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281 million people were living outside their country of origin in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020,...
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US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons...

Pompeo’s aggression against China won’t succeed

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo's hypocritical and aggressive stance against China will make life harder for the Singapore government, which is trying to...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 10, 2020

As of 8 am, June 10, 2020: World count: 7,185,573 cases, 3,352,665 recoveries, 408,954 deaths There are now 7,185,573 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 9, 2020

As of 9 am, May 9, 2020: World count: 3,932,896 cases, 274,422 deaths, 1,313,004 recoveries There are now 3,932,896 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 22, 2020

As of 8 am, April 22, 2020: World count exceeds 2.5 million There are now 2,546,527 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest...

Top UN court rules on Myanmar genocide case

by Danny KEMP The UN's top court will announce Thursday whether it will allow a case accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya Muslims to go...

Slash emissions now or miss 1.5C goal, UN warns

by Patrick Galey with Marlowe Hood The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel...

Greta Thunberg: the world’s youthful climate conscience

by Helene DAUSCHY and Tom LITTLE She has sparked both hope and controversy around the planet, but Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early...

Oceans turning from friend to foe, warns landmark UN climate report

by Marlowe HOOD with Patrick GALEY The same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global scale unless the carbon...