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    G7 outlines pact on pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Carbis Bay | Updated at 12:32am on June 13, 2021

    Britain on Saturday acclaimed a ‘historic’ action plan by G7 nations to prevent future pandemics, as the elite group showcased US-led unity against China and...

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    Greek ‘neo-muralist’ depict pandemic through mythology

    Agence France-Presse . Nicosia | Updated at 10:02am on June 11, 2021

    An Athenian ‘neo-muralist’ is blending Greek mythology and Byzantine iconography with graffiti and street art to depict how the coronavirus has forced people the world...

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    Pandemic shakes up EIU rankings of world's most liveable cities

    Agence France-Presse. London, United Kingdom | Updated at 05:27am on June 09, 2021

    The pandemic has shaken up the rankings of the world's most liveable cities, a study released on Wednesday showed, with metropolises in Australia, Japan and...

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    Nuclear-armed states spend $1.4bn for arsenal expansion amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 09:19pm on June 07, 2021

    Even as the pandemic raged and economies around the world were devastated, nuclear-armed countries last year increased spending on atomic weapon arsenals by 1.4 billion...

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    Pandemic doubly slows fast-track projects in Bangladesh

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 11:41pm on June 01, 2021

    The implementation of four fast-track multibillion dollar infrastructure projects is yet to get momentum risking cost overruns despite years-long special focus on them, officials said....

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    India’s poor suffer from hunger in pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:35am on May 30, 2021

    Rasheeda Jaleel lives in fear that she may not be able to feed her seven children as millions of Indian families are forced into poverty...

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    Pandemic 2nd year set to be far more deadly: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 07:31pm on May 14, 2021

    The WHO said Friday that the Covid pandemic’s second year was on track to be its deadliest, as he urged rich countries to donate vaccines...

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    People in India asked not to dump Covid victims’ bodies in river

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:38pm on May 12, 2021

    The federal government of India, a neighbouring country of Bangladesh, has asked states to check the practice of dumping bodies of Covid-19 victims into the...

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    EU summit attended in person 1st time this year

    Associated Press/ UNB . Lisbon | Updated at 03:30pm on May 07, 2021

    On the list of things not to do during a pandemic, holding big international gatherings is close to the top...

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    Covid-19 boosted e-commerce in 2020: UN study

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:32pm on May 03, 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic provided a boost for e-commerce last year, but the digital windfall was not enjoyed equally across the board, a UN study found...