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UN, Syria talks delegates in quarantine after positive COVID-19 tests

Delegates for the Syrian constitutional reform talks at the UN in Geneva, were on Tuesday quarantined after a few of them tested positive for COVID-19, the Head of the opposition delegation, Hadi al-Bahra, has said.

Rising cases of COVID-19 in America worrisome – WHO

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, World Health Organisation, WHO, has expressed worry over the rise of Coronavirus, COVID-19, cases reported in America.

Rise in global temperatures jeopardizing earth’s efforts at ensuring food security — Report

A United Nations, UN, panel of experts has highlighted how the rise in global temperatures, linked to increasing pressures on fertile soil, is jeopardising efforts at ensuring food security for planet earth.

922 Madagascar children die of measles since October – WHO

At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, in spite of a huge emergency vaccination programme, the...

Pope Francis ‘a strong voice’ for all Christians: inter-church group

Pope Francis's visit to Geneva, a centre of Protestantism, expresses "Christian unity", the World Council of Churches chief told AFP, insisting the pontiff's message of love and inclusion speaks across denominations.

All set for WCF forum in Geneva

Communications experts, top managers, and local market leaders, and many others will be identifying the power of communication and its influence on the modern...

Nigeria flags menace of corruption, repatriation of illicit funds, others

Nigeria has again appealed to the conscience of the global community to give attention to the menace of corruption, repatriation of illicit funds and...

War, hunger, extremism to fester further in 2018 – report

A report of Geneva-based think-tank has predicted that humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in...

OPEC summons ‘tough’ meeting ahead of expected oil deficit

OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks on Thursday amid concern that its efforts to rebalance the oil market might overshoot by creating a...

How I increased life expectancy of Nigerians, by Goodluck Jonathan

HIGHLIGHTS OF WHAT JONATHAN SAID IN GENEVA: Buhari copied my security architecture and education blueprint I gave education to Northerners in order to check Boko Haram Illiteracy...

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