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Glassblowers from Murano have survived pandemics and plagues. To beat the low-priced Asian competition, they switched to highly valued artistic creations. However, rising energy prices are threatening their economic model. There are still dozens of furnaces on the lagoon island, where Venetian...
A computer-graphic-soaked advertisement featuring Australian actor and Hollywood heartthrob Chris Hemsworth beckons the world to Dubai's upcoming Expo 2020, promising a "world of pure imagination" as children without facemasks race across a futuristic carnival scene. Reality crashes into the frame...
British gas stations were crowded with cars for the fourth day, Monday. This was as the government considered sending in the army to ease disruptions caused by shortages of truck drivers. Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association, stated...
The last few months have seen a steady flow of strong hiring, but this may have been due to the fact that the spread of the delta variant has discouraged some Americans' from shopping, flying and dining out. According to...
Despite a slow start, the European Union's COVID-19 vaccination drive has caught up with that of the United States. The United States' slowdown in its once-famous campaign has contributed to the virus’s deadly return. In mid-February, less than 4% of...
The U.S. Coast Guard reported that a sightseeing plane crashed in southeast Alaska on Thursday, killing six people. According to the Coast Guard and Federal Aviation Administration, the emergency beacon on the plane was activated at 11:20 am when it...
To meet the COVID-19 patients who struggle to breathe, Indonesia converted almost all of its oxygen production to medical uses. In Malaysia, overflowing hospitals had to turn to the floors to treat patients. In Myanmar's largest city of Yangon, graveyard workers...


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