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US President Joe Biden has promised that his country will halve its greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years. New developments have taken place in the scandal of former British Prime Minister David Cameron lobbying for financial support for the private company Greensill Capital at the beginning of the pandemic. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has announced that the country will begin withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border on Friday.
April 23, 2021These are the headlines that stand out in the world press …
The Guardian | Former Prime Minister Cameron’s lobby scandal: We fought to support a $ 20 billion private company
There have been new developments in the scandal of former British Prime Minister David Cameron lobbying a private company to provide financial support to Greensill Capital at the beginning of the pandemic. Cameron has been linked to the Bank of England and the Treasury for $ 20 billion in support of Greensill Capital.
Independent | It’s time to lead the British climate movement
Following the virtual climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden, the Independent carried the slogan “Stop triggering a climate crisis.” “As world leaders set new goals to reduce emissions, it is time to lead Britain’s climate action,” the statement said.
New York Times | Biden promised to halve US emissions, and the Allies swore an oath.
US President Joe Biden has promised that his country will halve its greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years. The U.S. leader said rapid and major changes would be needed across the country to achieve this goal. Referring to some research, the NYT said that in order to achieve these goals, many steps need to be taken, such as SUVs sold in galleries to be electric only, the closure of coal-fired factories and the expansion of forest areas.
Washington Post | The return of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may be imminent
Federal health officials in the United States are close to allowing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to be re-used. According to the Washington Post, the decision could take effect over the weekend. It is planned to issue a new warning about blood clotting, but not to limit the age.
Moscow Times | Russia to withdraw troops from the Ukrainian border and Crimea
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has announced that the country will begin withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border on Friday.
Shoigu said that the military forces in Crimea will also end.
Speaking at a military exercise in Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014, Shoigu ordered all border troops to return to their bases on April 23.
“I believe that our immediate investigation has achieved its goal,” Shoigu said. Our soldiers have proved that they can reliably defend our country. ”
Russia’s military presence in the region provoked a backlash from the West, and tensions on the Kiev-Moscow line reached high levels.
Le Monde | Climate Crisis: US Takes Control
US President Joe Biden hosted a climate summit attended by 40 world leaders yesterday. At today’s virtual summit, the leaders announced the steps their countries will take against the climate crisis. Returning to his country to fight the climate crisis, US President Biden promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030. The European Union has agreed to reduce emissions by 55 percent by 2030.
Al Jazeera | The founder fled abroad; An investigation has been launched against Thodex, a cryptocurrency exchange in Turkey
The founder of Thodex, one of the exchanges used to buy and sell cryptocurrencies in Turkey, was unable to access users’ accounts when he left the country. After the founder went abroad, an investigation was launched against him. Although not the largest crypto market in Turkey, Thodex has 390,000 active users. In the light of the Thodex incident, government officials in Turkey stressed the need for regulation in the cryptocurrency market.