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Curated by Peter Hulm

News from 2020 not involving COVID-19, unless it predicts the impacts. See also: POST-COVID for assessments and reports on what comes next.

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The 10 best cities to live in the world as an expat: Valencia, Alicante and Lisbon tops — yahoo — 26 November 2020

Vancouver Just Voted to Decriminalize All Drugs — vice — 26 November 2020

Far-right political terrorism 'is surging' in Western countries, report warns — euronews — 25 November 2020

UK supermarket and fast food chicken linked to deforestation in Brazil — theguardian — 25 November 2020

NRA admits some executives used nonprofit money for personal benefit — thehill — 25 November 2020

French Caribbean islands poisoned by a carcinogenic pesticide — bbc — 20 November 2020

India only G20 nation doing its 'fair share' to meet 2 degree goal — dw — 19 November 2020

Wheel-Flash’s minimalist bike reflectors could potentially save thousands of lives each year — yankodesign — 19 November 2020

Asylum Seeker Who Lost His Son on Trek to Greece Is Charged in His Death: Rights groups warn that the charges set a worrying precedent — nytimes — 18 November 2020

Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ hands himself over to Malawi police — aljazeera — 18 November 2020

Alain Werner of Geneva-based Civitas Maxima recognised for his fight in protecting victims of war crimes — genevasolutions — 18 November 2020

More than 1,000 killed in six months in South Sudan — aljazeera — 17 November 2020

Countries most at risk from climate change being left behind, says IFRC: World Disasters Report (LINK) — genevasolutions/ifrc — 17 November 2020

Poland and Hungary block EU budget plan — dw — 16 November 2020

WWF Receives $100 Million for Nature-based Climate Solutions from the Bezos Earth Fund — source — 16 November 2020

The 3 winners of the World Economic Forum New Champions awards — source — 16 November 2020

Moldova election: Pro-EU Maia Sandu wins presidency — dw — 15 November 2020

New clashes in Western Sahara threaten decades-old cease-fire — dw — 14 November 2020

Cummings gone: UK PM’s top aide leaves with immediate effect — aljazeera — 14 November 2020

Al Qaeda's No. 2, Accused in U.S. Embassy Attacks, Was Killed in Iran — nytimes — 13 November 2020

Forget Russia—Iranian Hackers Behind Malicious New Cyber Attacks, Warns New Report — forbes — 12 November 2020

Australia to prosecute troops for war crimes in Afghanistan — apnews — 12 November 2020

Defiant Hong Kong opposition condemned by China — bbc — 12 November 2020

Libya peace talks reach 'breakthrough' agreement to hold elections — france24 — 11 November 2020

Organized crime in the fisheries sector threatens a sustainable ocean economy — nature — 11 November 2020

Development banks pledge climate action but keep fossil fuels — aljazeera — 11 November 2020

Barcelona launches 10-year plan to reclaim city streets from cars — theguardian — 11 November 2020

Study confirms racism and police brutality in Germany — dw — 11 November 2020

Azerbaijan’s drones owned the battlefield in Nagorno-Karabakh — and showed future of warfare — washingtonpost — 11 November 2020

Biden Has Finally Won Arizona, Turning It Democratic For The First Time In Decades — buzzfeednews — 11 November 2020

3 lessons for crafting a future with safer, more efficient self-driving cars — weforum — 11 November 2020

Related GLOBAL-GENEVA piece: UNECE tackles philosophy’s trolley problem (LINK)

Prince Charles: 10 actions we must take to drive the green recovery — weforum — 10 November 2020

Red Cross launches massive, multi-country operation and CHF20m appeal as horror of Hurricane Eta emerges — ifrc — 10 November 2020

Lonely Planet's best cities: London tops but Dubai, Singapore and Abu Dhabi are there — lonelyplanet — 9 November 2020

Third world war a risk in wake of pandemic, says UK defence chief — theguardian — 8 November 2020

Belarus opens first nuclear power plant amid criticism from Lithuania — AP/euronews — 7 November 2020

Move over Silicon Valley, these five countries are the new startup hub: Singpore, Israel, South Korea, Kenya, Brazil — theprint — 7 November 2020

Hotspots in four countries on brink of famine, UN warns — — 6 November 2020

Climate change and food demand could shrink species' habitats by almost a quarter by 2100 — sciencedaily — 7 November 2020

Why don't more nations hold elections online? Here's how Estonia has been a lone trailblazer — euronews — 3 November 2020

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