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Air travel down 60 per cent, as airline industry losses top $370 billion: ICAO

A new report from the UN’s air transportation agency confirms there was a “dramatic” fall in international air travel due to COVID-19, of around 60…

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Two billion COVID vaccine doses secured, WHO says end of pandemic is in sight

  The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is the first vaccine to be made readily available in some parts of the world. The end of the pandemic…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact On The Electricity Sector

A cross-domain, open-access data hub created by Texas A&M researchers shows the effects human mobility has on the United States’ electricity markets. Researchers in the…

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Global agreement on migration ‘taking root’ despite pandemic challenge: Guterres

The Global Compact for Migration, adopted by countries in 2018 as a comprehensive framework for cooperation on international migration, is “taking root in promising ways”,…

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UN chief to press G20 for greater solidarity and support during pandemic

When he addresses leaders of the world’s richest countries at the G20 summit on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a simple message on…

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Social media-based trafficking on the rise during coronavirus pandemic

A UN rights committee has called on social media platforms to use big data and artificial intelligence to help eliminate trafficking in women and girls,…

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Pandemic resurgence stalls Europe’s growth rebound

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Covid: Small shops ‘more agile’ than big ones in pandemic

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Pandemic exposes ‘hidden poverty’ in unequal cities

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One in six children living in extreme poverty, with figure set to rise during pandemic

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