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WMO confirms 2023 as warmest year on record ‘by a huge margin’

The World Meteorological Organization uses six leading international datasets from across the globe to monitor global temperatures, which reveal a new annual temperature average...

Missing Israeli Teen Found Dead in West Bank

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli military and police said the body of a missing Israeli teenager who was likely killed in a Palestinian attack was...

UNICEF: 1 in 5 children in world’s richest countries living in poverty

The new findings from the UNICEF research wing focus on Member States of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European...

World News in Brief: Emergency funds for Sudan refugees, democracy prevails in Guatemala, climate...

The funds will be used to build shelters, offer cash assistance, build water, sanitation and hygiene facilities, and support onward transportation for new arrivals...

Iran Seizes Cargo Ship in Strait of Hormuz After Threats to Close Waterway

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seized an Israeli-linked cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, days after Tehran said it could...

Gaza crisis: Back two-State solution urges UN chief, ‘once and for all’

Speaking at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the UN chief condemned the “barbaric” Hamas-led attacks on 7 October in which approximately...

OSH measures key to prevent violence and harassment in the world of work, says...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnBXbayUIZ8 GENEVA (ILO News) – Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) measures are key to building an inclusive, integrated and gender-responsive approach to...

Israel Calls Off School Trips, Puts Forces on Full Alert Amid Iran Threat

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel called off on Saturday school trips and other youth activities planned for the coming days, the beginning of the Passover...

COP28: UN says staggering $7 trillion spent every year on investments that fuel climate...

The report from the UN’s environmental wing, UNEP, also revealed that despite decades of calls for ending finance flows towards sectors that harm some...

UN rights office regrets Venezuela’s decision to suspend operations

Ravina Shamdasani, the spokesperson for OHCHR, said in a statement that the Office regretted the announcement and that it continues to engage with the...

Biodiversity: What is it and how can we protect it?

What does 'biodiversity' mean and why is it important?In simple terms, biodiversity refers to all types of life on Earth. The UN Convention on...

Ruto’s Gov’t targets Ksh1 billion daily revenue

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In an audacious financial move, President William Ruto’s administration has set a daily revenue target of Ksh1 billion through its...

Explosion from Hezbollah Drone Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Northern Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – A resident of northern Israel sustained serious injuries on Saturday after an explosive-laden drone, believed to be dispatched...

Continuação de tempo fresco com céu nublado neste Domingo em Moçambique – Verdade

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). O Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia(INAM) prevê o seguinte estado do tempo para este domingo(14), 720º dia em Emergência de Saúde Pública...

Over 450,000 children institutionalized across Europe, Central Asia

The UN Children’s Fund’s investigation, Pathways to Better Protection, reveals that children with disabilities account for up to 87 per cent of those in...

World News in Brief: Response plan for Somalia launched, mass executions in Iraq, Ukraine...

Somalia was hit by multiple shocks last year, including devastating drought, unprecedented heavy rains and flooding and further mass displacement. Millions of people also...

Guterres welcomes creation of transitional council in Haiti to choose new leaders

In a statement issued on Saturday by his Spokesman, the UN chief welcomed the publication on Friday, 12 April of a decree formally establishing...

Russian Forces Seize Village in Donetsk

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that its forces had successfully seized control of the village of...

Mais 50 casas T-0 entregues a beneficiários – Verdade

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). O Presidente da República, Filipe Nyusi, inaugurou, recentemente, na cidade de Pemba, capital provincial de Cabo Delgado, um total de cinquenta...

World News in Brief: End e-cigarette boom urges WHO, measles surge in Europe, Central...

WHO said that 88 countries have no minimum age at which e-cigarettes can be bought and 74 countries have not implemented any e-cigarette regulations. WHO...

Rights experts urge France to protect children from sexual abuse

The experts had previously written to the authorities after receiving information about three cases regarding allegations of sexual abuse of several children by their...

First-ever UN report on migratory species reveals complex threats

Of most concern is the threat to migratory fish, with 97 per cent of the species on the brink of extinction.  The two greatest...

UN honours 101 staff killed in Gaza conflict

The fallen colleagues worked for the UN agency that assists Palestine refugees, UNRWA, providing life-saving aid to Gaza’s 2.2 million people, amid constant bombardment...

MP Apologize To Ruto After Kemosi Mogaka Declined Envoy Job

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In a surprising turn of events, the Member of Parliament for West Mugirango Stephen Mogaka has apologized to President William...