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Beirut blast death toll rises to 100 with more fatalities feared5 August 2020

Six million Euros made available for conservation action to counter COVID-19 impacts4 August 2020

Brazilian Amazon drained of millions of wild animals by criminal networks: Report5 August 2020

ILO Convention achieves universal ratification for first time, against Child Labour4 August 2020

UN says 1 billion students affected by closures, largest amount in history4 August 2020

Virgin Atlantic airline files for U.S. bankruptcy protection4 August 2020

Donning masks, Sri Lankans flock to voting centers for parliament election4 August 2020

Past week: COVID-19 news

Six million Euros made available for conservation action to counter COVID-19 impacts4 August 2020

The most expensive high school in America may have the best reopening strategy4 August 2020

1,100 U.K. jobs at risk as PizzaExpress looks at closing 67 restaurants4 August 2020

Republicans call the $600 unemployment boost a disincentive to work. Many experts disagree3 August 2020

Coronavirus: New U.K. 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial'3 August 2020

U.S. CEOs urge Congress to approve small business coronavirus rescue aid3 August 2020

Cruise ships in Arctic and Tahiti hit by coronavirus after industry's mid-June restart3 August 2020

Donald Trump claims Anthony Fauci 'wrong' about cause of Covid-19 surge1 August 2020

Mexico 3rd in global pandemic deaths, ahead of U.K.,Vietnam struggles anew31 July 2020

South Korea sect leader arrested over coronavirus outbreak31 July 2020

Hong Kong leader delays legislative elections, asks Beijing to resolve legal questions, citing coronavirus pandemic dangers 31 July 2020

Coronavirus: 40% jump in new cases in Switzerland this week31 July 2020

The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus: large parts of the U.S. would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now.31 July 2020

The pandemic has been very good business for Apple31 July 2020


How much does fake coronavirus news affect people's real-life health behavior? Not much31 July 2020

US economy shrinks record 33% in second quarter due to Covid-19 crisis, and unemployement reaches 14.7%30 July 2020

Coronavirus leads to record drop in German GDP but unemployment holds steady30 July 2020

At least 49,369 U.S. meatpacking, food processing and farmworkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 202030 July 2020

Coronavirus: Samsung profits soar on work from home demand30 July 2020

Do the drugs being used to treat COVID-19 really work? Euronews debunks the myths29 July 2020

Thailand ranks #1 globally for its handling of coronavirus. What about the rest of SEA?28 July 2020

Coronavirus-linked hunger kills 10,000 children a month, says UN28 July 2020

Belarus President dismissed Covid-19 as 'psychosis.' Now he says he caught it28 July 2020

Swiss worry about new upsurge in cases after opening up in June28 July 2020

Geneva and Vaud particularly hit (paywalled report in German)28 July 2020

Covid-19 has affected mental health of 40% of teenagers28 July 2020

Sinclair now says it won't air Fauci conspiracy theory segment28 July 2020

COVID has Caused the Longest and Deepest Cuts in Human Noise on Record: reduced by up to 50% — 27 July 2020

COVID-19 has killed more people in the U.S. than the rebels did during the Civil War27 July 2020

COVID-19: These countries are most at risk from falling tourism: Mexico and Spain at top — 27 July 2020

Update: Do Not Use These 77 Liquid Hand Sanitizer Products, According to the Food and Drug Administration of the United States27 July 2020

North Korea declares state of emergency as Covid-19 case reported26 July 2020

You're most likely to catch COVID-19 from these activities26 July 2020

Past week: Non-COVID news

Brazilian Amazon drained of millions of wild animals by criminal networks: Report5 August 2020

Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks4 August 2020

Ex-Google, Uber engineer Levandowski sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets4 August 2020

Famous economics experiment reproduced thousands of times4 August 2020

NY attorney expands inquiry into Trump 'criminal conduct'4 August 2020

MSNBC producer resigns from network with scathing letter: They block 'diversity of thought' and 'amplify fringe voices' (Fox News)4 August 2020

Thailand protesters openly criticise monarchy of King Maha: 200 student protesters dressed like fictional wizard characters gather in Bangkok to call for curbs on king's power4 August 2020

SEC Investigating 1,000% Surge in Kodak's Share Price Just Before Announcement Of $765 Million Government Loan: Report4 August 2020

Google owner Alphabet issues record $10 billion bond at lowest-ever price4 August 2020

90% Chance of Human Society Collapsing Within Decades, say physicists3 August 2020

Spiraling Museum in Switzerland Designed to Mimic the Swirling Mechanics of a Watch3 August 2020

ISIS Attack On Afghan Prison Leaves At Least 29 Dead3 August 2020

Trump put controversial Pentagon pick into new role with similar duties after nomination failed in Congress3 August 2020

The U.S. Republican National Convention will exclude the press and renominate Trump in private for the first time in modern history2 August 2020

Hagia Sophia: Church of Divine Wisdom and Subject of Global Dispute (9 Facts You Should Know)2 August 2020

Eastman Kodak top executive got Trump deal windfall on an 'understanding'2 August 2020

Now is the worst time to buy a new iPhone2 August 2020

No, going Incognito doesn't hide your web activity from your boss or school2 August 2020

UAE starts up first Arab nuclear plant1 August 2020

China uses Hong Kong security law against US and UK-based activists1 August 2020

Afghanistan says 22 civilians die from Pakistan artillery fire at border crossing31 July 2020

U.S. renews sanctions against China for human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region31 July 2020

Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence overturned by appeals court31 July 2020

James Murdoch resigns from board of News Corp1 August 2020

President Putin signs new bill to prohibit crypto payment in Russia by 20211 August 2020

Eurozone GDP drops 12.1% in record pandemic plunge31 July 2020

Zimbabwe compensates white farmers with billions31 July 2020

Full Fact scores four newspaper corrections in U.K.31 July 2020

A third of world's children poisoned by lead, UNICEF analysis finds30 July 2020

The European Union imposed its first-ever sanctions for cyberattacks on Thursday, targeting Russian, Chinese, and North Korean groups connected to several major hacking incidents30 July 2020

German special forces company dissolved due to far-right concerns30 July 2020

Use of plastic bags in England drops by 95% since 2015 5p charge30 July 2020

How international organizations die30 July 2020


A lesson in automated journalism: Bring back the humans29 July 2020

UN report finds migrants face violence by African officials28 July 2020

Trump's decision to move troops from Germany slammed as 'a gift to Putin'28 July 2020

Record 212 Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year28 July 2020

Trade pact could boost Africa's income by as much as $450 billion, lifting some 68 million people out of moderate poverty: World Bank27 July 2020

A protest against one racial inequity — tree deserts27 July 2020

Related GLOBAL-GENEVA piece: How to make our cities more livable (LINK)

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem26 July 2020

Related GLOBAL-GENEVA piece: Mangroves: a tool for climate change – and more (LINK)

Fact check: Hurricane Hanna Did Not Knock Down Trump's Border Wall: The video does show heavy winds knocking down a section of border wall being built under the administration of President Donald Trump, but it was not taken as Hurricane Hanna passed over Texas — 26 July 2020

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