U.S. National Security Adviser Reportedly Gets Typhoid Mary Treatment In Vietnam
Robert O'Brien and his entourage were relegated to a singe floor at their Hanoi hotel, food was left outside their rooms for them to retrieve.
Pope Francis Urges Solidarity In A COVID-19 World In Rare Op-Ed
Writing in The New York Times, Francis chastised governments that ignored "mounting deaths" and warned about other "unseen viruses" such as climate...
Why Oxford AstraZeneca's Coronavirus Vaccine Data Has Come Under Scrutiny
The high success rate from one part of the study has come under scrutiny this week. Here's what we know.
'Zombie' Minks Culled Over COVID-19 Fears Are Rising From Their Mass Graves
Gases are pushing the carcasses of minks killed in Denmark out of their shallow burial spot.
Global HIV toll likely to be far higher owing to COVID-19, warns UNAIDS
Countries should adopt ambitious new targets to tackle HIV / AIDS to avoid hundreds of thousands of additional infections and deaths linked to the...
Address water scarcity ‘immediately and boldly’, urges UN agriculture agency chief
More than three billion people live in agricultural areas with high levels of water shortages and scarcity, the UN agriculture agency said in a new...
FROM THE FIELD: Girl child soldier shunned at home in Uganda
A young mother has been talking about how she was shunned by her community in Uganda when she returned home after being abducted and forced to...
North Korean Gymnast Defects By Jumping Over Militarized Border Fence
Disbelieving South Koreans officials made him jump two more times to back up his claim.
UN experts decry Iran’s reported plan to execute Iranian-Swedish academic
Iran must halt any planned execution of Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali, who has not been given a fair trial and was forced to confess...
Build on momentum to end violence against women and girls: Secretary-General
Although much progress has been made in highlighting the pressing issue of violence against women and girls, UN Secretary-General António Guterres...
‘Incredibly hard’ winter beckons for Syrians, more assistance urgently needed
More than three million people across Syria require assistance through what is likely to be an “incredibly hard” winter, the acting deputy UN...
UN report finds Gaza suffered $16.7 billion loss from siege and occupation
Israel’s military operations and prolonged closure of Gaza, has caused economic damage of $16.7 billion between 2007 and 2018, driving the poverty...