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    Pandemic affecting child vaccination resulting health risk: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:58am on July 15, 2021

    The UN warned on Thursday that a ‘perfect storm’ was brewing, with a raging pandemic disrupting access to routine vaccinations, leaving millions of children at...

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    Excitement as Cannes Film Festival reopens after pandemic hiatus

    Agence France-Presse . Cannes | Updated at 03:04pm on July 06, 2021

    The famed Cannes Film Festival opens Tuesday, and despite social distancing subduing some of its signature glamour, excitement is rife for the first fully fledged...

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    Pandemic drives sea freight prices to record high

    Agence France-Presse . Londres | Updated at 11:08am on July 04, 2021

    Container shipping prices have reached record highs some 18 months after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic which disrupted maritime logistics chains and drove demand...

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    Biden to celebrate defeating Covid, more challenges on way

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:18am on July 02, 2021

    President Joe Biden will celebrate America’s defeat of Covid-19 with a July 4th barbecue this Sunday, but the fireworks smoke will barely clear before the...

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    HC asks Cox’s Bazar DC to ensure food for horses during pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:45pm on June 30, 2021

    The High Court on Wednesday asked the deputy commissioner of Cox’s Bazar to ensure that no more horse would die from starvation during the pandemic...

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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....