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Coronavirus outbreak
Infectious diseases
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Millions of Chinese ordered back to work but infection risk remains high | World news

The Chinese authorities are trying to usher the country back to work, a month after announcing the unprecedented quarantine of millions of people. But they face a difficult balancing act between containing the virus and supporting a faltering economy. Wuhan and surrounding Hubei province, the centre of the outbreak, have been the focus of disease […]

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Kim Jong-Un
national security
North Korea
The Cipher Brief
Tim Willasey-Wilsey

Kim Jong Un’s Frustration and the Risk of Hybrid Warfare

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Yankees’ intense Gerrit Cole focus comes with giant risk

SAN DIEGO — The message from Yankees Headquarters, here in this city that the Germans discovered in 1904, grew increasingly evident on Tuesday: Cole or Bust. Gerrit Cole in a Yankees uniform on a record contract, a fate likely to be confirmed or rejected by the conclusion of these winter meetings on Thursday, would be […]

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Greenland ice melt puts 400 million people at risk of coastal flooding by 2100

The latest headlines in your inbox Almost half a billion people are at risk of coastal flooding by the end of the century if Greenland continues to lose ice at its current rate, scientists have warned. The country’s ice is melting faster than expected, sparking a potential rise in sea levels of 67 centimetres by 2100 […]

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European Commission
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‘The risk of #Brexit happening without a ratified deal still exists’ Phil Hogan 

European Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan Speaking at his first event in Ireland as the European Commissioner for Trade (6 December), Phil Hogan addressed what he described as the ‘seemingly endless’ question of Brexit, as well as other pressing trade issues.   Hogan is hoping that next week’s UK general election will provide clarity and […]

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