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An analysis by the Guardian found that black youth in Britain had a higher unemployment rate than their white peers in the pandemic. Prince Andrew described how his mother, Queen Elizabeth, was affected by his father’s death. Electricity was cut off after a suspected explosion at Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities in Natanz.
April 12, 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | “Black youth are three times more likely to be unemployed than their white peers”
An analysis by the Guardian found that black youth in Britain had a higher unemployment rate than their white peers in the pandemic. The analysis showed that 41.6 percent of black youth were unemployed during the pandemic. Experts say the coronavirus epidemic is beginning to reveal deep inequalities in finding work.
Independent | “The loss of Prince Philip left Queen Elizabeth with a huge void”
A memorial service was held yesterday after the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip died at the age of 99 last Friday. Speaking after the ceremony, Prince Andrew described how his mother was affected by the death of his father, Queen Elizabeth. Andrew told the queen that there was “a big gap” with her husband’s death. The funeral of Prince Philip will be held on April 17.
New York Times | The blast shakes the nuclear plant and angers Iran
Electricity was cut off after a suspected explosion at Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities in Natanz. Iranian officials called the incident a “provocation” and blamed Israel. The New York Times reported that the events could damage the operation launched to restore the 2015 Nuclear Agreement.
Washington Post | Chief executives prefer voting rights
In the United States, 100 CEOs and corporate bosses gathered online Saturday to discuss a bill that would make it harder for some people to vote in Georgia. The chief executives discussed how they could show their opposition to the bill. Some businessmen suggested not donating to politicians who supported the bill, while others said investment in the province could be halted.
Moscow Times | Kremlin: We are not going to war with Ukraine
As Russia continues to increase its military presence on the Ukrainian border, the Kremlin has said it is “not going to war with Ukraine.”
Speaking to Russian media, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: “Of course, no one is planning to go to war; no one is accepting the possibility of such a war.”
A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said, “No one accepts the possibility of a civil war in Ukraine.”
Stressing that Russia is not part of the conflict in the region, Peskov said that they will no longer be able to “careless” the fate of Russian-speaking people living in the region.
“Russia is doing its best to reduce these conflicts. We will continue to explain it tirelessly,” he said.
Clashes between Ukraine and separatist groups in the east of the country have intensified in recent weeks. Russia has gathered the largest number of troops on the Ukrainian border since the fighting began in 2014.
Le Monde | Suspension of tourism; social disaster
Due to the new type of Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic, the tourism industry, which has come to a standstill worldwide, is said to be threatening the jobs of about 100 million people. Among the millions of people who have lost their jobs due to tourism, women working in developing countries, young people without university education and groups were most affected.
Al Jazeera | Qatar will launch a global refugee vaccination project for the Red Crescent
Qatar Red Crescent has announced that it will launch a $ 100 million project to provide Covid-19 vaccines to refugees, IDPs and migrants around the world. The campaign will cover 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East over three years. The campaign, which began with the slogan “Do not leave anyone behind”, will continue with the World Health Organization.