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One in five children in rich countries lives in poverty:...

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Sixty-nine million children — or more than one in five — live in poverty in the world’s 40 richest countries

2023 declared hottest year ‘in more than 100,000 years’

LONDON: This year will be the hottest in recorded history after an "extraordinary" November became the sixth record-breaking month in a row, Europe´s climate

Malala likens Taliban’s treatment of women to apartheid

JOHANNESBURG: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai likened restrictions the Taliban has placed on women in Afghanistan to the treatment of Black people under

Former UK leader Boris Johnson apologizes to COVID-19 victims families

LONDON: Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologized for “the pain and the loss and the suffering” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as he began giving

US says taking Indian assassination bid of Sikh leader on...

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Tony Blinken has raised the matter of an assassination bid on prominent Sikh leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in New York

War against terror group Daesh is expanding into Africa, US...

CHICAGO: The war against terror group Daesh has expanded into other regions outside of the Middle East, a leading US counterterrorism official said on

Cold snap disrupts UK sporting events & travel plans

LONDON: Extreme weather has thrown a frosty wrench into the plans of many across the United Kingdom, prompting a series of cancellations and disruptions

COP28 fossil fuel battle hardens despite new warning on warming

DUBAI: Battle lines on fossil fuels hardened at UN climate talks on Tuesday despite scientists warning that global warming could breach the 1.5C threshold