A girl waits for her food at a charity kitchen in Yemen on Thursday. Reuters
The United Arab Emirates has topped a list of donor countries contributing to the United Nation’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, YHRP 2019.
The UAE continues its support of Yemen’s health sector in its latest humanitarian effort by supplying a hospital in the Dhala District with 295 oxygen cylinders, brinigng the total number to 655 tanks provided so far this year.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accepted an unusual demand to live stream her meeting with representatives from Bengal’s medical colleges after the striking junior doctors made this a pre-condition to meet the chief minister at the state secretariat.
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s praise for a man who held up a royal portrait at a protest site in Bangkok has drawn controversy in Thailand, winning acclaim from monarchists and scorn from protesters.
Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah will consult with other rulers to discuss proposals by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, the palace said on Saturday, after sources told Reuters the premier had asked the king to declare a state of emergency.
Italy’s Campania region, based on the southern city of Naples, said on Friday it would impose a lockdown to tame the coronavirus and urged the whole country to follow suit as new infections hit a record high.