Refugees wait to board a ship at the port of Mytilene, island of Lesbos, on Monday. Agence France-Presse
UNHCR said 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of last year, up from about 68.5 million in 2017 - and nearly a 65 per cent increase from a decade ago.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is absolutely correct in calling for concerted global action to quash the “tsunami” of hate speech that has risen alongside the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an effort to share its pioneering experience with the world, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), showcased its “Global Benchmarking Framework and Data Set for Online, Open, Smart and Technology-enhanced Higher Education” while participating in the UnescoMobile Learning Week 2019, held recently in Paris.
There have been several attacks this year on army vehicles in eastern Syria by suspected Daesh militants who still operate in the sprawling desert area
The death toll from floods and landslides in India rose to 85 on Wednesday, officials said, while Nepal also reported 31 fatalities and 43 missing.
On Twitter, a solidarity Campaign to find Nouf was launched under #missing_nouf_Al qahtani.
An alliance of 98 governments, 53 companies, 61 civil society groups and nine international organisations has confirmed the wickedness of the widely available Internet and its numerous dark websites against children – even those below five years old-worldwide – said to have worsened through the over a year Novel Coronavirus (COVID19) global disaster.