FROM THE FIELD: Humanitarian crises of concern in 2021
FROM THE FIELD: Humanitarian crises of concern in 2021
💬news.un.org | Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 06:25 am

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated much of the world’s attention over the last 12 months, but many other crises will continue to require the urgent attention of the UN and the international community in 2021.


Vunivalu’s sudden impact in Super debut
Vunivalu’s sudden impact in Super debut
💬www.theroar.com.au | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 06:06 pm

Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn reckons it took him nearly four years to finally figure out rugby but after watching Suliasi Vunivalu for 16 minutes he’s expecting a swifter transition. The Reds’ big-ticket NRL recruit endured a rocky start at Ballymore, axed from last week’s opener after he was charged with common assault following an


Kultur in der Pandemie: Öffnet die Buchläden
Kultur in der Pandemie: Öffnet die Buchläden
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 01:45 pm

Von Montag an kann man vielerorts endlich wieder Fuchsien und Klodeckel kaufen. Aber keine Literatur. Warum nicht?


Europa League: Manchester United trifft auf Milan
Europa League: Manchester United trifft auf Milan
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 01:39 pm

Im Achtelfinale kommt es zum Duell zweier Favoriten. Skirennfahrerin Kira Weidle verpasst in der Abfahrt knapp das Podest.


Sonderprüfer: Harsche Kritik an Grenke
Sonderprüfer: Harsche Kritik an Grenke
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 12:17 pm

Die Leasingfirma muss zurzeit mehrere Sonderprüfungen über sich ergehen lassen. Ein Zwischenbericht der Prüfer bringt den Konzern weiter in Bedrängnis.


In Yemen’s man-made catastrophe, women and girls pay the price
In Yemen’s man-made catastrophe, women and girls pay the price
💬news.un.org | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 11:06 am

Midwife Lena Al-Shurmani, remembers meeting Abia at Al Mawa Camp in Yemen’s Ibb Governorate. Abia was 15 years old and eight months pregnant. “I was very worried,” Ms. Al-Shurmani recalled. “She had a prolapsed uterus, and she was severely malnourished.” 


Victorian government make the call on AFL crowd sizes for Round 1
Victorian government make the call on AFL crowd sizes for Round 1
💬www.theroar.com.au | Friday, Feb 26, 2021 05:04 am

AFL fans will return to the stands in Melbourne for the first time in more than 12 months, with the state government announcing Marvel Stadium and the MCG will be allowed up to 50 per cent capacity for Round 1 of the season. This means the MCG will be permitted an even 50,000 spectators, while


Syria: Economic decline, rising hunger and surging humanitarian needs
Syria: Economic decline, rising hunger and surging humanitarian needs
💬news.un.org | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:42 pm

Syria’s fragile economy has “suffered multiple shocks” over the past 18 months, with its currency plummeting and joblessness swelling as people struggle to cover their basic needs, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Thursday. 


Coach’s Corner issue 1: Can the Reds midfield step up for Australia?
Coach’s Corner issue 1: Can the Reds midfield step up for Australia?
💬www.theroar.com.au | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:35 pm

Thanks to all who participated in the forum for my first article this week, either by asking questions or making comment. All offered value. The most intriguing theme, and the most relevant to events at the weekend, was how the success of the Queensland Reds attack under Jim McKay may influence Wallaby selection in midfield


Literatur im öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunk: Selbstgerecht und aufgekratzt
Literatur im öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunk: Selbstgerecht und aufgekratzt
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 09:47 am

Medienmanager des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks erklären Verlegern, dass Literaturkritik nur eine linksliberale Blase anspricht. Ernsthaft? Über eine Diskussion im Literaturhaus Köln, die unzufrieden stimmt.


FROM THE FIELD: Millions of Yemenis facing ‘death sentence’
FROM THE FIELD: Millions of Yemenis facing ‘death sentence’
💬news.un.org | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:30 am

Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, and the situation for the millions of affected people is deteriorating, says the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).


Australia fall agonisingly short in second T20 despite Stoinis heroics
Australia fall agonisingly short in second T20 despite Stoinis heroics
💬www.theroar.com.au | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:28 am

Australia have lost the second T20 against New Zealand by just four runs, some incredible late-order hitting from Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams not enough to get the side home. Set a mammoth 220 to win after Martin Guptil (97 off 50), Kane Williamson (53 off 35) and Jimmy Neesham (45 off 16) teed off


Barack Obama und Bruce Springsteen: Hawaii ist doch auch nur New Jersey
Barack Obama und Bruce Springsteen: Hawaii ist doch auch nur New Jersey
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 11:04 am

In einem neuen Podcast unterhalten sich Barack Obama und Bruce Springsteen über Hoffnungen, Rassismus und warum ihre Erfahrungen sich ähnlicher sind, als man meinen sollte.


Corona und die Börse: Anleger sollten Börsencrashs nicht fürchten
Corona und die Börse: Anleger sollten Börsencrashs nicht fürchten
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 10:13 am

Ein Jahr nach dem Corona-Absturz haben sich die Kurse wieder erholt. Viele Aktionäre schätzen die Risiken von Börsencrashs völlig falsch ein. Fünf weit verbreitete Irrtümer.


Corona-Krise: Pandemie reißt Milliarden-Löcher in den Staatshaushalt
Corona-Krise: Pandemie reißt Milliarden-Löcher in den Staatshaushalt
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 08:34 am

Bund, Länder, Kommunen und Sozialversicherung weisen ein Defizit von 139,6 Milliarden Euro aus, berichtet das Statistische Bundesamt.


Myanmar: Stop harassment of workers, UN agency urges military
Myanmar: Stop harassment of workers, UN agency urges military
💬news.un.org | Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 08:31 am

The United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has called on the military in Myanmar to end harassment and intimidation of workers, and ensure that they can exercise their rights to freedom of expression, in a climate free of violence and fear.


Tennis: Die verzerrte Weltrangliste
Tennis: Die verzerrte Weltrangliste
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 07:39 am

Naomi Osaka gewinnt zwei Grand-Slam-Turniere in Serie - und ist doch nicht die Nummer eins. Eine andere Spielerin profitiert enorm vom kruden System.


FROM THE FIELD: Poor and vulnerable bear brunt of climate change
FROM THE FIELD: Poor and vulnerable bear brunt of climate change
💬news.un.org | Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 06:30 am

People living in low-income countries are at least four times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather compared to people in rich countries, despite being the least responsible for climate change, that’s according to the UN’s humanitarian office, OCHA.


Haiti needs ‘democratic renewal’ top UN representative tells Security Council
Haiti needs ‘democratic renewal’ top UN representative tells Security Council
💬news.un.org | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 11:30 pm

The top UN official in Haiti called Monday for a “democratic renewal” in the troubled Caribbean nation to lift it out of a drawn-out political and humanitarian crisis and put it back on the path to stability and development.


2. Fußball-Bundesliga: Greuther Fürth nun Zweiter
2. Fußball-Bundesliga: Greuther Fürth nun Zweiter
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 11:06 pm


Build it and they will come: The Andy Marinos view for Australian rugby
Build it and they will come: The Andy Marinos view for Australian rugby
💬www.theroar.com.au | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 10:13 pm

The first weekend of Super Rugby AU is already behind us, and we’re now well and truly into the swing of the season, with every match over the remaining nine rounds likely to have some impact on the final standings. There’s been a definite change in mood around the game in Australia this season. There


Brasilien: Bolsonaro schickt Börse auf Talfahrt
Brasilien: Bolsonaro schickt Börse auf Talfahrt
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 09:47 pm

Investoren ziehen sich nach Entlassung des Petrobras-Chefs durch den Staatspräsidenten zurück.


The order of merit: Greater Western Sydney Giants 2021 season
The order of merit: Greater Western Sydney Giants 2021 season
💬www.theroar.com.au | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 04:37 pm

Who are the Giants players who should play to their optimum level in season 2021? To be eligible for selection, a player must have played at least five games in season 2020, so there can be a reference point as far as those players who apply their talent the best at AFL level. The number


Three killed in attack on UN World Food Programme convoy in DR Congo
Three killed in attack on UN World Food Programme convoy in DR Congo
💬news.un.org | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 02:35 pm

The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a World Food Programme (WFP) staff member, together with an Italian embassy official, were killed on Monday during an attack on a UN convoy in the east of the country, the agency has said. 


Leserdiskussion: Eigenheim im Grünen - ist das auch Ihr Traum?
Leserdiskussion: Eigenheim im Grünen - ist das auch Ihr Traum?
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Monday, Feb 22, 2021 01:48 pm

Viele Menschen wünschen sich ein Häuschen im Grünen. Doch auf dem Land verlieren die Einfamilienhäuser ihre ökonomische Bedeutung, in der Stadt sind sie von fragwürdiger Ökologie. Wie sehen Sie die Zukunft des Wohnens?


SANZAAR are the Blockbuster Video of the sporting world
SANZAAR are the Blockbuster Video of the sporting world
💬www.theroar.com.au | Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 09:33 pm

There was a time when the blue and yellow Blockbuster Video logo was a common sight in neighbourhoods all over, but the company’s refusal and inability to innovate saw them fall from market leader to a business school case study on how to screw it up. As a new season of Super Rugby kicks off


Secretary-General condemns deadly violence against protestors in Myanmar
Secretary-General condemns deadly violence against protestors in Myanmar
💬news.un.org | Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 07:34 pm

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the lethal use of force against peaceful protestors in Myanmar, where demonstrations against the military takeover of the Government have been growing.


Forum: Weg mit dem Mietendeckel
Forum: Weg mit dem Mietendeckel
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 06:48 pm

Schuld am Wohnungsmangel sind nicht skrupellose Investoren, sondern die Politiker.


Australian Open: Djokovic fliegt zum neunten Titel in Melbourne
Australian Open: Djokovic fliegt zum neunten Titel in Melbourne
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 11:43 am

Der Serbe schlägt Daniil Medwedew im Finale der Australian Open in drei Sätzen und gewinnt seinen insgesamt 18. Grand-Slam-Titel.


FROM THE FIELD: The Indian women weaving a digital web
FROM THE FIELD: The Indian women weaving a digital web
💬news.un.org | Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 11:25 am

Hundreds of thousands of Indian women are learning to market themselves and sell products online, with the support of a digital literacy project managed by the World Bank.