Coronavirus kills the ISIS threat as the terrorist group issues travel advice for Europe?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2020


The unfolding coronavirus crisis has elements of the surreal. Consider this. ** ISIS has issued …

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Black swans, grey rhinos and the global oil market

by Rashmee

Posted on March 15, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Until Russia’s refusal to accede to production cuts, the global oil market was suffering the …

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Namaste, the #nohandshake hand gesture for the age of coronavirus

by Rashmee

Posted on March 14, 2020


“Nice to meet you, but how to greet you?” ran NPR’s headline in acknowledgement of …

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Friday, the 13th: It’s taken a virus to show up European disunion

by Rashmee

Posted on March 13, 2020


Italy asked Germany to send face masks and testing kits. It was China that answered …

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Life in the age of a novel coronavirus: Going to the library

by Rashmee

Posted on March 12, 2020


I was standing near the reception desk at my local library in London when a …

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Work-life balance in the age of a novel coronavirus

by Rashmee

Posted on March 11, 2020


In Italy, bars are marking foot-wide distances for patrons to stand and quaff their favourite …

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Coronavirus is teaching us all how to be vulnerable together

by Rashmee

Posted on March 10, 2020 / The National


On Sunday, Italy, the eurozone’s third largest economy, locked down Milan and the industrial regions …

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Coronavirus picks economic winners and losers

by Rashmee

Posted on March 5, 2020


Coronavirus is an economic opportunity now that the disease is in 85 countries and territories, …

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Know how to play ‘Coronavirus’, the game?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2020


In China, children are reportedly playing the ‘Coronavirus’ game. It goes something like this. The …

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The Covid-19 pathogen has now invaded at least 47 nations and it’s a pandemic of fear

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2020


So the Covid-19 pathogen has now invaded at least 47 nations but it’s not a …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK