Did you catch the news this weekend? We have summarized the important information for you from the last two days.
G20 agreement on global taxation of multinational corporations
At the end of the two-day talks in Venice, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July, the finance ministers of the G20 countries – 19 rich countries and the European Union – will launch a major global tax reform from 2023 onwards. In Europe, a decisive step must be further secured by the formal agreement of the G20 heads of state, and globally, in October, by mobilizing a few more opposing countries, including Ireland. , A bad tax haven.
The real financial situation is that politically verified reform in Venice has two pillars: Creating a global minimum tax of at least 15% For companies with a turnover of more than 750 million euros, and for the benefit of the so-called “market” countries to redistribute 20 to 30% of the “surplus” profits of the 100 largest and most profitable multinational corporations without a balance.
COVID-19: EU has enough vaccine for 70% of its adults, many countries tighten controls on delta variation
The European Union (EU) has reached its goal of vaccinating 70% of its adult population in July, European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen announced on Saturday. The responsibility for managing the levels rests with the governments of the 27 member states, and some are moving faster than others, but, Mr.Me Van der Lion, “EU keeps its promise”.
Many countries, including European countries, have decided to strengthen or re-establish controls on their soils as they face the progress of the highly contagious delta variant listed since the outbreak. This is the situation in Catalonia, Spain, the Netherlands and Malta, which will close their borders unannounced, which is a disgraceful announcement by France that sees it as a decision. “Contrary to European rules”.
Afghanistan: Taliban advance threatens Kabul
Worried about The inevitable advance The Taliban is growing every day in Afghanistan. Afghan officials announced on Sunday (July 11) that a security system capable of intercepting rockets and missiles had been deployed at Kabul airport. Air defense system “It was given to us by our foreign friends. It is a very complex technology. For now, our foreign friends implement it when they have the knowledge to use it.”Afghanistan Security Forces spokesman Ajmal Omar Shinwari told a news conference.
For the past two months, the Taliban have seized most of Afghanistan’s territory in an offensive launched in early May. Final withdrawal of foreign troops From Afghanistan. Afghan forces now control only the main axes and provincial capitals, many of which are surrounded by insurgents, raising fears that they could soon attack Kabul or its airport, the main exit route for foreigners in Afghanistan.
England face Italy in Euro final
Italy and England on Sunday from 8pm (9pm in Paris) in front of more than 60,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium, measuring 75% on this historic day for the England team already. The final of an international tournament for the first time since 1966.
In the center of London, in Trafalgar Square, a fan zone was preparing to welcome the 1,500 lucky winners who won a place on the Internet, in accordance with the rules of social distance. However, experts are concerned that meetings, especially indoors, may promote the spread of delta variation; In the UK in particular, almost all restrictions have been lifted and 30,000 new cases have been registered daily in the past week.
Tennis: Asley Party wins at Wimbledon, Djokovic wins 20e Grand Slam tournament
LAustralian Ashley Party, NOh World No. 1 wins Wimbledon on Saturday, beating Czech Carolina Bliskova (13)e) 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3. At age 25, he won his second Grand Slam title after Roland-Carros in 2019, which allowed him to top the WTA rankings, after which he did not move.
On the men’s side, Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Beretini of Italy In four sets, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, thus equaling the record of 20 Grand Slam titles previously held by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. At 34, Serbian has won 9 Australian Open, 2 Roland Cros, 6 Wimbledon and 3 US Open. He won the first three majors of the year and will compete in the U.S. Grand Slam in September.
United States. Charlottesville unveils statues of two Confederate generals
Weather forecast. Spain and the United States are facing strong heat waves