Since ancient times Egyptians depend on the Nile as demands for water is rapidly increasing in response to growing population, industrialization, food production and employment generation. The Greek historian Herodotus wrote, “Egypt is the gift of Nile”.
The origins of the current Syrian conflict can be pinpointed to the wider wave of 2011 Arab Spring protests, but no other county still feels its effect as strongly as Syria.
India is the second country that is engulfed by the COVID-19 pandemic after the United States. With 113 K deaths, it has 7.43 million cases. On Friday, nearly 63K new cases of COVID-19 were reported in India amid a downturn in the number of new positive cases.
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of uncertainty and dread right in the moments before a disaster of gargantuan proportions unfolds in front of our eyes.
It seems that Qatar is also in negotiations to normalise its relations with Israel, following the recent normalisation of ties between the Jewish state, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain (August 2020).
Almost three weeks have passed since the Israeli government approved a second lockdown for the whole country.
Asian elephants are listed as ‘endangered’, and human-elephant conflict (HEC) poses a serious challenge to their conservation in Sri Lanka as well as the rest of the range.
Clim8 Invest app – due to launch this summer- exceeded public crowdfunding target by three times during pre-launch, reaching £1.35m. With over 5,000 people on a waitlist, crowdfunding from 1200 investors, the app focuses on green businesses.
Following the financial crisis, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has established tighter standards around the definition of default (CRR Article 178) to achieve greater alignment across banks and jurisdictions. These need to be implemented by the end of 2020.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, said he was resigning because of poor health, ending a stint at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy during which he sought to revive growth and bolster its defenses.
Aviation emissions are said to account for about 3% of the EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Global Annual international aviation emissions are already around 70% higher comparing 2020 with 2005.
Today the world is again helplessly drifting into a ‘great’ depression as engineered and precipitated by a pandemic, the origins of which still a mystery.
At the epicenter of an explosion of new infections in Spain, millions of people in Madrid have had new restrictions imposed on their lives as Spain’s national government has imposed a partial lockdown in Madrid to curb the wave of growing cases.
Experts on U.S. climate diplomacy say the administration has been laying the groundwork for its new emissions pledge since the fall. It’s expected to draw on research from nonfederal analysts and think tanks that continued work on the issue during the Trump years when U.S. climate progress carried on in cities, states, and boardrooms while it languished in Washington.
Mongolia is an East Asian country which is often referred to as “the land of the blue sky”, as it has over 260 days of clear, blue sky. It is also known as the second-largest landlocked country and the 18th largest and the most sparsely populated sovereign states in the world, with a population of over 3.3 million.