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The entire world shares Japan’s trauma following the arson attack in the ancient capital of Kyoto, targeting the well-known animation studio, Kyoto Animation, that claimed several innocent lives and injured many others. It turned out to be the worst mass killing in a country with one of the world’s lowest crime
The enthusiasm and amazing speed at which Dubai is gearing up for World Expo 2020 makes it abundantly clear that the event will turn out to be extraordinary and offer endless reasons for participants from across the globe to cheer. Adding to the attraction is the fact that it will be the first to be staged in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia
The choosing of Dubai as the ‘’Capital of Arab Media’’ for the year 2020 by the Arab Information Ministers Council is a well-deserved accolade for the dazzling Emirate.
It’s the historic and fraternal bonds between the two countries that prompted the UAE to pursue its efforts to restore security and stability in Yemen. As His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, pointed out, preserving Yemen’s security and stability
Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, according to the United Nations, and the surging measles cases certainly highlight dangerous gaps in efforts to shield kids from preventable illnesses. Various factors like conflict, inequality and complacency have led to a stagnation
With no end in sight to protests, Hong Kong is passing through a rough phase. Millions have taken to the streets over the past month in some of the largest and most violent protests in decades over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party.
There are vast inequalities across countries, and among the poorer segments of societies, as per the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the subject needs to be addressed earnestly. In the 101 countries studied
Michael Lynk, the UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, has rightly voiced concern about the lack of human rights accountability in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), pointing to the actions of an occupying power seemingly bent on further