The World of International Organizations

Groups find authorities prey on African migrants

Muslim students on a field trip in Uganda (AN/John Heilprin)

(AN) — Government officials inflicted almost half of all the violence suffered by people risking grave dangers to transit through North Africa for a chance at news lives in Europe, the U.N. refugee agency and Danish Refugee Council reported on Wednesday.

COVID-19 ‘most severe’ health emergency

An instructional sign in Zermatt, Switzerland (AN/John Heilprin)

(AN) — The coronavirus pandemic is by far the worst global public health emergency declared under a 13-year-old international law for deadly disease outbreaks, World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

WHO calls Pompeo remarks ‘unacceptable’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets with U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in London (AN/Ronny Przysucha)

(AN) — World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday denounced the top U.S. diplomat’s allegations that he is subservient to the Chinese government’s demands and has helped to cover up Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

World surpasses 15 million coronavirus cases

London grocery shoppers wearing face masks (AN/Nickolay Romensky)

(Arête News) — The world reached another tragic milestone on Wednesday as it exceeded 15 million COVID-19 confirmed cases among more than 200 nations — a quarter of them in the United States, which also accounted for 23 percent of more than 618,000 deaths globally.

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