As US Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race on Wednesday, he leaves behind a Democratic Party reshaped by his two White House bids.
In a blue plastic barrel, Meenakshi Mookupori packed her belongings for a five-day stay on an island in the Indian Ocean, off the Coromandal coast of south India.
Plans for Canadian residents to use facial scans to enter their buildings have sparked criticism from privacy campaigners calling for changes to the country’s ageing data protection laws.
Lockdowns have brought most of the world’s advanced economies to a near standstill as policymakers fight the coronavirus pandemic by banning all but essential movement outside the home.
Weeks after a mysterious and uncommonly lethal virus began sweeping through the world, the mayor of Los Angeles in the US declared a state of emergency. Though the pandemic had yet to affect the city in large numbers
During this time of social distancing and stay-at-home government mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many children of all ages have increased their daily screen time. Not to worry, says Chris Ferguson, a professor of psychology at Stetson University and an expert in media effects
Several governments and international organisations around the world have announced that, at the moment, the only remedy we have to contain Covid-19 is avoiding all forms of social gatherings. This policy will hopefully limit the spread of the virus.
The coronavirus crisis is forcing a dramatic reassessment of how government and the economy function. As Matthew M Kavanagh of Georgetown University argues in The Lancet, the pandemic has revealed a trilemma: it is impossible to have a medically healthy society, a healthy economy, and a healthy
As it spread from one country to another, the novel coronavirus paid no attention to national frontiers or “big, beautiful” border walls. Nor were the ensuing economic effects contained. As has been obvious since the outset, the Covid-19 pandemic is a global problem that demands a global solution.
Across the world, about 1.2bn people live in extreme poverty, on less than $1 per day, according to a 2018 World Health Organisation report. At least 17mn children suffer from severe acute malnutrition around the world, which is the direct cause of death of 2mn children every year.