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A Juneteenth of Joy and Resistance

Summers are special for African-Americans, a time to reunite with friends, dine alfresco and celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday that remembers the day — June 19, 1865 — when enslaved Africans in Galveston, Texas, learned from Union soldiers that they were

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Covid-19 in the Middle East: ‘Normal life is back – including the tensions’ | Membership

How has lockdown been for you in Jordan? For most people, the first few days and weeks were pretty scary. We were reading stories about hospitals being overwhelmed, death rates growing exponentially.

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Titans of Tech Testify in Their Trust-Me Suits

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Covid-19 intensifies elder abuse globally as hospitals prioritise young | Global development

When Souzi Bondeko’s grandfather started showing symptoms of Covid-19 and was struggling to breathe, she took him to a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, where he was

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How did Jordan end up with the highest smoking rate in the world? | News

Guardian international correspondent Michael Safi tells Anushka Asthana about why he decided to look into smoking rates in the Middle Eastern kingdom of Jordan. They have become the highest in the world,

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A Juneteenth of Joy and Resistance

Summers are special for African-Americans, a time to reunite with friends, dine alfresco and celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday that remembers the day — June 19, 1865 — when enslaved Africans in Galveston,

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