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The great sustainable reset: The new world of work after the pandemic – World Economic Forum

In the post-crisis workforce reset, flexibility and a portfolio-based approach to work strategy will be key.

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These 5 countries are home to more than half the world’s forests – World Economic Forum

A new report from the UN FAO finds that the world has lost 178 million hectares of forest since 1990. But there is some good news – the rate of losses has begun to slow.

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Security in a Post-COVID World: Your Team, Your Future – https://www.cbronline.com

New tooling or intelligence approaches can help automate steps for key areas, such as security analysis and investigation

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World Rugby confirm qualification process for France 2023 – RugbyPass

With 12 teams already qualified for the tournament, the remaining eight places will be determined by a process of regional and cross-regional qualifiers.

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With Real-Life Games Halted, Betting World Puts Action on E-Sports – NYTimes

Computer-vs.-computer games of FIFA livestream to gamblers on Twitch. Fantasy contests carry League of Legends lineups. In the coronavirus age, video games have grown into a darling for casinos.

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Sweden to present findings on Olof Palme assassination – the Guardian

Sources say South Africa handed over dossier on 1986 murder, but not everyone is hopeful mystery will be solved

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My working week: ‘Lockdown has shattered my autistic foster child’s world’ – The Guardian

Life during Covid-19 is challenging for foster carers but our children’s ability to relearn trust is a beacon of hope

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British tear down statue of slave trader as protests over George Floyd killing continue around the world – CNBC

Today marks the 13th consecutive day of protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last month.

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Factbox: Who’s bidding to be next World Trade Organization chief? – Reuters

The World Trade Organization (WTO) began the process on Monday of selecting a new director-general to replace Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo, who is stepping down a year early at the end of August.

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2,500 rare texts from Islamic world to go online for free – The Guardian

National Library of Israel is digitising collection of manuscripts and books dating back to ninth century

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Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world – CNN

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Follow here for the latest

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‘I can’t breathe’: why George Floyd’s words reverberate around the world | Ben Okri

These few words should become the mantra of oppression – and spark the real change our world so desperately needs, says novelist and poet Ben Okri

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