Shiite leader Moqtada Al-Sadr claims victory

Supporters of Moqtada Al-Sadr celebrate, in Tahir Square in Baghdad, on October 11, 2021, the victory of the Shiite leader’s movement in the legislative elections. KHALID MOHAMMED / AP Given the favorite for the legislative elections in Iraq, the current of the influential Shiite leader Moqtada Al-Sadr claimed, Monday evening October 11, the first force … Read more

WHO expert committee recommends third dose of vaccine for immunocompromised people and those over 60

VACCINATION – The recommendation concerns people over 60 years of age vaccinated with Sinopharm or Sinovac as well as people “moderately or severely immunocompromised” A WHO expert committee recommended Monday to give an additional dose of anti-Covid vaccine to people “moderately or severely immunocompromised” for all vaccines approved by the UN agency. The same committee … Read more

Cycling: The Delko team, plagued by financial problems, stops before the end of the season

The Delko team, which played in the second division (continental pro), announced Monday that it was disappearing from the peloton due to financial difficulties, even before the end of the season. Paris-Tours, which Julien Trarieux finished in ninth place for the Provencal team, was the last race in which Delko took part on Sunday. “The … Read more

“We put the cart before the horse”

Elise Denjean, edited by Laura Laplaud 08:48 am, October 11, 2021, modified at 10:52 a.m., October 11, 2021 A decree, resulting from the anti-waste law voted in early 2020, appears on Tuesday. It provides for the end of plastic packaging for fruits and vegetables on January 1, 2022. A flagship measure against plastic waste even … Read more

The EU will “encourage” states to lower energy taxes

Will the (European) Union be strong? The European Commission will encourage states to lower energy taxes and redistribute the benefits of rising prices to the most disadvantaged through various tools at their disposal, Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday. “All the States will (…) benefit from this situation because there are a lot … Read more