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Opinion -
12/27/2023 6:17:11 PM
The ongoing war in Ukraine and the fighting in Gaza following Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attack must not distract the world from our collective priorities: reducing our CO2 emissions, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050, preserving biodiversity, and fighting poverty and inequality.

World - International
9/19/2023 1:28:00 PM
Leaders of a world fractured by war, climate change and persisting inequality gather under one roof Tuesday to hear the U.N. chief summon them to take united action on humanity’s huge challenges – and to start delivering their own assessments on the most global of stages.

World - International
9/18/2023 10:44:41 AM
For two years, it was the coronavirus pandemic. Then, it was Russia's war in Ukraine. Throughout it all, the perils of climate change, poverty, and inequality have steadily, increasingly thrummed through each convening of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.

World - International
7/17/2023 5:17:17 PM
Taliban authorities have further increased restrictions on women and girls in Afghanistan in recent months, including in education and employment, the U.N. said in a report on the human rights situation issued Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/16/2023 11:14:11 PM
Enabling more skilled migration to countries that need more skilled labour could achieve both higher productivity and less inequality and bring benefits all round, writes Bjorn Lomborg

World - International
1/16/2023 9:46:08 AM
Food companies making big profits as inflation has surged should face windfall taxes to help cut global inequality, anti-poverty group Oxfam said Monday as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gets underway.

COP27 - Focus
10/30/2022 1:55:41 PM
Heat waves, intensified by climate change, have cost the global economy trillions of dollars in the last 30 years, a study published Friday found, with poor countries paying the steepest price.

World - International
9/20/2022 11:24:41 AM
Warning that the world is in "great peril,'' the head of the United Nations says leaders meeting in person for the first time in three years must tackle conflicts and climate catastrophes, increasing poverty and inequality, and address divisions among major powers that have gotten worse since Russia invaded Ukraine.

World - International
7/29/2022 6:51:20 PM
Three former Minneapolis police officers went before a federal judge during the last week to be sentenced for violating George Floyd's civil rights, and for each man, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson handed out penalties well below what prosecutors sought and below federal guidelines.

World - Africa
7/26/2022 8:43:29 PM
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki recently launched a sharp critique of the governing African National Congress (ANC) for failure to address what it has labelled the triple challenge of poverty, unemployment and inequality.

Life & Style - Health
6/18/2022 1:15:17 PM
The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to temporarily lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines after two years of bruising negotiations, but experts expressed scepticism that the deal will have a major impact on global vaccination inequality.

Sports - World
4/6/2022 5:02:41 PM
With many clubs reeling from the financial fallout of the pandemic and competitive inequality growing despite existing fair play rules, UEFA will on Thursday unveil changes in its tactics for levelling European football's economic playing field.

World - International
1/17/2022 9:39:08 AM
The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty and inequality soared, a report said on Monday.

Life & Style - Health
12/27/2021 11:45:42 AM
The world could see the Covid pandemic begin fading next year into an endemic disease like others humanity lives with, unless glaring inequality in vaccine access drags it out and worse variants emerge.

World - Africa
9/29/2021 6:08:20 PM
The head of the world's biggest free-trade area on Wednesday called for a review of "outdated" intellectual property rights to enable Covid-19 vaccine production on the severely under-immunised African continent.

World - Africa
6/29/2021 7:44:27 PM
The AU and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the rules "put at risk the equitable treatment" of people vaccinated in Africa

World - Africa
6/9/2021 10:26:21 AM
Poorer countries had warned as far back as last year of this impending vaccine inequality, fearful that rich nations would hoard doses

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
5/22/2021 11:04:00 AM
What should the MENA region do to overcome the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

World - International
4/19/2021 3:52:09 PM
'Our view is that this report misrepresents the findings. We remain proud of the UK's long history as a human rights champion and we encourage everyone to read the original report in full,' the spokesman told reporters

Business - Economy
2/24/2021 3:43:53 PM
According to the report, reforms to overcome obstacles to women’s economic inclusion have been slow in many regions and uneven within them

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