Coronavirus pandemic

Jordan authorises use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

As leading doctors warn of widespread infection in Jordan, hospitals can now use malaria drug for serious conditions.

Jordan authorises use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

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Zimbabwe farmers turn to smart solutions to fight climate change

Having suffered poor harvests due to drought, Lupane small-scale farmers find solutions in climate-smart agriculture.

Zimbabwe farmers turn to smart solutions to fight climate change

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YouTube switches off HD as Europeans self-isolate

With millions of Europeans at home in isolation, officials are worried about the internet breaking.

YouTube joins Netflix in reducing streaming quality in Europe

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Earthbound: Coronavirus dents NASA's 2024 return to moon

NASA to 'temporarily suspend production and testing' after an employee tests positive for coronavirus.

Earthbound: Coronavirus dents NASA's 2024 return to moon

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Japan's SoftBank seeks $10bn for its Vision Fund firms: Report

Japanese tech investor is reviewing companies under its Vision Fund to check their viability amid coronavirus pandemic.

Japan's SoftBank seeks $10bn for its Vision Fund firms: Report

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Two per head: Apple caps iPhone sales as supply chains break

Although Chinese factories have resumed operations, Apple's suppliers in other countries face virus-related disruptions.

Two per head: Apple caps iPhone sales as supply chains break

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Cleaning up: Scottish whisky makers now distilling hand gel

Distillers in Scotland are using their experience with alcohol production to turn their hands to making sanitiser.

Cleaning up: Scottish whisky makers now distilling hand gel

Coronavirus pandemic

'Slippery slope': Israel draws flak over coronavirus surveillance

Emergency regulations draw criticism for allowing authorities to retrace movements of people infected by COVID-19.

'Slippery slope': Israel draws flak over coronavirus surveillance

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus vaccine test opens as US volunteer gets 1st shot

Even if the research goes well, a vaccine would not be available for widespread use for 12 to 18 months.

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Make us ventilators to fight virus, UK asks Rolls Royce

The United Kingdom's top engineering firms are being asked to build medical equipment in the fight against coronavirus.

Make us ventilators to fight virus, UK asks Rolls Royce

Special series

Women Make Science: Kyrgyzstan's Space School

We follow a team of young women in the Kyrgyz Space Program as they work to launch the country's first satellite.

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Thought bitcoin was the new safe-haven asset? Think again

The world's most valuable cryptocurrency is being sold off along with most other asset classes amid market turmoil.

Thought bitcoin was the new safe-haven asset? Think again

Special series

Women Make Science: Robogal

One of the world's leading tech developers is creating a new generation of robots to help people with everyday tasks.

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Here's why global CO2 emissions fell by the most since 1990

A steep drop in the use of coal to generate power led to the fall in emissions last year, a new study shows.

Here's why global CO2 emissions fell by the most since 1990

Saudi Arabia

Satellite images reveal emptying famed sites, from Saudi to Iran

Aerial photographs show normally bustling spots from Mecca to Beijing thinned of people as coronavirus spreads.

Satellite images reveal emptying famed sites, from Saudi to Iran