Even while the virus proliferates, who could not be thrilled by the swell of birdsong in cities, peacocks dancing at traffic crossings and the silence in the skies?
The outbreak of coronavirus has become more than a deadly epidemic. It is also a canvas on to which people’s deepest fears and prejudices are being projected
The coronavirus outbreak, which was first detected in China, has infected people in 185 countries. Its spread has left businesses around the world counting the costs.
The latest federal data revealed 20.5 million jobs lost in April, and unemployment rivaling the Great Depression. A program to provide loans to small businesses ran dry. President Trump will be tested daily after a valet fell ill.
Over all, analysts at Goldman Sachs forecast that earnings of companies in the S&P 500 will decline by 33 percent this year, but then surge by more than 50 percent in 2021.
The OSCE, together with other international organizations, continues to undertake measures against the COVID-19 outbreak, in line with guidance from the authorities of host countries.
(Podcast) Coronavirus: the coup de grace for Lebanon? (WEBINAR) by LSE Middle East Centre | Free Listening on SoundCloud
Even before the coronavirus struck, Lebanon was in the grip of an existential crisis. On March 7th, it defaulted on its Eurobond debt servicing, for the first time ever.
A Coronavirus ‘Marshall Plan’ Alone Won’t Be Nearly Enough | The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Senior figures across Europe, from the presidents of the European Council and the European Parliament to the prime minister of Spain and the head of the OECD have all called for a "Marshall Plan" to deal with the enormous human and economic costs of the coronavirus crisis. But to give these references substance, leaders need to remember what the Marshall Plan really meant. It is about politics and strategy as much as it is about money.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses the risk of increased cyberattacks. Hackers are targeting people's increased dependence on digital tools. Strategies to maintain cybersecurity include maintaining good cyber hygiene, verifying sources and staying up-to-date on official updates.
Leaders’ comparison with post-war recovery program is largely misplaced, experts and officials say.