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US pandemic forces cruel choice on asylum seekers

US pandemic forces cruel choice on asylum seekers

In early June, asylum seeker Jose Munoz decided it was time to flee for his life — by getting deported from a Texas immigration detention centre where coronavirus was sweeping through the population and going home to El Salvador.

Why US can’t end the Saudi, UAE-led blockade on Qatar

Why US can’t end the Saudi, UAE-led blockade on Qatar

A July 9 report on Fox News which claimed that the United Arab Emirates has held up a deal crafted by US officials to end a key aspect of the three-year blockade of Qatar by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt has refocused attention on the difficulties of ending an increasingly entrenched dis

A Biden victory could reset transatlantic ties

A Biden victory could reset transatlantic ties

In his opening address to the European Council on Foreign Relations’ (ECFR) annual meeting, German Foreign Affairs Minister Heiko Maas claimed that regardless of the outcome of the US presidential election this November, Europeans “will have to think about how to better contain the conflicts in Euro

Trump’s culture war is all that he has to offer

Trump’s culture war is all that he has to offer

On America’s birthday weekend, any other president would speak to the country’s better angels, encouraging the American people to overcome together multiple challenges of pandemic, economic distress and racial unrest.

Florida as a developing country

Florida as a developing country

The Covid-19 pandemic has arrived in waves, starting in Asia, where it quickly spread from mainland China to South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

With festival cancelled by virus, Japan fireflies dance alone

With festival cancelled by virus, Japan fireflies dance alone

As the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted visitors.

‘Qatar-Malaysia ties to continue to maintain upward trajectory’

‘Qatar-Malaysia ties to continue to maintain upward trajectory’

The change of leadership in Malaysia is expected to witness the continuation of Qatar-Malaysia bilateral ties on an upward trajectory, further strengthening the two countries’ close and brotherly relations, Malaysian embassy charge d’affaires Mohamed Shahir Sabarudin has said.

It’s not just coronavirus: America repeatedly fails at public health

It’s not just coronavirus: America repeatedly fails at public health

As the coronavirus outbreak swept the United States, President Donald Trump for months promised high-tech solutions just over the horizon: thousands of new ventilators, miracle drugs and vaccines developed at “warp speed.”

Not enough data about what’s causing Covid-19 to surge

Not enough data about what’s causing Covid-19 to surge

When demonstrators took to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, the cause was just but the worry was real: Were the marches going to lead to massive new outbreaks of coronavirus just as most of the United States had flattened the curve?

Qatar-Argentina relations deep and solid: envoy

Qatar-Argentina relations deep and solid: envoy

On July 9, 1816, precisely 204 years ago, the Republic of Argentina declared its independence, at the province of Tucuman, the smallest one of all the Argentine territory.

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