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Long working hours killing 745,000 people a year, study finds

BBC - 2021-05-18 00:06
The World Health Organization says the trend may worsen due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Pandemic exposed ‘undeniable effects of racism’: Dr Anthony Fauci

Nationalheraldindia - 2021-05-17 18:37

COVID-19 pandemic: Nation stares at dark bottomless abyss

Nationalheraldindia - 2021-05-16 09:40

LIVE News Updates: CLAT 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Nationalheraldindia - 2021-05-15 21:21

Second pandemic year to be deadlier than first, warns WHO – as it happened | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2021-05-15 10:48

The stark global divide in the Covid-19 pandemic

CNN - 2021-05-15 06:19

Are choosy workers causing a labor market stall-out?

AEI - 2021-05-15 00:07
In the wake of April’s disappointing job creation and unemployment numbers, it’s helpful to compare where the job market was prior to the pandemic and where it is now. What this data shows is rampant demand in an already surprisingly tight labor market. T ...

Kurdistan amends repayment terms to IOCs, citing higher oil prices, pandemic stress | S&P Global Platts

Spglobal - 2021-05-14 15:57

Students hold private prom amid pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-05-13 18:51

Erbil celebrates Eid al-Fitr amid coronavirus pandemic

Rûdaw - 2021-05-13 17:48

Report: more drug overdose deaths happening amid pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-05-13 17:28

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Want to Get Married After Pandemic

MSN - 2021-05-12 03:50

Pandemic did not stop exploitation in textile sector

ANF - 2021-05-11 08:57
Two million textile workers are continuing to work during the partial lockdown in Turkey. Most of them consisting of Kurds and refugees are not members of a trade union, and they are without social security and registration. ...

Putin and Erdoğan discuss pandemic over the phone - english

Bianet - 2021-05-10 10:15

Pandemic has limited health services for women:... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2021-05-09 18:52

Prisoner Köse's health condition worsening

ANF - 2021-05-09 12:06
Violations of rights in Turkish prisons continue without slowing down. Hundreds of ill prisoners are literally left to die, while, after the state of emergency, arbitrary practices are being carried out using the coronavirus pandemic as a cover. ...

New food, more reopenings as pandemic restrictions fade across region

Yahoo - 2021-05-07 11:45

Will Corporate Greed Prolong the Pandemic? by Joseph E. Stiglitz & Lori Wallach - Project Syndicate

Project Syndicate - 2021-05-07 01:13

Opinion: Will corporate greed prolong the COVID-19 pandemic? - MarketWatch

Marketwatch - 2021-05-07 01:13

States start to opt out of federal pandemic unemployment benefits

AEI - 2021-05-07 00:05
Many employers across the country continue to argue that extraordinary federal unemployment benefits are keeping workers on the sidelines. Now, Montana has decided to do something about it and reject all extraordinary federal unemployment funds and return ...

Aid agencies warn of closed hospitals, testing shortages in northeast Syria amid pandemic wave

Washington Post - 2021-05-06 17:50

Fixing Capital’s Dirty Air a Priority for Majority of Londoners, Survey Shows

John Bolton - 2021-05-05 22:50
Londoners are calling for their next Mayor to tackle air pollution as a priority, a new pan-European survey has revealed. The YouGov poll on post-pandemic mobility found that two thirds (67 percent) of Londoners surveyed wanted to see a reduction in pollu ...

Pandemic boosts durum, pasta consumption | 2021-05-03 | World Grain

World Grain - 2021-05-04 20:56

COVID-19 pandemic (2019-21) - PLOS Collections

PLOS - 2021-05-04 11:46

Kamala Harris says nation will 'find a moment' to celebrate inauguration amid pandemic grief

Yahoo - 2021-05-04 08:45

Small Islands, Global Challenges: Greece, COVID, and Mediterranean Migration

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2021-05-04 00:59
Last spring, as Italy, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and other European countries fought to contain the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, a spate of articles discussed how and why Greece’s response to the pandemic had proved so successful despite the coun ...

India Covid pandemic: Delhi calls for army help amid crisis

BBC - 2021-05-04 00:36
Hospitals in India's capitals are full and facing shortages of oxygen as Covid cases surge. ...

GCC tech startups cautiously optimistic about post-pandemic future | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-05-03 23:48

Loophole Lets Landlords Evict Tenants Despite Pandemic Prohibition

Yahoo - 2021-05-01 10:51

Family working through the pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-05-01 08:09

Mental Health and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-05-01 07:39

Turkey goes into its first full nationwide lockdown since the start of the pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-05-01 06:28

Beyond the pandemic: London votes for a mayor during crisis

Yahoo - 2021-04-30 09:16

Waiting for Catastrophes While Living Under the Specter of Pandemic and War | The Nation

Thenation - 2021-04-29 23:58

The Latest: France looks to lift some pandemic restrictions - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

Lasvegassun - 2021-04-29 22:11

The Latest: France looks to lift some pandemic restrictions | FOX 28 Spokane

Fox28spokane - 2021-04-29 19:07

"Kobanê trial" in Ankara to continue on May 18

ANF - 2021-04-29 18:23
The next main hearing in the so-called Kobanê trial in Ankara will not take place until May 18 because of the lockdown as part of pandemic restrictions. ...

During Ramadan, this is how Syrians in liberated areas stand in solidarity with each other

The Global Coalition - 2021-04-29 11:59
During this time of prayer, reflection, and community, people in Syria are banding together and supporting each other in the face of the pandemic. See how people across northeast Syria are displaying solidarity in communities still recovering from Daesh’ ...

The Healthcare Sector: Through and Ahead of the Pandemic

Analyticsinsight - 2021-04-29 02:39

Amid pandemic, Pope Francis goes to Iraq to rally fading Christians - Times of India

Indiatimes - 2021-04-28 23:10

Martyr Legerin Hospital: small dispensary to modern hospital on Syria’s frontlines

NPA Syria - 2021-04-28 21:15
The medical staff of #Syria's Tel Tamr witnessed multiple battles and a pandemic, most recently from a small hospital serving thousands, while itself sitting directly on the front lines with Turkish-backed militants. The post Martyr Legerin Hospital: smal ...

Alyssa Milano says public figures can help end pandemic, gets 'frustrated' when celebs stay quiet

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 21:13

Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 19:01

What will the world look like after the pandemic?

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 15:29

How the pandemic is raising prices on some goods

Yahoo - 2021-04-27 12:31

The Latest: France looks to lift some pandemic restrictions - WTMJ

WTMJ - 2021-04-26 23:31

Report: World military spending on the rise despite pandemic

Gulan Media - 2021-04-26 14:05

Charles Theater Reopening After Pandemic Shutdown

Yahoo - 2021-04-26 11:19

Turkey logs highest daily COVID-19 infections, deaths since pandemic started: data

Yahoo - 2021-04-24 19:37

Half of students in Turkey don't attend any online education event

ANF - 2021-04-24 15:17
The Eğitim-Bir-Sen Union has conducted a survey among teachers on the state of online education during the pandemic. ...

No oxygen, hospitals overwhelmed as India faces pandemic hell | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-24 12:37

“A deepening crisis”: Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports set to fall by -64% in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels - The Moodie Davitt Report - The Moodie Davitt Report

Moodiedavittreport - 2021-04-24 01:19

New Senate plan would make pandemic unemployment benefits permanent

AEI - 2021-04-23 00:01
Even though the economy has reopened, Democratic senators have called for making permanent many of the pandemic's temporary unemployment benefit expansions. The post New Senate plan would make pandemic unemployment benefits permanent appeared first on Ame ...

Sanctions-battered Iran, weary of pandemic, faces worst wave | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-22 14:18

Pandemic Doesn't Stop San Jose Stoners From Celebrating 4/20

Yahoo - 2021-04-21 09:47

Turkey logs highest daily COVID-19 deaths since pandemic started – data | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-21 09:22

The face of Missouri’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic resigns

Yahoo - 2021-04-21 07:40

Coronavirus: Republicans test history in vote against pandemic relief | CTV News

Ctvnews - 2021-04-19 19:30

IHD calls for the immediate release of ill prisoner Devrim Ayık

ANF - 2021-04-18 09:23
Human Rights Association Izmir made an online statement about the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences in prisons. The IHD called for the immediate release of ill prisoner Devrim Ayık. ...

Covid in Brazil: Pandemic meets poverty in growing crisis

BBC - 2021-04-18 02:23
The country struggling to contain a Covid-19 surge faces a possible explosion of poverty. ...

Coronavirus infections increase in Damascus amid neglecting preventative measures

NPA Syria - 2021-04-17 14:11
DAMASCUS, Syria (North Press) – The third wave is still in its formation and is spreading, a member of the government team concerned with dealing with coronavirus pandemic told North Press on Saturday. He denied any changes in the symptoms accompanying th ...

HDP delegation meets women in the Aegean region

ANF - 2021-04-17 12:33
Women in particular are affected by the economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic in Turkey. HDP politicians have sought dialogue with low-wage workers and the marginalized in the Aegean region. ...

Turkey logs highest daily COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

Yahoo - 2021-04-17 07:48

Methane Emissions Spiked in 2020. Scientists Fear Feedback Loops

John Bolton - 2021-04-17 06:46
Preliminary data shows that methane emissions jumped in 2020 by the largest amount since systematic record-keeping began decades ago. And despite a dip in polluting activities due to the pandemic, concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose to ...

Couple separated by coronavirus pandemic finally reunited after more than a year apart

Yahoo - 2021-04-16 15:55

Pandemic Means Far Fewer Eyes on Kids' Welfare | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2021-04-16 02:29

Bohjalian on the pandemic, war and social injustice as "Hour of the Witch" draws nigh

Armenianweekly - 2021-04-16 01:07

Nobel Doctor Calls Sexual Violence in Conflict a 'Pandemic' | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2021-04-15 07:40

Ill prisoner Tokmak says books in Kurdish not given in Bakırköy jail

ANF - 2021-04-14 10:49
Ill prisoner Fatma Tokmak said that during the coronavirus pandemic, pressure and arbitrary practices increased in Bakırköy Prison. Kurdish books have not been given for one year. ...

Refugees receive no aid amid coronavirus surge in North-East Syria

ANF - 2021-04-13 17:55
Refugees staying in Til Temir said that international organizations did not help them during the pandemic. ...

Methane Emissions Spiked in 2020. Scientists Fear Feedback Loops

John Bolton - 2021-04-13 07:42
Preliminary data shows that methane emissions jumped in 2020 by the largest amount since systematic record-keeping began decades ago. And despite a dip in polluting activities due to the pandemic, concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose to ...

New directives by KRG to curb COVID-19 pandemic

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2021-04-13 00:01

Muslims navigate restrictions in the second pandemic Ramadan

Rûdaw - 2021-04-12 20:21

Huge Trump-era and pandemic immigrant visa backlog poses challenge for Biden - WICZ

WICZ - 2021-04-12 15:39

Huge Trump-era and pandemic immigrant visa backlog poses challenge for Biden

Cbs58 - 2021-04-12 15:13

New partial lockdown against pandemic in North-East Syria

ANF - 2021-04-11 19:45
In order to get a grip on the resurgent Corona numbers in northern and eastern Syria, the crisis staff of the autonomous administration has ordered another partial shutdown. ...

Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic

Rûdaw - 2021-04-11 03:27

Furry friends help Germans ease pandemic blues as pet adoptions boom

Yahoo - 2021-04-09 18:44

Iraq records highest daily COVID-19 infection toll since pandemic’s outbreak

Kurdistan24 - 2021-04-09 07:18

Covid-19: Why have deaths soared in Brazil?

BBC - 2021-04-09 02:01
President Bolsonaro has downplayed the pandemic and resisted lockdowns but now faces a major crisis. ...

Global Coal Use is Falling But Not Fast Enough to Tackle Climate Change

John Bolton - 2021-04-08 22:43
Despite drops in energy usage during the pandemic, coal power use only declined by four percent in 2020, according to a new report. While coal used for power generation dropped 20 percent in both the U.S. and the European Union last year, the same is not ...

Vaccination Milestone In COVID Pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-04-08 21:09

Post-pandemic uncertainty: Will learning Arabic in the Middle Eas

Alaraby - 2021-04-08 13:48

Students hitting 'pandemic wall,' struggling with school and mental health despite restart of in-person learning

Yahoo - 2021-04-08 07:17

Food costs rise as supply chain issues persist amid COVID pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-04-08 07:16

School closures were for economic reasons, not coronavirus: Damascus residents

NPA Syria - 2021-04-07 19:21
Residents of #Syria’s #Damascus criticize the closure of schools, saying that the government shuttered schools and universities for economic rather than pandemic-related reasons The post School closures were for economic reasons, not coronavirus: Damascus ...

Study: Waning pandemic could still create new child care deserts in Cuyahoga County

Yahoo - 2021-04-07 14:31

Sweden’s Pandemic Experiment | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2021-04-06 21:30

Ex-Biden adviser claims US entering 'new pandemic' of COVID cases

Yahoo - 2021-04-06 18:44

Frontliners in NYC look back on year of pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-04-05 15:44

Syrian Christians celebrate Easter amid pandemic

Republicworld - 2021-04-05 02:41

Businesses in historic Erbil bazaar feel impact of economic downturn amid COVID-19 pandemic

Kurdistan24 - 2021-04-04 01:45

COVID-19 one year later: Teacher shares biggest lesson from pandemic

Yahoo - 2021-04-03 18:34

Autonomous Administration issues new lockdown in Syria’s northeast

NPA Syria - 2021-04-03 14:55
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – “The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) issued a decision to impose a complete and partial lockdown against coronavirus pandemic in its areas, Health Committee spokeswoman in Qamishli, Rojin Ahmad, sa ...

Ready to splurge: Spending wave expected after pandemic ends

Yahoo - 2021-04-03 09:54

Beirut’s famous cafes drained by dollar crisis, stifled by pandemic | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-03 06:21

The flu season that never was: COVID-19 pandemic keeps other viruses at bay

Yahoo - 2021-04-02 23:35

How the Arab world can tackle the invisible mental-health pandemic | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-04-02 22:43

Opinion | Europe's pandemic handling is tarnishing the continent's brand

Brusselstimes - 2021-04-02 07:11

Life and work in the big city look nothing like they did before COVID, but that may not be a bad thing

AEI - 2021-04-02 00:09
The pandemic has, in a number of important ways, flipped life upside down in major metro areas, but it has also created an economic vacuum and provided opportunities for strivers looking for entry into the big city markets. The post Life and work in the b ...
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