Day: January 13, 2021

Trump scraps plan to ban China’s Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu: | Incredible Solutions Tech

Senior US officials had been considering plans to add the firms to a list of alleged Chinese military companies, which would have subjected them to a US investment ban. The administration of United States President Donald Trump has scrapped plans to blacklist Chinese tech giants Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu,...

US bans all cotton, tomato products from China’s Xinjiang | Incredible Solutions Tech

United States Customs and Border Protection alleges the goods are made with forced labour from detained Uighur Muslims. The United States is imposing a region-wide ban on all cotton and tomato products from China’s western Xinjiang region over allegations that they are made with forced labour from detained Uighur...

Trump has been impeached. What happens now? | Donald Trump | Incredible Solutions Tech

Donald Trump made history on Wednesday as he became the only United States president to be impeached twice. The US House of Representatives impeached Trump for “incitement of insurrection” after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol on January 6 as Congress met to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s...

Signed, sealed, delivered: Sweden unveils Greta Thunberg stamp | Incredible Solutions Tech

Teenager and environmental activist Greta Thunberg will appear on a postal stamp in her native Sweden. Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg will appear on a postal stamp that will be issued Thursday in her native Sweden and is part of a series focusing on the environment. The stamps...

Donald Trump impeached for ‘inciting’ US Capitol riot | Donald | Incredible Solutions Tech

BREAKING This is the first time in United States history that a president has been impeached twice. The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” after a mob of his supporters stormed the United States Capitol last week. This is the first time...

US sets grim record as 4,327 daily COVID deaths reported | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The daily COVID-19 death toll in the United States hit a record 4,327 on Tuesday, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally, as the Trump administration moved to accelerate the roll-out of vaccinations across the country. The US daily death toll first surpassed 4,000 on January 8, amid a...

US slaps sanctions on two Iranian foundations linked to | Incredible Solutions Tech

Advisers to United States President-elect Joe Biden believe the Trump administration is trying to make it harder for Biden’s Democratic administration to re-engage with Iran. The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Iranian foundations controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and their subsidiaries, saying the institutions enabled Iran’s elite...

Iran’s smog, blackouts made worse by power-sapping crypto | Incredible Solutions Tech

Outages have been compounded by cryptocurrency mining, which uses banks of high-powered computers. Cities across Iran have been cloaked in thick layers of toxic smog and darkened by blackouts, as the alleged use of low-quality fuel and power-sucking cryptocurrency mining deepen the country’s hardships. Tehran’s Hamshahri newspaper, the country’s...

Tigray: Ethiopian army kills ex-Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin | Incredible Solutions Tech

Former foreign minister among three prominent TPLF officials killed after refusing to surrender, government says. Ethiopia says its forces have killed three members of the conflict-hit Tigray region’s former ruling party, including ex-Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin. The three Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) officials were killed after they...

UK reports record 1,564 daily COVID deaths: Live news | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The United Kingdom reported a daily record of 1,564 coronavirus fatalities on Wednesday, the first time the death toll has passed the 1,500-mark since March last year. Meanwhile, Spain’s Galicia, La Rioja and Cantabria regions became the latest areas to impose more stringent COVID-19 restrictions amid a rapid increase...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Nathan Lyon: Mohammed Siraj sets

No stranger to personally abusive heckling from spectators, Nathan Lyon believes Mohammed Siraj has set a fresh standard by calling out poor crowd behaviour during the SCG Test, and that more players will ponder following his example in future series. Siraj has been interviewed by Cricket Australia over the...

Will poorer nations miss out on COVID-19 vaccine? | | Incredible Solutions Tech

25:20 From: Inside Story The WHO has urged countries to prioritise COVAX, an initiative to secure vaccines for low and middle-income nations. Read more 13 Jan 2021 facebooktwitterwhatsapp More episodes from Inside Story play 25:35 play 24:00 play 25:00 play 24:45 Show more Source link...

Guinea: Two opposition figures given 1-year jail sentences | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Members of FNDC opposition coalition which led protests against a third term by President Alpha Conde sentenced for inciting insurrection. A Guinean court has sentenced two critics of President Alpha Conde to a year in jail for inciting an insurrection, as rights groups fear a crackdown on the opposition....

Can the World Tackle the Food Insecurity Crisis in 2021? — | Incredible Solutions Tech

Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS. Opinion by Esther Ngumbi Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Inter Press Service As a brand new year begins, I can’t help but think what must be done to mitigate these worrying trend? First and foremost, there should be continued monitoring of the food insecurity statistics. Real time...

Irish PM issues state apology for mother and baby homes abuses | Incredible Solutions Tech

A ‘profound generational wrong’ was visited upon those who wound up in Ireland’s network of Catholic Church-run homes for unwed mothers and their children, Irish PM says. Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has offered a formal apology in the country’s parliament for the treatment of unmarried mothers and their...