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

Following the brief arrest of Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda on June 27, Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga protested against it on June 28. Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga threatened that the coalition government could resign over the issue and called on President Felix Tshiseke to guarantee Cabinet Members’Continue Reading

Heavy rains in China’s Southwest Sichuan Province have claimed the lives of 12 people, while 10 others are missing by far. The news has been confirmed by local authorities on June 28. County officials said search and rescue efforts are underway. It has been intensely raining since Friday in partsContinue Reading

Syria has been targeted by Iranian-backed forces on June 28 that has claimed the lives of nine people. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the airstrikes targeted positions of Iranian-backed forces in the desert region, in the countryside of Al-Bukamal city in the eastern countryside of Deir al-ZourContinue Reading

Stating the infrastructural and practical limitations at hand, the Election Commission of Somalia has announced that the upcoming Parliamentary and Presidential elections will not take place as scheduled. The Parliamentary elections were scheduled for November 27 and the President’s term ends on February 8, 2021. Holding both elections on timeContinue Reading

With an intention to increase the pace of the negotiations on a deal to define their post-Brexit relations, on June 29, the EU and Britain has launched an intense five weeks of new round of talks. Brussels will host the first round of the talks and the meetings will alternateContinue Reading

On June 28, China has started the operation of a new high-speed railway route that will connect east and central China. Officials state that the new route will connect the city of Shangqiu in central China’s Henan Province, and Hefei and Hangzhou, the capital cities of east China’s Anhui andContinue Reading