Southeast Asian economies are having a big impact from the global economic crisis caused by the spreading of the pandemic.
The city government of Paris has been dealt an unlikely punishment: a fine of 90,000 euros, equivalent to $110,000, for appointing too many women to senior positions and breaking France’s gender-equality rules.
As countries roll out vaccines that prevent COVID-19, studies are underway to determine whether shots can also stop people from getting infected and passing on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Vaccines that prevent transmission could help to bring the pandemic under control if they are given to enough people.
Until the Cyprus issue is resolved, Turkish Cypriots are interlocutors of Greek Cypriots: Hami Aksoy.
A “gruesome” massacre against farmers in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 110 people, the United Nations has said, raising tolls initially indicating 43 and then at least 70 dead.
President Iván Duque of Colombia announced on Monday during a visit by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, that his government will provide temporary legal status to the more than 1.7 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled to Colombia in recent years, a far-reaching move that will allow the migrants to work legally and establish lives out of the shadows
The standoff between protesting farmers and the Centre in India seems to have hit a stalemate. Central trade unions went on a nationwide strike on Thursday with the participation of over 25 crore workers to protest against various policies of the central government.
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 National Patriotic Party (NPP), the political party that currently holds political power in Ghana, recently held a fiercely contested primary elections to elect new parliamentary candidates for the December General Elections this year.
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.
Wildfires fueled by extreme heat and high wind spread further across California, Oregon, and Washington on Thursday, destroying hundreds of homes and killing at least seven people.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was widely expected to win a second term, buoyed by the compassionate and yet decisive leadership style under the crisis brought by the pandemic this year.
Demonstrations and protests about social justice and the death of George Floyd while in police custody are still going on around the US.
The economic effects of COVID-19 in Iran Iran has over…
A very dangerous war threatens to break out again at the gates of Europe: the frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over control of the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.