The International Monetary Fund says that beaten down by the coronavirus outbreak, the world economy in 2020 will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and Africa would get its share too.
World Bank says G20 and G7 are supportive of a call by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund for a temporary halt in debt payments.
According to diplomats, the UN Security Council will hold its first meeting over the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, after weeks of divisions among its five permanent members, diplomats said Monday.
UEFA working groups have been assessing the legal, regulatory and financial issues caused by the abrupt halt to football and formulated plans to resume competitions beyond the planned completion of the 2019-20 seasons by June 30.
The prisoner swap is part of confidence-building measures crucial for the success of the peace deal signed between the US and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of war.
The blast occurred in Helmand province where both the Taliban and Daesh are said to be active.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
World Bank President David Malpass said there were still "many unknowns" about the fast-spreading virus and "much more" aid might be required, but he declined to elaborate.
Lebanon has the world's third-highest debt-to-GDP ratio and has been sliding towards default in recent months, with tight capital controls and a currency devaluation already hitting purchasing power.
The UN database of companies cooperating with illegal settlement activities is not exhaustive or binding, but it is a crucial starting point.
EU statement urges the dissemination of up-to-date information on the virus in order to the counter the "misinformation and disinformation" which can lead to discrimination.
The two-day summit has taken as its theme "Silencing the Guns", yet AU officials are well aware of their failure to achieve the goal adopted in 2013 of ending "all wars in Africa by 2020".
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2022 TRT World.