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10 Things That Can Affect Your Fertility

Many causes of infertility can’t fully be controlled, like genetics, medical conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome and endometriosis, and of …

The rise of populism documentary

Populism is rapidly rising around the globe. It’s more than political resistance to change – its impact can be felt across the United States, Europe, …

Documentaries

Israel Strikes Iran in Syria and Loses a Jet

JERUSALEM — Israel clashed with Syrian and Iranian military forces on Saturday in a series of audacious cross-border strikes that could mark a dangerous new phase in Syria’s long civil war.<p>The confrontations, which threaten to draw Israel more directly into the conflict, began before dawn when …

Middle East

Jeux olympiques: les sportifs des deux Corées défilent ensemble à Pyeongchang

Les Jeux olympiques ont officiellement débuté ce vendredi à Pyeongchang. Défilé des sportifs et échanges de politesse, ils se veulent un symbole de …

Asie

Where does the Arab world stand on female genital mutilation?

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a widespread practice in the developing world. Which Arab countries are affected and what types of religious and …

Female Genital Mutilation

Trump Wants a Big Parade. It Would Be a Big Mistake.

The United States has the world’s most capable fighting force. But do we really want to spike the ball at a time when the country is embroiled in two wars, with no end in sight?<p>The president seems to think so. President Trump, apparently taken by the Bastille Day parade in Paris, which he attended …

Military

Listes transnationales : le Parlement européen torpille l'espoir de Macron

Le président français souhaitait la mise en place de cette mesure pour les prochaines élections européennes de 2019.<p>Déception à l’Elysée : le …

Europe

La Corse peut-elle être la Catalogne française ?

Corse

The Current

The Divisiveness of Trump’s State of the Union<p><i>On Tuesday night, the President addressed the nation after his first full year in office. During the speech, New Yorker writers offered commentary and analysis.</i><p>By<p>Trump Declared Whom He Will Protect, and Whom He Won’t<p>The theme of this evening was …

Democratic Party

Plainte contre Darmanin : des faits difficiles à qualifier

Le ministre du Budget est visé par le renouvellement d’une plainte pour viol déjà classée une première fois. L’affaire, qui remonte à 2009, semble …

Justice

Les Rohingyas et la mer - Libération

Au Bangladesh, une poignée de Rohingyas a trouvé refuge sur la plage de Shamlapur, une dizaine d'années avant que leur communauté ne soit contrainte …

Rohingyas

'Islamic State' sleeper cells spread fear in Iraq's Hawija

Three months after its liberation, former IS fighters remain a threat in Hawija. Judit Neurink, the first Western journalist to visit the liberated …

Middle East

Rereading Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own in the #MeToo era

We still haven’t lived up to Woolf’s vision of the 21st century.<p>Virginia Woolf, whose 136th birthday is the subject of the January 25 Google Doodle, makes for unsettling reading in the #MeToo era.<p>Woolf is one of the greatest novelists of the English language, and a giant among modernists. In …

Literature

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their …

A President Not Sure of What He Wants Complicates the Shutdown Impasse

WASHINGTON — When President Trump mused last year about protecting immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, calling them “these incredible kids,” aides implored him privately to stop talking about them so sympathetically.<p>When he batted around the idea of granting them …

Paul Ryan

Why Is the Government Shut Down? Because No One Has a Plan

As Senators shuffled back to Capitol Hill on Sunday evening for a highly unusual 1 a.m. vote, few were ready to undo the partial government shutdown …

Bob Goodlatte

How Republican Lawmakers Responded to Trump’s Vulgar Immigration Remarks

Reports of the president’s comments prompted outcry from some lawmakers, but they were followed by notable silence from others.

Emmaüs Paris : «Depuis l’annonce de la circulaire, je ne dors plus»

Dans le centre d’hébergement d’urgence du boulevard Sébastopol, l’autorisation par le ministère de l’Intérieur d’opérations de contrôle au sein de ce …

L’Equateur naturalise Assange mais n’obtient pas sa protection diplomatique

Quito a annoncé avoir naturalisé le lanceur d'alerte australien réfugié depuis 2012 dans son ambassade à Londres, afin de tenter de lui obtenir un …

Tunisie : à Tebourba, une colère de première nécessité

Dans cette ville près de Tunis, de nombreux manifestants ont à nouveau répondu mercredi à l’appel du mouvement Fech Nestannew contre l’austérité et …

Nouveaux médias, la danse de l’indépendance

«Ebdo», le Média, Loopsider, AOC, «Vraiment»… En 2018, de nombreux organes de presse vont voir le jour. Journaux papier, webtélé ou vidéos …

Liberté sexuelle : une tribune qui importune

Le texte publié dans «le Monde» et cosigné par Catherine Deneuve dénonce le «puritanisme» qui accompagnerait la libération de la parole des femmes, …

Trump annonce que les Etats-Unis pourraient «revenir» dans l'accord de Paris sur le climat

Les Etats-Unis pourraient revenir dans l'accord conclu à Paris en 2015... «en théorie», a déclaré le président nord-américain.<p>Les rumeurs courent …

Leadership franco-chinois : Macron au pays des chimères

En trois jours et cinq discours, le chef de l’Etat, souvent grandiloquent, a balayé les réalités économiques et sociales du pays de Xi Jinping pour …

Les JO pour dégeler les relations coréennes

Le Nord a annoncé l'envoi d'une délégation au sud pour les JO de Pyeongchang et a poursuivi les discussions avec le Sud sur les sanctions, les …

We are sleepwalking toward war with North Korea

The risk of nuclear war is real. And it’s growing.<p>The reality of war with North Korea is almost too terrifying to imagine.<p>Experts say the North’s artillery could kill tens of thousands of civilians in Seoul, South Korea’s densely populated capital, within the first <i>hours</i> of a conflict. A protracted …

North Korea says war with United States is 'inevitable'

Pyongyang has said that the outbreak of war on the Korean peninsula was now a matter of "when," rather than "if." North Korea's Foreign Ministry …

North Korea

Trump, Israel and Jerusalem: That international backlash in full

US President Donald Trump’s expected announcement of plans to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem has whipped up a furore, with foreign …

Preet Bharara has a different take on what Michael Flynn’s plea deal means for Trump

A former US attorney doesn’t think the light charge against Flynn necessarily means he’s singing like a bird to Mueller.<p>When Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to one count of lying to the FBI and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation on Friday, many legal experts …