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Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was “the cross of humanity,” taking up their case for the second day of a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government.
Pope Francis has decided to deliver Sunday's prayer by livestream and Italy called in retired doctors as the new coronavirus epidemic gathered strength and emptied streets in Europe's worst affected country.
The ministers' video conference dragged on for over 15 hours from Tuesday into Wednesday, with Italy and Spain pleading for a solidarity fund that would be paid for by European partners jointly borrowing money on the financial markets.
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Most countries which have lockdowns have been able to ensure supplies of basic and essential items to the people. Nevertheless, it is useful for citizens to ensure that they keep adequate inventories of medicines or any special food items that they need.
Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day address from the ramparts of New Delhi’s Red Fort, announce that India has developed a COVID-19 cure?
COVID-19 has played a significant role in wealth redistribution. The tech-first companies and founders have got richer, to the tune of billions. At the same time, the physical-first founders (aviation, hospitality and real estate), have been pushed to the bottom of the global rich list.