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Coronavirus: France, which has nearly 11,000 deaths, is preparing for an extension of confinement

France is preparing for an extension of the confinement which enters this Thursday in its 24th day, while the human toll of the coronavirus epidemic continues to worsen with nearly 11,000 deaths and precipitates the economy into a historic recession. Already extended once until April 15, confinement will continue beyond this date, warned the Elysee Wednesday evening, without specifying the duration of the new extension. This will be one of the subjects of an address by Emmanuel Macron Monday evening to the French, to present his decisions concerning the fight against the epidemic during the coming weeks, according to the Presidency of the Republic.


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Coronavirus: 300 Europeans including 170 French stranded in the epicenter of the pandemic in Ecuador

Some 300 Europeans, more than half of them French, were stranded on Wednesday in Guayaquil, epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in Ecuador and the most affected city in Latin America, following an airplane crash, sources said. concordant. The plane of the Spanish company Air Europa bound for Paris “apparently had a breakdown and it was decided to disembark the passengers. They will be accommodated here "in Guayaquil (southwest), said airport spokesman Daniela Arosemena. The French Ambassador to Quito, Jean-Baptiste Chauvin, indicated that the problem "was detected on land" and that the plane was carrying around 300 Europeans, including around 170 French, in addition to the Spaniards, Germans and Italians and a dozen other nationalities.

American Presidential: Bernie Sanders throws in the towel, Joe Biden will face Donald Trump

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders announced on Wednesday that he is abandoning the White House race. He thus offers the victory of the Democratic primary to Joe Biden who will face Donald Trump during the American presidential election in November. Bernie Sanders, 78, promised they would work together. "Today I congratulate Joe Biden, a very respectable man, with whom I will work to advance our progressive ideas," said the independent senator in a speech broadcast online from his home in Burlington, Le Vermont.


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