Europe's migrant population — including EU nationals seeking to better themselves in the richer North and West — are more at risk of catching coronavirus or suffering poverty due to the pandemic, a new study said.
Demon Lane says his east Baltimore neighborhood will still be blighted by drug dealing, deadly gunfire, rat-infested vacant houses and hopelessness, no matter who wins United States’ presidential election in November.
The use of child labor has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast during the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.
The body of a man thought to be an asylum seeker, who may have been attempting to reach the Kent Coast in the UK, was discovered on a beach just outside Calais, northern France, according to French authorities.
An Indian scientific panel said the onset of winter and upcoming festivals could lead to a significant rise of up to 2.6 million coronavirus cases a month in the country if the rules in place to check the spread of the disease are relaxed.
The certificate of appreciation that Hanadi al-Haidari’s family received for providing shelter, food and translation services for the United States military still looks brand-new, without even a crease. She keeps it next to her Iraqi passport in her new home in Denver.
Sunil N. is desperate. The polyglot tour guide from Sri Lanka used to show visitors from Germany and elsewhere around his island. But previous crises have hurt the tourist industry, and the coronavirus pandemic now means he has no source of income. "We are skipping meals," he told Deutsche Welle by email.
A divided world has failed to rise to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said and warned concerted action was needed to prevent millions of people being pushed into poverty and hunger.