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This assistance will help many of the nearly six million people of Somalia in need of humanitarian aid, including three million displaced people inside Somalia as well as nearly 500,000 Somali refugees in Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya. — Courtesy file photo
July 27, 2021

US announces nearly $200mn in new humanitarian aid for Somalia

In what many are calling the Vatican's
July 27, 2021

Landmark Vatican fraud trial begins as cardinal faces charges over London property deal

More than half of the world’s population is exposed to tobacco products. — courtesy UNICEF/Shehzad Noorani
July 27, 2021

Progress on tobacco fight, but new nicotine products pose increasing threat

More than 600 million children globally are still affected by school closures. — courtesy UNICEF/Pablo Schverdfinger
July 27, 2021

COVID-19: Education replaced by shuttered schools, violence, teenage pregnancy

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SAUDI ARABIA
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Expat remittances up 19%, with per capita annual transfer hitting nearly SR24,000 in 2020

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Pulling out is not a Saudi trait

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Naomi Osaka bounced out of Tokyo Olympics

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Arab Coalition destroys 2 Houthi armed drones, 3 ballistic missiles targeting Jazan

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Houthis continue to fight despite ceasefire offers because it suits them: UK ambassador to Yemen

Volunteers and firefighters battle to control the wildfire in the clearing of a Siberian forest.
July 27, 2021

In Siberia, volunteers wage war on Russia's wildfires with shovels and saws

July 27, 2021

Dozens injured, five missing after explosion at chemical complex in Germany

July 27, 2021

EU strongly condemns Turkish move to reopen fenced-off town of Varosha

India will meet its target of supplying more than half a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to states by the end of this month, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
July 27, 2021

India says it will meet end-July domestic vaccine supply target

The low-lying archipelago, Tuvalu, in the Pacific Ocean is reclaiming land as it fights the effects of climate change. — courtesy UNDP Tuvalu
July 27, 2021

UN climate science talks open amid heatwaves, floods and drought

The combined effects of the drought, COVID-19 and the insecurity upsurge have undermined the already fragile food security and nutrition situation of the population of southern Madagascar. — courtesy WFP/Tsiory Andriantsoarana
July 27, 2021

Child malnutrition expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar

A locomotive freight train traverses the Absirom Bridge on the Trans-Iranian Railway in Iran. — courtesy UNESCO/Hossein Javadi
July 27, 2021

Outstanding sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

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