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G20 says 36 of poorest countries have applied for debt relief

33 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The Group of 20 major economies on Thursday said 36 of 77 eligible countries had applied for suspension of official bilateral debt payments to help them combat the...
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Paris Club debt relief to pick up after G20 deal clarified - France

9 days ago   |   National Post

PARIS - The number of countries to get Paris Club debt relief this year under a deal with the G20 is set to rise after the Club - a group of state creditors - clarified the...
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US attempts to push Covid-19 China lab theory undermine plan for independent probe into virus' origin - reports

US attempts to push Covid-19 China lab theory undermine plan for independent probe into virus' origin - reports

20 days ago   |   RT

The push for a comprehensive inquiry into the origin of the novel coronavirus is being hampered by the US narrative that Covid-19 may have stemmed from a lab in China...
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South Africa's Ramaphosa says Africa needs two-year debt standstill

20 days ago   |   National Post

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday that African countries needed a two-year debt standstill due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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How Microsoft, OpenAI, and OECD are putting AI ethics principles into practice

How Microsoft, OpenAI, and OECD are putting AI ethics principles into practice

22 days ago   |   Venture Beat

A case study on how to convert AI ethics principles into actions looks at Microsoft's AETHER, OpenAI's GPT-2 release, and OECD and G20 ethics principles.
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Coronavirus to shrink Russian economy by over 5% this year - Moody's

Coronavirus to shrink Russian economy by over 5% this year - Moody's

29 days ago   |   RT

International rating agency Moody's expects Russia's gross domestic product to drop by 5.5 percent in 2020 as the pandemic has resulted in the near-shutdown of the global...
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The revived centrality of the G20

1 month ago   |   Bruegel

A series of summits of governments and international financial institutions took place in April. Much was expected of these. They were seen as the opportunity for global...
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5 lessons for the coronavirus recovery, from an expert on success and failure in crisis

1 month ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Outbreak , a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It's free to get it in your inbox. Economist and...
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G20 tourism ministers agree to find ways to boost tourism industry

1 month ago   |   National Post

LONDON/DUBAI - Tourism ministers of the Group of 20 wealthy economies agreed on Friday to explore capacity programs in the tourism industry to help the global economy recover...
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Saudi G20 presidency urges more donations to fund pandemic response

1 month ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Saudi presidency of the Group of 20 major economies on Thursday called for further immediate donations to fund the emergency response to the coronavirus...
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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