T24 Foreign News
In the UK, the Labor Party is developing a new strategy to recapture the “fortresses” that Boris Johnson lost to the Conservative Party in the 2019 elections. The new coronavirus vaccine, developed by Oxford University and manufactured by AstraZeneca, provides 76% protection in a single dose for about 3 months. Democrats will accuse former President Donald Trump of treason during the impeachment process. The Russian opposition leader will spend about three years in prison after his trial.
February 3, 2021 These are some of the prominent headlines in the history of the world press.
The Guardian | It turns out: Labor’s strategy to take back the red wall
In the UK, the Labor Party is developing a new strategy to recapture the “fortresses” that Boris Johnson lost to the Conservative Party in the 2019 elections. The Guardian plans to “make more use of the British flag and veterans, but also dress more stylishly” to retrieve these documents.
Times | The Oxford vaccine reduces coronavirus transmission
The new coronavirus vaccine, developed by Oxford University and manufactured by AstraZeneca, provides 76% protection in a single dose for about 3 months. According to data from three trials, a single dose of the vaccine reduces the risk of infection by 67% during this period. These findings are still being investigated by the Lancet.
New York Times | Jeff Bezos will retire as CEO of Amazon
Jeff Bezos, one of the richest men in the world, has announced that he will resign as CEO of e-commerce giant Amazon.
Bezos will take over from Andy Jassy, who runs Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud computing business, from the second half of 2021. Bezos will continue to serve as chairman of Amazon’s board of directors.
Being the CEO of Amazon can be a deep responsibility and tedious.
Speaking about the Day 1 Foundation, Bezos Earth Fund, Blue Origin and The Washington Post, Bezos said, “My goal in resigning is not to retire. I’ve never had so much energy. I’m very passionate about the impact of these institutions.”
Washington Post | Democrats, who spoke of “betrayal”, laid the groundwork for the lawsuit against Trump
Democrats have developed a strategy that former President Donald Trump will use in his impeachment trial to accuse Congress of inciting the January 6 coup. Democrats say Trump is pushing his supporters “crazy” just to seize power and risk the foundations of US democracy. Impeachment officials said Trump was the sole perpetrator of the attack, calling it a “historic betrayal.”
Moscow Times | Poisoned Putin’s opponent, Navalny, to spend about 3 years in prison
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been convicted of violating parole and sentenced to two years and eight months in prison. Navalny will spend about three years in prison.
Al Jazeera | The Security Council does not agree with the statement condemning the coup in Myanmar
The United Nations Security Council failed to agree on a joint agreement condemning the coup in Myanmar on Monday. At the end of the two-hour emergency meeting, China, one of Myanmar’s allies, did not support the statement. Diplomats said work on the statement would continue.