The law enforcement officials of India have apprehended two officials of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi for their alleged involvement in espionage. The Pakistani officials identified as Abid Hussain and Tahir Khan have been asked by the Government of India to leave the country within 24 hours. AbidContinue Reading

In a move to extend humanitarian assistance in the global crisis created as a result of the corona pandemic, China has been sending logistic and human resource support to a number of African countries. In a statement on May 31, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said that China will giveContinue Reading

On Friday, May 29, Greece announced to open borders for visitors from other nations. However, the restriction has been eased only for 29 nations worldwide, that include, Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, Slovakia,Continue Reading

In order to brace the world at large in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and its related repercussions, on May 28, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the international community to use more tools, including considering a new issuance of Special Drawing Rights. In a virtual High-Level EventContinue Reading

As a result of the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, the 12th BRICS Summit and the Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has been postponed by Russia, the Chair for the 2019-2020 term. The official statement released on May 27 read, “Given the coronavirus pandemic and related restrictions, the OrganizingContinue Reading

The International Energy Agency (IEA) that is based in Paris, on May 27, said that the energy industry is set to suffer a record drop in investment due to the coronavirus fallout. The IEA added that while renewables are likely to fare better than oil, any swift economic recovery couldContinue Reading

A joint study conducted by an NGO- Save the Children and the UNICEF iterated that the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020. In a joint statement released by the UNICEF and the Save theContinue Reading

In a statement released on May 27, Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea said that Egypt’s non-oil imports have sharply declined by 24 percent during the first four months of 2020 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea in the statement said, “TheContinue Reading

With an objective to support the World Health Organization’s efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges, the WHO on May 27 announced the creation of an independent grant-making entity under the title of the WHO Foundation. The WHO Foundation is legally separate from the World Health Organization andContinue Reading

The U.S.-led United Nations Command (UNC), which is commanded by an American General, and which supervises the affairs in the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the DPRK and the ROK, said on May 26 that both the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK)Continue Reading