Restrictions return in South Korea after new spike in COVID-19 cases

Could COVID-19 be making a comeback South Korea just as the country is returning to normal life? The world had been eyeing how South Korea has handled the virus after early intervention appeared to keep its death toll relatively low.…

Don’t be fooled by its sudden compliance. Hungary is helping to unravel the EU’s legal order ǀ View

May 2020 is a momentous month for refugee rights in Europe. In response to a judgment by the EU’s Court of Justice (CJEU), the Hungarian government has decided to close its transit zones where asylum seekers arriving from Serbia were…

Coronavirus: Latest data on new COVID-19 infections and deaths

The pace of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak means information is changing all the time. Here is the latest data on infection hotspots and deaths from the virus. If you’re having trouble viewing the data, please click here. The regularly updated…

Coronavirus: Latest data on new COVID-19 infections and deaths

The pace of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak means information is changing all the time. Here is the latest data on infection hotspots and deaths from the virus. If you’re having trouble viewing the data, please click here. The regularly updated…

Coronavirus: Latest data on new COVID-19 infections and deaths

The pace of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak means information is changing all the time. Here is the latest data on infection hotspots and deaths from the virus. If you’re having trouble viewing the data, please click here. The regularly updated…

The US sees the eurozone as the economy most likely to fold. It should look closer to home ǀ View

For its European groupies, the US economy seems like a model of Anglo-Saxon excellence. It’s also the European Commission’s ultimate currency union fantasy, complete with fiscal stabilisers, high labour mobility and enough central bank firepower to flatten a thousand COVID-19s.…

COVID-19 having ‘disproportionate’ impact on young workers, warns ILO

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a “devastating and disproportionate” impact on youth employment worldwide with more than one in six young people forced to stop working since the outbreak began, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has highlighted. The triple shock…

Playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer dies aged 84

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen-raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84. Bill Goldstein, a writer who was working on a biography…

COVID-19 live: More than 175,000 deaths in Europe

Summary of latest updates: French National Assembly approves StopCovid tracking app EU unveils €1.85 trillion post-pandemic recovery package WHO launches Foundation to collect funds from non-traditional donors Catch up on yesterday’s updates here. Original source: Euronews

Cultural showcase, Media for the deaf, and Anti covid-19 comedy

The story of a man in Kenya with a vision for the deaf. Plus, the showcase of the cultural export of the African diaspora in Korea. And, an interview with Nigerian instagram sensation @Taaooma. Original source: Euronews