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One billion students affected by virus closures: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July, affecting over 1 billion students.

Hong Kong authors court Taiwan publishers

‘It’s not that [small publishers] don’t have any fear,’ said one Hong Kong journalist, asking to use just a first name, ‘they just don’t know what specifically they should worry about’

Hong Kong authors court Taiwan publishers

‘It’s not that [small publishers] don’t have any fear,’ said one Hong Kong journalist, asking to use just a first name, ‘they just don’t know what specifically they should worry about’

Steve McQueen sets 3 premieres at NY Film Festival

‘Steve McQueen is one of the essential artists of our time, and he reaches a new level of mastery with the Small Axe films,’ said Dennis Lim, the festival’s programming director. ‘These are works of historical drama that speak powerfully and urgently to our present moment of reckoning over police brutality and systemic racism’

What's behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack?

Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of world leaders, celebrities and tech moguls Wednesday in one of the most high-profile security breaches in recent years, highlighting a major flaw with the service millions of people have come to rely on as an essential communications tool.

How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

Tesla Inc's rapid rise to become the world's most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software that is overtaking old-school manufacturing know-how.

Leopards, wolves vanishing from panda conservation areas: study

It may be one of the most recognizable symbols of conservation, but efforts to protect the giant panda have failed to safeguard large mammals sharing its habitats, according to research published Monday showing dramatic declines of leopards and other predators.