World roundup: March 1 2021

Stories from Afghanistan, Nigeria, El Salvador, and more

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Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for March 1:

  • 114,986,806 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (21,741,398 active, +290,048 since yesterday)

  • 2,549,725 reported fatalities (+6603 since yesterday)

At Foreign Policy, Harvard’s Vivek Wadhwa and Emory University’s Tarun Wadhwa call for more international governance around technology:

A century’s w…

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