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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Full moon seen in Manila, the Philippines

    A full moon is seen in Manila, the Philippines, on June 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali) (XINHUA)

  • Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers over Israeli annexation plans

    A Palestinian protester holds national flags during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the Israeli annexation plans, near the West Bank city of Nablus,...

  • Mexico unable to support OPEC with further oil production adjustment: president

    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that the country is unable to further decrease its crude oil production after having made the adjustments...

  • People collect recyclable items at garbage dump site in India

    People collect recyclable items at a garbage dump site in Agartala, Tripura, India, on June 5, 2020. World Environment Day, a United Nations (UN) campaign to...

  • Indonesian capital eases novel coronavirus-related restrictions

    A woman wearing a face shield walks on a road in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 5, 2020. Indonesian capital Jakarta‘s administration began easing the novel coronavirus-related...

  • People participate in anti-racism protest in Toronto, Canada

    People participate in an anti-racism protest in Toronto, Canada, on June 5, 2020. Hundreds of people took part in a demonstration here on Friday to protest...

  • People across world protest over death of George Floyd

    People take part in a protest over the death of George Floyd in Frankfurt, Germany, June 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Lu Yang) (XINHUA)

  • World Environment Day marked in Afghanistan

    People ride bicycles during a cycling event to mark World Environment Day in Bamiyan province, Afghanistan, June 5, 2020. (Photo by Azimi/Xinhua) (XINHUA)

  • UN chief asks entire world to change course on environment

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday asked the entire world to change course on the environment. “We are harming the natural world — to our own...

  • UN Security Council extends authorization of measures to implement arms embargo on Libya

    The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to extend the measures designed to implement an arms embargo on Libya for a further 12 months...

  • City in United States Louisiana prepares for approaching tropical system

    A voluntary evacuation was in effect in Grand Isle, a city in the United States state of Louisiana, on Friday afternoon as Tropical Depression Cristobal is...

  • New York state governor unveils police reform agenda in wake of George Floyd death

    Governor of the United States state of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced a reform agenda to address police brutality, especially against minority communities, following the death...

  • Feature: Turks become more willing to quit smoking over health concerns amid COVID-19 outbreak

    Turkish smokers have become more willing to quit smoking during the COVID-19 outbreak, as health has become their major concerns, experts said. Evidence suggests that smokers...

  • Trudeau joins anti-racism demonstration in Ottawa

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers took a knee in solidarity with the demonstrators who were marching against racism and police brutality in Ottawa...

  • Roundup: FAO, European countries mark World Environment Day by calling for protecting biodiversity

    United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and a string of European countries Friday marked World Environment Day, calling for steps to make the world more...

  • “The World of Banksy” comes to Prague on exhibition

    Works of the British anonymous street art artist Banksy first appeared in Prague on Friday in an exhibition called “The World of Banksy — the Immersive...

  • UN voices concern over continued fighting in Libya

    The United Nations on Friday voiced concern about the continued fighting in Libya, particularly its impact on civilians. “We are following extremely closely the rapid developments...

  • WHO warns of risks of COVID-19 explosion in South Asia’s densely-populated region

    World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that as COVID-19 cases keep growing in South Asia, there are risks of disease explosion in the densely-populated region....

  • Egypt, IMF reach 5.2-bln-USD credit deal to help Egypt against COVID-19 consequences

    Egypt and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached a deal to provide the Egyptian government with a 12-month credit agreement worth 5.2 billion United States dollars...

  • Spotlight: United States jobless rate drops in May as economy reopens, road to recovery likely bumpy

    New data showed United States unemployment rate dropped slightly in May as businesses gradually reopen across the country, an encouraging sign for the COVID-19-battered labor market....

  • Head of Al-Qaida in Islamic Maghreb killed in Mali by French forces: minister

    The Al-Qaida leader in the Islamic Maghreb had been killed by French forces in northern Mali, French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly said on...

  • World Environment Day: Plateau commissioner decries indiscriminate dumping of waste

    As the world celebrates this year’s Environment Day, Plateau environment commissioner Usman Idi has decried the indiscriminate dumping of refuse by residents of areas waste evacuators...

  • Explosion hits northeastern Syria, killing 2 children

    Two children were killed and three civilians wounded on Friday when a car bomb went off in Syria’s northeastern city of Ras al-Ayn, state news agency...

  • Feature: Chinese bus company commits to keeping Cuban drivers safe during COVID-19 pandemic

    Cuban drivers from the Guanabo bus station on the outskirts of the capital city of Havana received around 1,000 face masks donated by China’s Zhengzhou Yutong...

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