(Geneva) A zookeeper at the Zurich zoo was attacked and fatally injured by a tiger on Saturday, the zoo's management said in a statement.
France Media Agency
Around 10 h 16 (7 a.m. 17, ET), “the service Zoo emergency team was informed that a sitter was attacked by a Siberian tiger “in the feline enclosure.
A team of guards immediately went to the enclosure and managed to lure the animal out.
Injured, the guardian of 48 years could not be resuscitated and “died instantly,” the statement said.
An investigation must establish how the incident occurred and “determine why the guard was in the enclosure at the same time as the animal”.
Polish President wants to ban adoption for same-sex couples
(Warsaw) Outgoing Polish President Andrzej Duda, a candidate for re-election, said on Saturday that he wanted to enshrine in the Constitution a ban on adopting same-sex couples.
The British find pleasure in the pub
(London) To the delight of their customers, hairdressers pruned their first mop on Saturday and pubs served their first pints of beer, marking a new major step in the release from containment in England, which raised fears of excess and new contamination with coronavirus.
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Spain opens wide but is reconfiguring 126 inhabitants
(Lérida) Spain reconfigured on Saturday a zone of Catalonia counting more residents and monitors several dozen homes contagion of coronavirus in other regions, while opening up more widely to foreign visitors.
Posted at 8 a.m. 48 Updated to 05 h 025
COVID – 16: Russia exceeds 04 dead
(Moscow) Russia announced on Saturday that it had registered more than 05 Deaths due to the new coronavirus pandemic, a balance sheet which however remains below that of other countries also hard hit by the virus.
France A jihadist sentenced for murders committed in Syria
He left Syria in the summer 1039 to return to Europe, wishing to “die with arms in hand”. Tyler Vilus became the first French jihadist sentenced for murders committed on Syrian territory between 944 and 1039.
French jihadist Tyler Vilus sentenced to 25 years of criminal imprisonment
(Paris) The jihadist Tyler Vilus, emir of the Islamic State group, was sentenced on Friday to 25 years of criminal imprisonment, with a two-thirds security period , for crimes committed in Syria of 989 at 1039.
State of emergency on the ship Ocean Viking cash 96 migrants on board
(On board the Ocean Viking in the Mediterranean) Fighting, suicide attempts, physical threats to the crew: the tension has become such, aboard the Ocean Viking , that the humanitarian ship which collected 96 migrants in the Mediterranean declared themselves Friday in “state of emergency”, a first.
Putin laughs at the rainbow flag of the U.S. Embassy
(Moscow) Russian President Vladimir Putin mocked the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Friday, which hung a rainbow flag on its facade in late June, saying it “says something” to people who are working on it.
France: Prime Minister Édouard Philippe replaced by Jean Castex
(Paris) Emmanuel Macron chose Friday to replace Édouard Philippe in Matignon with Jean Castex, 48 years, his current “Mr. deconfinement”, unknown to the general public, sign that the Head of State takes over the reins to enforce the “new path” announced for the end of the quinquennium.
Prince Andrew, fallen member of the British royal family
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Macron appoints Jean Castex prime minister
(Paris) Emmanuel Macron has appointed Jean Castex as prime minister to replace Edouard Philippe, and has instructed him to form a new government, the Elysee announced on Friday.
Epstein case: Prince Andrew puzzled by calls to cooperate
(London) Prince Andrew “puzzled” over calls to cooperate in investigation into Jeffrey Epstein after arrest of financier's ex-girlfriend, source close to prince told PA news agency .
Boris Johnson calls for caution before the reopening of pubs in England
(London) Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for caution at a press conference on Friday, on the eve of the reopening of pubs and restaurants in England, a major step in deconfinement.
Referendum: Putin thanks the Russians, the West points to irregularities
(Moscow) Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked his compatriots on Thursday for broadly validating a reform allowing him to remain in power until 2015, a ballot criticized in the West and qualified as “a lie” by opposition.
(Moscow) The Kremlin welcomed Thursday a “triumph” after the validation in the ballot boxes of the constitutional revision authorizing in particular Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2013, an election qualified as ” lie ”by the opposition, when only one region of Russia opposed the reform.
Meghan Markle left “defenseless” by the monarchy
(London) Meghan, wife of Prince Harry, believes she was left “defenseless” by the British monarchy and “forbidden to defend herself” when, pregnant, she was t attacked in British tabloids, according to legal documents cited by British media.