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Pandemic bonds: The financial cure we need for COVID-19?

Countries around the world are taking unprecedented action to stem financial collapse due to COVID-19. Governments are acting as insurers ...

Why more needs to be done for democracy to work in Sudan

Sudan is at a defining moment. The country's history and legacy of military rule and conflict leaves it at risk ...

Government says Australia's coronavirus curve may be flattening

The federal government says there are signs the coronavirus curve may be flattening in Australia.Scott Morrison told a Sunday news ...

While coronavirus rages, bitcoin has made a leap towards the mainstream

Anyone holding bitcoin would have watched the market with alarm in recent weeks. The virtual currency, whose price other cryptocurrencies ...

Full Accountability Needed in Khashoggi Killing, Rights Groups Say

Turkey's indictment this week of 20 Saudi nationals accused in the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi does not go far ...

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second ...

Q+A: Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus - what happens now?

Boris Johnson, the British prime minister, has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. In a recorded video message, Johnson said ...

Five TV sitcoms to help get you through lockdown

It's a truth frequently acknowledged that laughter is the best medicine (at least when paracetamol isn't available). A few months ...

Beware far-right arguments disguised as environmentalism

Posters in the style of the activist group Extinction Rebellion (XR) have appeared in the UK declaring "Corona is the ...

Will coronavirus be the turning point for globalisation?

There is a widespread belief that nothing will ever be the same after the coronavirus pandemic, with society, the role ...

Alex Salmond acquittal: looming fall-out for SNP could ignite civil war

Monday March 23, 2020 may go down in history as the day the UK went into lockdown over coronavirus. But ...

How SNAP can help people during hard economic times like these

A record number of Americans are seeing their hours cut or losing their jobs due to the initial economic repercussions ...

Is the loss of your sense of smell and taste an early sign of COVID-19?

Doctors from around the world are reporting cases of COVID-19 patients who have lost their sense of smell, known as ...

How will football return after this unplanned hiatus?

As many of us fill the void in live sport by watching repeats of the FA Cup Quarter Finals, or ...

Perfection comes at a price in latest adaptation of Austen's 'Emma'

The latest film adaptation of Jane Austen's classic "Emma" is a visual feast of color, pattern and texture.It's also a ...

6 things you can do to cope with boredom at a time of social distancing

More and more of us are staying home in an attempt to slow down the spreading coronavirus. But being stuck ...

Can I complain about coronavirus? Why it is OK to vent, sometimes

The COVID-19 pandemic is different from many crises in that it has affected all of us regardless of politics, economics, ...

10 ways to spot online misinformation

Propagandists are already working to sow disinformation and social discord in the run-up to the November elections.Many of their efforts ...

Your brain evolved to hoard supplies and shame others for doing the same

The media is replete with COVID-19 stories about people clearing supermarket shelves - and the backlash against them. Have people ...

Trump coronavirus briefings become mini election rallies

Forced by the coronavirus pandemic to suspend reelection rallies, President Donald Trump has converted daily White House briefings on the ...

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Search engine giant commits $800 million to help ward off coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Google has announced a new $800 million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and ...

Transport trucks finding it difficult to navigate closed borders

KANPUR, Uttar Pradesh, India - Several truck drivers, many with goods loaded on their vehicles, have been stuck in Uttar ...

Wall St tumbles despite Congress finally passing $2.2 trillion law

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off sharply on Friday, despite the House of Represnetatives passing a ...

Time to reboot American manufacturing

The coronavirus crisis has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical ...

Australian shares tumble 5%, Japan rises nearly 4%

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares were decidedly mixed across Asia on Friday. In Japan they soared in value. In Australia they ...

Multi-billion dollar relief package passed by parliament in Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament on Thursday evening passed a $40 billion emergency package to help countries and their ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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