The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
The virus has infected more than 1,5 million people and killed over 88,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
Iranians have been suffering under sanctions and have been pummeled by the pandemic, but they aren't panicking.
The world does not have time to waste on conspiracy theories and the political blame game.
Top US negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad is known to have connections with shadowy figures in Afghanistan and experts are struggling to understand what exactly he has agreed with the Taliban.
The Kremlin is positioning itself as indispensable to Sudan while it bids to increase its sway over Africa and Muslim countries.
Three members of the London-based Iranian separatist group were arrested on Monday in Ringsted, 60 kilometres southwest of Copenhagen, for allegedly spying on people and companies over a period of six years from 2012.
Syria and Russia's assault on Idlib can trigger a domino effect of humanitarian and political catastrophes.
As the country slides closer to economic collapse and people are unable to access their money, questions are being asked about how the currency was kept stable for so many years during economic stagnation.
Qasem Soleimani's less charismatic replacement won't change Iran's regional policies, but we might witness an expansion.
Speaking to the US ambassador, the Turkish deputy foreign minister voiced Turkey's strong criticism of the Senate resolution.
Pakistani officials and Kashmiris have slammed the notion that an 'Israel Model' be applied in Kashmir saying it only confirms the true nature of India's recent actions in Kashmir.
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