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Long-term economic fallout of Covid-19 could persist for a generation

The COVID-19 pandemic's toll on economic activity in recent months is only the beginning of the story. While the rapid ...

Tokyo leads Asian markets higher, across-the-board gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.The big action was in Tokyo where ...

UK to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on border infrastructure

LONDON, UK - The British government on Sunday announced a £705 million funding package for border infrastructure, jobs and technology ...

India's D-Mart supermarket chain has shocking first quarter

MUMBAI, India - On Saturday, Avenue Supermarts reported an 87.61% fall in consolidated net profit for the June quarter, compared ...

Pakistani pilots suspect qualifications lead to PIA ban from U.S.

LAHORE, Pakistan - The US Department of Transportation on Thursday (local time) suspended Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) special permit into ...

Families of Italy's Coronavirus Dead Seek Answers, Solace, Justice

ROME - It started out as way for grief-struck families to mourn their coronavirus dead online: a Facebook group where ...

Africa

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Malawi study shows how dependency on bushmeat hunting can be reduced

Bushmeat hunting and consumption, where wild animals are harvested for food, is a danger to wildlife around the world. Harvesting ...

Air pollution, temperature and respiratory disease: a South African study

Global warming and air pollution have something in common: their effects on human health. Air pollution is a well-known cause ...

Long-distance taxis hardest hit during lockdown - Santaco

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said taxis making local trips could operate at 100% capacity.Long-distance taxis, however, could only load ...

We were blindsided by fresh ban, says alcohol industry

South Africa's alcohol industry has said it was blindsided by government's immediate reinstatement of the ban on alcohol, warning of ...

OBIT | Zindzi Mandela, remembered for her 1985 address, dies at 59

South Africa's ambassador to Denmark Zindiswa Mandela passed away at the age of 59 on Monday morning. She was the ...

When the world changes under a political scientist's feet

The scientific method isn't easy to use during rapid social change.Protests in response to George Floyd's death spread to over ...