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Global impact of new corona virus and population issues

By Osamu Kusumoto TOKYO, May 5 2020 (IPS) – The new coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to wreak havoc across the world, as the number of infections and deaths rapidly rise. It has the potential to infect anybody regardless of age or gender. There are grave concerns that the economic fallout from Covid-19 may be comparable to that of the Great Depression. ... Read More »

Efforts on to bridge main issues on final day of COP25

Madrid, 13 Dec (TWN) – The climate talks under the UNFCCC are scheduled to end today, 13 Dec. However, judging from how far apart Parties still are on some of the major issues as of 12 Dec, many delegates and observers alike, expect a long drawn out night, that could spill over to Saturday, 14 Dec, before the talks come ... Read More »

New IPCC land report – contentious issues raised, resolved

Delhi, 21 August (Indrajit Bose) — Several contentious issues arose prior to the adoption of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land. The SPM was adopted in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7 August, after a hectic week of negotiations on a line-by-line basis, between authors of the ... Read More »

Dhaka court issues arrest warrant for jailed Ex-PM Khaleda

Dhaka, March 21 – The Chief Metropolitan Court of Dhaka on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in connection with a case filed for making a “defamatory statement” on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Khaleda Zia is now in the prison after she was convicted on February 8, last year in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft ... Read More »

Avicii found dead at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii, one of the world’s biggest dance music stars, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Levels, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. His representative said in a statement: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. Read More »