UN chief urges debt relief extension for middle-income countries

UN chief urges debt relief extension for middle-income countries
Added 26 minutes ago
Summary: Innovative measures to address debt are required to help the world’s more than 100 middle-income countries expand their economies and exit the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the General Assembly on Thursday.
Sentiment: negative
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Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million

Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million
Added an hour ago
Summary: Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to procure enough vaccines to inoculate their populations.
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Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million - Reuters tally

Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million - Reuters tally
Added an hour ago
Summary: Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to procure enough vaccines to inoculate their populations.
Sentiment: negative
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Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?

Are Asia's Covid 'winners' entering shaky new territory?
Added an hour ago
Summary: The places that were best at keeping Covid at bay are now struggling with their exit strategies.
Sentiment: positive
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The Marathon: Ethiopia And Bitcoin

The Marathon: Ethiopia And Bitcoin
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Summary: The African country is primed to embrace bitcoin, culturally and economically.
Sentiment: positive
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Donors pledge US$1.5 billion for Venezuelan migrants, humanitarian crisis

Donors pledge US$1.5 billion for Venezuelan migrants, humanitarian crisis
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: More than 30 countries and two development banks on Thursday (Jun 17) pledged more than US$1.5 billion in grants and loans to ...
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International powers promise to help Lebanon’s crisis-hit army

International powers promise to help Lebanon’s crisis-hit army
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Lebanese army chief warns of ‘critical’ situation during French-led virtual meeting.
Sentiment: negative
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Commentary: Did the world just get a second Belt and Road Initiative?

Commentary: Did the world just get a second Belt and Road Initiative?
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: The Build Back Better World plan builds on past US efforts to boost international infrastructure financing and is not necessarily aimed at ...
Sentiment: positive
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Canada-led conference raises money for displaced Venezuelans | CBC News

Canada-led conference raises money for displaced Venezuelans | CBC News
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: A pledging conference for Venezuelan refugees chaired by Canada today raised about US$1.55 billion in grants and loans to help countries dealing with the world's largest displacement crisis after Syria.
Sentiment: positive
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US Issues New Sanctions Guidance Related To COVID-19

US Issues New Sanctions Guidance Related To COVID-19
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: The United States on Thursday issued guidance easing the way for delivery of products such as face masks, ventilators and vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic to heavily sanctioned countries like Iran, Venezuela and Syria.
Sentiment: positive
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COVID-19 surges worsen vaccine shortages in poorest countries | CBC News

COVID-19 surges worsen vaccine shortages in poorest countries | CBC News
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: A sense of dread is growing in some of the poorest countries in the world as COVID-19 cases surge and more contagious variants take hold amid a crippling shortage of vaccine.
Sentiment: negative
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Digital Euro Will Pull Out Traditional Bank Deposits by 8%, Says Morgan Stanley

Digital Euro Will Pull Out Traditional Bank Deposits by 8%, Says Morgan Stanley
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: The advent of the Digital Euro may spark a reduction in cash deposits by 8%, estimated by Morgan Stanley.
Sentiment: positive
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White House to finish allocating 80 million US-made COVID-19 shots for shipment abroad

White House to finish allocating 80 million US-made COVID-19 shots for shipment abroad
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: The White House will finish allocating 80 million US-made COVID-19 shots that it has pledged to ship abroad in the coming days, with shipments ...
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‘It’s a tipping point’: Flood of COVID-19 vaccine donations buoys mood at WHO

‘It’s a tipping point’: Flood of COVID-19 vaccine donations buoys mood at WHO
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: Rich countries’ new commitments and increasing production capacity offer fresh hope of ending the pandemic
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UK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warn

UK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warn
Added 5 hours ago
Summary: List will be reassessed by 28 June but government sources do not expect rapid expansion
Sentiment: negative
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In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines

In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hati Maronjei once swore he would never get a COVID-19 shot, after a pastor warned that vaccines aren't safe. Now, four months after the first batch of vaccines arrived in Zimbabwe, the 44-year-old street hawker of...
Sentiment: negative
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MAG and Ryanair mount legal challenge on UK international travel traffic light system - The Moodie Davitt Report

MAG and Ryanair mount legal challenge on UK international travel traffic light system - The Moodie Davitt Report
Added 6 hours ago
Summary: The businesses believe the Government has not been clear about how it has made decisions about the categorisation of countries as red, amber or green, in the process undermining consumer confidence and making planning for travel businesses very difficult.
Sentiment: positive
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‘Africa in midst of full-blown third wave’: Health officials issue stark update about continent’s Covid outbreak

‘Africa in midst of full-blown third wave’: Health officials issue stark update about continent’s Covid outbreak
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Health officials in Africa have warned that the Covid-19 virus is gaining strength on the continent, with cases rising by more than 20% week-on-week in nearly two dozen countries as the vaccination rate remains woefully low.
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Call for Political Belt-tightening to Prevent Drought Becoming the Next Pandemic

Call for Political Belt-tightening to Prevent Drought Becoming the Next Pandemic
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: BHUBANESWAR, India, Jun 17 (IPS) - June 17 is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. A new report shows that climate change, overuse and conversion for agriculture, cities and infrastructure, which also drive drought and desertification, have already degraded one fifth of the planet’s land area.“Drought is on the verge of becoming the next pandemic and there is no vaccine to cure it.”
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Fewer than 1 per cent of people fully vaccinated as African COVID-19 cases surge

Fewer than 1 per cent of people fully vaccinated as African COVID-19 cases surge
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: COVID-19 cases are surging across Africa as health workers warn that a third wave is now taking hold on the continent.
Sentiment: negative
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40% of EU agricultural imports will be 'highly vulnerable' to drought by 2050

40% of EU agricultural imports will be 'highly vulnerable' to drought by 2050
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: A trio of researchers has found that approximately 40% of agricultural products imported into the European Union will be "highly vulnerable" to drought by 2050. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, Ertug Ercin, Ted Veldkamp and Johannes Hunink, from R2Water Research and Consultancy, the Amsterdam University of Applied Science and FutureWater, respectively, suggest the droughts impacting agricultural products will be due to global warming.
Sentiment: negative
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In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines

In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hati Maronjei once swore he would never get a COVID-19 shot, after a pastor warned that vaccines aren’t safe.
Sentiment: negative
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China, US and India's incredible military spend revealed as WW3 tensions escalate

China, US and India's incredible military spend revealed as WW3 tensions escalate
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: THE MODERN world may be more peaceful and less conflicted than in the past, but this does not mean countries do not spend incredible amounts preparing their military for an attack as a new graph has shown.
Sentiment: positive
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Belgium has 2.9 million doses of 'failed' vaccine Curevac on order

Belgium has 2.9 million doses of 'failed' vaccine Curevac on order
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Belgium has ordered 2.9 million doses of a new German Covid vaccine called Curevac, but the vaccine has just reported disappointing results on efficacy.
Sentiment: positive
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No breakthrough during 'exhausting' online climate talks

No breakthrough during 'exhausting' online climate talks
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: No breakthroughs have been made on key issues during three weeks of international climate talks that ended Thursday, officials said, with plans now for a...
Sentiment: positive
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Ryanair sees red over UK's traffic light system for travel rules

Ryanair sees red over UK's traffic light system for travel rules
Added 11 hours ago
Summary: Ryanair said they will launch a legal action against the British government to obtain more transparency in health measures on international travel.
Sentiment: negative
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‘The next pandemic’: drought is a hidden global crisis, UN says

‘The next pandemic’: drought is a hidden global crisis, UN says
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Countries urged to take urgent action on managing water and land and tackling the climate emergency
Sentiment: negative
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WHO official urges faster supply of Covid vaccines to Africa as cases surge

WHO official urges faster supply of Covid vaccines to Africa as cases surge
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Several countries have run out as third wave sweeps continent, where fewer than one in 100 people have had jab
Sentiment: negative
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How COVID-19 Vaccination Became a Climate Metaphor

How COVID-19 Vaccination Became a Climate Metaphor
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Climate advocates say failure to share vaccines could signal to developing countries that wealthy nations will leave them behind on climate
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Laschet Says EU Budget Rules Must Be Reinstated After Covid

Laschet Says EU Budget Rules Must Be Reinstated After Covid
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Armin Laschet, the front-runner to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor, called for the reinstatement of European Union budget rules once the pandemic is over as he outlined plans for a somewhat more assertive Germany after September’s election.
Sentiment: negative
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In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines

In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hati Maronjei once swore he would never get a COVID-19 shot, after a pastor warned that vaccines aren't safe. Now, four months after the first batch of vaccines arrived in Zimbabwe, the 44-year-old street hawker of electronic items is desperate for the shot he can’t get.
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Putin, Biden Must Pursue Nuke Reduction After Adopting Strategic Stability Dialogue, ICAN Says

Putin, Biden Must Pursue Nuke Reduction After Adopting Strategic Stability Dialogue, ICAN Says
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Ekaterina Chukaeva - With the summit behind them, the presidents of Russia and the United States should take the next bold steps to adopt security...
Sentiment: positive
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AstraZeneca vaccine price pledge omits some poor countries, contract shows

AstraZeneca vaccine price pledge omits some poor countries, contract shows
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Exclusive: firm could charge more in places such as Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka once Covid pandemic is over
Sentiment: positive
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The G7 Upheld Vaccine Apartheid. Officials From the “Global South” Are Pushing Back.

The G7 Upheld Vaccine Apartheid. Officials From the “Global South” Are Pushing Back.
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: A summit of government ministers is trying to tackle the iniquities of Covid-19 vaccine distribution that could cost millions of lives.
Sentiment: positive
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Ryanair, Manchester Airport Plan Challenge to U.K. Travel Rules - BNN Bloomberg

Ryanair, Manchester Airport Plan Challenge to U.K. Travel Rules - BNN Bloomberg
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Ryanair Holdings Plc and the owner of London Stansted airport plan to challenge the U.K.’s travel policy, saying a lack of transparency is undermining consumer confidence and hindering an airline industry recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Sentiment: negative
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Ryanair – Airports: Absurd game of colors played by the British government - Ειδήσεις - νέα - Το Βήμα Online

Ryanair – Airports: Absurd game of colors played by the British government - Ειδήσεις - νέα - Το Βήμα Online
Added 13 hours ago
Summary: Ryanair and three British airports are suing Boris Johnson’s government over countries’ health assessment system
Sentiment: positive
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Still ‘no reason’ to remove US from Russia’s list of ‘unfriendly countries’, despite cordial Putin-Biden summit, says Kremlin

Still ‘no reason’ to remove US from Russia’s list of ‘unfriendly countries’, despite cordial Putin-Biden summit, says Kremlin
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: Despite the perceived success of Wednesday's high profile Russian-American summit in Switzerland, there's not yet any reason to consider removing the US from Moscow's list of ‘unfriendly countries’, the Kremlin has explained.
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Central Sahel: Ground Zero in Tackling Climate Change Through Education

Central Sahel: Ground Zero in Tackling Climate Change Through Education
Added 14 hours ago
Summary: NEW YORK, Jun 16 (IPS) - The climate crisis is amplifying the effects of instability and violence in the world’s poorest countries. Nowhere is this more visible than in Africa’s Central Sahel region, where increasing temperature, floods, droughts and other climate change-induced disasters are triggering conflicts, displacement, and pushing girls and boys into the shadows.
Sentiment: negative
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Pressure Piles on Chad Private Creditors After G-20 Relief Deal

Pressure Piles on Chad Private Creditors After G-20 Relief Deal
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: The International Monetary Fund and World Bank raised pressure on Glencore Plc to renegotiate its $1 billion loan to Chad after government creditors agreed to rework the central African nation’s debt.
Sentiment: negative
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Why is the US still restricting travel from Europe?

Why is the US still restricting travel from Europe?
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: The Covid-19 restrictions on travel from Europe are in place even as the EU has opened to US visitors.
Sentiment: negative
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It used to feel that life hung in the balance during US-Russia summits. No longer | Martin Kettle

It used to feel that life hung in the balance during US-Russia summits. No longer | Martin Kettle
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: The rise of China puts any decisions made at Biden’s meeting with Putin into perspective, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle
Sentiment: positive
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Ryanair, UK airports sue govt over Covid travel rules

Ryanair, UK airports sue govt over Covid travel rules
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: LONDON — Irish no-frills airline Ryanair and Manchester Airports Group (MAG) are to launch Thursday (June 17) a legal challenge against the United Kingdom government over its Covid-19 traffic-light travel restrictions.
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‘Fight or flight’: Indians mull moving abroad amid COVID crisis

‘Fight or flight’: Indians mull moving abroad amid COVID crisis
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: Visa services say ‘unprecedented surge’ in people looking to immigrate to nations with better living conditions.
Sentiment: negative
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China is a democracy by Lincoln's definition: former Singaporean FM

China is a democracy by Lincoln's definition: former Singaporean FM
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: A military conflict between the US and China can engulf the whole world and be a huge setback to humanity. We need wisdom on both sides.
Sentiment: positive
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Analysis: Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner

Analysis: Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner
Added 19 hours ago
Summary: President Joe Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United States but as a bit player in a world where Washington is increasingly pre-occupied by China.
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Asia has wary welcome for G7's answer to Belt and Road

Asia has wary welcome for G7's answer to Belt and Road
Added 19 hours ago
Summary: Asia has wary welcome for G7's answer to Belt and Road
Sentiment: positive
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N.Korea gives $300,000 for Myanmar in first financial aid since 2005

N.Korea gives $300,000 for Myanmar in first financial aid since 2005
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: SEOUL - North Korea has provided $300,000 to a U.N.-led humanitarian aid initiative for Myanmar, marking its first donation to other countries since 2005, U.N. data showed on Thursday.
Sentiment: negative
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In poorest countries, surge combines with vaccine shortage

In poorest countries, surge combines with vaccine shortage
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: Some of the most desperately poor countries in the world are seeing a two-headed crisis: a surge in COVID-19 cases and a critical shortage of vaccine
Sentiment: negative
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Delta variant spreads to 80 countries and keeps mutating

Added 21 hours ago
Summary:

The deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 has spread around the globe, leading to fears of a third or fourth wave.

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Biden, Putin agree to resume diplomatic operations

Biden, Putin agree to resume diplomatic operations
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: In a highly anticipated summit, U.S. President Joe Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland on Wednesday. The leaders held separate press conferences afterward, starting with Putin.
Sentiment: positive
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Vaccination is key to bringing tourism back from the brink, industry leaders say

Vaccination is key to bringing tourism back from the brink, industry leaders say
Added a day ago
Summary: Global travel and tourism took a massive hit last year as the coronavirus pandemic shut down borders and suspended most international travel.
Sentiment: positive
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Trade War Costs Global Value Chains 3-5 Years of Growth, UN Says

Trade War Costs Global Value Chains 3-5 Years of Growth, UN Says
Added a day ago
Summary: Trade shocks fueled by unilateral tariffs between the U.S. and China have undone three to five years worth of growth among global value chains in affected countries, according to a UN policy brief.
Sentiment: negative
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Belt or road? China advised to consider nations’ environmental fragility

Belt or road? China advised to consider nations’ environmental fragility
Added a day ago
Summary: Chinese study finds some countries are in desperate need of economic development but their environment could collapse in rapid growth.
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Double-jabbed UK tourists could skip amber-list quarantine under proposals

Double-jabbed UK tourists could skip amber-list quarantine under proposals
Added a day ago
Summary: Ministers looking at loosening travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers returning to England
Sentiment: negative
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'Practical work' summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs

'Practical work' summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs
Added a day ago
Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started -- with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more.
Sentiment: negative
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Travel industry anger as Germans flock to Majorca

Travel industry anger as Germans flock to Majorca
Added a day ago
Summary: The bosses of two travel firms say the Balearic islands should be on the green list for safe travel.
Sentiment: positive
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Why The WHO is Urging Wealthy Nations to Give Latin America Priority for Vaccine Donations

Why The WHO is Urging Wealthy Nations to Give Latin America Priority for Vaccine Donations
Added a day ago
Summary: With high death rates and sluggish vaccination campaigns, countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean should be at the front of the line, the W.H.O. says.
Sentiment: positive
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Can Biden trust Putin? From on-time arrivals to a slow start, takeaways from Geneva summit

Can Biden trust Putin? From on-time arrivals to a slow start, takeaways from Geneva summit
Added a day ago
Summary: Summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin highlighted deep divisions between U.S. and Russia, but Biden said he accomplished what he set out to do.
Sentiment: positive
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‘Families came first’ for remittances in year of pandemic, says Guterres

‘Families came first’ for remittances in year of pandemic, says Guterres
Added a day ago
Summary: Migrants working away from their families made significant sacrifices to send money home last year as they did before COVID, UN chief António Guterres said on Wednesday, warning that now is not the time for countries to withdraw their support to these key workers.
Sentiment: positive
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Why NATO's tentative pivot to the Asia-Pacific may be a hard sell | CBC News

Why NATO's tentative pivot to the Asia-Pacific may be a hard sell | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is reaching out to prospective security partners in the Asia-Pacific as it turns its attention to China. But some NATO members want the focus to remain where it has always been — on Russia.
Sentiment: positive
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Africa sees 44% spike in new Covid infections, 20% increase in deaths

Africa sees 44% spike in new Covid infections, 20% increase in deaths
Added a day ago
Summary: Reports of new Covid cases have decreased in every region of the world except Africa, where weekly cases jumped 44% while fatalities rose 20%.
Sentiment: negative
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Africa's Covid patients 'dying from lack of oxygen'

Africa's Covid patients 'dying from lack of oxygen'
Added a day ago
Summary: Health agencies and medics tells the BBC of a growing crisis facing low-income African nations.
Sentiment: negative
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Africa's Covid patients 'dying from lack of oxygen'

Africa's Covid patients 'dying from lack of oxygen'
Added a day ago
Summary: Health agencies and medics tells the BBC of a growing crisis facing low-income African nations.
Sentiment: negative
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WHO says delta Covid variant has now spread to 80 countries and it keeps mutating

WHO says delta Covid variant has now spread to 80 countries and it keeps mutating
Added a day ago
Summary: The WHO is also tracking recent reports of a "delta plus" variant that has an additional mutation, said Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's Covid-19 technical lead.
Sentiment: positive
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Europe loosens funding rules for non-EU quantum and space researchers

Europe loosens funding rules for non-EU quantum and space researchers
Added a day ago
Summary: European Commission backpedals on attempt to bar researchers in Switzerland, Israel, and United Kingdom from parts of Horizon Europe
Sentiment: positive
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What Makes The Fed So Special

What Makes The Fed So Special
Added a day ago
Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: positive
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Most cyberattacks coming from US and not from Russia, says Vladimir Putin

Most cyberattacks coming from US and not from Russia, says Vladimir Putin
Added a day ago
Summary: The first meeting between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden doesn't seem to have kicked off in the best way as the Russian leader accused the US of being responsible for most cyberattacks
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Ethiopians Come Together to Get the Govt. of Africa’s Second-Most Populous Nation to Adopt Bitcoin

Ethiopians Come Together to Get the Govt. of Africa’s Second-Most Populous Nation to Adopt Bitcoin
Added a day ago
Summary: While central banks around the world are working on the digital version of their fiat currencies, El Salvador went ahead and declared Bitcoin legal tender. El Salvador has made the first move, and people in other countries now want their government to go the same route. As we reported, think tank Lobby New Zealand sent […]
Sentiment: positive
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'I did what I came to do': Biden, Putin leave summit with agreements, but clear tensions remain

'I did what I came to do': Biden, Putin leave summit with agreements, but clear tensions remain
Added a day ago
Summary: Biden's first trip abroad as president ends with talks with the Russian president expected to focus on nuclear arms, cyberattacks and human rights.
Sentiment: negative
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South American Countries Are Interested In Adopting Bitcoin: Who Will Be Next?

South American Countries Are Interested In Adopting Bitcoin: Who Will Be Next?
Added a day ago
Summary: Since Bitcoin was adopted as legal currency in El Salvador, the crypto world is watching and waiting for who will be next. There could be a few South American
Sentiment: positive
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Biden and Putin agree to resume nuclear talks, return ambassadors to posts

Biden and Putin agree to resume nuclear talks, return ambassadors to posts
Added a day ago
Summary: President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks and return ambassadors to their foreign posts.
Sentiment: negative
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Pfizer CEO sees a return to 'normal' globally by the end of 2022

Pfizer CEO sees a return to 'normal' globally by the end of 2022
Added a day ago
Summary: By the end of 2022, there should be enough Covid vaccine doses for most world leaders to successfully inoculate their populations, Pfizer's Albert Bourla said.
Sentiment: positive
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6 Famous Quotes on Revolution That Explain Why Bitcoin Will Succeed In Its Mission

6 Famous Quotes on Revolution That Explain Why Bitcoin Will Succeed In Its Mission
Added a day ago
Summary: Bitcoin is a real revolution that will play a decisive role in the world of the future. For its supporters, Bitcoin is the only credible alternative to the current monetary and financial system. Bitcoiners see themselves as missionaries to facilitate...
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. tourists to be welcomed back to Europe after members lift travel restrictions

U.S. tourists to be welcomed back to Europe after members lift travel restrictions
Added a day ago
Summary: The recommendation is non-binding, and national governments have the authority to require test results or vaccination records and to set other entry conditions.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. won't back global tax plan with carve-outs for China - Yellen

U.S. won't back global tax plan with carve-outs for China - Yellen
Added a day ago
Summary: WASHINGTON - The United States will not agree to any type of special treatment for China or other countries that would weaken a global minimum tax regime, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.
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Covid-19 News: Live Updates

Covid-19 News: Live Updates
Added a day ago
Summary: Many experts say the official U.S. death toll is probably an undercount. And Japan is pursuing vaccine diplomacy in Asia, even as shots lag at home.
Sentiment: positive
45 minute read
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EU Members Agree To Lift Travel Restrictions On U.S. Tourists

EU Members Agree To Lift Travel Restrictions On U.S. Tourists
Added a day ago
Summary: EU members agreed Wednesday to add the U.S. to the list of countries for which they should gradually remove restrictions on non-essential travel.
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U.S. won't back global tax plan with carve-outs for China - Yellen

U.S. won't back global tax plan with carve-outs for China - Yellen
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Summary: U.S. won't back global tax plan with carve-outs for China - Yellen
Sentiment: positive
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Soil for Survival: Countries Commit to Halt Land Degradation

Soil for Survival: Countries Commit to Halt Land Degradation
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Summary: UNITED NATIONS, Jun 16 (IPS) - Jun. 17 is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Amid reports that half of the earth’s agricultural land is degraded, countries are reporting on progress to revive arable land and restore biodiversity and ecosystem functions.India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the first United Nations General Assembly meeting on desertification and drought in a decade, that his country’s report card will show it is well on track to meet its land restoration co
Sentiment: positive
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EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia

EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia
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Summary: BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s testy relations with Russia are likely to get worse and the bloc’s 27 member countries must ensure that Moscow does not divide them, the EU’s top diplomat warned Wednesday. Unveiling a report on ways...
Sentiment: negative
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EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia

EU urges members to stay united as ties worsen with Russia
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Summary: The European Union's top diplomat is warning that the bloc's testy relations with Russia will probably get worse and that EU member countries must not let Moscow divide them
Sentiment: negative
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Deciphering the Belt and Road Initiative

Deciphering the Belt and Road Initiative
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Summary: China-BRI related topics have become some of the most debated academic issues. However, only a few essays and scholarly articles have focused on the BRI narrative in the Chinese media.
Sentiment: positive
26 minute read
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Racial bias makes white Americans more likely to support wars in nonwhite foreign countries -- new study

Racial bias makes white Americans more likely to support wars in nonwhite foreign countries -- new study
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Summary: White Americans who hold racist attitudes are likely to prefer military action over diplomacy in foreign countries like Iran and, in particular, China. Frank...
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China's COVID-19 vaccines are being called into question after infections surged in countries using Chinese shots

China's COVID-19 vaccines are being called into question after infections surged in countries using Chinese shots
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Three highly vaccinated countries have seen a surge in cases with the shots, prompting uncomfortable questions for their Chinese manufacturers.
Sentiment: positive
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EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists
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Summary: The move was adopted during a meeting in Brussels of permanent representatives to the 27-nation bloc.
Sentiment: positive
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EU set to lift entry restrictions for all US travelers | DW | 16.06.2021

EU set to lift entry restrictions for all US travelers | DW | 16.06.2021
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Summary: Member states have reportedly agreed to lift coronavirus travel restrictions on tourists from eight countries, including the United States.
Sentiment: positive
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EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists
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Summary: The EU has no unified COVID-19 tourism or border policy, but has been working for months on a joint digital travel certificate for those vaccinated, freshly tested, or recently recovered from the virus. EU lawmakers endorsed the plan last week.
Sentiment: positive
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EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists

EU members agree to lift travel restrictions on US tourists
Added 2 days ago
Summary: BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States.
Sentiment: positive
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China's maritime fleet uses predatory fishing practices to feast on smaller countries

China's maritime fleet uses predatory fishing practices to feast on smaller countries
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Summary: China has spent decades overfishing its waters and decimating its sea life. Now, with nowhere left to go, the country's massive fishing fleet has pushed...
Sentiment: negative
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UK excluded again from EU’s Covid-safe travel list, but US added

UK excluded again from EU’s Covid-safe travel list, but US added
Added 2 days ago
Summary: British tourists face continued restrictions as bloc opens up to other vaccinated travellers
Sentiment: positive
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Why the Australia trade deal opens up agreements with 11 countries

Why the Australia trade deal opens up agreements with 11 countries
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Summary: BRITAIN and Australia have agreed a trade deal following the UK's exit from the European Union. But as well as the deal being a major Brexit boost, the agreement has also opened up new arrangements with 11 other countries.
Sentiment: positive
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My Home Country Has an Excellent Vaccination Track Record. What It Doesn't Have Is Vaccines

My Home Country Has an Excellent Vaccination Track Record. What It Doesn't Have Is Vaccines
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Prabal Gurung the Nepali-American fashion designer activist, on how it feels to watch his home country continue to suffer from COVID-19.
Sentiment: negative
12 minute read
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Why The Two-Party System Is Wrecking American Democracy

Why The Two-Party System Is Wrecking American Democracy
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Summary: As the “Big Lie” of a stolen election continues to dominate the Republican Party, GOP-controlled states enact restrictive voting laws and pursue preposterous el…
Sentiment: positive
18 minute read
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The plan to 'Build Back Better' across the globe isn't enough to counter China | TheHill

The plan to 'Build Back Better' across the globe isn't enough to counter China | TheHill
Added 2 days ago
Summary: While offering a viable U.S.-led alternative to Belt and Road is commendable, the United States must put sufficient financial and leadership resources behind the effort.
Sentiment: positive
10 minute read
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COVAX Effort to Vaccinate the World is Faltering

COVAX Effort to Vaccinate the World is Faltering
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Summary: The international collaboration does not have enough COVID vaccine doses to meet its goals, so wealthy countries must step up to fill the gap
Sentiment: positive
14 minute read
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AfDB launches $463.9 million social bond

AfDB launches $463.9 million social bond
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Summary: The launch of the AUD600 million ($463.9 million) social bond in Australia comes just weeks after Ghana announced its plan to issue a social bond this year.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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AP Interview: Adviser says New Zealand used virus luck well

AP Interview: Adviser says New Zealand used virus luck well
Added 2 days ago
Summary: WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A scientist who has played a key role in New Zealand’s lauded coronavirus response says the nation used its luck well t...
Sentiment: positive
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AP Interview: Advisor says New Zealand used virus luck well

AP Interview: Advisor says New Zealand used virus luck well
Added 2 days ago
Summary: WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A scientist who has played a key role in New Zealand’s lauded coronavirus response says the nation used it’s luck well ...
Sentiment: positive
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Countries need to come up with unified stance on cryptocurrencies – and right now

Countries need to come up with unified stance on cryptocurrencies – and right now
Added 2 days ago
Summary: No centralized regulator is an open invitation for repeat fraud attempts
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Russia ranked third in list of EU’s largest exporters

Russia ranked third in list of EU’s largest exporters
Added 2 days ago
Summary: Russia ranked third in list of EU’s largest exporters
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