20 dead after Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building

20 dead after Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building

The number of dead has risen to 20 after a Russian missile attack that hit a high-rise apartment building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Saturday, according to official figures.

Britain promises Ukraine battle tanks as Russian missiles attack Kiev

Britain promises Ukraine battle tanks as Russian missiles attack Kiev

The British government on Saturday promised for the first time to supply Ukraine with Challenger 2 battle tanks to fight Russian forces, as Moscow resumed missile attacks on the capital Kiev and other regions.

Last year ranked 5th or 6th hottest ever, global weather agency says

Last year ranked 5th or 6th hottest ever, global weather agency says

Last year was the fifth or sixth hottest on record, depending on the data set, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a report released on Thursday.

Over 217,000 people applied for asylum in Germany in 2022

Over 217,000 people applied for asylum in Germany in 2022

More people applied for asylum in Germany last year than at any time since 2016, according to the annual statistics published by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) on Wednesday.

WHO: More genome sequences needed to assess new SARS-CoV-2 variants

WHO: More genome sequences needed to assess new SARS-CoV-2 variants

The World Health Organization said it urgently needs more genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2 not only from China but from as many countries as possible.

UN: 5 million children died before fifth birthday in 2021

UN: 5 million children died before fifth birthday in 2021

Some 5 million children are estimated to have died before turning five years old in 2021, according to UN data published on Tuesday.

Pakistan receives $9 billion for flood recovery, climate adaptation

Pakistan receives $9 billion for flood recovery, climate adaptation

Pakistan has received $9 billion in financial commitments for recovery and rebuilding efforts following last year’s devastating floods that left a third of the country under water and at least 1,700 people dead, the government said on Monday.

Thousands demonstrate in Tel Aviv against new Netanyahu government

Thousands demonstrate in Tel Aviv against new Netanyahu government

Several thousand people took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government, the country’s most right-wing ever.