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Conflict in Caucasus region slows virus fight (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 21/10/2020 20:21:33

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region in the South Caucasus mountains beset by weeks of heavy fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces. (Oct. 21...

Chess's cheating crisis: 'paranoia has become the culture' (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 12:48:37

As the game enjoys a boom online, players ranging from grandmasters to preteens are getting caught ‘computer doping’In one chess tournament, five of the top six were disqualified for cheating. In anot...

The Observer view on Nagorno-Karabakh | Observer editorial (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/10/2020 08:00:03

Unless the world’s big powers act, the fragile ceasefire is unlikely to holdThe fact that Azerbaijan and Armenia have gone back to war at a moment of acute global crisis is deeply dismaying. In March,...

Chess: Carlsen extends record unbeaten streak before key game with Caruana (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/10/2020 10:00:30

Norway’s world champion and his US opponent renew their rivalry in Stavanger amid multiple anti-coronavirus precautionsAfter more than six months of mousing his moves on a computer screen, the world c...

How 'S**thole' Countries Handled Coronavirus Better Than The US (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 09/06/2020 15:09:55

The coronavirus didn’t hit wealthy countries first, but it hit them hard. So far, nearly four out of five global Covid-19 deaths have occurred in the global north, which encompasses most develop...

US government is funding website spreading Covid-19 disinformation (source — www.theguardian.com) 28/05/2020 21:13:27

State Department-backed Armenian project to promote democracy instead features false informationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US government is funding a website in Ar...

US funding website spreading Covid-19 disinformation (source — www.theguardian.com) 28/05/2020 15:00:30

State Department-backed Armenian project to promote democracy instead features false informationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US government is funding a website in Ar...

Armenia decries crimes against ‘civilisation’ on genocide anniversary (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/04/2020 17:33:21

YEREVAN: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Friday decried crimes against “civilisation” and demanded an apology from Turkey as his country marked the 105th anniversary of the WWI-era Armenian...

Before Therapy, I Don’t Know How I Would Have Got Through This Pandemic (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 06/04/2020 17:05:34

In the mix of all this illness, isolation and turmoil we’re all experiencing right now, I’m scared of drifting. Not drifting harmlessly like birthday balloons against a blue sky – I&...

Coronavirus live news: Spain withdraws 'inaccurate' testing kits, as French hospitals to reach capacity in 48 hours (source — www.theguardian.com) 27/03/2020 13:45:15

South Africa records first Covid-19 deaths; China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deathsCoronavirus latest – at a glanceUK coronavirus – liveUS now has more cases than any other count...

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