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World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member world body.
A Psychology lecturer in Dubai shared her views on suicide and how even individuals trapped with mental health concerns must act on these brought about by challenges such as the five-month Novel Coronavirus (COVID19).
In Kashmir doctors and psychologists are providing online counselling to those suffering from lockdown-induced depression.
"All our efforts must go towards building sustainable and resilient pathways that enable us not only to beat COVID-19, but to tackle the climate crisis, reduce inequality and eradicate poverty and hunger," underscored the UN chief.
Few leaders are shining beacons of learning and culture. His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, is one of them.
The Biden administration is relying on a contested Trump-era policy as it disperses thousands of Haitian migrants along the US-Mexico border in and around the small South Texas city of Del Rio.
Angela Merkel, Germany’s first female chancellor, has been praised by many for her pragmatic leadership in a turbulent world and celebrated by some as a feminist icon. But a look at her track record over her 16 years at Germany’s helm reveals missed opportunities for fighting gender inequality at home.
The image of US Border Patrol US Border Patrol agent on horseback violently trying to grab a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, is proof enough that Biden policies may not be any different from his predecessor Trump on issues concerning migrants (“Haitians fear the worst as US begins mass expulsion,” Sept. 22, Gulf Today).