In this day and age, there is possibly only one country left in the world where it’s leader could mysteriously disappear for 20 days only to appear again smiling at the opening ceremony of a fertilizer plant. An obviously staged photo-op, but which seems to nevertheless confirm that Kim Jong-un is alive and well.
The economic effects of COVID-19 in Iran Iran has over…
The numbers show how bad the economy went in the period when we expected it to go badly. They offer some surprises about the countries that are most affected.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman delivered a scathing attack on Iran in a speech to the UN General Assembly, urging the international community to find a “comprehensive solution” to what he called Tehran’s “sponsorship of terrorism”.
A contentious near-total ban on abortion in Poland went into effect late Wednesday, despite rampant opposition from hundreds of thousands of Poles who began protesting in the fall in the largest demonstrations in the country since the 1989 collapse of communism.
Vietnam has managed the Covid-19 pandemic flawlessly On March 24,…
Lockdowns to curb coronavirus spread has spiked domestic abuse calls by 60% across the European Continent.
During the celebrations of the Taiwan holiday, President Tsai Ing-wen gave a speech in which several observers glimpsed an “olive branch” towards Beijing.
Muslims in Nepal on Sunday organised a protest against atrocities on Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province of China.
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the generals ousted and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, triggering mass protests demanding a return to democracy. The country has seen widespread bloodshed since then as soldiers and police have embarked on a rampage.
The European Union is aiming for a more coordinated policy for its diplomatic and commercial relations with the various countries in the Middle East.
Major Chinese companies that are crucial to Beijing’s global trade and infrastructure projects are under threat as U.S.-China tensions escalate and that could mean more risks for American investors, according to research firm TS Lombard
Greenland’s ice sheet lost an estimated 600 billion tonnes The…
The landmark treaty, a Council of Europe accord that was signed by 45 countries and the European Union, was designed to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women. In 2012, Turkey became the first country to ratify the convention, named after its largest city Istanbul where the treaty was forged.
The scientist behind the first Covid-19 vaccine to clear interim clinical trials says he is optimistic that his product will “bash the virus over the head” and bring an end to the COVID-19 global pandemic in 2020.