18 dead and more than 700 injured in the ranks of the police, according to the authorities

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18h17 : The Tass and Ria Novosti agencies also claim that the authorities had regained control of the town hall and the presidential residence in Almaty, which had been set on fire the day before by rioters.

(Valery Sharifulin / TASS / Sipa USA)

18h15 : Kazakhstan’s security forces chased protesters from Almaty’s main public square, several Russian news agencies reported. There are no more demonstrators in Place de la République, one of the main places of protest, reported Tass and Ria Novosti.

18h00 : It is 6 p.m., we summarize most of the news in four titles:

France calls for “moderation” and to “opening a dialogue” in Kazakhstan, where Russia and its allies have been called in to try to end the riots. In recent days, “tens” protesters and at least 18 police officers were killed, authorities said.

“We are engaged in a struggle between democracy and autocracy”Joe Biden said from Capitol Hill a year after the attack on the seat of Congress. We take stock of the investigation which aims to establish Donald Trump’s responsibility for this violence.

L’Austria announced that the FFP2 mask, already compulsory in transport and closed places, would now be imposed on the streets. In France, the government says it is waiting tomorrow for an opinion from the High Council for Public Health on the usefulness of these masks against Omicron.

Serbian Novak Djokovic, turned back at customs despite a medical exemption to participate in the Australian Open, spends a second night in detention in Melbourne. He has appealed the cancellation of his visa and his case will be examined by a judge on Monday.

17h05 : According to the latest report communicated by the Interior Ministry, at least 18 members of the security forces have been killed since the start of the riots a few days ago. At least 748 were injured. On the demonstrators side, “tens” of deaths have been recorded by the authorities.

16h59 : Clashes between police officers and demonstrators, shootings in the middle of the street, scenes of looting … France 2 returns to the protest that is winning this country in Central Asia, where the state of emergency was declared yesterday. Russia and its allies have sent forces there.

15h24 : “No one could have predicted such a scenario in this country, which was nevertheless a haven of peace since its independence in 1991.”

In an interview with franceinfo, this researcher analyzes the origin of the violence of recent days in this country “very dependent on its oil and gas income.


(ABDUAZIZ MADYAROV / AFP)

15h19 : France calls on all parties involved in the crisis in Kazakhstan “to moderation and the opening of a dialogue”. Paris refers in particular to the Organization of the Collective Security Treaty, which brings together Russia and its regional allies and which has been called to the rescue by the Kazakh regime.

15h14 : According to an AFP journalist on the spot, gunshots broke out in the center of Almaty, the largest city in the country. Several gusts sounded, at the end of the afternoon, coming from the district of the town hall, taken by storm here.

15h13 : The police say they have arrested around 2,000 people in the streets of Almaty, the largest city in the country, shaken by riots that have left dozens dead. “Almaty police officers have left to clean the streets”, formulates the Ministry of the Interior.

12h33 : Here is a new point on the news of this morning:

“We have decided, by the end of this month, to provide all teaching staff with surgical masks”, announced the Prime Minister, Jean Castex, on the set of BFMTV. Follow our live.

From “tens” protesters were killed by police overnight as they attempted to seize administrative buildings in Almaty, Kazakhstan, police said. As the country faces riots, Moscow sent its first peacekeeping troops this morning. Follow our live.

#MENES An investigation was opened Tuesday in Nanterre against the former sports columnist Pierre Ménès for acts of “sexual harassment” denounced by journalist Marie Portolano in a documentary broadcast last March on Canal +, announces the Nanterre public prosecutor’s office.

Novak Djokovic will not be deported from Australia until Monday, a government lawyer has announced. The Serb, who arrived in Melbourne on Wednesday evening in the hope of participating in the Australian Open, has taken legal action against the cancellation of his visa.

09h56 : The toll is growing after several days of riots and demonstrations in Kazakhstan. Twelve members of the security forces were killed and 353 others wounded, local authorities announced on public television.

09h30 : Here is a new point on the news of this morning:

#COVID_19 The National Assembly adopted at first reading the bill establishing the vaccination pass. The text was validated by 214 votes against 93, with 27 abstentions. Follow our live.

“We have decided by the end of this month to provide all teaching staff with surgical masks”, announced the Prime Minister, Jean Castex, on the set of BFMTV.

From “tens” protesters were killed by police overnight as they attempted to seize administrative buildings in Almaty, Kazakhstan, police said. As the country faces riots, Moscow sent its first peacekeeping troops this morning. Follow our live.

Novak Djokovic will not be deported from Australia until Monday, a government lawyer has announced. The Serb, who arrived in Melbourne on Wednesday evening in the hope of participating in the Australian Open, has taken legal action against the cancellation of his visa.

08h45 : The toll of the violence of the night is very heavy. More than a thousand people have been injured in protests and riots that have rocked Kazakhstan for several days, the health ministry said on state television. “PAlmost 400 of them have been hospitalized and 62 people are in intensive care “, said the vice-minister, Ajar Guiniat on the antenna of the channel Khabar-24.

08h44 : Moscow sent its first peacekeepers to Kazakhstan. “A collective peacekeeping force from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has been dispatched to Kazakhstan for a limited period in order to stabilize and normalize the situation“, this military alliance said in a statement.

07h49 : In this context of violence, Moscow and its allies of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) announced this morning the dispatch of a “collective peacekeeping force” in Kazakhstan, as requested by this former Soviet Republic.

07h49 : The situation turned violent yesterday, after thousands of demonstrators stormed the headquarters of the administration of Almaty, in the face of stun grenades and tear gas from the police. According to the Kazakh Interior Ministry quoted by local media, at least eight members of the security forces were killed and 317 injured.

(Abduaziz MADYAROV / AFP)

07h23 : Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, facing protests that started on Sunday after a rise in gas prices, says that “terrorist gangs” having “received extensive training abroad“Lead the demonstrations. Protest demonstrations are rare in Kazakhstan, an authoritarian country where gatherings must be authorized by the authorities.

07h19 : From “tens” protesters were killed by police overnight as they attempted to seize administrative buildings in Almaty, Kazakhstan, police in the country facing chaotic riots have said.