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The pandemic has accelerated the growth of e-sports

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Covid-19 has stalled the wedding industry

Jun 16th 2020 DELHI, LONDON AND SHANGHAI HEATHER QUINLAN and Adam McGovern, a couple from Parsipanny, New Jersey, intended to marry in October, amid family and friends. But as covid-19 outbreaks swept through America, that looked unrealistic. “We decided that, since we had no idea when the actual, traditional ceremony would take place, there was […]

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NATO sets its sights on China

Jun 9th 2020 EVEN AS IT grapples with short-term troubles, among them another spat between America and Germany, NATO is starting to plan for the next ten years: how to adapt to the rising power of China? Finding an answer may be vital if the alliance is to retain a sense of purpose in 2030. […]