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Dubai investment arm posts $5.1 billion loss amid pandemic

Dubai’s state-owned sovereign wealth fund announced Tuesday a net loss of $5.1 billion over the past year, highlighting the toll that the coronavirus pandemic has wrought on its vast assets and the uncertainty around the emirate’s post-pandemic recovery.

Grealish and England flatter to deceive again

Gareth Southgate's hand might have been forced but England's fans got their wish as Jack Grealish made his first start of Euro 2020 in the 1-0 win over the Czech Republic Tuesday.

Grealish and England flatter to deceive again

Gareth Southgate's hand might have been forced but England's fans got their wish as Jack Grealish made his first start of Euro 2020 in the 1-0 win over the Czech Republic Tuesday.

‘A special Cannes’ unveils its 2021 lineup

‘Cinema is not dead. The extraordinary and triumphant return of the audience to movie theaters in France and around the world was the first good news,’ said the artistic director. ‘I hope the film festival will be the second very good news.’

Much-loved children’s author Eric Carle dies at 91

Under the Nazis, modern, expressionistic and abstract art was banned and only realistic and naturalistic art was permitted. When Carle was 12 or 13, a high school art teacher would change his life by inviting him to his home, where he secretly showed his expressionist art, including Franz Marc’s ‘Blue Horse’

Tibet tourism boom pressures historic sites

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region’s fragile environment and historic sites.

Jordan battles to save rare tiny Dead Sea carp

Fifa Nature Reserve, Jordan, June 18, 2021 (AFP) - Jordan is racing against time to save a tiny rare fish from extinction as falling water levels partly triggered by global warming threaten to dry up its last habitat.