-Unis, Donald Trump, est contre la résolution votée à l’ONU la semaine dernière sur les colonies israéliennes et il le fait savoir. Ce lundi soir, il a… Trump: «L’ONU n’est qu’un… Read More »

Romanian president rejects nomination of Muslim woman for PM

Discrimination - The Guardian

Klaus Iohannis’s decision to block appointment of Sevil Shhaideh may be linked to her Syrian husband’s background The Guardian Romania’s president has rejected a proposal by the leftist party that won elections this month to appoint the country’s first female and first Muslim prime minister. Klaus Iohannis gave no reasons for… Romanian president rejects… Read More »

The hidden force of current international uneasiness

Liberalism - Al Jazeera

Recent events are evidence of the failures of neoliberalism as the dominant ideology in the international order. Al Jazeera News Ramon Blanco It is indisputable that the current international zeitgeist is definitely characterised by a profound uneasiness. The sense for many is that… The hidden force of… Read More »

Why ISIL fights in Europe

TOPSHOT - A man (Bottom R) places a candle on the memorial at the Christmas market near the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedaechtniskirche (Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church) in Berlin on December 24, 2016.
Germany hunts for possible accomplices of the suspected Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri, who was shot dead by Italian police in Milan on Friday, December 23, 2016. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for this week's attack on a Berlin Christmas market, in which 12 people were killed and dozens more wounded. / AFP / John MACDOUGALL        (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t buy their propaganda of ‘retaliation’ for Western strikes in Syria. Politico Jean-Pierre Filiu The jihadist group has larger ambitions in Germany and France. The so-called Islamic State rushed… Why ISIL fights in… Read More »

Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case

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Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been charged over corruption allegations. BBC A federal judge approved charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Ms Fernandez. It is alleged that her… Argentina ex-leader Cristina… Read More »

World’s first emojis on display at New York’s MoMA

Al Jazeera

New York art museum displays 176 original emojis seen as way of “bridging communication gaps” between different communities. Al Jazeera News Pavni Mittal New York City – You don’t need to be an art connoisseur to appreciate New York’s Museum of Modern Art. A must-do on every… World’s first emojis on… Read More »

Why Iran sees Aleppo as chance to get in rather than out

A member of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stands near damaged buildings in Aleppo's Salaheddine district, Syria December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - RTX2VC1D

On Dec. 22, the same day the Syrian government announced that Aleppo was under its control, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari was in Damascus to meet President Bashar al-Assad. Al Monitor Ali Hashem Ansari was in fact in the Syrian capital to congratulate his country’s prime regional ally for retaking Syria’s largest city and one of the main strongholds of the armed opposition. But Aleppo isn’t only a… Why Iran sees Aleppo as… Read More »

Rétrospective 2016 : l’année politique à travers des mots, expressions, noms, lieux, de A à Z

AZ - Le Monde

C comme chômage, D comme déchéance, P comme primaires… l’abécédaire de l’année politique française. Le Monde ABATTOIRS Après une année marquée par… Rétrospective 2016 : l’année… Read More »

Climat: 2016 a été une année particulièrement chaude en Europe

Climat - Le Soir

Notre continent a transpiré ces douze derniers mois. Le Soir La situation ne devrait pas s’améliorer dans un futur proche. L’Europe aura eu chaud en… Climat: 2016 a été une… Read More »

Saudi jailed for call to end male control over women

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A Saudi man has been jailed for one year for calling for an end to the Muslim kingdom’s guardianship system that gives men wide controls over women, local media said Tuesday. RIYADH – Agence France–Presse Hurriyet The man, who was also fined 30,000 riyals ($8,000) by a court in the… Saudi jailed for… Read More »

The rise of fascism is not inevitable – just look at Bridges Not Walls

Fascism - The Guardian

‘How can we fight the rise of the far right?’ people say. Try Bridges Not Walls, the movement spawned after Trump’s election to reject hate The Guardian Ellie Mae O’Hagan When your friends and family regard you as The Political One, seismic news events are a bittersweet experience. For every political… The rise of fascism is… Read More »