Kobe Bryant’s induction into Basketball Hall of Fame postponed
28 May 2020 | 2:04 pm
Kobe Bryant's posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame has been postponed until spring next year, because it is "just not feasible" to hold the ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic.
26 Jul 2020
In this edition, South Africa has recorded record high deaths in the past 24 hours. The country has been in lockdown for over 100 days and business owners have had to adapt. We have a report on a delivery app that has helped struggling restaurants. Also, in Nigeria contact tracers are trying to safeguard the country's fragile public health system against a worsening of the pandemic. And what is a Spinosaurus? Our reporters in Morocco went to find out more about one of the most bizarre dinosaurs.
11 Sep 2020
For those with mental health issues, the COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging. On this year's World Suicide Prevention Day, experts urge that physical distancing doesn't mean we're socially cut off.
2 Oct 2020
Africa's economies are forecast to shink as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Germany's government is trying to prop up investment, but German companies are pessimistic about doing business on the continent.
13 Oct 2020
For years, the Global Hunger Index has shown global advances in combating malnutrition. But the coronavirus pandemic could undo them, according to the latest report for German aid organization Welthungerhilfe.
8 Nov 2020
Hundreds of incarcerated people across Turkey face major health issues because they are not receiving adequate medical care during the pandemic. Advocates for imprisoned people say the situation is potentially deadly.
30 Nov 2020
As the US registers record cases and hospitalizations, officials have urged people to start their holiday shopping from home. Most retailers moved their Black Friday sales online to prevent overcrowding in stores.
25 Jan 2021
In Los Angeles, murals are painted in tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who died a year ago with his daughter, Gianna Bryant, in a helicopter crash in California.
30 Jan 2021
Basketball fans gather in Los Angeles to remember Kobe Bryant, one year to the day after the former NBA superstar perished in a helicopter crash with daughter Gianna and seven others.
10 Feb 2021
Investigators say the pilot of the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and his daughter likely became disoriented in fog during the flight. The basketball star's death sent shockwaves throughout the sports world.
7 Mar 2021
Many people fear mutations and a third wave, but COVID-19 infection rates are falling worldwide. Is the virus losing steam or are health measures finally having an effect?
17 Apr 2021
Europe wants to enhance its partnership with India against COVID-19 and climate change. Delhi is pushing for an intellectual property waiver to facilitate vaccine production.
30 Apr 2021
As Turkey begins a strict three-week lockdown, many people are particularly angry about a nationwide ban on alcohol sales. Dissidents say the measure has nothing to do with the pandemic and fear a long-term prohibition.
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