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World - International
1/16/2022 5:30:53 PM
A World Health Organization official warned last week of a ``closing window of opportunity'' for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed as the omicron variant produces near-vertical growth in coronavirus infections.

World - International
1/16/2022 1:11:23 PM
The official two-week campaigning period for Portugal's Jan. 30 general election kicked off Sunday, but there will be none of the large flag-waving rallies usually associated with the buildup to the ballot because of the coronavirus pandemic.

World - International
1/15/2022 3:54:21 PM
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson witnessed weekly drinking sessions by his staff throughout the pandemic, according to a report Saturday that stoked fresh calls from his own party for the embattled leader to quit.

World - International
1/14/2022 1:25:21 PM
Germany's economy grew modestly last year, likely shrinking in the final months as the coronavirus pandemic and supply chain issues held back Europe's industrial powerhouse, official data showed Friday.

Arts & Culture - Film
1/13/2022 1:27:03 PM
The Berlin International Film Festival is going to take place in person next month despite rising virus numbers in Germany, especially in the capital, organizers said Wednesday

World - International
1/13/2022 12:13:19 PM
Less than two weeks after the winter term started, French teachers are already exhausted by the pressures of surging COVID-19 cases.

Business - Economy
1/12/2022 5:45:28 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimated the financing gap of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) at $23 billion, urging the international community to close the gap for the sake of boosting recovery from the pandemic, especially in Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
1/11/2022 9:54:19 PM
The value of Egypt’s exports recorded an all-time high last year despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Doaa A. Moneim

World - International
1/11/2022 7:05:04 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from meeting up with more than one person outside their households.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/11/2022 6:17:10 PM
The new year carries the baggage of the last two years, with the geopolitical, health, and economic situations across the world becoming ever more complex, writes Hany Ghoraba

World - International
1/11/2022 6:07:51 PM
WHO experts warned Tuesday that repeating booster doses of the original Covid vaccines is not a viable strategy against emerging variants and called for new jabs that better protect against transmission.

World - International
1/11/2022 1:24:47 PM
Cybersecurity and space are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report Tuesday.

Egypt - Politics
1/10/2022 5:57:23 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Monday that the health initiatives and economic reforms Egypt had introduced in the years prior to the coronavirus outbreak have ameliorated the pandemic and cushioned its many challenges over the past two years.

World - International
1/10/2022 4:35:41 PM
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says that amid falling lethality rates for COVID-19, Spain wants European officials to consider whether to move away from the detailed tracking that the pandemic has required until now to a flu-like monitoring system.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 12:48:14 PM
Uganda ended the world's longest school closure on Monday, ordering millions of students back to the classroom nearly two years after learning was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Business - Markets & Companies
1/9/2022 2:58:31 PM
Egypt’s plasticware exports grew by 43 percent in the course of 11 months in 2021 (January-November) despite the challenges imposed by the ongoing pandemic, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea said on Sunday.

Life & Style - Health
1/9/2022 10:23:35 AM
Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will

World - International
1/8/2022 3:24:22 PM
The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 days, an AFP tally showed on Saturday.

Egypt - Society
1/7/2022 7:58:00 PM
“This year we are delighted. Although attendance is still limited at churches, at least we are allowed to go,” said Marina Gamil, a Coptic Orthodox Christian, adding that churches are doing their best to maximise in-person attendance, including adding outdoor seating.

Egypt - Society
1/6/2022 8:31:21 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and Egypt’s Decent Life initiative are among the main issues to be discussed during the fourth edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El-Sheikh from 10-13 January, the forum announced on Thursday.

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