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Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela’s birth

Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela’s birth

Former United States president Barack Obama will deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the centrepiece of celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth. Obama has made relatively few public appearances since leaving the White House in 2017, but he has often credited Mandela for being […]

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator […]

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

By AFP PARIS:  The world had 10 times as many obese children and teenagers last year than in 1975, but underweight kids still outnumbered them, a study said Wednesday.Warning of a “double burden” of malnutrition, researchers said the rate of increase in obesity far outstripped the decline in under-nutrition. “If post-2000 trends continue, child and adolescent […]

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

By Reuters NEW YORK:  US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995, a Reuters analysis of federal data showed on Tuesday, even as United Continental Holdings (UAL.N) has kicked up a storm over the practice. Compelling ticketed passengers to give up a seat can be costly, and as United has […]

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN By AFP The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in four countries. PHOTO: AFP UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations is warning that the world […]

PM on ribbon-cutting spree since start of Panama case hearing: Imran

PM on ribbon-cutting spree since start of Panama case hearing: Imran

KARACHI (Yes News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said Wednesday that Karachi belongs to PTI, we will resolve all its problems. Talking to media, Imran khan said that Qatari letter is a fraud, the real money trail is Ishaq Dar’s confessional statement.  Khan once again reminded Qatari ambassador’s statement in which he denied […]