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With more than half of humanity asked to stay at home and economic activity grinding to a virtual standstill in many places, the havoc wreaked by COVID-19 coronavirus continues unabated.
While the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc across much of the globe, political and business leaders are already starting to think about what the world might look like once the worst of the outbreak eases.
More than 200 million people are at risk of unemployment as human civilisation faces a new world war in the form of Covid-19 that can only be stopped by global cooperation, a Chinese expert said while addressing the e-symposium organised by Trends Research & Advisory, Abu Dhabi.
As countries around the globe take strenuous efforts to bring COVID-19 under control while safeguarding jobs and incomes, it should be kept in mind that the economic recovery from the pandemic will be more gradual than previously forecast, as predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
In the UAE, love for Arabic is alive and well, and not just among those who are Arabs. Those who do not speak the language have also taken a liking to it. In this respect, it is noteworthy that the Arabic Language Academy in Sharjah (ALA)’s Arabic Language Centre
As the US’s next vice president, Kamala Harris is a person of many firsts: the nation’s first female, first Black, first South Asian American and first Jamaican American to hold the second highest office. But on Sunday it was Harris’ Caribbean roots that took centre stage,
The death of George Floyd last summer was one injustice too many. The Black Lives Matter movement that followed drove awareness – on a global level – of what it is that black people have been facing forever, on a daily basis.
Despite hospitals overflowing with patients, heart-breaking numbers of deaths and COVID-19 infection rates hovering at dangerous levels, there are some signs that the daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases is beginning to flatten in California.