Shazia, a young Afghan girl, works in a cotton field in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan. File/Tribune News Service
A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said on Friday.
Global oil demand will return to pre-pandemic levels in two years and reach record heights by 2026 unless governments take swift action to meet climate goals, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. Oil markets and the world economy
Many countries in the European Unions, including France, Norway Bulgaria and Germany, have stopped the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine, on the grounds that it leads to blood clotting and may be unsafe for some age categories. Nevertheless,
Helping humanity and generosity is a matter of pride for the UAE. It has a history of helping countries when they really face tough times coping with natural disasters
Syria is a political minefield. Russians support the Bashar Assad regime. The Americans want him out and there is support for the American position among some of Syria’s neighbours.
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.