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Africa: On World Youth Skills Day, Don't Forget the Importance of Soft Skills   20%

[IPS] Denver, Colorado -- It's no secret that under pandemic lockdown for so many months, young people around the world have coped in tremendous ways. They have found new outlets for learning and creative channels for developing and using their skills.

The 2023 Fifa Womens World Cup is a rare chance for sport to shape a better world | Craig Foster   12%

The tournament in 2023 presents a unique opportunity to address equality, racism and Indigenous culture, and climate change

The announcement of hosting rights for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup is serendipitous not just for Australian football or the country, but perhaps sport itself.

July 2023 could create a new paradigm in global sport following the social awakening of Covid-19, a more meaningful role for sport in society by following the lead of athletes worldwide and making public, advocatory contributions to important issues.

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Why a wave of suicides washed over Germany after the Nazi defeat   -5%

Toward the end of World War II a suicide wave swept the areas of Germany occupied by the Red Army. Florian Huber’s new book blames the influence of Nazi anti-Bolshevik propaganda and the mass rapes by Russian soldiers

Quiz: What street food is typical in your region?   21%

Everywhere in the world, there are delightful little snacks – tasty and ready to go. In Copenhagen, even some street food is prepared by star chefs. What is a typical street food snack in your part of the world?

Orlando Bloom says hes looking forward to late nights and bonding with his newborn daughter: Its a magical time   25%

'I love those quiet times when the world feels like it's asleep and you've got a sleeping baby in your arms'

Covid-19: Here's how you can help your children cope with pandemic stress, according...   18%

Considering how young and unaware they are, the responsibility to educate, nourish and protect them falls on the adults they live with. The World Health Organization has issued guidelines to aid you in better providing for your children.

UK close to US$625 million coronavirus vaccine deal with Sanofi, GSK   -1%

Britain is close to a 500 million pound (US$624 million) supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline for 60 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine, The Sunday Times reported.Clinical trials are due to start in September and Sanofi has said it expects to get approval by the first half of next year, sooner than previously anticipated.More than 100 vaccines are being developed and tested around the world to stop the Covid-19 pandemic and governments are racing to secure supplies of vaccines…

Science World rallies power of young Dr. Bonnie Henry as it faces a $13M loss due to COVID-19  

A school photo of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, whose leadership in B.C. has inspired murals, pins, and even a pair of shoes, is featured as part of a campaign titled The World Needs More Nerds.

Covid-19 test, confirmed tickets mandatory as J-K opens for tourists from today   -12%

Authorities had banned the entry of foreign touristsinto the region as a precautionary measure in view of the outbreak of coronavirus disease around the world.

Rampant technology sector offers growth in a low yield environment   24%

While many funds are fighting to retain positive returns or bracing for negatives, the tech investors are seeing double digit growth as the world moves online.

Race is on to make enough glass vials to deliver coronavirus vaccine  

As scientists race to test coronavirus vaccines in humans, a parallel scramble is underway to produce billions of medical-grade vials and syringes that will be needed to inoculate the world's population.

WAIC 2020 International Day: recap  

WAIC activities held on this day were focusing on enhancing global communication by gathering international organizations, government departments, AI enterprises, and innovation projects from all over the world to exchange progress on AI development.

David Attenborough warns Zoological Society of London risks extinction from coronavirus pandemic  

'Without your help, we could see the closure of the world's oldest scientific zoo'

The polymath who wrote the history of science in poetry   16%

In ‘Evolutions: Fifteen Myths that Explain Our World,’ Oren Harman offers up an enlightening, concise chronicle of the universe

Tennis: What the revised rankings mean for top five men champions  

Men’s governing body ATP on Monday unveiled a revised system for calculating world rankings when the season resumes in August following a five-month suspension due to the COVID-19

Wilson Kipsang banned from athletics for four years after fabricating story about landslide  

The former marathon world record holder submitted a photo claiming to show a road traffic accident which caused him to miss an anti-doping test, but the incident was found to have happened three months later

Styrian Grand Prix result: Lewis Hamilton dominates to take first win of the season   25%

Reigning world champion takes his first win of the season to move to within six victories of Michael Schumacher's record, but Valtteri Bottas retains the championship lead

Coronavirus: Could split air conditioning units be spreading COVID-19? Expert advice  

People who use air conditioning “split” units that recirculate the same air are being advised to use them with open windows, according to British experts who spoke to the Telegraph, after the World

Metropolitan Opera Will Livestream Its Biggest Stars   5%

Starting on July 18, 12 professionally shot recitals will be broadcast from idyllic locations around the world. The price of admission: $20.

Six-times world champ Hamilton wins Styrian Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two   50%

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to celebrate his 85th career victory and move a step closer to Michael Schumacher's

The Pandemic Is Pushing Scientists To Rethink How They Read Research Papers  

Faced with a glut of pandemic research from around the world, scientists are confronting their biases and learning to engage with science conducted at institutions they're unfamiliar with.

Coronavirus: How Unesco are plugging the global gap in education   50%

Photojournalist Paddy Dowling examines how the organisation and their partners are racing to retain the most marginalised children in school in a post-Covid world

Spotify, TikTok and Tinder down live: iPhone apps not working as Facebook outage leads apps to suddenly crash   53%

An issue at Facebook is making many of the world's most popular apps crash.

Ghana: Unqualified Coaches, Trainers Hurting Boxing Development - Nana Yaw Konadu   43%

[Ghanaian Times] Ghanaian boxing great Nana Yaw Konadu has cited the lack of qualified coaches and trainers as a major setback to Ghana's quest to raise more boxers with world title prospects.

Louisiana Orders Bars Closed and Masks for Most   25%

Trump wears a mask publicly for the first time. Disney World reopened, despite a surge in Florida. Thousands of Israelis protested the government’s handling of the economy.

Tesla CEO Musks fortune up by $6 bln, net worth above Warren Buffetts, says report   2%

Elon Musk’s net worth soared past Warren Buffett on Friday as the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc became the seventh richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires

Theaters Next Act? A Show Thats All in Your Head   46%

Immersive theater, timed and ticketed, has arrived in virtual reality. Is this a brave new pixelated world for live performance? Or just another app?

As Covid-19 cases surge in the US, more stimulus could be on the agenda  

As the public health crisis continues, and as the unemployment rate hovers at its highest level since the end of World War II, American policymakers are feeling renewed pressure to boost the economy.

Coronavirus: no return to normal 'for the foreseeable future', says WHO video   5%

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the World Health Organization, has criticised the leaders of countries where 'mixed messages' have led to a breakdown in trust over measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.  Tedros said there would be no return to the old normal 'for the foreseeable future', adding: 'there are no short cuts out of this pandemic'.

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The World Just Had Its Worst Ever Day of Coronavirus Infections and the US Is Leading the Way  

If Florida were its own country, it would have the world's fourth-highest tally of new COVID-19 cases.

WHO: Airborne Transmission Plays Limited Role In Coronavirus Spread  

After 239 scientists raised concerns about transmission by aerosolized particles, the World Health Organization has issued a brief on the topic — and called for more research.

Rain master Hamilton storms to Styrian GP pole   37%

Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton lived up to his 'rain master' reputation to put his Mercedes on pole position for the first Styrian Grand Prix at Austria's Red Bull Ring Saturday.

Bollywood: Aishwarya, daughter test positive for coronavirus, after Amitabh, son  

Three generations of Bollywood’s Bachchan family were hit by the coronavirus as former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter on Sunday joined her father-in-law Amitabh and husband

If you are being harassed, involve your parents, teachers. Go to the police if...  

The author feels that the publishing industry will need an overhaul in a post-pandemic world.

Tech rally is not all froth and bubble as COVID turns risk on its head  

It's counterintuitive but old world companies have become riskier during COVID than the tech disrupters and investors have cottoned on.

The joys of nature are for everyone   10%

In a time of pandemic, getting out into the natural world can be therapeutic. But Black people face extra hurdles to enjoying those benefits.

International students weigh risks: coronavirus or deportation  

Students from around the world studying in the U.S. are scrambling to come up with a plan after the federal government said they could not attend online-only classes.

19-year-old Israeli Paralympic swimmer sets world record   -8%

Mark Malyar, who has cerebral palsy, sets world record for 1,500 meters swimming in the Wingate open competition, improving previous record by almost 23 seconds

Billions in possible damages turn to zero in 14-year legal battle over water pipe   -12%

Palmdale, other water agencies awarded zero damages in whistleblower suit against L.A. company JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of PVC water pipe.

A Black mom knows: How I prepared my sons for racism in America   33%

All parents struggle with how to make their kids feel secure when the world isn’t always safe. For Black parents that paradox is particularly acute.