• We all have a part to play in the war against food waste

    Nov 25, 2020 14:26

    On September 29, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN Environment Programme observed the first-ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. They urged everyone to take action to reduce food loss and waste across the entire agricultural value chain.

  • North Africa’s al-Qaeda names new leader as Takfiris expand foothold

    Nov 22, 2020 12:42

    The North African offshoot of the al-Qaeda terrorist group has reportedly appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former leader killed in June, as Takfiri outfits continue to propagate their gory ideology in the continent, particularly in the Sahel region.

  • Protesters set fire to Guatemala's Congress in protests over budget cuts

    Nov 22, 2020 09:46

    Thousands of Guatemalans have taken to the streets in the capital, setting fire to the congressional building in a show of anger over recent budget cuts.

  • Rebels in Ethiopia's Tigray fire rockets at neighboring state: Report

    Nov 20, 2020 18:37

    Rebels in Ethiopia's northernmost region of Tigray have reportedly launched rocket attacks on neighboring Ahmara State, amid growing concerns about the spread of violence in the East African country.

  • Migration, molt affect how birds change their colors

    Nov 12, 2020 09:45

    In late summer and autumn, millions of birds fly above our heads, often at night, winging their way toward their wintering grounds. Before the journey, many birds molt their bright feathers, replacing them with a more subdued palette. Watching this molt led scientists to wonder how feather color changes relate to the migrations many birds undertake twice each year.

  • Ivory Coast police surround opposition leaders’ houses

    Nov 06, 2020 15:02

    Police in Ivory Coast have surrounded the houses of two of President Alassane Ouattara's main rivals after the government accused them of sedition for creating a parallel administration in defiance of Ouattara's landslide win in Saturday's election.

  • Malawi to be 1st African country to open embassy in Israeli-occupied al-Quds

    Nov 04, 2020 09:16

    The Republic of Malawi is set to become the first African country to follow the United States and open an embassy in Israeli-occupied al-Quds.

  • Somalis protest against blasphemous cartoons on birthday of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA)

    Oct 30, 2020 05:34

    Protesters in Somalia's capital Mogadishu gathered on Thursday for a second day to protest against French President Emmanuel Macron and the printing of cartoons attributing to Almighty's Last and Greatest Messenger to mankind, Prophet Mohammad (blessings of God upon him and his progeny) in France.

  • Congo army killed 33 militiamen in Ituri fighting

    Oct 28, 2020 20:26

    Democratic Republic of Congo's army says its troops have killed 33 militiamen since intense fighting erupted in the northeastern province of Ituri on Saturday.

  • A long, uneven and uncertain ascent

    Oct 26, 2020 16:21

    Except for China, where output is expected to exceed 2019 levels this year, output in both advanced economies and emerging market and developing economies is projected to remain below 2019 levels even next year. Countries that rely more on contact-intensive services and oil exporters face weaker recoveries compared to manufacturing-led economies.