The global pandemic of COVID-19 is continuing to affect the world at large, but those vulnerable are the most affected. In wake of the COVID-19 crisis, several nations have freed the prisoners of non-serious crimes with an intent to decongest the over-crowded detention centres. In lieu with the same, severalContinue Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced several countries to go under lockdown, thus reducing the demand for oil, resulting in supply cut and affecting the economy in the adverse. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has released its monthly report on May 13. In the report, the OPEC hasContinue Reading

The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo intends to step down before his term ends in 2021. The news has been reported by Bloomberg citing four people familiar with the matter. Roberto Azevedo, 62-year-old Brazilian, is the sixth head of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Roberto AzevedoContinue Reading

In the wake of augmenting coronavirus crisis, that has affected the vulnerable the most, in order to help the displaced people in Iraq to cope with the COVID-19, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on May 13 has decided toContinue Reading

The WHO officials have said that the coronavirus is to stay long and it is very difficult to predict when the pandemic will be over. The officials have urged countries to be positive and adopt a collaborative framework to deal with the crisis. Dr. Michael Ryan, Executive Director of theContinue Reading

In order to extend humanitarian assistance to the refugees affected by the COVID-19 crisis in Jordan, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has appealed for 79 million U.S. dollars assistance. The UNHCR has donated 1.2 million dollars to the Jordanian Ministry of Health as part of the government’s national response planContinue Reading

On the day prior to International Nurses Day that is celebrated on May 12 every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) paid tribute to nurses and all health professionals for their selfless support in the crisis-hit world caused by the pandemic. The theme for this year is ‘Nurses: A VoiceContinue Reading

In lieu with its commitment of extending humanitarian assistance to nations world fight to help them fight the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, China has sent a team of 12 medical experts to Zimbabwe. In the latest of the Chinese efforts to aid the world at large, the medical expertsContinue Reading

Economies across the globe have suffered a lot pertaining to the global pandemic of coronavirus and the restrictions at place as a result of the pandemic. Of all the sectors, because of the coronavirus travel restrictions, the tourism sector has suffered a lot. On May 11, the United Nations WorldContinue Reading

Cases of violence has not taken a backseat despite the world at large battling with the novel coronavirus. In the latest of the violence, per the reports of a war monitor, an explosive device went off, in the Turkish-held city of al-Bab, in northern Syria on May 10. The SyrianContinue Reading