New York Times : France
06h09 23  février
Your Tuesday Briefing
Natasha Frost
England’s cautious steps toward normalcy.
16h32 22  février
Lucky Luke s’ouvre, tardivement, à la question raciale
Norimitsu Onishi
Dans le dernier album de ce classique de la BD franco-belge, les Noirs sont des personnages à part entière, dessinés loin des stéréotypes racistes qui ont longtemps entaché le genre. Une première.
Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly
Norimitsu Onishi
For the first time in the Franco-Belgian comic book classic, Black characters have full-fledged roles and are drawn without the racist depictions that marred the genre.
France Hired McKinsey for Its Covid Vaccine Rollout. Then Came the Questions.
Liz Alderman
After previously undisclosed contracts were revealed, the company has become a magnet for criticism in France’s vaccine rollout.
Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike
Constant Méheut
Frenchwomen who joined the Islamic State and are now held in squalid detention camps in Syria have gone on a hunger strike to protest France’s refusal to bring them back.
02h37 20  février
U.S. Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement
The Associated Press
President Biden told leaders of the Group of 7 nations that climate change was a priority for his administration as the United States formally rejoined the Paris climate agreement on Friday.
Biden Tells Allies America Is Back,’ but Macron and Merkel Push Back
David E. Sanger, Steven Erlanger and Roger Cohen
All three leaders seemed to recognize, though, that their first virtual encounter was a moment to celebrate the end of the America First era.
19h11 19  février
Macron Boasts Historic’ Role Between Europeans and Americans
At the Munich Security Conference on Friday, President Emmanuel Macron of France said Europeans and Americans need effective multilateralism’ for climate, preserving democracies and protecting freedom of speech.
French TV Presenter Investigated Over Rape Accusations
Constant Méheut
Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, a household name in France, is accused of sexually assaulting a female writer.
20h50 21  février
Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That Corrupt Society’
Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut
The government announced an investigation into social science research, broadening attacks on what it sees as destabilizing American influences.