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.
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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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared terrorism is “our common enemy” as Europe reeled from another deadly attack on its soil.
The leaders of African Nations headed last weekend to Addis Ababa for the African Union Summit. The summit’s theme this time was “Silencing the guns: creating conducive conditions for Africa’s development”
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.
In Lebanon, after two months of “truce” due to the lockdown by COVID-19, anti-government protests that began in October 2019 have resumed.
Muslims in Nepal on Sunday organised a protest against atrocities on Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province of China.
Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician, scholar and the first female president of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since 20 May 2016.
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Dr.Nguyen Phu Trong managed to achieve important results on many issues such as economy, safety and management of a tragic situation like Covid-19.
One of the largest oil spills in Russian history was reported at the end of last month. A fuel tank collapsed at a power plant in the city of Norilsk located above the Arctic Circle in Russia’s far north in the Siberian tundra.
Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations as the country is trying to stem a rapid rise in infections and calm tensions after a week of protests and rioting over economic troubles. New clashes between protesters and police broke out Saturday hours after the new virus restrictions were announced.
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.
Locusts are a species of short-horned grasshoppers which usually exhibit solitary behaviours. However, under certain circumstances, they could change their structural features and behaviour to function as a crowd.