In Lyon, local elected officials are worried about a possible move of Interpol

Interpol headquarters, in Lyon, September 10, 2003. JEAN-FRANÇOIS MARIN / DIVERGENCE The question of maintaining Interpol’s world headquarters in France arises again, when General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi has just been elected to the presidency of the international organization. The specter of the departure of the general secretariat, located in Lyon since 1989, worries local elected … Read more

Algeria: voters called to the polls for local polls

Polling stations opened at 8 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. The official results are expected to be announced on Sunday, November 28. RYAD KRAMDI / AFP After three weeks of a gloomy electoral campaign, more than 23 million Algerians are called upon to choose, Saturday, November 27, their elected municipal and departmental. The … Read more

In Ethiopia, local UN workers arrested by law enforcement

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. The headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, November 8, 2021. TIKSA NEGERI / REUTERS The … Read more

With her proposal to host a mini-power plant, the president of Pays de la Loire is reviving local tensions around nuclear power

The Cordemais coal-fired power station, September 21, 2021. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS “That they finish their EPR in Flamanville before trying to do something else elsewhere. “ The sentence cuts short any discussion: no question for Nathan, a 37-year-old cook living in Cordemais – a town located 35 kilometers west of Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) – to … Read more

In Georgia, political crisis deepens after contested local elections

Nika Melia, leader of the main opposition United National Movement, addresses supporters gathered to protest against the results of the municipal ballot in front of the Parliament of Tbilisi, Sunday, October 31, 2021. SHAKH AIVAZOV / AP “The fight is not over, it has just started. “ The chairman of the main opposition party in … Read more