Day: August 23, 2020

The Humanitarian Cost Of The Beirut Port Disaster

On August 4th, a colossal explosion marked a poignant change in the lives of people residing in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut. The blast’s impact extended to Lebanon’s highly populated central districts and was felt even in Cyprus, 240km away. Infrastructure was damaged, people have been displaced, and many were

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Russia Releases Controversial COVID-19 Vaccine

Russia has recently become the first country in the world to officially register a COVID-19 vaccine, although they have been met with a wide degree of skepticism from the international community. Reports of the vaccine first surfaced after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an announcement in which he praised the

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