The UK has set new measures to prevent the spread of new coronavirus variants in the country. In the United States, the Senate has accepted that the trial of former President Donald Trump in Congress is constitutional. A poll conducted in France showed that the public thinks that the far-right candidate Marine le Len and President Emmanuel Macron will run in the second round of the 2022 presidential election.
February 10, 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | New coronavirus measures in Britain: up to 10 years in prison for violators
The UK has set new measures to prevent the spread of new coronavirus variants in the country. Visitors to the UK from 33 high-risk countries will have to pay £ 1,750 to stay in quarantine for 10 days in government-designated hotels, and these people will be tested twice in 10 days. The most severe of the new measures was that people who lied about their travel history and hid their origins from one of the “red list” countries could face up to 10 years in prison.
New York Times | The Senate will prosecute Trump for the Capitol raid
Washington Post | The Senate allows Trump to be tried
In the United States, the Senate has accepted that the trial of former President Donald Trump in Congress is constitutional. Trump will be tried in the Senate on charges of “inciting the people to revolt.”
The New York Times noted that although the process was decided to continue with 56-44 votes, at the end of the hearings Trump will be acquitted by this division of votes. It takes 67 votes to find Trump guilty. At least 17 Republican senators, along with Democrats, must vote to judge Trump. Only six Republicans voted against Trump yesterday.
Moscow Times | Russia will not join the European Security Panel for the first time in 30 years
For the first time in 30 years, Russia has announced that it will not attend the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Military Doctrine Seminar. Russia’s Defense Ministry cited “the unfriendly policy of the West” as the reason.
Le Figaro | Macron and Le Pen will meet again in 2022
A poll conducted in France showed that the public thinks that the far-right candidate Marine le Len and President Emmanuel Macron will run in the second round of the 2022 presidential election. It turned out that 70 percent of respondents do not want it. Macron and Le Pen were released in the second round of the 2017 elections.
Al Jazeera | Palestinian parties agreed to respect the results of the next elections
The summit between the Palestinian National Liberation Movement (Fatah) and the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has ended in Cairo. In addition to Fatah and Hamas, the parties, including 12 groups, agreed on mechanisms for the next presidential and general elections. The parties, who met on a common basis on the election campaign and the voting process, undertook to “respect the results of the elections.”