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Governments around the world are trying to stop the spread of the disease while scrambling for ways to relieve pressure on their economies, which are facing a historic downturn with millions pushed into unemployment.
Most of the coronavirus articles talk about the planet being the beneficiary of all the lockdowns and almost zero economic activity. However, that’s not entirely correct.
Moscow and Lagos joined the roll call of cities around the world with empty streets, while Virginia and Maryland became the latest US states to announce stay-at-home orders, followed quickly by Washington DC.
A total of 75,538 deaths have been recorded, including 53,928 in Europe, the continent worst hit by the virus. The official tallies probably reflect only a fraction of the actual number of cases. Many countries are testing only the most serious cases.
If there is one unique quality that the UAE has, it is that it not only dreams new goals and ambitions, but also follows it up like nobody does. Few countries can do that. Take the Dubai Metro for instance. In 2004, five consortiums were selected to build
The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of considerable leverage and could ramp up pressure on them to reach a peace deal.
Power tends to corrupt, said Lord Acton. This two line quote, the second line being “absolute power corrupts absolutely”, is far more well known, a hundred and fifty years later, than anything else Lord Acton ever did. He was a politician, Lord Acton,
I was once attacked by someone in The Spectator for my hopelessly unrealistic progressive opinions, and thus characterised as “a millennial”. This was doubly satisfying, because I do like to think of myself as “woke”, and I’m old enough to be the parent – if