Mother of the child killed in Marseille, charged, stampede in Seoul … The 5 things to know this Tuesday

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Autistic child killed in Marseille: mother charged with murder

The investigation is progressing in the case of infanticide in Marseille. Monday night, the prosecution announced that the boy’s mother was found dead on Saturday was charged with murder at the end of his police custody. On Sunday, this 39-year-old woman was quickly taken into police custody after confessing to killing her autistic son with a knife. In front of the investigators, he dramatically mentioned his anxiety in front of “seizures“of his son, making sure that he”can no longer manage the situation“.

Deadly stampede in Seoul: Interior Minister apologizes

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol made the promise again on Monday a”thorough and clear investigationon the causes of the disaster. According to the latest report, 156 people died in the crowd movement which happened on Saturday, October 29, for an undisclosed reason, in a district in the center of the Korean capital, known for its bars and lively nightlife. The police have started their investigation and assembled a 561-member task force, according to the Interior Ministry.

Additionally, in the face of criticism, the head of the national police admitted that the police reacted “inadequately” to the alerts before the stampede. For his part, Interior Minister Lee Sang-min presented his “sincere apology“in front of parliament.

End of partial military mobilization in Russia

It’s official, Russia has completed the partial military mobilization announced by President Vladimir Putin in Septemberthe Ministry of Defense said on Monday (October 31). “All activities related to the conscription (…) of citizens in the reserve are stopped”, the ministry said, adding that no further notice of appeal will be issued. This statement follows the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Friday, October 28, who announced that Russia has completed “partial mobilization” of reserves. This announcement was greeted with skepticism by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who felt that the state of unpreparedness of the reserves sent to the conflict meant that Moscow would have “a new wave of recruits is urgently needed”.

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Murder of Justine Vayrac: the girl died according to the autopsy

The autopsy of the body of Justine Vayracthe 20-year-old girl found dead on Thursday in Corrèze, revealed that he was beaten before being strangled, AFP learned on Monday from a source familiar with the matter. The results of tests intended to determine whether the victim was drugged are not yet known. The victim disappeared on Sunday, October 23 in the early morning, in the parking lot of a nightclub in Brive-la-Gaillarde. Lucas L., the main suspect in this case, told investigators that he killed the girl and buried her near his home. In his confession, he admitted that he assaulted and then strangled Justine Vayrac.

Paul Pogba is out of the World Cup

Hope is slim, but the news is still a big blow for the French team. While the World Cup in Qatar is due to start on November 20, Blues midfielder Paul Pogba has withdrawn from the World Cup. While in a race against time to return to competition after right knee surgery in early September and return to training, the Juventus Turin player was hit in the thigh, ruining his chance to participate.

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