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Despite pandemic, thousands of Syrians protest against government as economy collapses

In Syria, which is in the final stages of a nine year civil war, the coronavirus is creating more pain […]

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Silent protests at McCarren Park

Greenpoint, Brooklyn residents hold nightly vigils in support of racial justice.

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On the frontline of two deadly viruses

Ghanaian biomedical scientist, Seth Agyeman, who worked on the frontline during the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia and Sierra Leone in West Africa, is now tackling Covid-19 in Ghana.

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Bronx fish market struggles to stay afloat during pandemic

All of the vendors at the nearly two centuries-old market, is currently facing a threat unlike anything he’s seen in his 10  years as a wholesaler.

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Venezuelans leave behind a country in crisis only to encounter a new crisis in New York

 Venezuelans who have migrated to New York in the past two or three years have had to confront two crises in a short time frame.

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China promotes street vendors to reboot the economy

 Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, China’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter compared with a year ago.

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Giving food to Staten island vulnerable communities during the lockdown

The neighborhoods are home to largely migrants, African Americans and less privileged communities. 

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George Floyd’s brother leads a memorial service in Brooklyn

“I am proud of the protests, but I am not proud of the destruction,” said Floyd.

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Hong Kongers gather despite COVID-19 ban on Tiananmen vigil

This is the first occasion that the vigil was banned in Hong Kong. 

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Army returns home after completing COVID-19 mission in New York 

Troops from all around the country helped civilian staff at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, and the Lincoln Center in the Bronx for more than six weeks.