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Coronavirus Covers: How Global Magazines Feature COVID-19

In Hong Kong on Jan. 28
In Hong Kong on Jan. 28
Michaela Kozminova

What Chinese authorities first treated as dozens of cases of unknown pneumonia in the Hubei province, has now become a global health emergency. In about three months, the respiratory novel coronavirus illness called COVID-19 has expanded to nearly all corners of the globe, so far leaving over 100,000 people infected and more than 4,000 dead.

After spreading into Japan and South Korea, the virus has now been confirmed in every European Union member country, with Italy becoming the first country to enforce a nation-wide lockdown as the death count tops 600.

Here's how coronavirus has looked on magazine covers around the world in recent weeks:

CHINA

Caixin


SOUTH KOREA

Magazine Donga


INDIA

The Week


ITALY

Internazionale

Panorama

Famiglia Cristiana


FRANCE

Marianne

Paris Match


GERMANY

Der Spiegel


CZECH REPUBLIC

Reflex

Respekt


POLAND

Polityka


FINLAND

Suomen Kuvalehti


AUSTRIA

Falter


BELGIUM

Knack


UK

The Economist

New Statesman


USA

The New Yorker

Newsweek


CANADA

Maclean's

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Modi Is Wrong: Russia's War Also Creates Real Risks For India

By shrugging aside Russia’s aggression, India has shown indifference to fears that China could follow Russia’s example.

Photo of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits Russia

Anita Inder Singh*

-OpEd-

NEW DELHI — India is wrong to dismiss Russia’s war in Ukraine as Europe’s problem. The illegality and destructiveness of the invasion, and consequential food and energy crises, have global ramifications.

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This explains why 143 out of the 193 member-states of the UN General Assembly voted against recognizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four Ukrainian regions after holding sham referenda there. Ninety-three voted in favor of expelling Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.

India has abstained from every vote in the UN condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The reason? Moscow is India’s top arms supplier and some 70% of India’s military platforms are of Russian origin.

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