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.
While the current coronavirus pandemic continues to endanger millions of lives around the world, there was an enormous decline in CO2 emissions in the first half of 2020 — higher than during the 2008 financial crisis, the 1979 oil crisis, or even World War II.
After Bahrain, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates, Morocco has also decided to recognise the state of Israel.
US President Joe Biden’s administration has started discussions with the utility and automobile sectors about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The world entered the COVID-19 pandemic with persistent, pre-existing economic imbalances. Although the economy still coping up with the COVID-19 crisis, the external outlook is highly uncertain.
Social media is full of “Pray for Lebanon” hashtags yesterday and today after the massive blast that has occurred in the Lebanese Capital, Beirut on Tuesday.
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.
With the last meeting before the presidential election on November 3, the Fed yesterday set the tone for the next few weeks on the financial markets, which will be as tormented and nervous as its final statement which, like every three months, also provides macro estimates for the next three years.
Strategically located between the Americas, Mexico is among the world’s 15 largest economies and the second-largest economy in Latin America with a population of almost 130 million, a rich cultural history and diversity, and abundant natural resources.
At least 9 protestors were killed on Friday as protests continued in Myanmar against the military government which took over power from the civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
The southern French city of Nice was in mourning on Thursday as three people were stabbed to death in a suspected jihadist attack at a church. The police said the attacker had repeatedly shouted the phrase “Allahu Akbar”, or God is greatest, even after he had been detained by police.
Megadrought emerging in the western U.S might be worse than any in historical record, new study says.
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 low-intensity bomb that went off near the Israel embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road in New Delhi on Friday evening, may have been put together by an amateur, possibly guided by a cyber handler abroad, counter-terror officials said.
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.