In Lebanon, after two months of “truce” due to the lockdown by COVID-19, anti-government protests that began in October 2019 have resumed.
Geneva is to introduce a minimum wage of almost £3,500 a month, reported to be the highest in the world after locals approved the measure in a surprise vote result sparked by reports of growing coronavirus-linked poverty in the Swiss city.
China has finally reacted to US President Donald Trump’s offer to “mediate or arbitrate” on the Indo-Sino border dispute, saying that there was “no need for a third-party intervention” between Beijing and New Delhi.
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.
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Hundreds of Guatemalans partly burned the Congress building Saturday in a protest demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, following the passage of a budget that has sparked outrage in the impoverished Central American nation.
Kiribati, an island republic in the South Pacific, is sinking under the sea. The indigenous inhabitants feel the world has forgotten about them or simply does not seem to care about their lives.
China and the United States agree that stronger pledges to fight climate change should be introduced before a new round of international talks at the end of the year, the two countries said in a joint statement on Sunday.
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Coronavirus is becoming not only a public health problem but also a centre of discord in diplomacy and international relations between countries.
The global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is creating a “vaccine apartheid”. As of February 24, approximately 216 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 globally. Only 8.4 percent of these are in low and lower-middle-income countries, which are home to nearly half of the world’s population.
2014 is a landmark year for the world economy, one when the dominance of the USA appears to be over as China becomes the world’s largest economy.
The thud of Wall Street, where the indices are experiencing the most marked decline in over two months due to the stop of the rally in the technology sector, penalized the European stock exchanges, which in the last part of the session first canceled the gains of the morning and they then slipped into red.
Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission appears better prepared than EU member states to face the second wave of Covid-19, after learning the lessons of the chaotic and disorganized first days of the pandemic last March.
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.