The COVID-19 pandemic and its implications are not only unprecedented but harrowing. We are all adjusting to new realities and grieving the loss of old ones
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus Prince Charles, who is…
The health of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s most extensive coral reef ecosystem, is in a critical state and deteriorating as climate change warms the waters around it, an international conservation group said, warning that more than a third of the world’s heritage sites are similarly threatened.
The Syrian army has taken control of a strategic northwestern…
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.
The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 11,700 years ago.
Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is one of the major players in the Arab and Muslim worlds, based on reputation as the protector of the birthplace of Islam and one of the major oil producer.
As a country under Western sanctions, Zimbabwe has failed to obtain significant financial bail-outs from major multilateral lenders to fight the disease, but China has stood behind the country, offering the much-needed assistance that has helped strengthen the country’s response to the pandemic.
While the Nepalese government has denied claims that China occupied part of its land along the border, China has secretly built the structures in the Humla district in Nepal and has also stopped the Nepali population from entering in this area.
Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) has been lobbying the government to lift the ban on cigarettes and tobacco sales even before the level 4 National lockdown regulations were announced.
The volume of retail sales fell by 18.1 per cent comparing to 5.2% in March. Monthly decline was seen across all sectors, apart from non-store retailing and alcohol stores.
The banking union is a fundamental pillar of a monetary…
Jeff Wilke, the CEO of Amazon’s worldwide consumer division, is set to retire early next year after serving the company for over two decades.
The militarization in the Middle East and North Africa for ten years has become increasingly significant, so much so that there is currently the greatest proliferation of weapons ever recorded since the end of the Second World War.
The international organization ASEAN has set an ambitious target of securing 23 percent of its primary energy from renewable sources by 2025.