A girl eats a food supplement distributed by World Food Programme (WFP) in Madagascar. AFP
International donors are gathering in Brussels hoping to drum up $9 billion to help Syrians uprooted by the country's bloody civil war, as European countries warn the money must not prop up President Bashar Al Assad.
The biggest UN humanitarian convoy yet to operate inside Syria has successfully distributed aid to 40,000 desperate people in a hard-to-access desert camp near the country’s southern border with Jordan, the Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced on Friday.
The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said.
Infected people have coughed on me, maskless. I didn’t get COVID. I’ve attended parties that became super-spreader events — didn’t get COVID.
It’s been a funny week in Birmingham. It started with the climax of the Commonwealth Games. The sun shone and royals, dignitaries, athletes and volunteers
As a realist, rejoining the European Union is a non-starter. This would only be possible if the other side had the door open. Boris Johnson’s dreadful behaviour
The United States Federal Reserve’s tightening of monetary policy through raising interest rates which began in March this year is to continue despite the flat inflation line for July compared to June this year and the suddenly positive job statistics for July. The rest of the world, especially developing economies in Asia,