Sunday, 19 September 2021 (YJC)_World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic , which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering.
Tuesday, 23 March 2021_This part of world has been on the limelight since the last few decades for its impressive growth and development but the benefits of development are not reaching to its impoverished section.
Sunday, 14 February 2021_Catalonia votes Sunday to elect the 135-seat regional parliament after a court ruled against the postponement of the election due to the lingering coronavirus pandemic . In Barcelona, election officials rushed to turn municipal markets, sports halls and every available public space into makeshift polling locations.
Saturday, 06 February 2021_Every winter there is a spike in avoidable deaths among rough sleepers, as temperatures plummet. This year could be catastrophic, with more people sleeping rough than ever before.
COVID-19 vaccine nationalism is harmful for all, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday, and said weak cooperation between nations is a major barrier to achieving worldwide vaccination at the scale needed to end the coronavirus pandemic .
Monday, 01 February 2021_Ten moderate Republican US senators have proposed a $600 billion relief package to counter President Joe Biden's plan to deal with economic ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic .
Friday, 08 January 2021_The UN says the majority of vulnerable people in refugee camps across the globe have turned to negative coping mechanisms to survive during the Covid-19 pandemic . Livelihoods have been wiped out and the UN says it needs hundreds of millions of dollars to bring the people back from the brink.
Tuesday, 05 January 2021_China has dismissed US accusations of undermining international rule of law, calling on Washington to stop manufacturing fake information about Beijing and return to rationality and reason.
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 _Christmas holidays are almost over in Italy. It's been a particularly testing time for many as the country is struggling to recover from the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic .
Wednesday, 23 December 2020 _Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has rejected as “absolutely not acceptable” any proposal for the renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Saturday, 19 December 2020_UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has underlined the need for preserving the 2015 landmark Iran nuclear deal, urging the world countries to engage in trade ties with Tehran based on Security Council Resolution 2231 that endorsed the agreement.