Libya: the head of the Government of national unity (GNA) Libyan Fayez al-Sarraj ready to leave the government before the end of October. The head of the government of national unity (GNA) Libyan Fayez al-Sarraj announced Wednesday, September 16 that he was ready to leave his post before the end of October to make way for a new executive resulting from interlibyan talks aimed at reaching a political solution to the crisis in the country. “I announce to everyone my sincere wish to cede my functions to a next executive power before the end of October at the latest”, he said in a brief televised address. His government was in the throes of “Internal political struggles” and Sarraj was also singled out for “Corruption and poor services”, note Middle East Eye. “Libya fell into chaos after the overthrow of leader Muammar Gaddafi, backed by theOTAN, in 2011″, recontextualizes the article.
Coronavirus: Trump promises vaccine in October. Donald Trump said Wednesday at a press conference at the White House that the United States is distributing a vaccine against Covid-19 “Could start as early as October”. The president thus contradicted Robert Redfield,“his own” director of the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), astonished Politico, in saying that the head of the US health authorities had misspoken when testifying under oath before a congressional committee earlier today.
Smoke from American fires reaches Europe. The thick fumes emanating in large quantities from the fires raging on the West Coast of the United States – “The worst for 18 years”, as reminded CNN -, now affect large areas of North America and have even reached northern Europe, scientists said Wednesday. This year, the fires in the United States are “Ten to a hundred times more intense” than the average from 2003 to 2019 across the country, as well as in several affected states, according to these researchers cited by the American channel.
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