Day: February 10, 2021

Ecuador’s outgoing president urges quick and accurate vote | Incredible Solutions Tech

Uncertainty persists days after presidential election over second candidate who will participate in an April run-off. The outgoing president of Ecuador has urged the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) to deliver accurate election results quickly, as uncertainty persists over the second candidate who will participate in an April run-off....

Pentagon to review US position on China, says Biden | China | Incredible Solutions Tech

US president says newly formed Pentagon task force will chart a path to ‘win competition’ with China. The United States military is undertaking a comprehensive review of its strategic position against China, US President Joe Biden has announced, as tensions between Washington and Beijing rose this week over US...

US to turn back ‘vast majority’ of migrants at Mexico border | | Incredible Solutions Tech

President Joe Biden has left in place a Trump-era order that allows US authorities to expel migrants to Mexico. The United States will turn away most migrants arriving at its southern border with Mexico, a White House official said on Wednesday, under a policy passed by former President Donald...

Fed’s Powell adds urgency to Biden’s call for strong stimulus | Incredible Solutions Tech

In a speech before the Economic Club of New York, US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell urged lawmakers and business leaders to help push for maximum employment amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. job market remains a long way from a full...

Counterfeit N95 masks sold to US healthcare, government | Incredible Solutions Tech

The foreign-made knockoffs are becoming increasingly difficult to spot and could put healthcare workers at grave risk for the coronavirus, an investigation by US agencies found. Federal authorities in the United States are investigating a massive counterfeit N95 mask operation in which fake 3M masks were sold in at...

US sells a million barrels of Iranian oil seized under | Incredible Solutions Tech

A US Department of Justice spokesman said the seized Iranian oil had been sold and the proceeds would go to the US Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. The United States has sold more than a million barrels of Iranian fuel seized under its sanctions programme last year, a...

‘Tens of thousands’ could starve to death in Ethiopia’s Tigray | Incredible Solutions Tech

Ethiopian Red Cross warns 80 percent of Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region has been cut off from humanitarian assistance. Eighty percent of Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region has been cut off from humanitarian assistance and tens of thousands could starve to death, the Ethiopian Red Cross has warned. The grim assessment...

How will Trump’s second impeachment trial affect US politics? | Incredible Solutions Tech

24:55 From: Inside Story Senate has voted to go ahead with the trial, rejecting defence lawyers’ argument that the move is unconstitutional. Read more 10 Feb 2021 facebooktwitterwhatsapp More episodes from Inside Story play 25:10 play 24:53 play 24:55 play 24:50 Show more Source link...

US to impose sanctions on military leaders in Myanmar, Biden | Incredible Solutions Tech

US president calls on Myanmar generals to relinquish power and return government control to civilian leaders United States President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the US will impose sanctions on Myanmar’s military leaders following their coup d’etat and called for a return of power to civilian leaders. In televised...

UNRWA limps forward after years of Trump administration | Incredible Solutions Tech

Seham al-Laham is expecting her first child. But what should be a happy occasion has been overshadowed by an anxious wait for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) to cover her expenses to give birth at a government-run hospital in Amman, Jordan. The 20-year-old Palestinian refugee has...

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca COVID vaccine | Coronavirus | Incredible Solutions Tech

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says South Africa will launch inoculation campaign with Johnson & Johnson shots instead. South Africa is considering trading its doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and beginning its inoculation campaign with Johnson & Johnson shots instead, the health minister said. The country, worst-hit by the pandemic...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Wasim Jaffer denies reported

Wasim Jaffer said it was “sad” that he had to take the step to deny the “baseless” allegations © Hindustan Times via Getty Images A day after resigning as Uttarakhand head coach because of “interference in team selection”, former India opener Wasim Jaffer...

Georgia begins criminal probe into Trump effort to overturn | Incredible Solutions Tech

Trump’s January 2 call to Georgia state secretary is a matter of ‘high priority’ for Fulton county prosecutors. Prosecutors in Fulton County, Georgia, are investigating Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the southern state’s 2020 presidential election results, according to a letter seen by Reuters news agency and first reported...

Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Prominent women’s rights activist, who campaigned for women’s right to drive and to end kingdom’s male guardianship system, spent more than 1,000 days in prison. Prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been released from a Saudi prison on Wednesday after nearly three years behind bars, her sister said...

EU nations unite ahead of WhatsApp, Skype privacy talks | | Incredible Solutions Tech

European Union members’ decision to take a joint stance in the privacy talks represents the end of a three-year impasse. European Union countries on Wednesday agreed to take a joint position in forthcoming negotiations with EU lawmakers and the European Commission on planned privacy rules governing Facebook’s WhatsApp and...