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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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October 2020

The South Caucasus Imbroglio: Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict – Analysis — eurasiareview — 31 October 2020

World Economic Forum and GBBC launch comprehensive effort to survey global blockchain standards — techrepublic — 30 October 2020

The best way to restore our forests is to let nature take its course — weforum — 30 October 2020

UN chief has plan for eventual peacekeeping exit from Congo — AP/ctvnews — 30 October 2020

Three from India’s governing BJP party killed in Kashmir attack after "land grab" — aljazeera — 30 October 2020

New Zealanders vote to legalise euthanasia — france24 — 30 October 2020

France on maximum alert after deadly church stabbing in Nice — france24 — 30 October 2020

As France Mourns, Malaysia's Former Leader Says Muslims Have Right to 'Kill Millions of French People' — vice — 30 October 2020

The biggest Pinocchios of Election 2020 — washingtonpost — 30 October 2020

Ex-U.S. embassy worker arrested for sexually assaulting 24 women — AP/cbc — 30 October 2020

Thwart U.S. veto or await new president? WTO has leadership dilemma — reuters — 30 October 2020

Controlling deforestation and wildlife trade could prevent pandemics — newscientist — 29 October 2020

UK: Labour suspends Jeremy Corbyn after reaction to anti-Semitism report — dw — 29 October 2020

'Comes out beautiful': Trump administration rolls back dishwasher water conservation rules — nbcnews — 29 October 2020

The Press Is Giving Trump a Free Pass, Again — theatlantic — 28 October 2020

New Report Shows Banks Loaned $2.6 Trillion Linked to Biodiversity Loss in 2019 — ecowatch — 28 October 2020

Global foreign direct investment halved in first six months of 2020, U.N. says — reuters — 28 October 2020

Belarus opposition prepares mass strikes after Lukashenko ignores deadline to quit — reuters — 26 October 2020

Nigeria seeks to halt looting amid fury over 'food warehouses' — aljazeera — 25 October 2020

Colombia kills top ELN guerrilla commander in military operation — france24 — 25 October 2020

Chileans vote by millions to tear up Pinochet's constitution — reuters — 25 October 2020

Fact check: Trump makes at least 16 false or misleading claims to '60 Minutes' — cnn — 25 October 2020

6 home truths from Chatham House for the new head of the WTO — weforum — 25 October 2020

U.S. Embassy in Turkey Issues Terrorism Alert and Halts Services — AP/nytimes — 23 October 2020

Trump’s philanthropic claims highly exaggerated — nytimes/rawstory — 23 October 2020

Slovenian premier endorses Trump’s reelection, joins others — apnews — 23 October 2020

Trump campaign spokesperson claims parents of separated children don't want them back — politico — 23 October 2020

75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer — theguardian — 21 October 2020

Climate change likely drove early human species to extinction, modeling study suggests — eurekalert — 15 October 2020

Study reveals world’s most walkable cities: Bogotá is tops — theguardian — 15 October 2020

Kyrgyzstan's parliament taps Sadyr Zhaparov as new premier: President approves — dw — 14 October 2020

Museum in Nantes pulls show after intervention by Beijing: China insists Genghis Khan exhibit not use words 'Genghis Khan' — theguardian — 14 October 2020

UN, Switzerland and Kenya join the Big Tech governance debate — genevasolutions — 12 October 2020

To beat cancer, EU Commission must first beat chemicals lobby — euobserver — 12 October 2020

Tax records show 200 entities funneled money to Trump properties while reaping benefits from White House: NYT — thehill — 11 October 2020

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is ushering in a new age of warfare with drones, sensors and long-range weapons — aljazeera — 11 October 2020

'Real and imminent' extinction risk to whales — bbc — 10 October 2020

UN agencies including UNICEF, WHO probe claims of sex abuse by DR Congo workers — france24 — 1 October 2020

Belarus activist shares 'Alternative Nobel' with 3 others — ctvnews — 1 October 2020

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill — apnews — 1 October 2020

Putin, Macron call for Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire as deaths mount — aljazeera — 1 October 2020

Suicide bomber kills at least nine at checkpoint in Helmand, south Afghanistan — theglobeandmail — 1 October 2020

Bosnia: Authorities evict hundreds from UN-run migrant camp — dw — 1 October 2020

Investors sour on baht for first time in two months, trim long bets on most emerging Asian currencies: Reuters poll — reuters — 1 October 2020

Expat shift drives changes in Bangkok’s condo market — thethaiger — 1 October 2020

Zurich, Paris, Munich and Frankfurt among Cities With the Riskiest 'Bubble' Housing Markets — bloomberg — 1 October 2020

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