Outbreak of violence in the Middle East, fatal arrest of Tire Nichols, and the end of the Australian Open

Gears of violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 80th Congress of the Socialist Party, Pakistan murdered, and Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka victorious at the Australian Open… Every day, find all the news through the work of the photojournalists who travel the world. Thanks to the press agencies, always on the front line to cover major events, and to the journalists of the editorial staff of 20 Minutesfrom Lille to Marseille, via Bordeaux and Strasbourg, here is another look, in pictures, at the news of the last 24 hours.

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  • 80th congress of the Socialist Party, in Marseille, on Sunday January 29, 2023. — ALAIN ROBERT/SIPA

    The delegates of the socialist congress in Marseilles ratified Saturday the victory of Olivier Faure as first secretary of the PS, thanks to an agreement with his rival Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, which puts an end to several days of disputes and internal fractures. Re-elected Sunday at the head of the PS, Olivier Faure will take a path strewn with thorns in the coming weeks, within a direction where he has installed his rival and where he holds a narrow majority.

  • Members of a rescue service team evacuate a body after a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem, Friday, January 27, 2023. — MAHMOUD ILLEAN/AP/SIPA

    A Palestinian gunman shot and killed seven people on Friday evening near a synagogue in East Jerusalem during Shabbat prayers. This shooting, the author of which was shot dead, occurred in Neve Yaakov, a Jewish settlement neighborhood in East Jerusalem, part of the Holy City annexed by Israel, in a new spiral of deadly violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • Palestinian protesters burn tires during a protest against a deadly Israeli army raid on a refugee camp, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Thursday, January 26, 2023. — MAHMOUD ILLEAN/AP/SIPA

    The day before, nine Palestinians had died during an Israeli army raid in the Jenin camp, which targeted the Islamic Jihad group which was planning an attack, according to Israeli sources. The United Nations has not recorded such a high toll in a single Israeli operation in the West Bank since it began counting the victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 2005. The West Bank is in the throes of an outbreak of violence.

  • Police officers attempt to clear the way for ambulances carrying injured people to a hospital from a bomb blast site in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. — MUHAMMAD SAJJAD/AP/SIPA

    At least 33 people were killed and around 150 injured, mostly police officers, in an alleged attack on Monday at a mosque inside the police headquarters in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan. The explosion occurred at prayer time in this extremely sensitive place in the city, located about fifty kilometers from the border with Afghanistan. She pushed the government to place the whole country on high alert.

  • People look at the burnt wreckage of a bus in Bela, Pakistan, Sunday, January 29, 2023. — MUHAMMAD SALEEM/AP/SIPA

    Pakistan was already in mourning on Sunday after two tragedies that occurred a few hours apart in the west of the country: the accident of a bus which killed at least 41 people, then the sinking of a boat which cost the life of at least ten children.

  • The Smoothie King Center screen pays tribute to Tire Nichols before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards in New Orleans, Saturday, January 28, 2023. — MATTHEW HINTON/AP/KIPA

    Memphis police announced on Saturday the dismantling of the special unit involved in the fatal beating in early January of a young African-American, whose video shocked the United States. The shocking images of the fatal arrest of Tire Nichols, 29, by five black police officers have aroused horror and incomprehension in the United States, without yet causing the social explosion similar to that of summer 2020 feared by the authorities. .

  • Former President Donald Trump speaks at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee, Saturday, January 28, 2023, in Salem, NH — REDA SALDANH/AP/SIPA

    Deeply divided, the Republican Party reappointed its president Friday in California during a meeting where Florida Governor Ron DeSantis advanced his pawns to compete with Donald Trump’s candidacy for the White House in 2024.

  • Anti-government protesters take shelter behind shields as police fire tear gas, in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. — MARTIN MEJIA/AP/SIPA

    Kicking, hundreds of demonstrators, hooded and equipped with shields, clashed with the police near the Peruvian Parliament on Saturday in Lima, in a new episode of violence which has left 48 dead since December.

  • The French team on the podium of the Men’s World Handball Championship at the Tele2 Arena, in Stockholm, Sweden, on Sunday January 29, 2023. — JESSICA GOW/AP/SIPA

    Vice-world champions on Sunday in Stockholm, the Blues have the cards in hand to aim for the highest step in 2024, at the Euros then at the Olympics, with a little more experience and a little less injuries. Charm of handball which organizes an international competition every year, even the Olympic years, they will have the opportunity to bounce back in 12 months, already, during the European championship in Germany (January 10 to 28). Before defending their Olympic title, acquired in Tokyo in 2021, just over six months later in Paris.

  • Novak Djokovic kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the men’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne on Sunday January 29, 2023. — ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKER/AP/SIPA

    Returning to the height of Rafael Nadal with a 22nd Grand Slam title won at the Australian Open, and once again world No.1, Novak Djokovic has ideally launched a 2023 season which could allow him to become statistically the best player in the world. story, if not the most beloved.

  • Aryna Sabalenka poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, in Melbourne, January 29, 2023. — JAMES GOURLEY/GIRL

    Sacred on Saturday at the Australian Open, the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka is the new runner-up to the Polish Iga Swiatek, still at the top of the WTA ranking published on Monday, in which the French Caroline Garcia fell one rank, in 5th place. Up three ranks, Sabalenka regains 2nd place in the world, reached for the first time in August 2021, to the detriment of the Tunisian Ons Jabeur.



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