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OPEC+ agrees to keep output levels unchanged

  VIENNA— Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed to maintain their current output levels in a climate of uncertainty and ahead…

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25,000 Tons of Ukraine Grain Reach East Africa

The first shipment of grain as part of Ukraine’s own initiative to supply countries in need arrived Monday in Djibouti for delivery to neighboring Ethiopia…

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Opec+ likely to maintain oil output levels

Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia look set to maintain their current output levels at a meeting Sunday, ahead of fresh sanctions…

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Racism: UNESCO removes Belgian d’Ath Festival from heritage list

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity decided to remove Belgium’s Ducasse d’Ath Festival from UNESCO’s representative list for these elements due…

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Fans’ Wild World Cup Fashion Draws Praise, Scorn in Qatar

The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy….

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Built to Disappear: World Cup Stadium 974

DOHA, QATAR — Of the seven stadiums Qatar built for the World Cup, one will disappear after the tournament. That’s what the games’ organizers have…

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UN says US$51.5 bln aid campaign hopes to help 222 mln hungry people

UN humanitarians said 222 million hungry people top the target list the US$51.5 billion aid campaign for 2023 aims to help.   The 2023 Global…

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UN Weekly Roundup: November 26 – December 2, 2022

UN launches record humanitarian appeal for 2023   The United Nations launched a $51.5 billion appeal Thursday for humanitarian needs in 2023. Needs are the…

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US Designates Iran, China as Countries of Concern Over Religious Freedom

The United States on Friday designated China, Iran and Russia, among others, as countries of particular concern under the Religious Freedom Act over severe violations,…

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This HIV Prevention Drug Could Change the Game

A new, long-lasting drug could be a game-changer for preventing HIV infections, experts say. Advocates are hopeful that those who need it most in low-…

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