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World - International
5/5/2022 2:26:47 PM
The Covid-19 pandemic killed 13.3 to 16.6 million people in 2020 and 2021, the WHO estimated Thursday -- up to triple the number of deaths attributed directly to the disease.

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2022 7:50:00 PM
Ahram daily newspaper talked to Guy Ryder, the director-general of the International Labour Organisation, about the new challenges facing workers and economies across the world amid a multitude of crises, especially the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
4/28/2022 10:26:01 PM
In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians have fled the country as refugees. Hundreds of those refugees have now arrived at the southern border of the United States seeking asylum, after flying to Mexico on tourist visas.

World - International
4/27/2022 7:19:31 PM
Dr. Anthony Fauci has given an upbeat assessment of the current state of the coronavirus in the United States, saying the country is ``out of the pandemic phase'' when it comes to new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths, but that it appears to be making a transition to COVID-19 becoming an endemic disease, occurring regularly in certain areas.

COP27 - Articles
4/23/2022 10:35:00 AM
As the world continues to navigate the perfect storm of the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing economic disruption, what tools should policymakers use to bring about recovery.

World - International
4/19/2022 4:56:17 PM
A federal judge's decision to strike down a national mask mandate was met with cheers on some airplanes but also concern about whether it's really time to end one of the most visible vestiges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - International
4/18/2022 5:31:05 PM
The World Bank is seeking to create a $170 billion emergency fund to help the poorest nations being buffeted by multiple crises, the bank's President David Malpass said Monday.

Arts & Culture - Screens
4/12/2022 5:31:49 PM
The Cannes Film Festival will hope to relaunch the industry's hopes with another star-packed line-up to be announced on Thursday.

World - Africa
4/6/2022 10:24:02 PM
The United States, France, and other countries pledged Wednesday to increase their financial aid to West African and Sahel countries to fight a worsening famine, during an OECD meeting.

World - International
4/5/2022 11:53:39 PM
Confronting the pandemic's lasting shadow, President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered a new national research push on long COVID, while also directing federal agencies to support patients dealing with the mysterious and debilitating condition.

Business - Economy
4/5/2022 3:55:51 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimated that the cumulative output loss caused by the pandemic globally to reach $13.8 trillion by 2024.

Egypt - Health
3/27/2022 10:40:41 PM
Egypt lifted on Sunday a ban on Ramadan charity banquets, ending a two-year suspension on the popular tradition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 6:22:40 PM
The EU on Wednesday proposed a law requiring natural gas storage to be filled to a minimum of 80 percent before next winter as it grapples with soaring energy prices exacerbated by the fallout from Russia's war in Ukraine.

Sports - World
3/22/2022 6:07:30 PM
Next week's World Cup draw will have some of its seedings skewed because of Russia's war with Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business - Economy
3/21/2022 8:45:12 PM
The US central bank is prepared to raise interest rates by bigger steps than the quarter-point hike announced last week if that is what's needed to contain "much too high" inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Monday.

Business - Economy
3/16/2022 8:58:23 PM
The Federal Reserve escalated its battle against the wave of prices increases battering the US economy on Wednesday by raising the benchmark interest even as it acknowledged the risk posed by the war in Ukraine.

World - International
3/10/2022 8:07:20 PM
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world has seen a dramatic improvement in infections, hospitalizations and death rates in recent weeks, signaling the crisis appears to be winding down. But how will it end? Past epidemics may provide clues.

Life & Style - Health
3/10/2022 5:39:37 PM
Two years after the pandemic began, questions remain about the coronavirus. But experts know a lot more about how to keep it under control

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/28/2022 12:53:00 PM
Financing the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic will require solutions that are better able to deal with debt and include more effective and equitable management mechanisms.

World - International
2/23/2022 6:40:20 PM
The World Health Organization is creating a global training center to help poorer countries make vaccines, antibodies and cancer treatments using the messenger RNA technology that has successfully been used to make COVID-19 vaccines.

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