Tag: Europe

Salman Khan starrer Tiger 3 likely to be shot in U.A.E,

News of the third instalment in the Tiger franchise has been doing the rounds since the success of the first two films. Yash Raj Films had even confirmed that a third film in the franchise featuring Salman Khan was being planned. In fact, the team even commenced work on...

Spotify Launches Into 85 New Markets in ‘Next Few Days’

Spotify is expanding to 85 new markets in the “next few days” across Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America, co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek announced at its online-only Stream On event on Monday. This includes big new markets such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nigeria. Put together, the...

UK PM to announce roadmap out of strict lockdown measures | | Incredible Solutions Tech

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chart England’s path out of the COVID-19 lockdown as the government readies to ease restrictions and reopen a battered economy, aided by one of the world’s fastest vaccine rollouts. The United Kingdom has been hit hard by the pandemic, recording more than 120,000...

Generation Identity: France begins shutting down far-right | Incredible Solutions Tech

France is beginning the process of shutting down the far-right Generation Identity (GI) group, a move that comes after Al Jazeera’s undercover investigation exposed the group’s racism, violence, and connections with Marine Le Pen’s National Rally party. On Saturday, dozens in Paris rallied against the move – scheduled to...

EU considers sanctions on Russia, Myanmar | European Union | Incredible Solutions Tech

At a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council, European Union foreign ministers are expected to weigh fresh sanctions on Russia over the imprisonment of Alexey Navalny, consider penalising Myanmar officials over the recent coup, and discuss efforts to save the imperilled 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Top diplomats from...

UN chief tells Myanmar military: ‘Stop the repression’ | UNHCR | Incredible Solutions Tech

The UN’s top human rights body has opened its first and highest-level meeting of 2021, amid growing concerns on issues including the military coup in Myanmar, the arrest of opposition leader Alexey Navalny in Russia and the rights situations in countries including Ethiopia and Sri Lanka. The four-week session...

HSBC to move top executives from UK back to Hong Kong: Report | Incredible Solutions Tech

HSBC Holdings Plc is considering the return of some global leaders to the bank’s original hometown, reinforcing Asia’s role as its center of gravity. A cadre of senior executives is set to relocate in coming months to Hong Kong from HSBC’s Canary Wharf headquarters, say people familiar with the...

UK to challenge China at UN meeting for Xinjiang access | | Incredible Solutions Tech

UK foreign secretary will say UN needs ‘urgent and unfettered’ access to a region where some one million Uighurs are thought to have been held. The United Kingdom will call on Monday for the United Nations to be given “urgent and unfettered” access to Xinjiang to investigate reports of...

UK speeds up vaccine roll-out with lockdown easing in sight | | Incredible Solutions Tech

More than 17.5 million people, a third of UK adults, have had at least one vaccine shot since inoculations began in December. The British government has declared that every adult in the country should get a first coronavirus vaccine shot by July 31, at least a month earlier than...

Tennis: Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open | | Incredible Solutions Tech

A tournament that had to contend with many uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, climaxed with Novak Djokovic remaining an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 triumph on Sunday under the lights at...

In Pictures: Protests over jailing of Spanish rapper turn | Incredible Solutions Tech

Protesters threw bottles at police, set fire to containers and damaged shops in Barcelona on Saturday in a fifth night of clashes and protests sparked after a rapper was jailed for “glorifying terrorism” and insulting royalty in his songs. The nine-month sentence of Pablo Hasel, known for his virulently...

Peaceful Barcelona rally for jailed rapper devolves into | Incredible Solutions Tech

Several thousand took to the streets for a fifth straight day in Barcelona and elsewhere to protest against the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. A fifth night of peaceful protests to denounce the imprisonment of Spanish rap artist Pablo Hasel has once more devolved into clashes between police and...

Russia reports first case of human infection with H5N8 bird | Incredible Solutions Tech

Health watchdog says the cases were discovered at a poultry farm in southern Russia in December. Russia has registered the first case of a strain of bird flu virus named AH5N8 being passed to humans from birds and has reported the case to the World Health Organization (WHO), the...

Italy’s coastguard searches for survivors after migrant | Incredible Solutions Tech

So far 45 people have been rescued, while five to 10 others are believed to be missing off Lampedusa’s southern coast. The Italian coastguard has launched a rescue operation after a boat carrying at least 50 migrants and refugees capsized overnight off the coast of Lampedusa. The coastguard said...

Russian court rejects Navalny’s appeal against jail term | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Kremlin critic appealed a ruling that turned a suspended sentence on embezzlement charges into real jail time. A Moscow appeal court on Saturday upheld a prison sentence imposed on chief Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny after he returned to Russia from Germany last month. Judge Dmitry Balashov rejected Navalny’s...