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Coronavirus, race and income: how the virus discriminates

Coronavirus, race and income: how the virus discriminates

After Covid-19 first appeared in China late last year, doctors quickly realised what made some patients more vulnerable to the virus than others: age, gender and underlying health problems all played a part.

America set to open new chapter in space exploration

America set to open new chapter in space exploration

Wednesday, May 27, is scheduled to witness two historic moments in the annals of human spaceflight, providing yet another diversion from the depressing news of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Europe’s Hamiltonian moment

Europe’s Hamiltonian moment

The new Franco-German proposal for a €500bn ($547bn) European recovery fund could turn out to be the most important historic consequence of the coronavirus.

White continent is turning green due to climate change

White continent is turning green due to climate change

Antarctica’s snow is gradually turning green as warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of “green snow”, first map of the algae blooms on the southernmost continent has shown.

Emerging markets’ hidden debt risk

Emerging markets’ hidden debt risk

Stark warnings about the Covid-19 shock’s potentially devastating effects on emerging markets (EMs) have become ubiquitous. With the pandemic engulfing ever more countries, EMs face a mass exit by foreign investors seeking safe assets.

Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Gulf Times extends greetings to its readers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

How Germany contained the coronavirus pandemic

How Germany contained the coronavirus pandemic

Germany is often referred to as a positive example of how to manage the Covid-19 pandemic. We were successful in preventing the overburdening of our health system.

Passengers, wear masks. Airlines, keep it clean. Then we’ll fly again

Passengers, wear masks. Airlines, keep it clean. Then we’ll fly again

Not many people would choose to ride out the coronavirus pandemic in a crowded tin box. That’s why passenger demand for air travel has fallen as much as 90%. Of course, there’s also little reason to book a flight right now.

Tens of thousands of satellites planned for orbit

Tens of thousands of satellites planned for orbit

Space, that final frontier, could become very crowded very soon.

The path to reopening prompts anxieties

The path to reopening prompts anxieties

For Cambria Hooven, the past two months have been marked by near-total isolation — tele-work, tele-medicine,tele-socialising.

Spending Eid in Lockdown: What should we do differently?

Spending Eid in Lockdown: What should we do differently?

Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani, a renowned Muslim scholar of hadith (Prophetic Tradition) and genealogies (Ans?b), captured the plague of the year 833 AH/1430 CE as it unfolded in Egypt and the surrounding areas in his Inb?’ al-Ghumr with some meticulousness.

  • Fajr

    03:15 AM
  • FAJR

    03:16

  • Shruq

    04:45

  • Duhr

    11:31

  • Asr

    14:56

  • Maghrb

    18:17

  • Isha

    19:47

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