A Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked on Saturday night to the International Space Station in order to serve, next September, as a vehicle for the return to Earth of two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut, whose initial spacecraft was damaged.
The most powerful rocket of the world, SLS, took off Wednesday for the first time since Florida, for a mission marking the big beginning of the American program of return on the Moon, Artemis, noted a journalist of the AFP on the spot.
Tragedy in the Philippines: a bus crashes into a ravine on the "death curve", killing at least 25 people.
At least 25 people died in a bus accident on Tuesday on a winding road in the central Philippines, official sources said.
Drama in a Canadian national park: a couple and their dog don't survive a grizzly bear attack - the bear has been shot!
A walk in Banff National Park in the Canadian state of Alberta turned tragic on Friday evening. While out with their dog, a man and a woman were attacked by a grizzly bear. The couple and their pet did not survive.
A key player in world diplomacy during the Cold War, Henry Kissinger "died today at his home in Connecticut", said the same source, without specifying the reason for his death. Born in Germany in 1923, this small man with a gravelly voice and a strong German accent remained a famous and influential voice for decades after leaving his responsibilities in international affairs. Initiating rapprochement with Moscow and Beijing in the 70s, this Nobel Peace Prize winner also saw his image tarnished by dark pages in US history, such as his support for the 1973 coup in Chile, the 1975 invasion of East Timor and, of course, the Vietnam War.
Charlie Munger, the right-hand man of the famous American businessman Warren Buffett, has died aged 99.
Charlie Munger, right-hand man to businessman Warren Buffett, died on Tuesday at the age of 99. A lawyer by training, with a degree in meteorology, he joined Berkshire Hathaway in 1978, after running his own investment company for over a decade.
Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed African-American George Floyd, whose death sparked a major anti-racism movement in the U.S., was stabbed and wounded in a southwestern federal prison, the New York Times reported Friday night.
The polling stations open Sunday morningin mainland France. The first results will be published on Sunday evening from 8 pm. Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen? The first voters from overseas and abroad are voting this Saturday, time difference obliges, for a presidential election with crucial issues. Before the opening of polling stations Sunday morning in metropolitan France for this second round very expected.
Everything was in place: the dramatic tension had been skilfully maintained for several days and this Wednesday evening, the actors were ready. This return match between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen for the French presidency, five years after a first televised duel, was to be decisive.
Indebted by her campaign, Valérie Pécresse calls the French for an emergency aid: here is the amount collected by the ex-candidate LR!
Indebted, Valérie Pécresse had appealed to the generosity of the French to pay back her campaign. Valérie Pécresse, former candidate LR, had appealed to the French to complete the financing of its campaign, at the end of which it had failed to collect 5% of the votes in the first round.
Last weekend, singer Billie Eilish came out as gay in an interview with Variety magazine. "Oh, I think I came out today," she told the same magazine at the Hitmakers Awards.
New Delhi was on Friday enveloped in a thick toxic fog the day after Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, celebrated with multitudes of oil lamps and candles that burned all night with a lot of firecrackers, although banned for sale.
Ah, the weekend! You look forward to it so you can sleep late but beware, this habit could be detrimental to the proper functioning of your body. Indeed, trying to get some sleep by sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday is not a good idea. In addition, it will not make you feel any better than before because it will only make you feel better in the moment.
Clusters of toxic proteins, thought to be responsible for the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease, reach different areas of the brain and accumulate there over decades, according to a new study published Friday.
After transplants in the United States, Colombia and Poland, France has just performed its first larynx transplant, enabling a woman to speak again.
The passenger of a motorcycle was struck by lightning on a road in the Marne region of France on Sunday during a thunderstorm.
A knife attack in Annecy took place this Thursday morning in a park near the lake. The toll was high. Emmanuel Macron denounces an "absolutely cowardly attack ».
The fourth-generation Toyota Yaris was named European Car of the Year on Monday, succeeding the Peugeot 208, in a ceremony broadcast online.