Joe Biden has defeated Donald Trump to emerge the 46th president of the United States of America
John Magufuli announced as Tanzania’s new president
The President of Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli has been sworn for a second five-year term. He took the oath of the office on 05 November 2020.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara wins third term
Electoral officials said Alassane Ouattara won Saturday’s vote in a landslide but his opponents boycotted the election after he defied constitutional term limits.
Best wildlife sanctuaries in the world you must visit at least once
Wildlife sanctuaries differ from national parks in the sense that they offer refuge to endangered animals and allow tourists to watch them in their natural habitat. A list of the best Wildlife sanctuaries is presented here based on location.
The greenest countries in the world
The climate change conference held in Paris in 2015 was an eye opener in terms of understanding the dire situation carbon emissions seem to be having on Earth’s temperature. It resulted in 195 nations committing to lowering greenhouse gas emissions. This seems to be a start as a green initiative has been actively endorsed by governments and countries around the world and eco friendly measures taken to be a green country have been initiated.
Israeli-UAE agree to promote film and TV content production
Under the new agreement, the film commissions will create an intercultural cooperation, creating content with the goal of promoting tolerance, education and developing a deeper cultural understanding between the Emirati and Israeli people,” said Abu Dhabi Film Commissioner Hans Fraikin.
World’s most undervalued currency: Lebanese pound
According to a analysis by Arabian Business based on the Big Mac index the Lebanese pound further dropped against the US dollar on the black market, ranging on Monday to become the world’s most undervalued currency.
Saudi Arabia reopen umrah pilgrimage
After seven months Saudi Arabia reopen the Muslim holy places umrah pilgrimage, with extensive health precautions.
Afghan Youth push for a role in post-conflict reconstruction of their country
A Virtual Roundtable Discussion on ‘Peace Process in Afghanistan : Role of Women & Youth in Post-Conflict Reconstruction’. The session was chaired by Ambassador Anil Trigunayat (IFS RETD), Member, Governing Council, Raisina House and Former Indian Ambassador to Jordan, Libya & Malta and H.E. Mr. Mohammed Naim Taher Qaderi, Minister Plenipotentiary, Chargé D’ Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India delivered the Keynote Address.
China, India agree to stop troop deployment along disputed border
A joint press release said both sides had agreed to “avoid misunderstandings and misjudgments”, and “refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground”.