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COP26 climate change conference postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus

A major UN climate change conference due to take place in November has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The COP26 summit…

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Cruise bookings are on the rise for 2021 despite coronavirus

It seems travelers are prepared to batten down the hatches and sail close to the wind, as cruise bookings for 2021 are on the rise….

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COVID-19 is testing our resilience across all sectors of the economy and areas of development

The COVID-19 pandemic is a new challenge we are facing in today’s fast changing world, and we are facing it as a global society. Like…

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Amazon warehouse workers protest near Detroit, days after NYC walkout

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest this week over…

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Sweden: Europe’s lockdown exception

With billions across the world under lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, one country stands almost alone. In Sweden, daily life has been continuing largely as…

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World’s worst air adds to Serbian capital’s coronavirus woes

Belgrade’s residents on Friday isolated themselves not only from coronavirus but also from acrid smoke, which defied strong winds to transform the Serbian capital into…

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World Bank, IMF urge debt relief for poorer countries hit by coronavirus

The heads of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund on Friday underscored the need to provide debt relief to poorer countries hit by the…

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Spain sets grim new record for virus deaths with 838 in 24 hours

Spain awoke to its third week under near-total lockdown on Sunday, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death…

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Germany’s coronavirus support will last two months, think tank tells paper

Germany’s 750 billion euro ($834 billion) package to soften the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Europe’s largest economy will last for about two…

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Stay home for three months, UK tells 1.5m most at risk

Stay home for three months, UK tells 1.5m most at risk

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