Spain’s caretaker PM Pedro Sanchez (centre) and UN Secretary General António Guterres pose with delegates at COP25 climate summit in Madrid on Monday. Associated Press
The year 2020 was among the three hottest on record, the other two being 2016 and 2019, as per the UN’s science agency. The finding is ‘another stark reminder of the relentless pace of climate change,’ said the UN chief.
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.
The UAE called on the UN to hold Member States accountable for terrorism financing during a UN Security Council Open Debate on combating terrorism financing presided by France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
The Sharjah Human Resources Directorate (SHRD) announced the work hours for the Holy month of Ramadan in government departments in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The helicopter made a forced touchdown right on an abandoned land close to the Kerala College of Fisheries and Ocean Research near Panagad.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, the civilian arm of its nuclear programme, did not immediately issue a formal statement about the incident on its website.