19.8 C
London,uk
Saturday, July 11, 2020
WORLD

WORLD

Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO

THE World Health Organization has said that it is still possible to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, even though case numbers have more than...

Myanmar finds soldiers guilty in Rohingya atrocities court martial

Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state, the army announced on...

As world marks Yoga Day, Modi says ancient practice ‘brings us together, unites us’

MILLIONS of people across the globe marked the International Yoga Day (IYD) on Sunday (21) as they joined virtual gatherings and shared online their...

Migrants return to EU after virus-linked slump

MIGRATION towards Europe increased sharply in May following a record low in illegal border crossings the previous month linked to the coronavirus pandemic, Europe's...

Number of extreme poor could rise to 1.1 billion due to Covid-19: report

THE economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic could plunge an extra 395 million people into extreme poverty and swell the total number of those...
A little girl trying to keep herself hydrated during the heat wave

Virus heightens heatwave health risks, UN warns

The UN's weather agency warned Tuesday (26) that COVID-19 would amplify the risks of what was expected to be a record-breaking hot summer in...

Four million girls at risk of child marriage due to COVID-19, says a global...

FOUR million girls are at risk of child marriage in the next two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a global charity said on...

International tourism could fall by 80 per cent, suffer $1.2-trillion hit: UN agency

GLOBAL tourism could shrink by a whopping 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of $910 billion...

Trump says ‘invisible enemy’ has hit the US harder than Pearl Harbor, 9/11

DONALD TRUMP has said the coronavirus outbreak has hit the US harder than the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II, or...

Sikh doctor-brothers shave beards to serve COVID-19 patients in Canada

Sikh physician brothers in Canada have chosen to shave off their beards to serve COVID-19 patients in the country. They said the decision was "extremely...