In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was fading and it was the small island nations that were "really in the front line" and would suffer most.
It is disappointing that instead of taking rapid action to end the crisis surrounding the fires in the precious Amazon rainforest, leaders are engaged in mudslinging. The Amazon in South America
The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has cautioned that humanity faces increasingly painful trade-offs between food security and rising temperatures within decades unless emissions are curbed and unsustainable farming and deforestation halted. The warning deserves serious attention
In the UAE, love for Arabic is alive and well, and not just among those who are Arabs. Those who do not speak the language have also taken a liking to it. In this respect, it is noteworthy that the Arabic Language Academy in Sharjah (ALA)’s Arabic Language Centre
As the US’s next vice president, Kamala Harris is a person of many firsts: the nation’s first female, first Black, first South Asian American and first Jamaican American to hold the second highest office. But on Sunday it was Harris’ Caribbean roots that took centre stage,
The death of George Floyd last summer was one injustice too many. The Black Lives Matter movement that followed drove awareness – on a global level – of what it is that black people have been facing forever, on a daily basis.
Despite hospitals overflowing with patients, heart-breaking numbers of deaths and COVID-19 infection rates hovering at dangerous levels, there are some signs that the daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases is beginning to flatten in California.