the head of German diplomacy in Boutcha, site of massacres near kyiv

the head of German diplomacy in Boutcha, site of massacres near kyiv

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12:09 : At noon, here are the headlines:

Visiting Berlin, Emmanuel Macron assured that he knew “of course” the name of the next Prime Minister, but refused to reveal his identity. We explain to you why Emmanuel Macron is taking so long to form his new government.

Taha Bouhafs, contested candidate for Nupes in the Rhône, announces his withdrawal. The journalist and activist renounces to appear because “unprecedented attacks”.

Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol, elected president by less than a point in March, officially takes office today. Portrait of this anti-feminist, who marked the campaign with his inflammatory statements.

Fighting intensifies in southern and eastern Ukraine, where US arms deliveries are to be accelerated. “You are not alone. The EU is on your side”said yesterday the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on a surprise visit to Odessa.

11:53 : An agreement on a draft embargo of the European Union on russian oilcurrently blocked by Hungary, is possible “during the week”estimates on LCI the French Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune. “Ony works hard. It’s probably a matter of days.”

11:27 : We have formal evidence” of war crimes in Boutcha, says the deputy city prosecutor. Seven days a week, from morning to evening, accompanied by French forensic experts, this investigator collects traces of abuses committed by the Russian army by comparing them with testimonies. Franceinfo accompanied him in the field.

11:26 : The head of German diplomacy went to Boutcha, a Ukrainian town near kyiv where hundreds of dead civilians were discovered after the Russian occupation in March. Annalena Baerbock began her surprise visit by talking to locals.

10:13 a.m. : Joe Biden reactivates a military assistance law dating from the Second World War. The American president thus intends to give a response with a strong historical charge to the military parade in Moscow organized on May 9.

09:59 : In kyiv, civilians and soldiers display war trophies in the middle of the street like “evidence” of the Russian invasion. Many passers-by photograph themselves in front of these Russian army machines, symbols of the “feats of the Ukrainian army”. Some inhabitants even constitute their own collections of objects. Report.

(AGATHE MAHUET / RADIO FRANCE)

09:22 : At 9 a.m., here are the news headlines:

On an official visit to Berlin yesterday, Emmanuel Macron assured that he knew “of course” the name of the next Prime Minister, but refused to reveal his identity. We explain to you why Emmanuel Macron is taking so long to form his new government.

The UN estimates a 50% chance that the average annual global temperature will temporarily be 1.5°C above pre-industrial values ​​for at least one of the next five years.

Taha Bouhafs, contested candidate for Nupes in the Rhône, announces his withdrawal. The journalist and activist renounces to appear because “unprecedented attacks”.

Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol, elected president by less than a point in March, officially takes office today. Portrait of this anti-feminist, who marked the campaign with his inflammatory statements.

Fighting intensifies in southern and eastern Ukraine, where US arms deliveries are to be accelerated. “You are not alone. The EU is on your side”said yesterday the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on a surprise visit to Odessa.

09:25 : The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has sharply worsened its economic contraction forecast for Ukraine in view of the protracted Russian invasion. It now expects a brutal contraction of 30% of the Ukrainian economy this year instead of 20% expected in March, at the very beginning of the Russian offensive.

07:22 : Release collects the confessions of a Wagner mercenary. “Russia has always firmly denied our existenceexplains Marat Gabidullin.


06:47 : The UN Security Council is expected to hold another public meeting on the war in Ukraine on Thursday, in view of “the continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation”, announce diplomats. Requested by France and Mexico, this session will be the 16th of the Security Council since the Russian invasion of February 24.

07:37 : We start with a reminder of the news headlines:

The UN estimates a 50% chance that the average annual global temperature will temporarily be 1.5°C above pre-industrial values ​​for at least one of the next five years.

On an official visit to Berlin yesterday, Emmanuel Macron assured that he knew “of course” the name of the next Prime Minister, but refused to reveal his identity. “I’m not going to say it here, not now”he replied.

• Ferdinand Marcos Junior, son of the late dictator of the same name, won a landslide victory in the presidential election, reinstalling his family clan at the top of power, 36 years after the popular revolt which had driven him out.

Fighting intensifies in southern and eastern Ukraine, where US arms deliveries are to be accelerated. “You are not alone. The EU is on your side”said yesterday the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on a surprise visit to Odessa.

Inflation will continue to accelerate in the coming months. It should exceed 5% in May and reach 5.4% in June.