Niger. Prime minister Jean Castex, will preside Friday at the airport of Orly, a national ceremony of homage to six French aid killed Sunday in Niger, announced on Wednesday the prime minister's office. The ceremony will be held at 16 hour in the presence of the families on the occasion of the repatriation of the bodies of these six frenchmen, who worked for the NGO Acted, killed along with their driver and their guide nigerians by armed men during an excursion in the reserve, giraffes of Kouré, 60 km south-east of the capital Niamey.
Explosions in Beirut. The public prosecutor in Lebanon will query from Friday of ministers and ex-ministers on the subject of tons of ammonium nitrate at the origin of an explosion with deadly and devastating in Beirut, charged by the street to the negligence and corruption of the political class. The blast was caused on August 4, by a fire in a warehouse at the port where it had been stored, according to the authorities, 2 750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate for six years, "without measures of precaution" of the confession even of the resigning Prime minister Hassan Diab. She has made at least 171 people, more than 6 500 injured, and nearly 300,000 homeless.
Justice. The suspect in the degradation on the 24th of last June the statue of Colbert in front of the national Assembly is held this Friday. The statue of the minister of Louis XIV, targeted for its role in the practice of slavery, had been covered with red paint in the torso and legs, while a graffiti "Négrophobie State" was written in the same color on the base.
Sport. Barcelona faces this Friday at 21 hours the Bayern Munich to the quarter-finals of the champions League. The Grand prix Austria, Moto GP and the Grand Prix of Spain of Formula 1 will be held this Friday.Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 17:33