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World - International
6/6/2022 10:45:19 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday survived a vote of no confidence from his own Conservative MPs, after a string of scandals that have left the party's standing in tatters.

World - Region
6/6/2022 5:08:50 PM
Diners returned to restaurants in most of Beijing for the first time in more than a month Monday as authorities further eased pandemic-related restrictions after largely eradicating a small COVID-19 outbreak in the capital under China's strict ``zero-COVID'' approach.

World - Region
6/5/2022 5:06:47 PM
Saudi Arabia aims to triple foreign tourism this year as pandemic restrictions ease, hajj pilgrims return and the first elements of the crown prince's signature projects open, its tourism minister told AFP Sunday.

Arts & Culture - Screens
6/5/2022 5:00:18 PM
Indian celebrities and Bollywood stars walked a green carpet at the start of the International Indian Film Academy awards in Abu Dhabi.

Business - Economy
6/1/2022 9:24:02 PM
Sharm El-Sheikh is currently hosting the annual meetings of the Islamic Development Bank Group, the first to be hosted in Egypt since 1991.

World - Africa
5/31/2022 11:14:02 PM
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,643,461 as of Tuesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

World - International
5/30/2022 8:43:47 PM
The World Health Organization's top monkeypox expert said she doesn't expect the hundreds of cases reported to date to turn into another pandemic, but acknowledged there are still many unknowns about the disease, including how exactly it's spreading and whether the suspension of mass smallpox immunization decades ago may somehow be speeding its transmission.

World - International
5/26/2022 7:24:52 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but little concrete action to solve the world's most pressing crises.

World - International
5/26/2022 5:19:26 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths are still falling globally after peaking in January, the World Health Organization said.

Business - Economy
5/25/2022 3:36:08 PM
Soaring inflation. Russia's war in Ukraine. Squeezed supply chains. The threat of food insecurity around the world. The lingering COVID-19 pandemic.

Business - Economy
5/22/2022 6:37:00 PM
For years, global trade has been facing major challenges that were magnified in 2020 due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that affected the global economy.

World - International
5/22/2022 5:25:58 PM
Davos _ the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps _ is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic kept its business gurus, political leaders and high-minded activists away. There's no shortage of urgent issues for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting to tackle.

Business - Economy
5/22/2022 3:48:02 PM
Returning to an in-person format after years of virtual meetings due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 57th round of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s annual meetings will kick off on Monday in the Ghanian capital of Accra under the theme ‘Achieving Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition for Africa.”

Life & Style - Health
5/22/2022 12:43:58 PM
Global reform efforts to better ward off new pandemic threats have been slow and fragmented, leaving the world as unprepared as when COVID-19 first surfaced, a report warned.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/19/2022 5:12:29 PM
The Oscars are getting back to normal, eligibility-wise. After two years of pandemic-related adjustments, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that Oscar hopefuls will once again have to launch their films in movie theaters.

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/16/2022 2:01:02 PM
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was cancelled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back _ even kisses were forbade on the red carpet _ the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.

Business - Economy
5/15/2022 9:03:02 PM
Egypt's Minister of Agriculture El-Sayed El-Quseir announced Sunday that Egypt's agriculture sector has been able to absorb the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, and “as a result, the contribution of the agriculture sector to Egypt's GDP increased to more than 15 percent.”

Egypt - Politics
5/15/2022 6:36:12 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is working on a five-pillar plan to cope with the current global economic crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Egypt - Health
5/14/2022 2:00:11 PM
Egypt recorded a daily average of five coronavirus infections and three deaths over the past week (7-13 May), hitting its lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the Ministry of Health and Population announced on Saturday.

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