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The world of 2030 will be radically different from the one most of us were born into, and the global pandemic will only speed up this timeline. Some of the changes on the horizon: Africa’s population will top East Asia’s for the first time, there will be more
Once again, the time to celebrate Eid has come. The celebrations may have been tempered by the rampaging coronavirus, but what hasn’t been tempered is the joy and happiness that binds families, friends and acquaintances on this occasion. For the second year
A year into the pandemic, infection rates are falling. Hospitals are quieter; morgues are emptier. Emboldened by vaccines, we’re dropping our masks and stepping closer. Slowly we’re reopening indoor dining, theaters, museums and schools.
The closely fought Kenyan presidential election has ended on a fractious note with vice-president William Ruto winning it by a narrow margin, defeating the opposition leader Raila Odinga. Ruto secured 50.49 per cent of the vote and Odinga 48.85 per cent. Odinga is popular among the poor, especially in the slum districts of Nairobi, the Kenyan
The GOP has two words that give it strength: “America First” Putting aside the slogan’s antisemitic history and the problematic scarcity mind-set it promotes, it might sound reasonable enough. Why shouldn’t our elected officials put our country first? But the phrase is a useful lie to mask the party’s actual priorities: protecting beloved tax-dodging
In a leaked recording, Liz Truss, the Tory leadership candidate and bookies’ favourite to be the next prime minister, can be heard attacking British workers. She said they needed “more graft” and suggested they lacked the “skill and application” of rivals abroad. When asked about the comments, Truss replied: “I don’t know what you are quoting here.”
Cricket fans in the UAE are looking forward to Aug.28, when the two most admired teams of the world, India and Pakistan, will clash during the much-awaited Asia Cup. The Asia Cup’s highly-anticipated game between the sporting rivals will generate a lot of excitement. TV channels have already started talking about it. Cricket fans have already booked