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Coronavirus: 'The masks you throw away could end up killing a whale'

BBC - 2020-07-08 02:41
As the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more protective equipment is ending up in the sea. ...

5 questions for Nicole Gelinas on American cities and the pandemic

AEI - 2020-07-08 00:06
Nicole Gelinas explains how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect American cities in the long term. The post 5 questions for Nicole Gelinas on American cities and the pandemic appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...

Regional online round table “Elections, pandemic and disinformation” - News & Events

COE - 2020-07-07 13:47

Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Fuel Conflict in Fragile States?

Foreignpolicy - 2020-07-07 06:06

Regional online round table “Elections, pandemic and disinformation” - News

COE - 2020-07-06 20:52

Pandemic rules tightened again in North-East Syria

ANF - 2020-07-05 19:44
Following increased new infections in regime-held areas and in neighbouring countries, the North-East Syrian autonomous administration has again tightened the pandemic rules, which had been relaxed in June. ...

Turkish designers create chic face masks to match wedding gowns amid the coronavirus pandemic

Gulan Media - 2020-07-04 23:36

DemocracyWatch: The pandemic is a long way from being over | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2020-07-02 10:42

The Coronavirus Pandemic Failed to Dampen the Greek Spirit, Giving it a Second Wind Instead – ICDS

ICDS - 2020-07-01 17:16

Most hospitals collapse in Bolivia due to Covid pandemic

ANF - 2020-07-01 11:02
Bolivian health authorities reported 32,125 COVID-19 cases, 1,071 deaths, and 8,928 recoveries from the virus. ...

Iraqi Physician during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Global Coalition - 2020-07-01 02:41
During the #COVID19 pandemic, many healthcare workers are being pushed to their limits as they altruistically care for patients. See how this Iraqi physician cared for his patients in Mosul. Article Iraqi Physician during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Appeared f ...

Technology and Local Peace Committees: How UNDP Iraq is responding and adapting to the challenges posed by COVID-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-07-01 02:41
Since 1976 the United Nations Development Programme has supported the Government and people of Iraq through stabilization and humanitarian projects. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges to the country in 2020, UNDP Iraq has adapted ...

Live Blog: Central, Southeast Europe Responds to Uptick in COVID-19 Pandemic | Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2020-06-30 17:19

The Poisonous Politics of a Pandemic

Courthousenews - 2020-06-30 16:42

The evolving opioid crisis

AEI - 2020-06-30 00:05
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across our country and claimed more than 100,000 lives in a few short months, the opioid epidemic, which dates back to at least the early 2000s, has received less attention. But the toll of the opioid crisis in the Unite ...

How will American cities be changed by the pandemic? My long-read Q&A with Nicole Gelinas

AEI - 2020-06-30 00:05
Nicole Gelinas discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect cities in the long term, with a focus on the future of work, state and local budgets, and transportation systems. The post How will American cities be changed by the pandemic? My long-readA wi ...

Trump cheers on mass gatherings as US pandemic death toll hits 100,000 - World Socialist Web Site

WSWS - 2020-06-29 13:38

HDP says 'Twin Family Campaign' helped over 75,000 families

ANF - 2020-06-29 09:24
The HDP had launched the ‘Twin Family Campaign’ to help families left in a difficult situation because of the coronavirus pandemic. The campaign ended with thousands of families helped. ...

Pandemic or not, immigration bans are bad for America

AEI - 2020-06-27 00:03
Making it harder for highly-skilled people to come to America doesn’t just hurt Silicon Valley. It’s bad for all of us. This visa freeze won’t protect American jobs, and the ban will have secondary effects that perhaps the White House has not considered. ...

UNICEF: Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid pandemic

Gulan Media - 2020-06-26 13:28

Beyoncé's mother urges Congress to protect Black, Brown voters during pandemic - WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

Wishtv - 2020-06-26 06:07

Rudaw: What does Turkey want to capture in claws Eagle and Tiger?

Justice for Kurds - 2020-06-25 20:25
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — While lumbered with economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions between its major political parties, the Kurdistan Region was the primary target of two Turkish operations against alleged Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bas ...

KJK: Let's build our space against the male-run pandemic times

ANF - 2020-06-25 12:16
KJK said in a written statement: "Let's stand against all forms of violence against women! Let's turn the chain we formed into a wall that sexism, racism and colonialism cannot overcome." ...

The pandemic is spreading human rights violations along with disease - An-Nahar English

Annahar - 2020-06-24 23:10

Statement of support by 171 UN Member States, Non-Member Observer States, and Observers to the UN Secretary-General's appeal for a global ceasefire amid the COVID-19 pandemic - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-06-24 23:09

Islamic State calls for followers to spread coronavirus, exploit pandemic and protests

Theconversation - 2020-06-24 22:45

Islamic State militants incite attacks, gloat at US protests and pandemic deaths, Opinions & Blogs News | wionews.com

Wionews - 2020-06-24 17:44

Islamic State militants incite attacks, gloat at US protests and pandemic deaths - Fairfield Citizen

Fairfieldcitizenonline - 2020-06-23 22:27

Islamic State militants incite attacks, gloat at US protests and pandemic deaths

Theconversation - 2020-06-23 19:05

Islamic State militants incite attacks, gloat at US protests and pandemic deaths - Westport News

Westport News - 2020-06-23 17:48

Islamic State militants incite attacks, gloat at US protests and pandemic deaths

Yahoo - 2020-06-23 15:06

Security’s efforts in Diyala during COVID-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-06-23 14:36
The security forces are working hand in hand with community police in Diyala to maintain security and support local communities confront the COVID-19 pandemic Article Security’s efforts in Diyala during COVID-19 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Agai ...

1 hour ago Pandemic fallout disproportionately affecting Iraqi women and girls: Oxfam

Rûdaw - 2020-06-23 14:21

Education resumes at Kobanê University

ANF - 2020-06-22 09:55
Suspended for three months over the coronavirus pandemic, classes continue now at Kobanê University. ...

Coronavirus: UN condemns Afghan healthcare attacks amid pandemic

BBC - 2020-06-22 01:27
A report finds health workers and facilities have been deliberately targeted during the pandemic. ...

China continues non-interference diplomacy in Syria amidst of Corona Pandemic - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-06-21 09:47

Water4Rojava campaign celebrates success beyond expectations

ANF - 2020-06-21 09:27
Despite the difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, solidarity with Rojava has continued and grown. ...

Ethiopian maids dumped outside Beirut embassy

BBC - 2020-06-21 01:27
Domestic workers have been left homeless and unpaid amid an ongoing economic crisis in Lebanon, heightened by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Pandemic-triggered job loss among Turkey’s refugees hits 70 pct– IFRC | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-21 00:47

Park in Maxmur reopened after lengthy renovation

ANF - 2020-06-20 14:16
Despite Turkish air attacks, corona pandemic and embargo, the population of the self-governing Maxmur camp is determined to maintain its social life. ...

Syria: local agreements, regional rivalry and a global pandemic | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2020-06-19 22:59

WHO chief: World is in a 'new and dangerous' pandemic phase

Gulan Media - 2020-06-19 20:58

KESK co-chair: The AKP is fighting people rights not the pandemic

ANF - 2020-06-19 11:12
Public Workers Union Confederation (KESK) co-chair, Aysun Gezen, spoke to the ANF about the HDP ‘March for Democracy’. ...

The Latest: Virus pandemic changes shape of UN elections - 47abc

WMDT - 2020-06-19 02:54

The second regional online round table on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and the rule of law - HFII - Initiative for legal certainty in the Western Balkans

COE - 2020-06-18 18:53

U.N. mulls proposal to reopen Iraq crossing for pandemic aid to Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-06-18 18:53

AI: Turkish gov’t using COVID-19 pandemic as excuse to further stifle freedom of expression - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-06-18 18:53

The Latest: Virus pandemic changes shape of UN elections | FOX 28 Spokane

Fox28spokane - 2020-06-18 11:25

Activists in Duisburg and Friborg protest violence against women

ANF - 2020-06-18 09:47
Activists protested violence and murders of women during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

The Latest: US ski industry lost $2B from pandemic downturn - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2020-06-18 01:22

Amnesty International: Turkey is using pandemic as an excuse to stifle free expression - english

Bianet - 2020-06-18 01:00

Senator Markey to AT&T: Stop giving people free stuff!

AEI - 2020-06-18 00:50
Zero-rated data doesn't stifle competition, harm consumers, or violate now-defunct net neutrality rules; free video is a blessing to consumers that should be encouraged during the present pandemic. The post Senator Markey toT: Stop giving people free stuf ...

The Latest: 2 Florida cities tighten pandemic reopening - WFMJ.com

WFMJ - 2020-06-18 00:15

Diyala community police help protect their communities in the face of COVID-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-06-17 22:44
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, community police in Iraq’s Diyala province have helped implement security measures dictated by the Crisis Cell Article Diyala community police help protect their communities in the face of COVID-19 Appeared fi ...

Kimmel to host Emmys, first major awards show of pandemic | Your Valley

Yourvalley - 2020-06-17 08:35

Environmentalist Ayboga talks about consequences of Covid-19

ANF - 2020-06-17 08:24
Ercan Ayboga is active in the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement. He was interviewed by Dr. Jeff Miley about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Kurdistan and the rest of Turkey. ...

Syrian refugees resort to ever more desperate measures to resist pandemic impact | | UN News

UN - 2020-06-17 08:18

Interview with Hisyar Ozsoy of the HDP on COVID-19 and its Consequences in Turkey

Kurdistantribune - 2020-06-17 06:28
Dr. Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Hisyar Ozsoy, Member of Parliament and Co-Spokesperson of International Affairs for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), about the social and political consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Kurdistan and the rest of ...

Refugee-Turned-Doctor: In Pandemic and Beyond, Immigrants Can Fill the Health Care Skills Gap - Global Atlanta

Globalatlanta - 2020-06-16 06:10

HDP deputy Ozsoy talks about coronavirus and its consequences

ANF - 2020-06-15 15:05
Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Hisyar Ozsoy, HDP Co-Spokesperson of International Affairs and MP about the social and political consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Kurdistan and the rest of Turkey. ...

Refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan seek solace in camp gardens amid coronavirus lockdown Restrictions to halt the pandemic’s march have had a devastating impact on vulnerable communities in northern Iraq June 15, 2020

The National AE - 2020-06-15 14:41

Punishing sanctions against Iran are turning the coronavirus pandemic into a massacre ǀ View | Euronews

Euronews - 2020-06-13 11:22

Turkey: Four HDP activists detained for "pandemic aid”

ANF - 2020-06-12 19:29
In Adana, four HDP activists, including the co-chair of the Ceyhan district association, have been detained on terror charges. They are accused of having passed on aid packages in the Coronavirus crisis to “guerrilla fighters”. ...

18th International Women's Film Festival goes online from today

ANF - 2020-06-12 11:15
The 18th International Filmmor Women's Film Festival on Wheels will be held online this year, as many other festivals, because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Unprecedented ‘Pandemic Unemployment Assistance’ now paid to 1 in 3 unemployment benefit recipients

AEI - 2020-06-12 00:16
Congress should establish that eligibility for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance should require more than self-certification of wages, while also addressing return-to-work concerns and examining broader unemployment insurance integrity reforms. The post Un ...

'Now is not the time': Global alarm as Trump halts US funds to WHO amid coronavirus pandemic | Euronews

Euronews - 2020-06-11 23:52

Hard-Hit British Armenians Deal with Pandemic - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2020-06-11 19:03

Solidarity among Iraqis during the COVID-19

The Global Coalition - 2020-06-11 15:31
Tarahoum (Mercy) campaign, among the many personal initiatives that reflects the spirit of solidarity among Iraqis during the COVID-19 pandemic. See how one person with the support of his community has been able to distribute food baskets to the vulnerabl ...

COVID-19 and nursing homes: Examining new national data

AEI - 2020-06-11 01:30
Understanding the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic within nursing homes requires comprehensive and systematic data. Though the released data are not yet complete, the findings so far are stark. The post COVID-19 and nursing homes: Examining new national da ...

Post-pandemic, will the age of (fast) US economic growth finally be over?

AEI - 2020-06-11 01:30
Perhaps businesses will use this economic shock as an opportunity to innovate, making the economy more productive. But they'll be contending with the strong headwind of Baby Boomers retiring from the workforce. The post Post-pandemic, will the age of (fas ...

Are China, Russia, Iran & Turkey Exploiting The ‘Collapse of the US’ Amid Violent Riots & COVID-19 Pandemic?

Eurasiantimes - 2020-06-10 18:57

Political prisoners in Turkey to start warning actions

ANF - 2020-06-10 18:31
Political prisoners in Turkey denounce an increase in repression during the Coronavirus pandemic and will start a series of warning actions. ...

Three Americas and the pandemic, Part III: Small cities, towns, and the countryside

AEI - 2020-06-10 02:24
Many Americans living outside big cities have not been personally touched by the pandemic as a disease, instead experiencing it as a problem because of the steps the authorities have taken to control the spread of the virus. The post Three Americas and th ...

5 questions for Matt Ridley on innovation and freedom

AEI - 2020-06-10 02:24
Matt Ridley expounds upon whether innovation will surge in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the role policymakers can play in encouraging such a surge. The post 5 questions for Matt Ridley on innovation and freedom appeared first on American Enterpri ...

Villagers protest HPP project in Zilan Valley

ANF - 2020-06-09 10:25
Works at the Hydroelectric Power Plant in the Zilan Valley have resumed taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, despite the decision of the Council of State which had ruled to stop the construction. ...

Impact of pandemic hits Middle East conflicts - Asia Times

Asiatimes - 2020-06-08 06:53

Health condition of prisoners worsening, says IHD

ANF - 2020-06-06 15:56
The Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative carried out its weekly action through social media due to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

IHD demands justice and truth for Nihat Aydoğan missing since '94

ANF - 2020-06-06 14:52
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Amed Branch and relatives of the disappeared carried out their action 591 via social media, due to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Trump agencies push forward on rollbacks as pandemic rages | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2020-06-06 12:29

Turkey‘s Post-Pandemic Trajectory: Ankara Rolls Out a More Assertive Foreign Policy | EuBulletin.Com

Eubulletin - 2020-06-06 09:05

Brazil is third country with highest number of COVID-19 deaths

ANF - 2020-06-06 08:27
Brazil overtook Italy as the third country with the most deaths from the coronavirus, registering 34,021 fatalities since the start of the pandemic. ...

Big Tech won’t take over higher education, but tech entrepreneurs might

AEI - 2020-06-06 00:18
The coronavirus pandemic may keep students off university campuses this fall, opening the door to entrepreneurs seeking to disrupt the traditional model of education. The post Big Tech won’t take over higher education, but tech entrepreneurs might appeare ...

Cairo mosque resumes Friday prayers with pandemic plea | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-06-05 23:07

Covid-19 pandemic 'under control' in France, government adviser says

Gulan Media - 2020-06-05 23:02

More Countries Pass ‘Fake News’ Laws in Pandemic Era

Courthousenews - 2020-06-05 20:22

Indigenous peoples in Bolivia face extinction due to COVID-19

ANF - 2020-06-05 09:09
Bolivian Amazon's Indigenous peoples face serious dangers because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Special Report: Bringing them all back home - the crisis flights through the coronavirus pandemic

Irishexaminer - 2020-06-05 02:04

America’s cities are suffering from both health and opportunity crises

AEI - 2020-06-05 01:46
We should hope that this is not the end of the centrality of American cities — and act to make that hope a reality. Investments in health infrastructure to restore public confidence and prevent the next pandemic are a start. The post America’s cities are ...

Double Shock: The Impact of COVID-19 and the Oil Price Collapse on Russia’s Energy Sector

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-06-05 00:53
A combination of a collapse in oil prices and the global pandemic has sent shockwaves through the oil industry. Compared to other oil-producing countries, Russia is better prepared to weather this oil price shock. Since 2014, Russia’s economy has develope ...

Is the Internet Archive an internet pirate?

AEI - 2020-06-05 00:04
The Internet Archive had good intentions when it expanded a free online library of books in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. But those intentions may not protect it from a copyright infringement lawsuit. The post Is the Internet Archive an internet p ...

17 captured as SDF launch operation against ISIS in eastern Syria

ANF - 2020-06-04 20:01
SDF have initiated a major operation against ISIS cells in Deir ez-Zor region. As ISIS takes advantage of the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic to reposition itself, targeted attacks against civilians are increasing. ...

Pandemic hits poorest hardest as India, Pakistan cases jump

Gulan Media - 2020-06-04 15:04

The Heroes Mural … A thank you message from Mosul to those on the front line in the fight against COVID-19 everywhere

The Global Coalition - 2020-06-04 15:02
In appreciation of the exceptional efforts exerted by those on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Art Revolution’ team undertook an initiative titled ‘Heroes graffiti’ in western Mosul, supported by the ‘Spirit of Mosul’ local youth initiat ...

Exploiting the pandemic to swindle $150B from taxpayers for electric vehicles

AEI - 2020-06-04 06:31
From my op-ed today in the Washington Examiner “Electric vehicle advocates want to exploit pandemic to swindle $150B from taxpayers“: As industries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, the new normal it brings, and a slow-but-steady reopening of business, ...

Kurdistan Region President receives U.S. Ambassador to Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2020-06-04 02:49
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 2, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller on Tuesday. The latest developments in Iraq, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences, the rec ...

AEI housing market indicators, June 2020

AEI - 2020-06-04 00:22
AEI's Housing Center released its monthly update to the AEI Housing Market Indicators. According to the report, metros that experienced strong tailwinds before the pandemic are the ones experiencing the same strong tailwinds again. The post AEI housing ma ...

Turkey emerging from pandemic with more assertive foreign policy - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-03 16:43

At least 51 women murdered in Turkey during pandemic

ANF - 2020-06-03 16:11
119 women have been murdered in Turkey since the beginning of the year, while 66 others died under suspicious circumstances. ...

Kurdistan Region President receives UK Consul General

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-06-03 03:09
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 2, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the United Kingdom’s Consul General in Erbil James Thornton on Tuesday. At the meeting, the latest developments in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and the Kurd ...

Kurdistan Region President receives U.S. Ambassador to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-06-03 03:09
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 2, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller on Tuesday. The latest developments in Iraq, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences, the rec ...
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