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Third of Bangladesh is underwater after heavy monsoons

Third of Bangladesh is underwater after heavy monsoons

40 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Almost four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said today, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some of the heaviest rains in...
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How to fix the Covid-19 dumpster fire in the U.S

6 hours ago   |   STAT

There's no point in sugar-coating this. The U.S. response to the Covid-19 pandemic is a raging dumpster fire. Where a number of countries in Asia and Europe have managed to...
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New East Photo Prize 2018 Private View and Awards Ceremony

6 hours ago   |   Calvert 22 Foundation

Join us to celebrate the opening of our exhibition showcasing selected work by the finalists nominated for the second edition of the New East Photo Prize. We'll also be...
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Black Sea: In conversation with Caroline Eden

6 hours ago   |   Calvert 22 Foundation

Take a culinary journey through a magical part of the world with Caroline Eden , author of the new cookbook Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes Through Darkness and Light from...
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High court backs negligence claim of Bangladeshi ship-breaker's widow

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Ruling may persuade shipping companies that scrapping vessels in the dangerous, unregulated yards of south Asia is a false economy A widow whose husband fell eight storeys to...
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Asian stock market: Risk aversion returns amid virus, US-China tussle

10 hours ago   |   FXCM

Asian equities retreat as coronavirus throttle economic restart. South China Sea becomes a fresh episode of the Sino-American tension series. China's trade numbers recovered in...
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Oil sharply lower in Asia ahead of OPEC+ meeting

11 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Bryan Wong Investing.com- Oil prices fell sharply in Asia on Tuesday, after yet another surge in COVID-19 cases around the world hit at expectations for a rapid economic...
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jul 13, 2020

15 hours ago   |   XE

The Dollar was mixed in N.Y. trade on Monday, falling versus Euro and Pound, while posting gains against the CAD and Yen. FX Trade was relatively quiet overall, and largely...
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AUD/USD consolidates losses above 0.6900, eyes China trade data

16 hours ago   |   FXCM

AUD/USD attempts recovery from 0.6938 after a three-day losing streak. Risk-positive headlines, concerning virus and Sino-US relations, recall the early-Monday optimism. Aussie...
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US health officials: Drugmakers will start COVID-19 vaccine production by end of summer - CNBC

17 hours ago   |   FXCM

CNBC came out with the coronavirus vaccine-related news, relying on the senior US health official, during the early Tuesday morning in Asia. The news suggests vaccine...
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