UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during the 76th UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, whose current term expires on Dec.31, announced last month that he is seeking a second five-year term.
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.
The UN has invited 500 young activists and entrepreneurs to take part in the New York meeting, the first of its kind, though some were unable to attend after being denied US visas, a point raised by the organisers.
China seems to have made a clear shift in stance towards Taiwan in the wake of United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s dramatic and provocative visit to Taiwan last week. Reuters reported that after carrying out high-stakes military drills around Taiwan, China of President Xi Jinping has in a
Based on what we know, there are three major legal takeaways from the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Florida home on Monday. First, this is a big deal, historically and constitutionally speaking. As far as I can tell, a criminal search warrant has never been executed against a former president. Second, from the perspective of
According to research conducted by the University of Kent, smells that we experience outdoors evoke pleasant memories and a sense of well-being. There’s no doubt that smells have a tendency to arouse strong emotions in people. Smells, in general, have memories of days gone by. Memories of your home country.
Hats off to His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who directed the disbursement of Dhs50,000 to each family, whose homes were damaged by rain in the Eastern Region, and they were residing in shelter homes in the emirate. It was revealed that 65 families