2021 Second-Quarter Forecast

MIN READMar 29, 2021 | 00:00 GMT

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COVID-19 will again dominate in the second quarter of 2021. With new viral variants and staggered or stalled vaccine rollouts, the global economic rebound will be uneven around the world. ...


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MIN READMar 24, 2021 | 17:29 GMT

Thai students wear face mask as they stand in line to enter their classroom at the Thai Niyom Songkhrao School.

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MIN READMar 24, 2021 | 17:38 GMT

The Chinese delegation led by Yang Jiechi (C), director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Office and Wang Yi (2nd L), China's Foreign Minister, speak with their US counterparts at the opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska.

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MIN READMar 24, 2021 | 17:41 GMT

View of the Reichstag building which houses Germany's Bundestag (Lower House of parliament) in Berlin.

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Middle East and North Africa

MIN READMar 25, 2021 | 16:22 GMT

Dubai city skyline is seen from The Five hotel on The Palm on February 24, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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MIN READMar 25, 2021 | 16:26 GMT

A man wearing a facemask walks in front of the Russian Central Bank headquarters in downtown Moscow.

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MIN READMar 25, 2021 | 17:16 GMT

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South Asia

MIN READMar 25, 2021 | 17:17 GMT

Indian army soldiers stand on a snow-covered road near Zojila mountain pass that connects Srinagar to the union territory of Ladakh, bordering China.

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Sub-Saharan Africa

MIN READMar 25, 2021 | 17:47 GMT

A general view of the construction works at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), near Guba in Ethiopia.

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