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“The water is very cold at the moment, the sea conditions are very rough out there, the wind is very strong,” John Fitzgerald, chief officer of Channel Island Air Search, to Afp.
Zimbabwean musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, a star of Afro-jazz who won a following across the continent and beyond, died on Wednesday at the age of 66, his agent told Afp.
But “we cannot exclude a risk… because we have recorded some substances that are above healthy limits,” the deputy director of the Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (Anses), Gerard Lasfargues, told Afp.
Words by Omar Wally, pictures from Afp.
The impending arrival of the former AC Milan, Inter and Liverpool forward, who has scored 14 goals in 36 games for Italy, had been confirmed to Afp on Tuesday by sources close to the deal.
The spokesman for the prosecutor’s office, Murad Turki, told Afp the woman was being held in custody pending trial next week on racism charges under the law passed in October 2018 and for insulting a public sector worker.