The military coup is fuelling the humanitarian crisis in the country as millions of people are likely to starve in the next six months.
UN Human Rights Council's resolution, adopted with 26 of the council's 47 members in favour, voiced particular concern about the fate of tens of thousands of people who have vanished in the war-ravaged country.
Established in late 2018 after a Chinese scientist said he edited the genes of twin babies, the committee has called for sharing of gene editing tools with poorer nations to benefit from the highly dynamic scientific field.
Ongoing fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern highlands leaves five soldiers and 15 armed fighters dead, military says.
“Sustainable recovery is only possible when women are able to play a full role in shaping a post-Covid-19 world that works for all of us,” says Achim Steiner, UNDP’s administrator.
At least four people are confirmed dead and dozens are still believed to be buried under the mud and wreckage of Atami, the Japanese town hit by a landslide two days ago.
More than 2,000 humanitarian workers took part in the demonstration ahead of a July 10 deadline for a decision on whether the Bab al Hawa crossing will remain open for aid.
The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry says government-declared ceasefire with rebel Tigrayan forces is a work in progress after Ethiopian troops left Tigray's regional capital Mekelle on Wednesday after months of fighting.
Witnesses say Tigrayan rebels entered Ethiopia’s key northern town of Shire, cementing further territorial gains in the northern region of Tigray
A draft UN Security Council resolution circulated would authorise the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria across the borders of Turkey and Iraq.
The soldiers were killed during a raid while the UN peacekeepers were wounded following a car-bomb attack.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2021 TRT World.