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A letter warned in April that the deterioration in the Miami building was accelerating
Less than three months before part of the twelve-story Champlain Towers South building collapsed in Surfside, north of Miami Beach (Florida), the president of the community alerted the rest of the residents that the deterioration of the concrete detected in 2018 was “accelerating.”
From Mao’s famine to totalitarian superpower
At 374 Huangpi Nanlu Street in Shanghai stands the traditional house with a stone door (‘shikumen’) where, a century ago, the Communist Party of China. Recently renovated, a legion of visitors queue up in front of its gray brick façade, enduring the suffocating heat, entertaining themselves by taking selfies with their fists raised. In July 1921, thirteen Chinese revolutionaries, plus one Russian and one Dutch, began to found the Communist Party here, but they had to leave by legs when the police arrived. To avoid more inopportune visits, they finished that first congress aboard a tourist boat on a neighboring lake. Jiaxing. Although the meeting was held on July 23, the regime commemorates the founding on July 1.
Xi Jinping, the retaliatory Mao turned repressor
According to the laws and customs of Imperial China, mentioning her majesty’s name was taboo. Something remains of that practice in the collective memory of a society that avoids lightly pronouncing three ubiquitous syllables in state propaganda. Furthermore, you never know where prying ears or microphones lurk. There is one place, however, where this demand is less compelling: Liangjiahe. Xi Jinping’s Cave? Go straight! ”, A security guard stationed on the only road in the town indicates solicitously.
Kim Jong Un signals a “serious incident” in the management of the pandemic in North Korea
The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has pointed out this Tuesday to a “serious incident” in the management of the coronavirus pandemic in North Korea.
Ethiopian ‘premier’ Ahmed, from Nobel Peace Prize to alleged war criminal
There seems to be a curse – the punishment of paradox – in the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize. The 2019 laureate, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, received the distinction for his alleged opening-up work, his determined reformism and for the peace agreement with Eritrea, signed two decades after the war (1998-2000). Following the announcement, the Norwegian Committee expressed its hope that the recognition would serve to enhance the well-being of the population of both countries. A wish that could not be fulfilled.
Ethiopia halts civil war to avoid defeat and famine
The Ethiopian government announced on Monday an immediate and unilateral ceasefire in Tigray, the northern region where it launched an offensive on November 4 by order of the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed. The decision came after the troops of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Tigray (FPLT), the party-militia facing the government of Addis Ababa, managed to regain control over the provincial capital, Mekele.
Israel opens its first embassy in the Persian Gulf in the United Arab Emirates
The Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yair Lapid, opened this Tuesday in United Arab Emirates the first embassy of his country in the Gulf, within an unprecedented visit after the normalization of bilateral relations in September 2020. “Cutting the ribbon for the inauguration of the Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi with the Emirati Minister of Culture, Nura Al Kaabi”, the minister tweeted with a photo of him and the local official in the Emirates capital. Lapid’s visit is the first by an Israeli minister to the Emirates and was described by him as “historic.”