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A year-round social impact innovation programme for graduate students across the world, Global Grad Show, an initiative by the Art Dubai Group, has received entries from 125 universities in 40 countries during the application phase of its initiative addressing the collateral issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic may cause the largest surge in child marriage rates for 25 years, new analysis suggests, with half a million more girls at risk this year alone as a result of the crisis.
For those who are suffering under the unbearable effects of the coronavirus on life, the news that it is slackening its pace can be heartening.
Each morning during these most unusual of times, I find an inbox filled with messages from both my medical colleagues and well-informed laypeople attaching articles or links to webpages referencing the latest “breakthroughs” in the fight against the coronavirus.
A sound mind in a sound body, is a maxim attributed to the Greek philosopher, Thales, of sixth century Before the Common Era (BCE), and it has been assumed that it is true. It looks like that no one checked it out. The maxim has its own merits in very many ways. But it seems that it is not holding up after a lapse of 2,500 years.
The unexpected loser in Tuesday’s special Texas congressional election was Susan Wright, the widow of the North Texas suburban district’s former Republican representative. But the bigger loser may have been former President Donald Trump.
With coronavirus deaths rising in Myanmar, allegations are growing from residents and human rights activists that the military government, which seized control in February, is using the pandemic to consolidate power and crush opposition.
As the United States wrestles with how to curb the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant — and President Joe Biden launches a push to get federal workers vaccinated — it’s painful to compare our struggle with that of the rest of the world.