In pictures: The Blues in the World Cup final in Qatar, same-sex marriage in the United States, and the war in Ukraine

Part of France under the snowEva Kaili dismissed from her position as Vice-President of the European Parliament, and the French football team against Agentine in the final of the World Cup 2022… Every day, find all the news through the work of 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 Minutes, from Lille to Marseille, via Bordeaux and Strasbourg, here is another look, in images, at the information of the last 24 hours.

Achievement : Olivier JUSZCZAK

  • President Joe Biden takes a selfie with Senator Cory Booker during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House to sign the Respecting Marriage for All Act into law on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. — JOSH MORGAN/USA TODAY/SIPA

    Joe Biden signed a law protecting same-sex marriage throughout the United States on Tuesday at the White House in front of thousands of guests. By promulgating this text, the American president welcomed “a crucial step towards equality, freedom and justice, not only for a few but for everyone”.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky applauds via video link during the Franco-Ukrainian conference for resilience and reconstruction at the Ministry of Economy in Paris, Tuesday, December 13, 2022. — LUDOVIC MARIN/AP/SIPA

    The international conference in support of Ukraine, organized in Paris, has raised more than a billion euros in donations to help the population to spend the winter in a country whose infrastructure has been ravaged by Russian attacks. “I am happy to announce that we have exceeded” the 800 million euros in emergency aid requested by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday at the opening of the meeting, rejoiced the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna, alongside Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Chmygal.

  • Riot police take position during a demonstration organized by supporters of former President Pedro Castillo demanding the closure of Congress and the release of Castillo, in the vicinity of San Martin square in Lima, December 14, 2022. — MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP

    The state of emergency is in force Thursday in Peru where the protest movement since the dismissal of President Pedro Castillo has not weakened, after demonstrations which left seven dead and 200 injured, despite the authorities’ proposal to advance the timetable. electoral. The violent demonstrations have gone crescendo since the dismissal of the head of state. In addition to the release of Mr. Castillo, the demonstrators demand the resignation of President Dina Boluarte – from the same radical left party as him – and the dissolution of Parliament.

  • Theo Hernandez scores during the semi-final match between France and Morocco of the 2022 FIFA World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on December 14, 2022. — WANG LILI/NEW CHINA/SIPA

    Reigning world champions France qualified for their fourth World Cup final by beating Morocco 2-0 on Wednesday in al-Khor and can become the first team since Brazil in 1962 against Argentina on Sunday. to retain his title. In a hostile atmosphere and under the eyes of President Emmanuel Macron, the Blues however suffered against an excellent team from Morocco, the first African team to reach the last four of a World Cup. Théo Hernandez opened the scoring in the 5th minute and substitute Randal Kolo Muani scored the second goal on his first ball in the 79th.

  • French supporters react in Place de la Bastille after the 2-0 victory in the semi-final of the Football World Cup between France and Morocco, in Paris, Wednesday, December 14, 2022. — AURELIEN MORISSARD/AP/SIPA

    On the Champs-Élysées in Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon or Marseille, the qualification of the Blues for the final of the World Cup-2022 was celebrated late Wednesday evening by thousands of supporters in a largely good-natured atmosphere with however some incidents and arrests.

  • Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez celebrate after scoring during the FIFA World Cup semi-final match between Argentina and Croatia at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. — MARTIN MEISSNER/AP/SIPA

    Argentina, in particular thanks to Messi’s 5th goal, was invited for the 6th time to the World Cup final after its victory (3-0) on Tuesday against Croatia, unable to reproduce its feat of 2018 and betrayed at the worst time by his defence.

  • A man walks during snowfall on a night street in Lyon, southeastern France, December 13, 2022. — OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/AFP

    Météo-France launched a warning message on Monday on the risks associated with snow and ice, placing six departments on orange vigilance and 40 in yellow for the day on Tuesday, including the Paris region. Heavy snowfall overnight from Monday to Tuesday and the appearance of ice on Tuesday morning disrupted road and rail traffic in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, notably paralyzing buses in the Lyon metropolitan area.

  • Eric Ciotti and Bruno Retailleau at the headquarters of the Les Républicains party, in Paris, on December 11, 2022. — JACQUES WITT/SIPA

    The deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes Eric Ciotti, holding a “firm right”, was elected president of the Republicans on Sunday, becoming the new boss of a party in deep crisis after the debacle of the presidential election. With 53.7% of the vote, he beat in the second round the president of the senators LR Bruno Retailleau (46.3%) in this internal ballot marked by a high participation, of almost 70%.

  • Closing press conference of the Representative Assembly of the political party La France insoumise (LFI), on Saturday December 10, 2022 in Paris. — CHANG MARTIN/SIPA

    The lack of internal democracy once again threatens to plunge La France insoumise into crisis as Manuel Bompard, close to Jean-Luc Mélenchon, prepares to take the head of the movement under protest, unveiled on Saturday without including several of his figures. “We are in an evolving process. I understand that it can question and disturb habits”, declared Manuel Bompard during a press conference organized in Paris at the end of the “Representative Assembly” of 160 executives and members.

  • Marine Tondelier and Julien Bayou at the Federal Congress of Europe Ecology Les Verts, December 10, 2022, in Rungis. — ISA HARSIN/SIPA

    Marine Tondelier, 36-year-old municipal councilor of Hénin-Beaumont (Pas-de-Calais), was elected Saturday as the new national secretary of the Europe Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV) party and succeeds Julien Bayou, during a Congress in Rungis (Val-de-Marne). The motion of synthesis that she presented and which brings together her other competitors, including Sandrine Rousseau’s line, was adopted by 90.8% of the votes of the 400 delegates to the congress.

  • Camp set up under the aerial metro at La Chapelle, on December 9, 2022, in Paris. — JEANNE ACCORSINI/SIPA

    Migrants chilled with the cold, poor associations and worn-out residents: a visit by the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo to an Afghan camp on Friday rekindled tensions around this place already evacuated twice in six weeks. Dismantled twice on October 27 and November 17, this camp located in the north of the capital is once again occupied by around 300 people, “95% Afghans” according to Paul Alauzy, in charge of migration issues at Médecins du monde ( MdM). “It’s a hellish cycle,” he says.

  • In this photograph taken and released by the European Parliament on December 7, 2022, Greek politician and Vice-President of the European Parliament Eva Kaili speaks during the European Book Prize award ceremony in Brussels. — ERIC VIDAL/EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT/AFP

    The European Parliament on Tuesday dismissed the Greek elected Eva Kaili from her position as vice-president of the institution, after her involvement in an alleged corruption scandal involving Qatar. Ms. Kaili, an elected socialist imprisoned in Belgium on Sunday, is suspected of having been paid by Doha to defend the interests of the emirate which currently hosts the World Cup. Three other people were imprisoned in this investigation led by a Belgian investigating judge.

  • Annie Ernaux receives the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature during the Nobel Prize Ceremony at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Saturday, December 10, 2022. — CHRISTINE OLSSON/AP/SIPA

    The Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Annie Ernaux on Saturday, is an extraordinary windfall for authors and publishers like Gallimard, who benefit greatly from it in France. This prestigious award, first of all, brings in a check for 10 million Swedish crowns, or more than 900,000 euros currently, in addition to an 18-carat gold medal. Many winners donate part of this sum to causes that are close to their hearts and Annie Ernaux has already said publicly that she is thinking about those she would support once this money has been received.

  • France’s Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the World Cup quarter-final soccer match between England and France at Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on Saturday December 10, 2022. — CHRISTOPHE ENA/AP/SIPA

    France, with a decisive Hugo Lloris on many occasions, qualified (2-1) at the expense of England for the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup, where they will face Morocco on Wednesday. The Blues opened the scoring through Aurélien Tchouaméni (17th), then regained the advantage thanks to Olivier Giroud (78th), while Harry Kane, who had equalized for the first time from the penalty spot (53rd), missed in the 84th minute the penalty kick that would have allowed the Three Lions to equalize.

  • France’s Sports Minister Amélie Oudea-Castera applauds ahead of the World Cup quarter-final soccer match between England and France at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on Saturday December 10 2022. — CHRISTOPHE ENA/AP/SIPA

    French Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra donned a royal blue polo shirt with rainbow sleeves in the stands of the France-England 2022 World Cup match on Saturday in Doha, an apparent gesture of support for the rights of LGBT + people. Homosexuality, like sex outside marriage, is criminalized in Qatar, which has earned strong criticism from the Qatari authorities and FIFA.

  • Moroccan supporters celebrate their victory, in Paris, on December 10, 2022. — MILIVOJEVIC VLADIMIR/SIPA

    Morocco signed a historic feat by beating Portugal 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday in Doha, becoming the first African team to qualify for the last four of a football World Cup.

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In pictures: The Blues in the World Cup final in Qatar, same-sex marriage in the United States, and the war in Ukraine