Associated Press/Photo by Bilal Hussein

Lebanon’s long road ahead

International | Protesters demand change as lawmakers and Cabinet ministers resign
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/10/20, 10:40 am

LEBANON: American officials are in Beirut this week, with U.S. military transports delivering relief and medical supplies as part of $15 million pledged toward recovery from last week’s massive port explosion.

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Pandemic on top of a crisis

International | Aid workers in African conflict zones prepare for the coronavirus
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/10/20, 03:59 pm

South Sudan has 11 million residents, 24 intensive care hospital beds, and four ventilators. The country is still reeling from the 2013 civil war with Sudan that internally displaced more than 2 million people.

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Associated Press/Photo by Andrew Medichini

The pandemic’s march

International | News and notes from around the world about the spread of the coronavirus
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/19/20, 01:41 pm

GLOBAL: A reporter-friend noted to me, “There’s no place to go for outside perspective. Everyone is in this.” So true, and it’s a unique moment in my three decades of journalism, and we’ll try to keep you abreast of some of the too many latest events related to the coronavirus (including some heavenly perspective), plus the usual mix of mayhem and redemption. What it looks like when the world empties.

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