With confirmed cases crossing 200,000 and more than 8,000 people already dead, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak seems to have launched a war against humanity.
Protesters in smoke-covered Sydney kicked off a fresh round of global protests against climate change on Friday, with activists and schoolchildren picketing the headquarters
Global leaders convened at the Reaching the Last Mile Forum in Abu Dhabi to affirm their commitment to eradicate polio and pledge $2.6 billion as part of the first phase of the funding needed to implement the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s Polio Endgame Strategy 2019-2023.
The World Health Organization says cases of measles are continuing to spike globally, with multiple large outbreaks being reported across Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
The Union of News Agencies of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (UNA-OIC) has held a workshop to introduce the Global Media Congress (GMC) in its second edition, in cooperation with the Emirates News Agency (WAM) and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC).
Organised by ADNEC Group in partnership with WAM, the prominent international conference-cum-exhibition in the media sector will take place from 14th to 16th November, 2023, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre — ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.
Almost 170,000 people have been infected; Guatemala, Uzbekistan, Mayotte report first cases; banks scramble to protect markets
Restrictions in Italy to continue till April 3; over 400 dead; Malta, Norwegian Air stop flights to country; fashion industry badly affected.
The virus has now infected more than 88,000 people and spread to over 60 countries after first emerging in China late last year. South Korea, the biggest nest of infections outside China, reported nearly 500 new cases on Monday, bringing its total past 4,000.
Experts participating in the first ever e-Symposium organised by Trends Research & Advisory late on Tuesday highlighted the ongoing struggle between forces of globalisation and protectionism but emphasised the need for a collective response to the Covid-19 challenge.