How the pandemic is testing the solidarity of the European Union

by Rashmee

Posted on March 24, 2020 / The National


In Albert Camus’ novel The Plague, the narrator, a doctor, describes the determined, almost …

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In time of coronavirus, Taiwan has a doctor in the house (or the vice-president’s office)

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2020


Taiwan’s treatment of the coronavirus pandemic is considered extraordinary and quite remarkable, tough, transparent and …

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In time of coronavirus, ISIS shows method in its murderous madness

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


ISIS urged its followers to avoid Europe like the plague. The unfolding coronavirus crisis has …

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Cometh the hour, cometh the growth opportunity

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2020


Three sectors are flourishing in the age of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19: New words and …

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Italians under lockdown are an example to us all, especially here in ‘hamstering’ Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on March 19, 2020


Eliara del Banco, mother of 12-year-old Alessandro, lives in Lucca, birthplace of the great composer …

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If perfume companies can make hand gel, clothing firms can do protective gear for medics

by Rashmee

Posted on March 18, 2020


It was a coincidence that I heard Italian doctor Fabiano Di Marco talking about the …

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Cometh the hour, cometh the words that will go viral

by Rashmee

Posted on March 17, 2020


Once upon a time, it was Brexit that added new words to the dictionary. “Brexit” …

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