Friday, April 23, 2021

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    Hachalu Hundessa: charismatic musician who wasn’t afraid to champion Ethiopia’s Oromo

    Anyone who steps into the public sphere in Ethiopia is also a potential political leader. In this atmosphere, an outspoken musician runs a high...

    What Did New Zealand, Vietnam and Iceland Do to Flatten Their Coronavirus Curves?

    New Zealand, Vietnam and Iceland have adopted unique strategies to flatten their coronavirus curves successfully, here is what these countries chose to do.

    Ethiopia Seeks Answers to the Brutal Murder of Revolutionary Singer-Poet Haacaaluu Hundeessaa

    Revolutionary Ethiopian poet-singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa’s brutal murder has angered his people and unleashed countrywide protests.

    Watch | 19 People Killed in an Explosion at Tehran, Iran

    In the explosion at a health center located in northern Tehran around 19 people have been killed, buildings are damaged and thick black smoke has been seen in the sky.
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    The Last Chance For A Viable Two-State Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Israeli-Palestinian coexistence is not one of many options, it is the only option. They must now choose the quality of their neighborly relations and decide whether they want to live in peace and prosperity, or continue to indefinitely shed each other’s blood.
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    Health, Safety and Dignity of Sanitation Workers at Risk Globally

    The plight of sanitation workers deserves special attention as they are faced with work hazards that put their lives to threat and take away their dignity.
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    The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Beginning of a New World Order

    Would the pandemic become a reason for the whole of humanity to shift from greed to sharing, or would it amplify our selfishness to another level?
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    “I Do Not Want to Die in Here”: Letters From the Houston Jail

    A series of letters from detainees in one of America’s largest jails reveals the mounting dread and uncertainty as the coronavirus spreads inside the 7,500-inmate facility.
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    Why New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern’s coronavirus response has been a masterclass in crisis...

    New Zealand had the “most decisive and strongest lockdown in the world at the moment” – and that New Zealand is “a huge standout as the only Western country that’s got an elimination goal” for COVID-19.

    Three graphs that show a global slowdown in COVID-19 deaths

    In recent weeks, the registration of deaths has hopefully been faster than this; but additionally, the definition of what a death associated with COVID-19 is, has changed over the preceding weeks. The sources of data, however, tend to be very similar, including the data used here.

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