Latest from Michael Birnbaum
So many workers are sick that critical services are faltering.
  • Oct 24, 2020
The measure, pushed by Europe’s meat industry, has drawn an outcry from environmentalists.
  • Oct 20, 2020
Deaths could explode if measures are not taken now, the WHO warned.
  • Oct 16, 2020
The bloc also initiated sanctions against Russian officials in the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
  • Oct 12, 2020
Countries are extending furlough subsidy programs.
  • Oct 10, 2020
The award was a recognition that much of the world is struggling with conflict-driven food shortages.
  • Oct 9, 2020
Scientists warn against complacency in this ‘cliffhanger moment,’ saying even reduced lethality could mean millions more lives lost.
  • Oct 9, 2020
Boris Johnson is breaking one deal even as negotiations with Europe are ongoing over the next one.
  • Oct 1, 2020
The report sought to address concerns that some European Union members are becoming increasingly authoritarian.
  • Sep 30, 2020
Some countries have seen a few infections in primary and secondary schools, but officials say the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • Sep 27, 2020