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