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At least Three People Killed By Flooding In Sardinia

At least Three People Killed By Flooding In Sardinia

At least three people have been killed by flooding after heavy rain swept over the east side of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Italian authorities and local media said on Saturday. In Bitti, a town in the province of Nuoro, streets were turned into rivers of mud which covered cars and flooded cellars, video footage […]

U.S. Food Banks Short Of Holiday Volunteers Due To Coronavirus

U.S. Food Banks Short Of Holiday Volunteers Due To Coronavirus

Coronavirus fears are stripping U.S. soup kitchens, food banks and charities – normally teeming with volunteers during the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving Day on Thursday – of helping hands to feed the hungry. A food bank in the Rocky Mountain city of Idaho Falls that fed up to 200 hungry people a day pre-pandemic […]

Yeli Monique Kam The Only Woman Candidate For BurkinaFaso Presidency

Yeli Monique Kam The Only Woman Candidate For BurkinaFaso Presidency

Yeli Monique Kam, the only woman among the 12 candidates challenging Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Kabore in elections on Sunday, did not set out to create her own political party. But when the male-led parties she has worked with for the last decade refused repeatedly to pick her as a parliamentary candidate, she felt […]

UK Women Jailed For Murders They Did Not Commit Under Flawed Law

UK Women Jailed For Murders They Did Not Commit Under Flawed Law

Women in Britain are being jailed for murders and other violent crimes they did not commit under “deeply flawed” laws that should be scrapped, parliamentarians said on Thursday. The use of “joint enterprise” laws, which allow for multiple defendants to be prosecuted for the same offence regardless of their exact role, disproportionately affects vulnerable women […]

About 150 Nations Due To Deliver Stronger Climate Plans In 2020

About 150 Nations Due To Deliver Stronger Climate Plans In 2020

 More than three-quarters of countries have indicated they will make stronger commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change by the end of 2020, despite the economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic, a new tracker showed on Tuesday. According to the tool, launched by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) of developing countries, 151 governments have confirmed their […]

Ghana, African Development Bank Group Sign MOU for 2021 Annual Meetings

Ghana, African Development Bank Group Sign MOU for 2021 Annual Meetings

“We promise to champion African excellence and deliver a befitting event. We will leave no stone unturned to ensure that this is a seminal event.” – Kenneth Ofori-Atta I would like to assure you of the Bank’s full commitment and availability to accompany the Government of Ghana on this journey – Vincent O. Nmehielle Ghana, […]

Scientists say that, if U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers his plan to cut emissions to net-zero by 2050, the world will once again have a chance of keeping climate change in check The election of Democrat Joe Biden as the next U.S. president puts the world “within striking distance” of limiting global warming to 1.5 […]

What Is Happening In Ethiopia

What Is Happening In Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s prime minister stepped up a military offensive in the northern region of Tigray on Sunday with air strikes as part of what he called a “law enforcement operation,” increasing fears of outright civil war in Africa’s second-most populous country.Abiy last week launched a military campaign in the province, saying forces loyal to leaders there […]

Joe Biden Becomes The President Elect of The United States – Seeks To Unite Nation With Victory Speech

Joe Biden Becomes The President Elect of The United States – Seeks To Unite Nation With Victory Speech

(CNN)President-elect Joe Biden addressed a deeply divided nation Saturday night, turning to the challenges ahead by grounding his victory speech in the spirit of compromise, asking supporters of President Donald Trump to give him a chance, and calling on all Americans to turn the page from what he described as a “grim era of demonization.”Biden made that […]

Thai Women Use Pro-Democracy Protests To Challenge Sexism

Thai Women Use Pro-Democracy Protests To Challenge Sexism

Napawn Somsak took to the stage in her school uniform, her hair in pigtails, to denounce sexism in Thai society and question the treatment of a royal princess – an act unthinkable before the protests that have roiled the country in recent months. Before a cheering crowd of more than 2,000 people in the northern […]

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