Day: February 7, 2021

Polls close in Ecuador’s tight presidential election | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Polls have closed in Ecuador after voters headed out in large numbers to pick a new president in an election held under the shadow of a severe economic crisis and discontent over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Sunday’s vote will see the South American nation’s 13.1 million voters...

US won’t lift Iran sanctions until nuclear deal compliance: | Incredible Solutions Tech

US and Iran remain at an impasse over which country will make the first move in returning to the 2015 deal. President Joe Biden has said the United States will not lift sanctions on Iran before the country returns to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, the latest...

Palestinians launch postcodes in assertion of sovereignty | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has announced Sunday it will begin using its own postal codes, a move at easing the delivery of parcels in the occupied territories, as well as asserting sovereignty. International mail sent to or from the occupied West Bank currently has to pass through Jordan or...

South Africa suspends Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID vaccine | Incredible Solutions Tech

Move comes after trial data shows jab offered limited protection against mild and moderate disease caused by 501Y.V2 coronavirus variant. South Africa has suspended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in its immunisation programme until a committee of scientists advises on the best way to proceed. Health Minister...

US ending aid to Saudi-led forces in Yemen, but questions | Incredible Solutions Tech

United States President Joe Biden last week announced plans to end US support for Saudi Arabia’s “offensive operations” in war-torn Yemen, including ceasing relevant arms sales to the government in Riyadh. The move signalled a distinct shift in Washington’s approach to the conflict and a renewed emphasis on reaching...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Pujara: I love batting with Rishabh

News India’s No. 3 backs the wicketkeeper batsman to keep playing his natural attacking game Cheteshwar Pujara is enjoying his budding new partnership with Rishabh Pant. The two batsmen have made timely interventions for India in three consecutive Tests so far, the latest coming on day three of the...

Fox News is the Republican Party | Donald Trump News | Incredible Solutions Tech

“To see what is in front of one’s nose,” George Orwell wrote, “is a constant struggle.” Orwell’s wise, timeless counsel is often lost on writers who prefer to bury the plain truth beneath a blizzard of distractions and obfuscations. The tendency of America’s punditocracy to miss the glaring point...

UN envoy for Yemen in Iran for talks on long-running conflict | Incredible Solutions Tech

Martin Griffiths’s trip is part of efforts to bring together more diplomatic, regional and international support for a negotiated political solution to Yemen’s war. Martin Griffiths, the United Nations envoy for Yemen, has visited Iran for the first time amid renewed efforts to end a long-running war that has caused...

UN, Ethiopia strike a deal over aid workers’ access to Tigray | Incredible Solutions Tech

The United Nations’ food agency says it has reached a deal with Ethiopia to expand access for aid workers and “scale up” operations in the country’s conflict-hit Tigray region. David Beasley, the head of the World Food Programme (WFP), made the announcement late on Saturday amid growing fears of...

What’s driving the COVID lockdown protests? | Coronavirus | Incredible Solutions Tech

Protesters around the world have taken to the streets in recent weeks to reject government-imposed COVID-19 lockdowns, as countries race to vaccinate their most vulnerable groups and stem the spread of new variants of the coronavirus. With vaccination campaigns under way across dozens of countries, several governments have reintroduced...

Should international companies pull investments out of | Incredible Solutions Tech

Foreign firms are under pressure to cut ties with the military following the February 1 coup. Source link...

Haiti president says he is staying put amid dispute over term | Incredible Solutions Tech

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has again brushed off criticism from opposition leaders and human rights groups who say his presidency expires on Sunday, insisting that his five-year mandate ends in February 2022. Moise, who has been governing without any checks on his power for the past year, said his...

Security agents killed in central Somalia roadside bomb attack | Incredible Solutions Tech

Police say Abdirashid Abdunur, intelligence chief for Dhusamareeb town, was killed in the blast claimed by al-Shabab. A roadside bomb went off just outside the central Somalia town of Dhusamareeb on Sunday, killing 12 agents working for the National Intelligence and Security Agency, police said. Those killed included Abdirashid...

Honduras hardened its abortion ban. These women remain | Incredible Solutions Tech

In the days since the Congress of Honduras hardened its absolute prohibition of abortion, the ranks of a feminist organisation that has been campaigning for decriminalisation in the staunchly conservative nation have been swelling. The new recruits to the women’s rights group, Somos Muchas, are mostly young women between...

New Ebola case detected in eastern DRC | Ebola News | Incredible Solutions Tech

Announcement by health ministry comes nearly three months after the DRC declared an end to its 11th Ebola outbreak. A new case of Ebola has been identified near the city of Butembo in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the country’s health ministry has announced. A woman was...