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Last year, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was said to have preferred “corpses to mountains” instead of a new complete closure in the face of a new strain of the coronavirus. Daniel Kaluu received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Judas and the Black Christ.” Kaluu became the first black British actor to receive this award. The White House has announced that the United States will send 60 million doses of AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine to other countries. Russian prosecutors have ordered the closure of the regional offices of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
April 27, 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | Boris Johnson faces the claim that “corpses are mountains.”
Last year, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was said to have preferred “corpses to mountains” instead of a new complete closure in the face of a new strain of the coronavirus. Johnson’s claim was made by internal sources in the Conservative Party. Although Johnson denied the allegations, the Covid-19 Family for Justice group, founded by relatives of those killed in the UK during the epidemic, reacted.
Independent | Daniel Kaluu wrote history at the Oscars
Daniel Kaluu received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Judas and the Black Christ.” Kaluu was the first black British actor to receive this award.
New York Times | U.S. population growth is the second slowest in history; the political map will change
The U.S. population has grown at its lowest rate since the 1790s in the last decade. The reason for this was the decline in migration to the country and the decline in the birth rate. As the population changes, so will the representation of states in the legislature. While population growth continued in the southern provinces, the decline continued in the northeastern and midwestern provinces. The seats of the States in Congress increased or decreased accordingly.
Washington Post | The United States will send 60 million doses of vaccine abroad
The White House has announced that the United States will send 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine to help other countries. The Washington Post noted that Biden’s decision came amid pressure to help vaccinate the global population. The AstraZeneca vaccine, which has not yet been approved by the Drug and Food Administration for use in the United States, will be distributed to countries in need after undergoing federal security analysis.
Moscow Times | Russia orders Navalny group to suspend operations
Russian prosecutors have ordered the closure of the regional offices of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny’s team said the decision meant the closure of the opposition leader’s political movement.
A court in Moscow has begun declaring Navalny a “radical” group in the Anti-Corruption Organization (ACB). Prosecutors demanded that the group be added to the list of the Counter-Terrorism Committee.
“The activities of Navalny’s offices and the FBK were immediately suspended,” said FBK director Ivan Zidanov.
Navalny’s Moscow office said they would “not be able to function normally.”
Large-scale pro-Naval protests erupted in many parts of Russia last week.
Le Monde | Macron, under pressure from the right in France
Following the death of a police officer in a stabbing attack in France last week, right-wing and far-right groups have reacted to the government’s failure to take sufficient steps on radicalization and immigration. Right-wing groups, accusing the government’s policy of being ‘free’, want to reopen immigration talks. The government is expected to submit a new bill to the cabinet this week.
Al Jazeera | The King of Saudi Arabia has sent an invitation to the Emir of Qatar
King Salman of Saudi Arabia has sent an invitation to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The invitation was interpreted as a signal of a new improvement in relations between the two countries. Riyadh and its allies severed ties with Qatar in 2017, claiming they were too close to Iran. The countries that broke the ties agreed to resume ties with Qatar in January.