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In Pictures: Jakarta slammed by monsoon floods | Indonesia | Incredible Solutions Tech

Severe flooding across several parts of the Indonesian capital Jakarta forced more than 1,000 people to flee their homes on Saturday, with the country’s meteorology agency warning that the conditions were set to continue for the next week. Some 1,380 Jakarta residents were evacuated from southern and eastern parts...

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...

In Pictures: Etna’s spectacular new eruption | Italy News | Incredible Solutions Tech

Mount Etna belched smoke and ashes in a new eruption this week but Italian authorities said the volcano, one of the world’s most active, did not pose any danger to the villages nearby. “We’ve seen worse,” the head of the INGV National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology in the...

In Pictures: Myanmar coup opponents gather for major protests | Incredible Solutions Tech

Critics of Myanmar’s military coup gathered on Wednesday in a major show of opposition to the army’s assertion of public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. News reports said security forces were surrounding the demonstrators. Protesters are deeply sceptical of the military government’s assurances that there...

In Pictures: Pandemic threatens New York’s iconic yellow taxis | Incredible Solutions Tech

They were omnipresent on the streets of New York, day and night, as emblematic of the Big Apple as the Empire State Building or Yankees caps. But the pandemic has made yellow taxis scarce and facing an uncertain future. On a February morning in a parking lot near La...

In Pictures: Russians show Valentine’s Day support for Navalny | Incredible Solutions Tech

Supporters of opposition leader Alexey Navalny held candle-lit gatherings in residential courtyards across Russia on Sunday despite warnings that they could be arrested. Navalny’s allies have declared a moratorium on street rallies until spring in Russia after police detained thousands of people in the past few weeks at protests...

In Pictures: Protest in Cyprus draws water cannon, arrests | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Police in Cyprus have used water cannon and tear gas to break up a protest against corruption and lockdown measures imposed over the COVID-19 pandemic, witnesses said. Several hundred people had gathered to protest on Saturday just beyond the medieval walls of Nicosia, the capital of the east Mediterranean...

In Pictures: Strong quake off Japan’s Fukushima | Japan News | Incredible Solutions Tech

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake off Japan’s Fukushima coast has injured dozens of people, nearly 10 years after the eastern region was hit by a huge quake that sparked a tsunami and nuclear meltdown. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that no deaths had so far been reported after...

In Pictures: The deadly glacier collapse in Indian Himalayas | | Incredible Solutions Tech

More than a dozen people are confirmed dead and at least 170 others missing after a chunk of a Himalayan glacier broke off and unleashed a devastating flash flood in India. The wall of water barrelled down a valley in the northern state of Uttarakhand on Sunday morning, destroying...

In Pictures: Defiance as thousands rally in Myanmar | Myanmar | Incredible Solutions Tech

Thousands of anti-coup protesters in Myanmar hit the streets on Sunday as an internet blackout failed to stifle growing outrage at the military’s overthrow of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The rally followed the largest protests to date on Saturday, when tens of thousands came out in cities...

In Pictures: Protesters rally for Myanmar’s democracy across | Incredible Solutions Tech

Protests in India, Indonesia and South Korea took place on Friday, with demonstrators calling for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar following a military coup. The solidarity rallies saw people march in Seoul, New Delhi and Jakarta, expressing support for the protesters in Myanmar who demand the release of...

In Pictures: Mexico’s Tigres UANL seal progress at Club World | Incredible Solutions Tech

Doha, Qatar – Mexico’s Tigres UANL came from behind to beat Asian champions Ulsan Hyundai 2-1 in the opening match of the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup which kicked off in Qatar on Thursday. The tournament, comprising five regional football champions and host country league winners, was scheduled to...

In Pictures: Vaccinations roll out in stadiums, cathedrals, | Incredible Solutions Tech

Sports stadiums, cathedrals and theme parks the world over have been rapidly repurposed as temporary vaccination centres in a global drive to administer the life-saving jabs. Hallowed sports grounds such as Wembley Stadium, Lord’s cricket ground and Bath racecourse are among numerous sports venues opened for vaccines in the...

In Pictures: How wildlife officers feed birds in freezing | Incredible Solutions Tech

Wildlife official Ghulam Mohiuddin Dar and his colleagues are busy this winter in Indian-administered Kashmir, rowing out regularly into a frigid wetland to scatter grain to feed the birds. They feed these migratory birds to keep them from starving as weather conditions in the disputed Himalayan region deteriorate and...

In Pictures: European capitals hit by anti-COVID curbs | Incredible Solutions Tech

Protesters angry with coronavirus restrictions have staged rallies in a number of European cities, days after the Netherlands was rocked by anti-curfew riots. In Brussels, Belgian police on Sunday arrested many protesters at a non-authorised demonstration against measures aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19, including a nighttime curfew...