Six French citizens among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

LONDON: The UK has pledged an additional £20 million ($26.09 million) in humanitarian aid to Lebanon in response to last week’s massive explosion in Beirut. International Development Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan said the money would go to the UN’s World Food Programme to help Lebanon’s most vulnerable. The figure was promised at a virtual summit held…

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Kabul assembly to decide fate of last Taliban inmates

JAKARTA: After a four-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Indonesia is set to send almost 90,000 migrant workers to overseas countries, including those in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. The move will deliver almost 3.8 trillion rupiahs ($260.8 million) in foreign remittances, officials said. Migrant workers could begin leaving within weeks…

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Universal Peace Federation: Online Rally Calling for Peace, Reconciliation and Mutual Prosperity

LONDON-Thursday 6 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)(Sunday August 9th, 3 am CET) More than 1 Million are expected to join! World Leaders to point the way forward beyond global challenges including Covid-19, race relations, environmental problems and global economic turndown. Speakers include former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and H.E. Macky Sall, President…

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