Guterres: UN Secretariat doesn’t take money from oil, gas industry

In this Aug 1, 2022 photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres makes remarks before the 2022 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in the United Nations General Assembly. (YUKI IWAMURA / AP) UNITED NATIONS – The UN secretary-general said on Wednesday that the secretariat of the global body does not take money from the oil and […]

Putin, Erdogan discuss Ukraine situation over phone

A handout photograph taken and released on Sept 29, 2021 by the Turkish Presidential Press service shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) speaking with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after their meeting at the Russian Official Residence of Presidency in Sochi. (MUSTAFA  KAMACI / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) MOSCOW/ROME – Russian President Vladimir […]

Growing power crisis in Pakistan: Dawn

ISLAMABAD (DAWN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The country’s escalating power crisis risks exacerbating the law-and-order situation as people take to the streets in the hardest-hit areas. Moreover, the energy crunch has hit telecom companies hard, with a spill-over effect likely to hamper communications and deliver a blow to businesses dependent on seamless internet connectivity, leading cellular […]

Global food crisis ‘will kill millions’ by disease, health executive warns

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA (AFP) – The global food crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine will kill millions by leaving the hungriest more vulnerable to infectious diseases, potentially triggering the world’s next health catastrophe, the head of a major aid organisation has warned. A Russian naval blockade of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports has stopped grain shipments […]