Intercommunal violence and persistent attacks by terrorists, continue to undermine peace and security across West Africa, the UN’s top official in the region warned the Security Council, calling for sustained engagement with all partners to urgently advance a holistic approach to peace.
Intercommunal violence, terrorist attacks inflame tensions in West Africa
In just three weeks, India went from the world’s sixth to the third-worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Why India cases are rising to multiple peaks
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A mom captured the adorable moment her son was reunited with his best friend after months apart due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Three-year-old besties reunite after months apart in lockdown and it's adorable
Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the United States are facing yet another challenge: A surge in shootings that has left dozens dead, including young children.
Exhausted US cities face another challenge: Surge in violence
Jobless and broke, Sudanese electrician Hatem is stranded in limbo in Riyadh like countless other illegal workers, but he hopes the fast-spreading coronavirus will offer a chance for escape.
'Trapped' illegal workers in Saudi Arabia look to virus for escape
Masirah Saqer could barely open her eyes, as she struggled to swallow the milk her grandmother attempted to feed her with a syringe.
Yemen's starving children, grim legacy of six years of war
The number of foreign medical graduates from Muslim-majority countries coming to the United States to become doctors has declined by 15 percent under the Trump administration, exacerbating shortages in America's physician workforce, a study said.
Fewer medical graduates from Muslim countries entering US in Trump-era
Nearly one in six Britons will refuse a coronavirus vaccine if and when one becomes available, and a similar number are unsure whether they will get one, according to a survey.
Nearly one in six Britons would refuse COVID-19 vaccine: Survey
Research planned to investigate alleged racial profiling by German police forces has been canceled, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
Study halted into racial profiling by German police

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