African gas, an alternative to Russian imports for Europeans?

Natural gas processing plant in Amenas, Algeria, in January 2018. RYAD KRAMDI / AFP Threatened in its wheat imports and in its future cereal harvests by a war in Ukraine in which it largely refuses to be associated, will Africa benefit from the strategic reorientation of the Europeans, in a hurry to free themselves from … Read more

Europeans doubt they can quickly decide on an embargo on Russian gas

European Council President Charles Michel at a summit in Brussels on May 31, 2022. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP European Heads of State and Government avoided the worst and were able to agree, during a meeting in Brussels on the night of Monday 30 to Tuesday 31 May, on the sixth package of sanctions, including the … Read more

at this rate, more than half of Europeans will be infected by Omicron within two months, estimates the WHO

Find here all of our live # COVID_19 12h25 : The European branch of the World Health Organization estimates that more than 50% of Europeans could be affected by Omicron by now “six to eight weeks”, because of the current rate of contamination. 12h05 : Here is the point on the news. • Météo France … Read more

Americans, Russians and Europeans confronted with flaws in the European security architecture

Joe Biden and Vladimir Poutin during an official meeting in Geneva, June 16, 2021. PATRICK SEMANSKY / AP Behind the fate of Ukraine, it is the hidden stake, but highly sensitive, of the negotiations between the Russians and the Americans which are to open Sunday January 9 in Geneva: barely sketched, the negotiations on the … Read more

Faced with Vladimir Putin, the concerns of Europeans

Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Moscow on December 23, 2021. ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO / AP Faced with Russian demands, NATO’s foreign ministers must try to consult, Friday, January 7, during a videoconference announced in haste. Phone calls, virtual conferences, meetings at all levels: the United States has undertaken to consult its European allies before … Read more

“We, the Europeans”, on France 3, looks at hydrogen

The Coradia iLint hydrogen train designed by Alstom during its inauguration on September 6, 2021, in Petite-Forêt (North). FRANÇOIS LO PRESTI / AFP FRANCE 3 – SUNDAY DECEMBER 5 AT 10:40 a.m. – REPORT The driver is nice. Particularly smiling and proud, at the wheel of his Hyundai truck which rolls, silent, without rejecting C02 … Read more

Return of inflation worries Europeans, who are struggling to find a coordinated response

Gas station in Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), October 22, 2021. BOB EDME / AP It is now a matter of major concern for Europeans. Inflation, which had almost disappeared from the economic landscape of the Old Continent, is making a comeback. Over one year, it jumped in the euro zone by 4.1% in October after an increase … Read more

In the midst of the energy crisis, Europeans increasingly divided

EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson and Slovenian Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec at the Council of EU Energy Ministers in Luxembourg on October 26, 2021. ZUCCHI ENZO / EUROPEAN UNION Faced with the surge in energy prices and the question of the measures to be taken in order to reduce the bill and not jeopardize the … Read more

“Die for Taiwan? It is very far, Taiwan. At NATO, the Europeans did not sign for that ”

British and American aircraft carriers, and Japanese maritime forces, in the Philippine Sea, October 3, 2021. JASON TARLETON / AP Mto go to Taiwan? The question, at first glance, seems absurd. How could one attribute to him the urgency which, from sad memory, the question presented? “Die for Danzig?” “, asked in May 1939, by … Read more