Wednesday, February 20, 2019
It’ll will be ‘immoral, suicidal’ to fail to agree on climate change action — UN

SDGs blueprint for world’s prosperity, dignity, healthy planet – Guterres

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres says prosperity, dignity and a healthy planet can best be achieved through implementation of the 17 Sustainable...
Pope decries ‘sterile hypocricy’ of those who refuse to help migrants

Pope trip to Panama will highlight migration, poverty, rights

Pope Francis heads to Panama on Wednesday, where he is expected to highlight the problems of poverty, immigration and Human Rights at a gathering...
Facebook sued by Washington, D.C. over data breach accusations

Polls: Facebook implements new rules to combat fake news

Facebook, the popular online social media and social networking service, says it has implemented new advertising rules to tackle false news, fake accounts and...
Trump promises changes to visas for skilled immigrant workers

Trump promises changes to visas for skilled immigrant workers

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is planning changes to the H-1B programme that grants temporarily visas to highly educated immigrants, who...
Russia should be at G7 meeting – Trump says

Headed for border, Trump warns of possible emergency declaration

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated that he may declare a national emergency if Congress does not meet his demand for funds to...
Trump sacks Secretary of State Tillerson, taps CIA director Pompeo

Pompeo flays Obama’s Middle East policies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Former Barack Obama on Thursday of sowing chaos in the Middle East by failing to adequately...
British PM urge her party to back EU Brexit plan – Spokesman

Opposition accuses May of ‘blackmail’ over Brexit deal pressure

Opposition Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, on Monday accused Conservative Prime Minister, Theresa May of attempting to “blackmail” lawmakers into backing her deal for Britain...

World Bank President Kim quits Feb. 1

World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, will resign effective from Feb. 1, more than three years ahead of the expiration of his term...
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope Francis warns of resurgent nationalism, urges help for migrants

Pope Francis warned on Monday against a resurgence of nationalist and populist movements, and criticised countries that try to solve the migration crisis with...
Trump promises changes to visas for skilled immigrant workers

Trump says government shutdown may last years as 800,000 federal workers live without pay...

As over 800,000 federal workers continued to live without pay since 22 December, 2018, Mr. Donald Trump, President of the United States of America...