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People’s Climate Vote: Majority sees climate change as emergency | Climate Change News

The largest global survey on climate change ever conducted has found that 64 percent of people believe that it is an “emergency” and must...

China’s Latest Celebrity Scandal Hits a Raw Nerve

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Celebrity scandal is the tinder that feeds the flames of Chinese social media. Thanks to Covid-19, the heat has been turned...

Indian police use tear gas as protesting farmers rally to capital | Agriculture News

DEVELOPING STORYClashes as thousands of farmers hold ‘tractor rally’ on India’s Republic Day to demand repeal of new farm laws.New Delhi, India – A...

Shipping companies join hands to help sailors stuck at sea | Coronavirus pandemic News

More than 300 firms agree to work together to help the hundreds of thousands of sailors stuck due to COVID restrictions.More than 300 top...

UN labour arm ILO warns of ‘lost lockdown generation’ | Coronavirus pandemic News

The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 114 million jobs and 8.8 percent of global working hours, equal to 255 million full-time jobs, in 2020.The coronavirus...

Sri Lanka’s cremation of COVID dead a ‘human rights violation’ | Coronavirus pandemic News

UN’s human rights experts says gov’t policy a violation of human rights and could ‘foment existing prejudices’.The United Nations has urged the Sri Lankan...

Asia football body axes tournaments, centralises Champions League | Football News

Forty-team Champions League will stage group games in one West Asian and one East Asian hub from mid-April amid COVID-19 pandemic.The Asian Football Confederation...

India, China army commanders’ talks on border dispute ‘positive’ | Asia Pacific News

Ninth round of negotiations to defuse tensions came days after Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled again along frontier.India and China have said the latest...

Biden administration to review US-Taliban deal | Conflict News

Under a February 2020 deal, US forces are to leave Afghanistan by May 2021 in exchange for counterterrorism guarantees.The United States will review the...

Hong Kong Locks Down Area; N.Y. Vaccines Run Short: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong is locking down thousands of residents for the first time over the weekend in a bid to contain a worsening...

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France: Rights group launch legal action over police racism | Police News

In a first for France, six nongovernmental organisations launched a class-action lawsuit on Wednesday against the French government for alleged systemic discrimination by police...

Davos: Post-COVID recovery not baked in

The strength of the global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic depends on who wins the “race between a mutating virus and the vaccines,”...

Nalco Approves A Rs 749-Crore Buyback

National Aluminum Co. has announced a Rs 749.1-crore buyback at a time the government’s rushing to meet its divestment target before the close of...