June 13th, 2024

World

1 month ago

UN chief calls for protection of journalists in World Press Freedom Day message

In his message for World Press Freedom Day, observed annually on 3 May, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for heightened protection for journalists, especially...

1 month ago

US academics demand independent review of the New York Times' controversial story

A collective of American journalism professors has sent a public letter to The New York Times, expressing deep concern over a front-page story...

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Dubai to host the largest airport terminal globally, with AED128 billion investment

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has endorsed the designs for...

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Food Insecurity numbers soar amidst conflicts and climate challenges

The 2024 Global Report on Food Crises issued a dire warning as nearly 300 million people faced significant food shortages in 2023, with...

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Māori Party urges New Zealand to back UN's call for independent probe into Gaza mass graves

The Māori Party is calling on the New Zealand government to support an international independent investigation into the recent discovery of mass graves at...

2 months ago

Oxfam calls for stronger action following UN Security Council's ceasefire resolution in Gaza

In the wake of the UN Security Council’s recent call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, Oxfam has expressed its support but emphasised...

2 months ago

Climate change indicators shatter records in 2023, reports WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released its State of the Global Climate 2023 report, revealing that the year shattered numerous climate change...

2 months ago

Record sea level rise in 2023 highlights urgent climate crisis, WMO report reveals

Global sea levels reached unprecedented highs in 2023, reflecting ongoing ocean warming and the accelerated melting of glaciers and ice sheets, a recent World...