Russian missiles hit Ukraine as troops withdraw from key eastern city of Sievierodonetsk

Ukrainian troops have “almost abandoned” Sievierodonetsk after weeks of heavy fighting against Russian forces, the eastern city’s mayor said on Saturday, marking the biggest setback for Ukraine since losing the port of Mariupol in May. The withdrawal from Sievierodonetsk, if confirmed, would bring Moscow closer to full control of Lugansk, with Ukrainian troops in the […]

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Horror on Oslo Pride day when gunman goes on deadly rampage at gay bar

Gunman kills two, wounds 21 Revelers hid in the basement of an Oslo bar Official Pride parade canceled after tragedy Terrorist Threat Assessment Raised to Highest Level Rainbow pride ‘in black’, says government minister OSLO, June 25 (Reuters) – Terrified revelers at a gay bar in Oslo hid in a basement and desperately called for […]

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Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk now ‘completely under Russian occupation’ after months of fighting

“The [Russians] named commander. But the city is so destroyed that it will be difficult for people to cope with this situation,” said the head of the military administration, Oleksandr Striuk. Regional military officials said on Friday that the last troops in Severodonetsk had been ordered to withdraw as it was impossible to continue defending […]

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A poet leaves us

Raymond will not be able to give his conference in Verdun, in the Gaspé, or at the Raymond-Lévesque library. He will do it in another dimension. The songwriter was one of those larger-than-life people who, until the end of their lives, were able to move us. With barely a breath of life, he was able […]

For Lilian Thuram, racism is a product of history

“If I am black, what are you? Lilian Thuram once asked a childhood friend. “Well me, I’m normal,” replied the friend. This anecdote, recorded in White thought, the latest book by Lilian Thuram, illustrates the basis of the thinking of the former world soccer champion and president of the Foundation for education against racism that […]

57 deputies employ their own substitute, according to a study

The hemicycle of the National Assembly. (drawing) – Jacques Witt / SIPA 57 deputies and deputies paid as parliamentary collaborators under this five-year term: never seen before, according to a study published Tuesday by the Observatory of political and parliamentary life, which recommends putting good order to the “oddities” around these “replacement parliamentarians”. “Free of […]

Are patients with a long Covid finally heard?

Illustration of a woman with a mask. – Pixabay The long Covid remained in silence for a long time, but this Wednesday, the testimonies should flourish on Twitter with the # afterJ20 A spotlight as the National Assembly examines the same day a motion for a resolution (a vote without amendment) for recognition of the […]

France passes controversial “separatism” bill

French deputies widely adopted on Tuesday a controversial bill against “separatism”, targeting radical Islam, but decried on the left as stigmatizing for Muslims and on the right as too “soft”. At first reading, the legislative piece received 347 votes in favor and 151 votes against, out of 498 votes cast. The text “confirming respect for […]

How to Protect Yourself From Online Identity Theft

Identity thieves are people who steal personal information with malicious intent. They can use it to apply for credit, get their victim’s tax information, or obtain medical services. Identity theft not only damages the victim’s credit status but can also cost them a lot of time and money. If you suspect your personal details have […]

For the love of Montreal-North

The long-neglected economic potential of east Montreal is now being touted by politicians and business people. The REM should accelerate its development when it goes into service in 2029. But by then, citizens and businesses in the East have projects in their heads to give vitality to their neighborhoods. Second of four stops: Montréal-Nord. When […]

In Burma, the endless tragedy of Aung San Suu Kyi

Protesters display a banner with an image of ousted Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. United Nations human rights expert the man in Myanmar has warned of the prospect of major violence as protesters gather again on Wednesday to protest […]