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Jinling Oil Refinery in Qixia, Nanjing province. China is world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses.
31/08/2015 - Paris climate conference 2015

Explainer COP21: Difficult choices

With nearly 200 countries taking part, it is clear that reaching consensus at the December 2015 COP21 about how to move on in tackling climate change and its effects — often referred to as ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to spend four days in China
31/08/2015 - Sudan - China

Sudanese president on way to China for controversial business trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is making this week a rare long-distance “business trip”.
Performers take part in the closing ceremony of the 15th IAAF World Championships in Beijing, 30 August, 2015.
31/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

World championships an opportunity to notice new beacons

The Beijing event was a chance for China to open itself, and brought focus to the debate on ethics in sport.

Christine Day, Shericka Jackson, Stephenie Ann McPherson and Novlene Williams-Mills of Jamaica win the women's 4x400 metres relay.
31/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Waving flags, choir songs, rain and British humour in Beijing

Five things we loved from day nine.

Kenya's Asbel Kiprop.
30/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Kenya tops medals table at last on final day of Athletics World Championships

The final day of competition at the 2015 Athletics World Championships culminated with another US victory in the men’s 4x400 metres relay, a packed stadium willing home high jumper Zhang Guowei ...
Ashton Eaton next to the result board after winning the men's decathlon and breaking the world record during the 15th IAAF Championships
30/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Record-breaker Eaton, the world’s best athletics all-rounder

Ashton Eaton underlined his supremacy as the planet’s best all-round athlete by setting a world record on Saturday night at the Bird’s Nest stadium and retaining his decathlon title.
Britain's Mo Farah finishes ahead of Kenya's Caleb Ndiku in the 10,000 mètres.
30/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Farah makes running history under pressure from Kenya’s Ndiku

“Digging in” and “hanging” were the expressions Mo Farah used to describe the final 800 metres of his 5,000 metres race on Saturday night at the Bird’s Nest stadium.
Ashton Eaton crosses the finish line in the 1500 metres decathlon at the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing
30/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Testosterone and theatrics on day eight of the 2015 World Athletics Championships

Ashton Eaton is decathlon top dog, drums beat for Mo Farah, the men’s relay gets gladiatorial on day eight of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

(L to R) Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter and Asafa Powell of Jamaica pose for selfies after winning gold at the men's 4 x 100 metres relay final
30/08/2015 - Athletics World Championships

Jamaica wins relays, world record beaten by Eaton, Farah keeps a title at the Beijing IAAF championships

There was more glory for Usain Bolt with his 11th world championship gold but luck was on the Jamaican team’s side in the relay.

Revue de presse des hebdomadaires

French weekly magazines review 30 August 2015

The impact of technology start-ups like Uber, AirBnB and Blablacar; the celebration in China of allies’ victory over Japan and the stopping of a music festival in Crimea; these are some of the ...