Day: January 25, 2021

Inclusive and Equitable Education in the Pacific — Global | Incredible Solutions Tech

Opinion by Michelle Belisle (noumea, new caledonia) Monday, January 25, 2021 Inter Press Service NOUMEA, New Caledonia, Jan 25 (IPS) – In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. The United Nations’...

US police have killed 135 unarmed Black people since 2015: NPR | Incredible Solutions Tech

A review of thousands of documents found officers with ‘troubled pasts’ are hired and rarely face prison time over the deaths. An investigation by US broadcaster National Public Radio published on Monday found that 135 unarmed Black people have been killed by police since 2015, often by police with...

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back — Global Issues | Incredible Solutions Tech

Women ragpickers in Delhi scavenging through a pile of refuse for recyclable material. Credit: Dharmendra Yadav/IPS Opinion by Daud Khan, Leila Yasmine Khan (amsterdam/rome) Monday, January 25, 2021 Inter Press Service AMSTERDAM/ROME, Jan 25 (IPS) – Developing countries as a group have been growing faster than developed countries for several...

US allows transactions with Houthis as ‘terrorist’ label | Incredible Solutions Tech

Aid groups warn the Trump administration’s designation of Yemeni rebels could trigger famine in the war-torn country. The United States has temporarily stayed a ban on transactions involving Yemen’s Houthi movement as it reviews a decision by former President Donald Trump’s administration to designate the Iran-aligned group as a...

Feminist Movements Continue to Battle Culture of Impunity in | Incredible Solutions Tech

Mozn Hassan by Sania Farooqui (new delhi, india) Monday, January 25, 2021 Inter Press Service NEW DELHI, India, Jan 25 (IPS) – Ten years ago on this day, January 25, one of the biggest revolutions in the world took place in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, as protestors poured into the streets...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Rishabh Pant: ‘One of the biggest

News Captain Rahane praises his team’s “character” while head coach Shastri says this series “will never be forgotten” 0:35 From 36 all out in Adelaide to levelling the series in Melbourne to a fighting draw in Sydney, India finally finished a thrilling four-Test series with a slim win in...

Central African Republic gov’t says forces killed 44 rebels | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Government says army and ‘allied forces’ launched offensive in Boyali village, about 90km from the capital, Bangui. Central African Republic troops killed 44 rebel fighters participating in a push to encircle the capital Bangui and overturn newly re-elected President Faustin Archange Touadera, the government has said. Together with “allied...

11th hour: Trump admin eased sanctions on mining magnate | Incredible Solutions Tech

In its final week in office, the Trump administration issued Dan Gertler, accused of corruption in DR Congo, a licence to resume all transactions and activities otherwise prohibited by sanctions against him. In its final week in office, former United States President Donald Trump’s administration eased sanctions against Israeli...

Egyptian police arrest cartoonist on 10th anniversary of | Incredible Solutions Tech

Human rights and media freedom groups demand immediate release of Ashraf Hamdi, who was taken from his home after posting video tribute to 2011 uprising. Rights groups have called for the immediate release of an Egyptian cartoonist who wrote on Facebook he was being arrested shortly after posting online...

Biden reverses Trump’s ban on transgender people in US | Incredible Solutions Tech

New US president issues an order reversing a Pentagon rule that had barred transgender people from military service. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on Monday reversing a Trump administration policy that barred transgender individuals from serving in the United States military. “President Biden believes that gender identity...

Can Turkey and Greece resolve their maritime dispute? | Incredible Solutions Tech

The two countries have resumed talks over rights in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean. Source link...

Sri Lanka’s cremation of COVID dead a ‘human rights violation’ | Incredible Solutions Tech

UN’s human rights experts says gov’t policy a violation of human rights and could ‘foment existing prejudices’. The United Nations has urged the Sri Lankan government to halt its policy of forced cremations of coronavirus victims, a practice it said went against the beliefs of the country’s Muslims and...

Republican opposition to Trump impeachment trial grows | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Senate impeachment trial of former United States President Donald Trump, who stands accused of “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, continues to drive a wedge within the Republican Party. Ten Republicans in the US House of Representatives voted to...

Moderna says COVID vaccine works against coronavirus variants | Incredible Solutions Tech

US biotech firm plans trials of a booster shot against the virus strain first discovered in South Africa as precaution. United States-based biotechnology company Moderna has said it believes its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new variants of the virus, although it will test a new booster shot aimed...

Asia football body axes tournaments, centralises Champions | Incredible Solutions Tech

Forty-team Champions League will stage group games in one West Asian and one East Asian hub from mid-April amid COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has cancelled several tournaments and announced centralised group stages for the Asian Champions League (ACL) and AFC Cup club tournaments as it continues...