Since 2020, an informal boycott on Turkish goods in Saudi Arabia has been in place, and the kingdom for a period barred travel and flights into Turkey. A joint statement issued following the leaders’ talks detailed a new period of
2019, the Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Petteri Taalas, released the provisional climate statement “The years 2013 to 2017 are likely to be the hottest five-year period on record” on the UN climate change conference (Bonn), which led
KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – The death toll from an earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday hit 1,000, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages.
AMMAN, June 21 (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Jordan’s King Abdullah on Tuesday amid a thaw in relations after years of tension due to divergent views on regional conflicts and unfulfilled pledges of aid. The
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid attends a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem May 15, 2022. Abir Sultan/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and foreign minister Yair Lapid attend a cabinet meeting at the
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo says the war in Ukraine must end as it is driving up food and energy prices which can be dangerous, especially for developing countries like Indonesia. Jokowi, as he’s popularly referred to back home, said the war
The World Trade Organization concluded hard-won deals Friday on fishing subsidies, food insecurity and Covid-19 vaccines in a landmark bundle of agreements secured through hectic round-the-clock talks. WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said the trade ministers’ conference had struck an “unprecedented package
SEOUL, June 16 (Reuters) – North Korea reported an outbreak of an unidentified intestinal epidemic in a farming region on Thursday, putting further strain on the isolated country as it battles chronic food shortages and a wave of COVID-19 infections.
SEOUL, June 16 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol promised on Thursday to remove outdated regulations hindering new businesses while calling for an immediate start to reforming labour practices, the education system and pension programmes. Yoon, in his second
Russia’s war in Ukraine has pushed global displacement numbers above 100 million for the first time, and the UN warns the resulting hunger crisis could force many more to flee their homes. Efforts to address the global food insecurity crisis, which has