“The permanent state of emergency deeply subverts the rule of law”

YANN LEGENDRE In Democracy in a state of emergency. When the exception becomes permanent (Seuil, 224 pages, 19.90 euros), lawyer Stéphanie Hennette-Vauchez, professor of public law at the University of Nanterre and director of the Center for Research and Studies on Fundamental Rights (Credof), believes that, since 2015, the states of emergency linked to terrorism, … Read more

Telephone call from Biden and Putin: “Deeply concerned” about Russian deployment – foreign policy

Washington / Moscow – Can this phone call defuse the Ukraine conflict? In view of the tensions surrounding Ukraine, US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak on the phone on Thursday. A US government official said on Wednesday that Biden wanted to offer Putin a “diplomatic path forward”. “But we are … Read more

“Between China and Africa, the relationship is deeply asymmetric”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Senegalese await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping at Dakar airport in July 2018. STRINGER / … Read more

Poland: Von der Leyen on Polish judgment – “I am deeply concerned”

foreign countries Decision of the Constitutional Court Von der Leyen on Polish judgment – “I am deeply concerned” Stand: 2:59 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to examine further steps after the controversial decision of the Polish Constitutional Court Source: AP / Darko Bandic Here you will … Read more

Senate examines deeply rewritten animal condition bill

An orca in captivity in the Marineland water park, in Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes), July 11, 2019. ARIE BOTBOL / HANS LUCAS VIA AFP It is a text widely revised – even, according to some, emptied of its substance – which is discussed in the Senate, Thursday September 30 and Friday 1is October. Eight months after its … Read more