International aid for Lebanon, WHO calls for a moratorium on the third dose, arrival in Poland of the Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya… the news of this Wednesday

News One year after the explosion in Beirut, the international community is gathering 370 millions of dollars. This Wednesday, the dark anniversary of the explosion that ravaged the port and part of the Lebanese capital, Emmanuel Macron chaired a Conference in support of Lebanon. The participants pledged to bring aid to the population . France and the United States have pledged 100 millions of dollars.

A moratorium on the third dose? While a handful of countries, including Germany and France, are already considering a third booster dose from the start of the school year, the WHO called on Wednesday for a moratorium until the end of September on the booster doses of the anti-Covid vaccines to be able to make these doses available to countries which have been able to immunize only a tiny part of their population. “We have an urgent need to turn things around: from a majority of vaccines going to rich countries to a majority going to poor countries ”, said the organization’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. In Washington, it is felt that there is no need to choose between reminders for Americans and aid to poor countries. Most of the news on Covid.

Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has arrived in Poland. The plane carrying the sprinter arrived Wednesday evening on Polish territory. Because she had criticized her coaches at the Tokyo Olympics, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya had been deprived of the race and escorted to the airport by henchmen of the Lukashenko regime who wanted to drive her back to her country without her consent. Our article .

Pollution of air: the Council of State condemns the government to pay a record sum. The State was ordered this Wednesday to pay 10 million euros to public bodies and associations for not having sufficiently strengthened its system against air pollution. Our article .

TV rights from football: justice orders BeIn Sports to respect its contract. In a decision rendered on Wednesday, the Paris court ruled in favor of the Professional Football League which had referred the Qatari channel in summary proceedings

To read on Liberation.fr In Essonne, Eric Piolle settles in his campaign season. The discreet mayor EE-LV from Grenoble and candidate for the presidential primary of the Greens this Wednesday visited a photovoltaic farm and a social integration company specializing in organic ratatouille . The opportunity to test its positive and inclusive ecology.

Pollution: “The 150 000 fires in the world have impacts on the atmosphere. ” Greece, Turkey, North America… While fires are ravaging several regions around the globe this summer, the fumes thus released are deteriorating air quality and population health, warns Toussaint Barboni, member of the CNRS and lecturer at the University of Corsica on forest fires. The interview .

Help to the detainees: big annoyance after the hara-kiri of Genepi. The historic association of students which intervened in prison announced its dissolution on Monday August 2. Former activists criticize the “radicalization” of the new generation who say “abolitionist” .

Black hole: and there was light! Astrophysicists have observed radiation from behind a black hole for the first time. Trapped in distorted space-time, the X-rays bypassed the black hole until they returned to Earth. This possibility had been predicted by Einstein. Our article .

Notre-Dame-de-Paris: eyes in the heavens. Thanks to the scaffolding erected inside the cathedral, stained glass specialists can closely examine the large roses, symbols of the ‘building. Exploration through time and colors. Reportage.

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