If efforts are not made to mitigate and overcome interruptions in health services and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a six-month distruption of antiretroviral therapy could lead to more than 500 000 extra deaths from AIDS related illness, including from tuberculosis.
Taiwan has become a refuge for a small but growing number of pro-democracy protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been convulsed since last year by protests.
The European Union is aiming for a more coordinated policy for its diplomatic and commercial relations with the various countries in the Middle East.
In order to understand how genocide happens and therefore, how to avoid it, one must understand how integral it is to nationalism, and especially the martial nationalism that existed in the Middle East after the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.
The nuclear issue is a matter of concern to the whole world, it has been in the past, it is today and it always will be.