Posts Tagged ‘delays’

Judge Delays Absentee Ballot Audit as Fulton County, Georgia Requests Dismissal of Lawsuit

A Georgia judge ordered a delay in the audit of an estimated 147,000 absentee ballots cast in Fulton County, Georgia during the 2020 election Wednesday after county officials filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by nine Georgia voters who requested the audit. Last Friday, Superior Court Judge Brian Amero ordered the audit requested […]

Ethiopia delays national elections for second time amid deadly tensions in Tigray region

Ethiopia has again delayed its national election after some opposition parties said they wouldn’t take part and as conflict in the country’s Tigray region means no vote is being held there, further complicating Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s efforts to centralise power. The head of the national elections board, Birtukan Mideksa, in a meeting with political […]

US Delays UN Security Council Meeting on Gaza Violence

After blocking two statements at the UN Security Council on the ongoing Israeli violence against Palestinians, the US objected to a planned meeting on the Israeli bombing campaign in Gaza that was to be held publicly on Friday. The US suggested that the meeting should be held next Tuesday, but after a compromise, the Security […]

Israel delays controversial Palestinian eviction hearing in East Jerusalem

A controversial Israeli court hearing on plans to evict a group of Palestinians in East Jerusalem was postponed on Sunday after the attorney-general asked to defer the case. The Israeli Supreme Court was due on Monday to hear an appeal against the evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in the city. But Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit’s […]

Hamas denounces ‘coup’ after Abbas delays Palestinian election over East Jerusalem dispute with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he would delay the upcoming election, citing the Israeli ban on campaign events in East Jerusalem. The militant group Hamas, favored to make gains, called the decision a “coup.” Abbas announced the decision early on Friday local time, saying the Palestinian Authority “will take the proper decision to preserve […]

Abbas delays first Palestinian elections in 15 years, blaming Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday night announced that the first Palestinian national elections in 15 years would be indefinitely delayed. The vote would be postponed until Israel agreed to allow East Jerusalem Palestinians to participate, Abbas told a conference of senior Palestinian officials. The decision was widely interpreted to mean the elections will […]

Abbas delays Palestinian elections, citing Israel’s refusal to allow Jerusalem vote

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Frustrated by delays, EU launches legal action against vaccine-maker AstraZeneca

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — The European Union’s executive branch said Monday that it has launched legal action against coronavirus vaccine-maker AstraZeneca for failing to respect the terms of its contract with the 27-nation bloc. The AstraZeneca vaccine has been central to Europe’s immunization campaign, and a linchpin in the global strategy to get vaccines to […]

Pakistan delays debate on expelling Paris envoy for second time after suppressing anti-France protests

Pakistan’s parliament has again postponed a resolution calling for the expulsion of France’s ambassador on Friday, as violent protests over the failure of President Emmanuel Macron to condemn blasphemous cartoons subsided. The assembly’s speaker made the decision to adjourn the session indefinitely after chaos broke out in the chamber when MPs, supportive of kicking the […]

After years of delays and strife, Jerusalem Tolerance Museum nears completion

In 2000, Rabbi Marvin Hier held a dinner in Los Angeles for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the anti-Semitism monitor and Jewish advocacy group he leads. As the evening drew to a close, Hier handed out baseball caps with “Winnick Institute” written on the front: the name of the tolerance museum the SWC was planning in […]

Ireland mulls delaying 2nd Covid-19 vaccine doses amid J&J delays & AstraZeneca age limits

The Irish government has said it is considering whether to space out the administering of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine in order to reach more people with a first dose as the country looks to open up from tough restrictions. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland on Thursday, the Irish deputy prime minister, Leo Varadkar, said it would […]

Israeli Health Ministry, Magen David Adom dispute delays vaccination of thousands

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Thailand delays AstraZeneca vaccination amid Europe safety reports

Thailand delayed the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine scheduled to start on Friday with its prime minister and cabinet members taking the first shots, citing safety concerns after reports of blood clots in some vaccinated people in Europe.The Asian nation is the first country outside of Europe suspending the use of the AstraZeneca shot, while […]

Canadian Government Delays Mandatory Traveler Quarantine — “Solutions Watch” with Ja mes Corbett

Canadian Government Delays Mandatory Traveler Quarantine — “Solutions Watch” with James Corbett Activist Post / Activist Post By The Corbett Report The Canadian government announced it was going to subject Canadian residents to mandatory quarantine, at their own expense, after returning from international travel, regardless of their negative COVID status. After public backlash and the […]

Canadian Government Delays Mandatory Traveler Quarantine – #SolutionsWatch

littlebird says: Some info on PCR tests specifically related to cycle threshold (ct) values: American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) letter to state labs re reporting ct values:https://www.acla.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ACLA-APHL-Ct-Value-Letter.pdfhttps://archive.is/5UuTf some excerpts (the full letter is ~2 pgs, linked above) “We are writing to voice our concerns about potentially inappropriate use of Ct values with COVID-19 testing and […]

Snow blankets New York City bringing delays and disruption | In pictures

These were the scenes in New York City after the region was hit by a major snowstorm. It caused huge disruption: halting public transport, cancelling flights and closing schools and COVID-19 vaccination sites. But it wasn’t all bad: cross-country skiers were spotted enjoying themselves in Central Park, while these two, pictured above, made “snow angels” […]

EU says it will seek ‘clarification’ from Pfizer after further Covid-19 vaccine delays

The European Union has said further contact is needed with Pfizer after it was reported that the pharmaceutical giant will be reducing deliveries for the second week running as the company upgrades its manufacturing plant. “We will seek clarification from the company,” an EU spokesman told a press conference on Friday when asked about Pfizer’s […]

WhatsApp Delays Controversial Data Changes amid Public Outcry

Posted on January 16, 2021 by martyrashrakat By Staff, Agencies  WhatsApp announced on Friday that it would postpone changes to its terms of service for at least three months amid an outcry the mobile messaging service would share confidential data with its parent company, Facebook. We are now delaying the date by which users will […]

After users flee in backlash, WhatsApp delays data sharing change

SAN FRANCISCO — WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app, a huge hit across the world, canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms concerning sharing data with Facebook, saying it […]

COVID vaccines: Six EU countries hit out at ‘unacceptable’ delays to deliveries of Pfizer jab

Six European countries branded Pfizer’s announcement of a temporary delay to the deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines as “unacceptable” calling on Brussels to ensure “transparency and stability”. A spokeswoman for Pfizer Denmark confirmed on Friday that in order for the company to reach its two billion doses target for the year, facilities at its plant in […]

‘Unacceptable’: 6 EU countries urge bloc to address Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine delays, as Canada also flags supply issues

Six EU governments have written to the bloc’s executive to call for action as deliveries of Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech are being delayed, while supply issues have also been reported in Canada. The health ministers of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia called on the EU Commission to ensure the “stability and transparency […]

S&P: ‘Real risk’ for Israel ratings downgrade if instability delays austerity

A political stalemate in Israel that could hinder its ability to bring spending under control in 2021 could trigger a “real risk” of a downgrade of its sovereign rating, a senior director of S&P Global Ratings said this week. “If the political situation led to a lack of consensus or lack of decision making regarding […]

Saudi prince delays normalization pact with Israel due to Biden win — report

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly pulled back from a normalization deal with Israel due to US President-elect Joe Biden’s election win this month and the prince’s desire to build ties with the incoming administration. Bin Salman, son of the 84-year-old King Salman and the kingdom’s de facto ruler, is reluctant “to take the […]

Pennsylvania Judge Delays Election Certification Pending Republican Legal Challenge

A Commonwealth Court Judge ruled Wednesday that Pennsylvania election results should not be certified until a Republican lawsuit challenging the voting process is resolved. The order, signed by Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough, bars all respondents from certifying the results of the election pending a hearing on Friday, November 27 at 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump’s […]

Israel’s top court delays sentencing of soldier who shot and killed innocent Palestinian

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Netanyahu delays threat of another Israeli election with budget compromise

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As Bolivian Regime Delays Elections A Third Time, Media Continue To Ignore Coup

In the Bolivian elections last October 20, incumbent President Evo Morales of the Movement Toward Socialism party (MAS in Spanish) won a 10-point victory over his nearest challenger, as pre-election polls predicted. The next day,  the Organization of American States issued a statement challenging the legitimacy of the elections, asserting a “hard-to-explain change in the trend of the […]

Netanyahu bribery trial resumes amid protests, judge delays witness phase until January

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bribery trial resumed on Sunday. However, the PM was not in attendance at the Jerusalem District Court hearing. His attorney Yossi Segev asked the court to delay proceedings because of Covid-19. “It’s hard to tell if a masked witness is telling the truth,” he said.  The PM Judge Rivkah Friedman […]

Baghdad delays and denies visas for journalists visiting Kurdistan Autonomous Region: Metro Center

nsnbc : The Metro Center for Journalists Rights and Advocacy (Metro Center) reported that Iraqi federal authorities are delaying or outright denying visa applications […]

Israeli Military Court Delays Trial of Ahed Tamimi

An Israeli court has postponed the trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi and her mother to 6 February, according to the Palestinian Information Centre. Israel’s Ofer military court, located west of the West Bank city of Ramallah, delayed the trial yesterday that was originally scheduled to take place to tomorrow. Tamimi, a resident of Nabi […]

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