A survey by the central bank, Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) showed that the number of tourist arrivals to Maldives in the third quarter of 2020 saw a decline of 95 percent compared to the same period of 2019.
The fifth ruler of Iran’s Safavid Dynasty (1501-1722) Shah Abbas I, who moved his capital to Isfahan, central Iran, ordered a colony of Armenian Christians living in the town of Julfa (now located in proximity to Iran’s northern border), to move to a village in the capital named ‘New Julfa.’
Mexico’s main stock index closed out its worst quarter in over 17 years on Monday, dragged down by doubts about how the new leftist government will manage the economy as well as concerns over global growth and trade.
Singapore’s economy likely maintained a steady pace of growth in the fourth quarter as the manufacturing sector outperformed forecasts, but simmering trade tensions between the US and China could slow the momentum next year.
Nearly a quarter of student nurses in the UK are dropping out of their degree courses before graduation, according to figures that bode ill for the staffing crisis in the National Health Service (NHS).
Lung cancer patients who also have autoimmune diseases are not eligible for the latest immunotherapy treatments, according to a team of researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.