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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 ...

How to stay honest when filing taxes in a pandemic year

Many in the U.S. will be filing their personal income tax returns in the next few days, as the deadline ...

Africa

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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 ...

US woman held hostage by internet fraudster in Nigeria rescued

Lagos - A US woman lured to Nigeria on a promise of marriage and held for more than a year ...

JUST IN | Zindzi Mandela, 59, has died

Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Nelson Mandela, has died.She started her stint as South Africa's ambassador to ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 13)

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...