Calling for humanitarian assistance to solve the Syrian crisis, on June 28, the heads of the UN humanitarian, refugee, and development agencies have asked the world at large to augment the access and funding for the cause. The request has been made ahead of the Brussels IV conference hosted byContinue Reading

In the latest of the measure to find the origin cause and source of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) is sending a team to China next week. WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “Knowing the source of the virus is very, very important”. He added, “It’sContinue Reading

In the wake of the on-going debate surrounding racism and colonial past, after the death of African American George Floyd in late May, Belgium’s King Philippe has expressed his “deepest regrets” for the colonial history that have caused immense harm to the people of DR Congo during Belgian colonial ruleContinue Reading

Following a collision with another vessel, a boat capsized and sank on June 29 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in which by far 30 people are claimed to have lost lives. The ferry-which departed from central Munshiganj district-sank as it was about to moor at Sadarghat, Dhaka’s main river port used byContinue Reading

At least 23 civilians including children were killed and several others injured in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province due to car bombing and mortar shells being fired at a busy open-air cattle market on June 29. Knowing the insurance write off in such cases is i,portant. The incident took place inContinue Reading

A summit has been organised to assess recent military victories and plan next steps on Sahel region issues on June 30 in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The summit will be attended by leaders of the G5 Sahel states of Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger and Mauritania along with the European leaders-French PresidentContinue Reading

In order to provide a humanitarian assistance to Benin in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank will provide it with 50 million U.S. dollars financial aid. The financial assistance has been approved by the World Bank Board of Directors on June 26, in Washington and has beenContinue Reading

In the wake of reopening the economy to save it from the dwindling effect caused as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, on June 28, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said that the tourism businesses in Singapore will be permitted to resume operations, at stages, from July 1. InContinue Reading

The Philippine Coast Guard has said that a fishing boat and a foreign cargo vessel collided on June 28 off the northwest coast of the Philippines province of Occidental Mindoro. At least 12 Filipinos were missing after the collision, media reports in the Philippines said. The hull of the capsizedContinue Reading

The finding of bodies in mass graves has continued in Libya and adding to the latest list of the recovered bodies, nine additional unidentified bodies were found inside mass graves, in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of Tripoli. The new recovery has been confirmed by the localContinue Reading