A girl eats a food supplement distributed by World Food Programme (WFP) in Madagascar. AFP
In early 2003, Katherine Gun, an unknown Mandarin Chinese translator with British intelligence, tried to foil the US-UK conspiracy to wage their disastrous war on Iraq.
“So whatever you touch, women are in a bad space, as a result of the pandemic” and the underlying discrimination “that has always been there,” she said. “This therefore suggests that building back better is about gender equality, just as it’s about green economies and any equitable sharing of resources.”
The UN chief told a high-level meeting of the UN Security Council that 130 countries have not received a single dose of vaccine and declared that “at this critical moment, vaccine equity is the biggest moral test before the global community.”
The findings suggest the grassroots global climate movement that surged onto the world stage in 2019 — led, in part, by a then 16-year Greta Thunberg of Sweden — is still gaining momentum, even if a raging pandemic has obscured its scope.
For two years the United States’ PGA Tour, which has been organising competitive golf since its formation 1929, had been fighting a legal and media battle with newcomer Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf, set up in 2021. LIV Golf is backed by Public Investment Fund (PIF), the country’s $600 billion wealth fund. Ever since it has been set
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is riding high in the polls to the alarm of mainstream parties and is on track to win three state votes in the east of the country with calls to stop migration and curb what it sees as a costly green agenda. AfD is polling 17-19% nationwide, around a record high for the party that now vies with
A multiple train collision, which killed at least 288 persons and injured about 300 others, has brought the issue of rail safety to the fore. India’s railway system originated under private auspices in the colonial period. It is now the nation’s biggest state undertaking. With 115,000 kms of track, India boasts of the world’s largest rail network.
Summer vacation is to begin at the end of this month. Children and their parents are very much excited for it and are eagerly waiting for the moment. Children will get almost two months for the break. Most of them will go back to their home countries to meet their relatives and family members. I have noticed these breaks help