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The mysterious pink snow of the Presena glacier in the Italian Alps

Biagio di Maio collects samples of pink snow, July 4, 2020, at the Presena Glacier. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP Researchers are investigating the mysterious pink color of a glacier in the Italian Alps – a color probably caused by algae believed to accelerate the effects of climate change. The origin of the algae is controversial, but the pink color of …

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Benjamin Stora: “The restoration of the remains to Algeria is part of an acceleration of the memorial work”

On Friday, France returned to Algeria the remains of twenty-four Algerians who were killed during wars during colonial conquest. They were found in 2011 by historian and anthropologist Ali Farid Belkadi in the collections of the Museum of Natural History in Paris. For historians Benjamin Stora, specialist in Algeria, this recovery can be explained by the proactive policies implemented by …

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authorities reintroduce restrictions in the second area of ​​northwestern Spain

The 70,000 inhabitants of a county in Galicia are prohibited from leaving this area. It’s not really the recovery, but almost. On Sunday, July 5, authorities in the region of Galicia, in northwestern Spain, reinstated restrictive measures in a county to combat the re-emergence of Covid-19 cases. A similar decision was made on Saturday in Catalonia. Since midnight, the 70,000 …

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Re-enactment in Catalonia: will your summer holidays be threatened?

the essentials Catalonia decided this Saturday to configure part of its population due to an increase in contagion. This measure comes two weeks after the general decontinence in Spain. The duration of containment has not yet been decided. As soon as the Catalan authorities’ decision was taken, the restructuring was immediate. Since this Saturday noon, part of Catalonia has been …

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Protesters drop a statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore

The pedestal to the statue of Christophe Collomb in Baltimore. – Baltimore Sun / TNS / Kites USA / SIPA Protesters broke a statue of Christopher Columbus on Saturday in Baltimore, on the east coast of the United States, the latest attack on monuments or statues of historical figures linked to slavery or colonization. According to pictures sent by Baltimore …

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US. Twenty-six childcare children discovered in a basement hidden behind a false wall

After several reports, police in Colorado Springs inspected day care on November 13. They discovered 26 children in a room hidden behind a false wall in the basement. The school only had one license to support six residents. The investigation is ongoing Colorado Springs police are investigating. (Illustration) | WIKIMEDIA COMMONS View slideshow Colorado Springs police are investigating. (Illustration) | …

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French people still consume too many antibiotics, despite progress

Hexagon remains one of the worst students in Europe: it is the third European country where antibiotic consumption is the highest, behind Greece and Cyprus. Following an increase between 2014 and 2016, consumption of antibiotics in France stabilizes – even decreases – but is still too high, according to an official report published on Monday, November 18, on the occasion …

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Four dead in California, six others injured

Police and emergency vehicles rushed to the scene of a shooting on Sunday, November 17, 2019, southeast of Fresno, California. – Larry Valenzuela / AP / SIPA Four young men were killed Sunday night during a "mass murder" at a Fresno City Hall ( California), which also injured six, said According to the first available information, one or more suspects …

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collides around a besieged campus, police threaten to use "live ammunition"

It seems that the police were trying to intervene on the campus of the Kowloon peninsula, but it was rejected by the protesters who were determined to retain their positions. New escalation of tension in Hong Kong. Protesters who took part in the protest protest burned the entrance to the Hong Kong campus on Monday, November 18, to prevent police …

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