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Major increase in Europe’s refugee and migrant death rate: UNHCR

The “Desperate Journeys” report states that 40 per cent fewer of those on the move, entered Europe via the Mediterranean this year, compared with 2017. An …

Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges

The development follows the release of a report into the circumstances surrounding the mass exodus of more than 700,000 Rohingya people from Myanmar, beginning …

UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, ‘a guiding force for good’

Mr. Annan was the seventh man to take the helm of the global organization and the first Secretary-General to emerge from the ranks of its staff. The current UN …

Greece backs to markets

Greece has successfully concluded a three year European Stability Mechanism (ESM) stability support programme with its place at the heart of the euro area and …

New cluster of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The announcement was issued just eight days after the Ministry of Health declared the official end of an Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, some 2,500 km …

Young people in Latin America still think violence against women is “normal”

The findings of surveys carried out in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic show that male violence …

More Americans agree on going green than you might think

While the United States is deeply divided on many issues, there is remarkable consensus on climate change, according to new research. “But the American …

European Commission fines Google €4.34 billion for illegal practices regarding Android

The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android …

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record high – UN

According to the latest figures released on Sunday by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, known as UNAMA, there were 5,122 civilian casualties (1,692 …

Poll: Immigration and money split U.S. voters

A new poll of voters across the US reveals evidence that Americans distrust the government, feel unable to manage major or long-term expenses, and think that …