IRANIAN CLERIC BLAMES CORONAVIRUS IRAN OUTBREAK ON DONALD TRUMP

Wed 26 February 2020: The outbreak of coronavirus in Iran, where the deadly virus has reportedly killed 18 people according to Iran International, is the fault of US President Donald Trump, said a senior Iranian religious cleric recently. Coronavirus, which initially broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan, claimed its first victims in Iran on […]

THE ROHINGYA AND THEIR FIGHT FOR EDUCATION

Tue 25 February 2020: Mohammad Akhter Hossain, a young Rohingya man, was sitting in front of a shanty in a sprawling refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, a district in southern Bangladesh. He stared out aimlessly, his eyes searching for what remains an unknown future. Hossain, 32, was soon whisked away by a few other Rohingya […]

TURKEY GIVES $650,000 FOR UGANDAN AGRICULTURAL PROJECT

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Deputy PM Bulent Arinc and the Minister of Trade Amelia Kyanbadde during  Turkey-Uganda Joint Economic Commission (MEC)  Tue 25 February 2020: Turkey has donated $650,000 for an agricultural project in northern Uganda, an area battered by years of conflict and refugee influx, a diplomat said Monday. Turkey donated the funds to Uganda […]

CHILDREN, TEENS FALL PREY TO ONLINE ADS OF HARMFUL PRODUCTS: UN STUDY

Sat 22 February 2020: (REUTERS) Children and adolescents are being bombarded with ads on social media promoting harmful products from fast food to tobacco and alcohol, according to a United Nations-backed report on Wednesday that called for regulation. Advertisers also sell data on children obtained from electronic games to global tech giants, said the report’s […]

SAUDI ARABIA LAUNCHES WOMEN’S FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Community sports for female athletes in the Kingdom took another giant step forward after the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) inaugurated on Monday the Women’s Football League (WFL) at a launch event in Riyadh. (AN Photo/Bashir Saleh) Wed 26 February 2020: Saudi sports authorities have launched a women’s football league, the latest unlikely extravaganza in […]