Emerging from ancient trade routes, globalization has seen supply chains spread around the world and set millions of people in motion. But environmental and social problems are also on the rise. A historical look at how globalization happened.
Subsidies and digitalization: The coronavirus crisis has shown that some changes can be implemented faster than once thought — politically, economically and socially.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has taken aim at rich countries for failing to help the developing world through the coronavirus crisis. The pandemic, he said, has revealed the "delusion that we live in a post-racist world."
The vast majority of Japanese were enthusiastic about the Olympics returning to the capital. But the coronavirus crisis has raised concerns about a new surge in infections and triggered renewed questions about costs.
The EU is facing its biggest challenge in history, Angela Merkel has told German lawmakers. The coronavirus pandemic has shown the bloc's fragility she said, as Germany prepares to assume the rotating presidency.
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