the bodies of sixteen victims repatriated to Iraqi Kurdistan

A man welcomes the coffin of one of the sixteen victims who died on November 24, during a shipwreck in the English Channel, at Erbil airport, in Iraq, on Sunday December 26. AZAD LASHKARI / REUTERS The bodies of sixteen victims who died on November 24, during a shipwreck in the English Channel, were repatriated … Read more

Sixteen dead in Russian explosives factory fire

Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze at an explosives factory in the Ryazan region of Russia on October 22, 2021. RUSSIA’S EMERGENCIES MINISTRY / VIA REUTERS A fire in an explosives manufacturing plant in Russia’s Ryazan region, about 200 kilometers south of Moscow, killed 16 people, regional authorities said on Friday (October 22nd). “Officially, sixteen … Read more

Marc Machin sentenced to sixteen years in prison for rape under the threat of a weapon

In 2012, Marc Machin (left) was eventually acquitted, becoming the eighth person in France since World War II to be exonerated after a review trial. PIERRE VERDY / AFP In the box, white sweatshirt, imposing build, Marc Machin seemed to blame the sentence, then letting out a few tears. He, the former victim of a … Read more

Sixteen years after Katrina, a new hurricane hits Louisiana

Hurricane Ida struck New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2021. BRANDON BELL / AFP Sixteen years to the day after Katrina passed, another extremely powerful hurricane hit Louisiana on Sunday, August 29. Shortly before noon, Ida, Category 4, made landfall near Port Fourchon, south of New Orleans, with winds reaching 240 km / h. It … Read more

sixteen departments in orange vigilance in the South-East

In Nice, June 24, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP Scorching temperatures are gradually gaining ground in France. The weather will remain hot and sunny on Thursday, August 12, in part of the country, with the risk of thunderstorms in the mountains, according to Météo-France forecasts. The official meteorological service calls for vigilance in the South-East, … Read more

sixteen African artists transform the intimate

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. «Mombathiseni», by Buhlebezwe Siwani (installation, 2020). PIERRE ANTOINE Create from the intimate, daily life, the family circle, … Read more

Denmark places an order for sixteen tapestries from the Gobelins

This “unprecedented” project will mobilize the national factories of Gobelins (Paris) and Beauvais (Oise), both owned by the State, but also several private workshops in Aubusson (Creuse). LOW LICE It had been years since French weavers had seen such a shopping trip. The New Carlsberg Foundation, created by the Danish brewery of the same name, … Read more