The US has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the year 2030.
A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.
Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by him and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution.
The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to “an even more unequal world”, the Deputy UN chief said on Thursday, speaking at the closing session of the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum.
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Covid-19 cases continued to rise around the world for a fourth week in a row, with around 3.3 million new cases reported in the past one week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Dhaka, Mar 24 : With the Covid-19 situation worsening around the world, the global caseload crossed 124 million on Wednesday.
UNITED NATIONS, March 23 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed his profound concern over the rise in violence against Asians and people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic. The world has witnessed horrific deadly attacks, verbal…
Dhaka, Mar 22 : Despite rapid vaccine rollout in different countries, more than 123 million people have been infected with Covid-19 on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The total caseload reached 123,145,452 while the death toll from…
Taipei, Taiwan, Mar 22 : Health care workers received the first shots in Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive Monday, beginning a campaign that won’t use supplies from China amid uneven distribution of the vaccines globally.
Health officials from the UN and the European Union will meet with top executives of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Tuesday to discuss Astra-Zeneca vaccine.
Covid continues to devastate countries across the world, as the global death toll from the deadly virus fast nears the grim milestone of 2.5 million.
Protesters gathered in Myanmar’s biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta’s threat to use lethal force against people who join a general strike against the military’s takeover three weeks ago.
Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, have had major success over the years, winning six Grammy Awards.
ATLANTA (AP/UNB) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the Democrats’ reach.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus’ petition on putting people ahead of pharma patents has received nearly one million signatures.
The number of global coronavirus cases has crossed 67.5 million, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Washington, AP/UNB, Dec 07 – The number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 67 million, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). According to the data compiled by JHU, the total caseload globally reached 67,009,962 while the death toll climbed…
Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
Washington, AP/UNB, Dec 05 – The global number of confirmed coronavirus cases exceeded 65.8 million with 1.5 million fatalities on Saturday, according to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The global death toll from Covid-19 pandemic surged past 1.5 million on Friday morning, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the 2000s.
The total number of global coronavirus cases exceeded 62.6 million on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Besides, the deaths have surged to more than 1.45 million, the data shows.
The number of global Covid-19 cases surged past 62 million on Sunday, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The confirmed Covid-19 cases across the globe surpassed 61 million on Friday.
Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president by the electoral college. The president has refused to accept defeat in the 3 November vote, and told reporters…
Amid a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the world, the confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed 60 million on Thursday, according to the data compiled by John Hopkins University (JHU).
The global death toll from Covid-19 reached 1,409,301 on Wednesday as the confirmed cases neared six million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
AP/UNB, Nov 23 – The number of global Covid-19 cases crossed 58.5 million on Monday with the death of 1,386,596 people , according to the data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
A prominent ally of Donald Trump has urged him to drop his efforts to overturn his loss to Joe Biden in the US presidential election. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called the president’s legal team a “national embarrassment”.
A federal judge issued a scathing order Saturday dismissing the Trump campaign’s futile effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania, shooting down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots.