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Business - Economy
6/15/2023 1:40:00 PM
China's central bank cut a key interest rate and pumped billions into financial markets Thursday, as fresh data showed the world's second-largest economy was flagging.

World - International
6/10/2023 1:45:54 PM
Former British prime minister Boris Johnson's angry departure from parliament over Covid lockdown-breaking parties sparked fevered speculation Saturday over his and the current government's future, with allies and enemies trading barbs.

World - International
9/5/2022 8:31:00 PM
At least 46 people were reported killed and 16 missing in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook China’s southwestern province of Sichuan on Monday, triggering landslides and shaking buildings in the provincial capital of Chengdu, whose 21 million residents are already under a COVID-19 lockdown.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
9/3/2022 8:52:33 PM
The recent Covid-19 lockdowns have been an opportunity for many people to think about changing their careers, often to do what they always wanted.

World - International
6/1/2022 3:17:29 PM
Traffic, pedestrians and joggers reappeared on the streets of Shanghai on Wednesday as China's largest city began returning to normalcy amid the easing of a strict two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has drawn unusual protests over its heavy-handed implementation.

World - International
5/28/2022 12:07:11 PM
On a balmy Sunday night, residents of an upscale Shanghai compound took to the streets to decry lockdown restrictions imposed by their community. By the following morning, they were free to leave.

World - International
3/28/2022 11:13:26 AM
China began its most extensive lockdown in two years Monday to conduct mass testing and control a growing outbreak in Shanghai as questions are raised about the economic toll of the nation's ``zero-COVID'' strategy.

World - International
1/24/2022 9:06:07 PM
A UK government minister resigned Monday in protest over the government's handling of fraudulent loans granted as part of a pandemic business support scheme.

World - International
11/14/2021 3:54:49 PM
The Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting midnight Sunday to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the country.

World - International
7/5/2021 3:04:57 PM
Bangladesh on Monday extended a strict nationwide lockdown, confining people to their homes for another week as coronavirus cases and deaths both hit new records

World - International
6/6/2021 11:01:30 AM
British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday it was too early to say whether the government would stick to its plan to fully lift COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England on June 21

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/28/2021 9:19:24 PM
The exhibition was officially inaugurated in August 2020

World - International
2/28/2021 7:26:26 PM
Brasilia Gov. Ibaneis Rocha decreed the total closure of bars, restaurants, shopping malls and schools until March 15 and prohibited gatherings of people. Sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited after 8 p.m.

World - International
2/20/2021 4:19:45 PM
Their decision to take matters into their own hands wound up triggering a national emergency - they had identified the first case of COVID-19 in the area that would become Europe’s first lockdown zone

World - International
2/11/2021 4:01:18 PM
Although the number of daily new infections is dropping from over 30,000 to less than 10,000 right now, Merkel and other officials are worried about the highly infectious virus variants

World - Region
2/4/2021 10:46:24 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he was postponing a trip planned next week to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain due to Israel’s COVID-19 lockdown

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/23/2021 8:21:31 PM
The first film is a state-backed movie praising Wuhan’s sacrifices; the second, a somber documentary about the pandemic from artist and political activist Ai Weiwei

World - International
1/5/2021 12:41:55 PM
Britain announced on Tuesday 4.6 billion pounds ($6.2 billion) in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/20/2020 8:31:12 PM
The 22nd edition of the prestigious event, taking place annually since 1991, has been postponed for one year due to the COVID-19 lockdown, which will finally be held from 1 to 7 April

World - International
12/14/2020 8:07:05 PM
After reporting a downtrend since mid-November, the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital increased by 259 to 25,239, including 2,871 serious cases that need life support, a single-day rise of 10.

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