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Le Figaro writes that “after the tensions of 2020”, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council of Europe President Charles Michel will meet with President Erdoğan in Ankara today. Biden’s administration and senior Democrats in Congress have begun to explain details of a plan that could change the tax collection of companies operating in the United States and other countries. Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he will continue his hunger strike despite a severe cough and fever.
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The Guardian | Johnson said it would be “kind of normal.”
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson announced yesterday the latest situation with the coronavirus in the country. Johnson said in June that “there will be some kind of normalization.” Johnson said bars, restaurants, hairdressers and shops in the UK would open next Monday. Johnson said the normalization process had begun as progress was made in the vaccination program.
Independent | Johnson questions his foreign travel plans
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson also spoke about the trip abroad in his statements on normalization yesterday. Johnson said the decision on plans to travel abroad for the summer holidays will be made in a month. Johnson added that launching an international trip in May could open the country to new options. The tourism industry reacted to Johnson’s remarks. Tourism experts say international travel has been suspended, saying Johnson’s remarks have created “uncertainty.”
New York Times | Democrats are trying to impose higher taxes on global companies
Biden’s administration and top Democrats in Congress have begun revealing details of a plan that could change the tax collection of companies operating in the United States and other countries. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she supports the establishment of a global minimum tax rate for companies operating in many countries, regardless of their headquarters. Democrats planned to raise taxes on large companies to budget for Biden’s $ 2 trillion infrastructure plan.
Washington Post | The option in Brazil poses a threat to the region
The Washington Post reports that a mutated coronavirus variant in the Amazon Forest has brought Brazil’s health care system to the brink of collapse. Speaking to the newspaper, a doctor said that people were now more ill than in the hospital and some of them could not use their lungs for days.
Moscow Times | Navalny said he would continue his hunger strike despite the high temperature and cough.
Detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he would continue his hunger strike despite a severe cough and fever.
Navalny, 44, went on a hunger strike after a doctor gave him painkillers at a penalty camp for severe back pain and numbness in his leg.
Sharing a post on Instagram, Navalni said, “I’m copying from today’s official measurements; ‘Navalni AA, strong cough, fever 38.1 degrees.”
“Of course I’m on a hunger strike,” Navalny wrote.
Navalny was arrested on his way back to Russia from Germany in January, where he was treated for Novichok poisoning and then sentenced to 2.5 years in prison.
Le Figaro | EU-Turkey: reconciliation is not possible?
Le Figaro writes that “after the tensions of 2020”, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Council of Europe President Charles Michel will meet with President Erdoğan in Ankara today. Many headlines in the newspapers during 2020, reminiscent of the differences between the EU and Turkey, Turkey’s EU leaders were described as ‘at high risk’. Le Figaro, so far Lea Michele and before the meeting, the report was taken under control, Turkey Montreux admirallerl’in a statement on the scholarship stressed.
Al Jazeera | Prince Hamza, who is under house arrest, declared his allegiance to the King of Jordan
Former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein, who is under house arrest in Jordan on Saturday and has been accused by authorities of trying to destabilize the country, is his brother’s king. He swore allegiance to Abdullah. In a letter signed by Hamza bin Hussein, he said, “I surrender myself to the King. I will abide by the constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and I will help and support His Majesty the King and Crown Prince.” , Hamza bin Hussein, King II. Abdullah’s uncle reportedly signed the letter after meeting with Prince El Hassan bin Talal.