Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said one poor country received a mere 25 vaccine doses while over 39 million doses have been administered in nearly 50 richer nations
The UN body has for months been working to send a team of experts, including epidemiologists and animal health specialists, to China, where the novel coronavirus first surfaced in December 2019
Albert Bourla said he understood the concerns around the speed at which the vaccines had been developed. "There are always people who are sceptical about vaccines, but I have to say they are wrong," he added
The World Disaster Report rated climate change as the greatest global challenge, finding disasters triggered by climate-related events had risen 35% since 1990s
The final two from an initial list of eight candidates are Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee
In a similar referendum in 2014, the Swiss narrowly voted in favor of limiting access of EU citizens to live and work in Switzerland.
Among other Indian cities, Bengaluru and Mumbai were degraded as well where respondents said city administration needs to focus on the problem of air pollution
An open letter from more than 200 scientists had accused the WHO of underestimating the possibility of airborne transmission. However, WHO officials have cautioned the evidence required further assessment.
Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Students, activists, Indian diaspora protest against CAA, Delhi riots in London; demand Amit Shah’s resignation
A large group of students, human rights activists and diaspora group representatives gathered outside the Indian High Commission on Saturday for a protest against the CAA and the associated violence in Delhi
'Pakistan Army epicenter of international terrorism' banner displayed at iconic Broken Chair sculpture during 43rd UNHRC session
A protest is scheduled to be held by Baloch and Pashtun activists in front of the United Nations Office at Geneva, near the Broken Chair, against the involvement of the Pakistani military establishment in breeding terror outfits
Servers at UN’s Geneva, Vienna offices, human rights agency hacked last year as part of ‘sophisticated espionage operation’, says leaked report
Sophisticated hackers infiltrated UN networks in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, the hackers' identity and the extent of the data they obtained are not known
Furious over 'drag corpse and hang for three days' rider in Pervez Musharraf death sentence, Pakistan govt seeks removal of 'mentally unfit' judge
Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal
Imran Khan holds emergency meeting as Pakistan govt decides to support Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against death sentence
Imran Khan discussed the issue with his top party aides even as his government decided to support Musharraf 's appeal against 'unfair' verdict
Laver Cup 2019: Jack Sock, Nick Kyrgios paired up to beat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut down Europe's lead
Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios paired up to defeat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut Europe's lead to 7-5 heading into the final day of the Laver Cup in Geneva.
Roger Federer said that he would be open to Laver Cup moving to China for next edition, saying that he just wants the host city to be excited about the tournament
Houthi rebels claim attack on Aramco facilities: Insurgents have been seeking regional autonomy for Zaidis in Saudi Arabia since 1990s
On 14 September, two Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia, Abqaiq and Khurais, were targeted by drone attacks. The attacks bring the spotlight on the Houthi rebels
Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa, admits Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah
Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on proscribed terror outfit Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), admitted the country's interior minister on national television
Shah Mahmood Qureshi asks UN to launch probe into situation in Kashmir, says threat of 'genocide' looming over state
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also said that the top UN rights body should not be embarrassed on the world stage by its inaction over the Kashmir issue.