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The Washington Post published a report on the loss of former US President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections, citing the inadequate response to the coronavirus epidemic as the biggest reason for his defeat. The New York Times comprised a third of the bill proposed by Republican senators against Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus incentive package. There was concern on the British agenda about the faster spread of the Coronavirus virus. The French newspaper Le Figaro reported that the aviation sector was experiencing “the biggest crisis in its history” due to the coronavirus.
February 2, 2021 These are some of the prominent headlines in the history of the world press.
New York Times | Republicans are offering Biden a smaller plan in the Coronavirus stimulus package
US President Joe Biden aims to pave the way for a $ 1.9 trillion stimulus package for coronavirus-affected citizens, while 10 Republican senators will pay the White House $ 618 billion, less than a third of Biden’s proposal. He went against the plan. At the end of a two-hour meeting at the White House, Republican Sen. Susan Collins said it would continue. Democrats in Congress, on the other hand, plan to implement Biden’s incentive plan without Republican support. Democrats argue that a lower stimulus package will not be enough to meet the needs of pandemic-affected Americans.
Washington Post | “Coronavirus was the biggest factor in Trump’s loss of the election”
The biggest reason for the defeat of former US President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections turned out to be his inadequate attitude to fight the coronavirus epidemic. A 27-page study by Tony Fabrizio, one of Trump’s campaigners, examines the reasons for Biden’s victory. The states surveyed were Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas. It was determined that 75 percent of these states support the mandatory anti-Coronavirus mask. The report said voters saw Bidet as more determined to fight the coronavirus.
The Guardian | Coronavirus mutation detected in South Africa threatens to accelerate the growth of events in the UK
After seeing mutated strains of the coronavirus in South Africa in London, England, it was decided to conduct Covid-19 tests in some areas immediately. The coronavirus in people tested positive will be tested for a mutated type of virus in South Africa. Vaccines against the virus, which are known to spread faster in South Africa, may be less effective, they said.
Independent | World reactions to the coup in Myanmar
The army, which handed over power to a civilian government in Myanmar 10 years ago, said it had seized power yesterday. Tensions in the country have risen since allegations of vote-rigging in the November 8, 2020 elections re-emerged in recent weeks. President Win Myint, Foreign Minister and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and leaders of the ruling party, the National Democratic Union (NLD), were taken into custody yesterday morning. Today, it was learned that 24 ministers and deputies in the cabinet were sent to resign. World leaders have called for condemnation of the coup in Myanmar.
Le Figaro | The aviation industry is facing a historic crisis
After a new strain of the coronavirus epidemic began to disrupt air travel around the world, with vaccine developments, initially rising expectations until 2021 closed borders with concerns and mutations identified in the UK and South Africa. According to the Eurocontrol website, which tracks flights in Europe, as of January 27, 2019, a flight has decreased by 66 percent. Although airlines expect the crisis to continue through 2021, state aid may not be enough.
The Moscow Times | Prosecutors in Russia have lifted Navalny’s sentence
Prosecutors in Russia have backed the parole of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested shortly after returning to Russia from Germany. The Federal Prison Service’s request to commute Navalny’s suspended sentence to 3.5 years in prison was “legitimate and logical,” the attorney general’s office said. Prosecutors said Navalny’s accusation of insulting a World War II veteran during his probationary period could be seen as support for punishment.
Al Jazeera | Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif offers to return to a nuclear deal in coordination with the United States
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said the United States could act under the coordination of an EU official to return to a nuclear deal with the new leadership in 2015. Speaking to CNN, Zarif said that the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, could play an important role in taking these steps. In the United States, Joe Biden gave the green light to return to the nuclear deal.