Michael Yerrid

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MATRIC RESULTS: 'PREVENT SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION'

Matriculants across the country have worked tirelessly to complete their school careers and are eagerly awaiting the results of their hard work.<p>It is …

Mental Health

North Korean defector numbers slump as controls tighten

Fewer than 100 North Koreans a month defected to the South last year, Seoul said Friday, the lowest for 15 years as Pyongyang and Beijing both …

North Korea

UN Migration Agency Helps 2,241 Migrants Get Home from Yemen in 2017

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Spain and the Principality of Asturias are organizing the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on …

Tourism

US Withholding $255 Million Aid From Pakistan, Says Nikki Haley

<b>United Nations:</b> The US is withholding $255 million in aid from Pakistan because of its failure to cooperate fully in America’s fight against …

Nikki Haley

Trump Says He Has a 'Much Bigger' Nuclear Launch Button Than Kim Jong Un

<i>Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images</i><p>President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday night to argue that he had a “much bigger” and “more powerful” nuclear …

North Korea

12 Resolutions for the World in 2018 - United Nations Foundation

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection and resolution. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres shared a message with the …

United Nations

All the President’s Tweets

Should Trump be banned from Twitter?<p>There he tweets again: <b>Donald John Trump</b>, the president of the <b>United States of America</b>, crazily boasting, bullying, slandering and threatening violence against his enemies.<p>Of course, lots of trolls do this on <b>Twitter</b>, occasionally crossing the line and causing the …

Social Media

David Attenborough Warns: Sixth Mass Extinction Is Imminent

The beloved Planet Earth narrator isn't optimistic.<p>Fitting perfectly with the perpetual dumpster fire that has been 2017, certified nature daddy Sir …

Paleontology

Sumatran Rhino On Brink Of Extinction, Species Future Decided Million Years Ago

Rhinoceros lead tough lives. Their numbers in the wild are dwindling close to extinction because of mass poaching for years to gather their tusks …

These 10 Beautiful Animals Are in Serious Danger of Being Lost Forever in 2018

If you're in need of yet another reason to be alarmed by the current state of our environment, here's a frightening one for you: environmental destruction could cause us to lose Malayan Tigers as soon as 2018. And Malayan Tigers aren't the only creatures at risk of disappearing off the face of the …

North Korea Reopens Border Hotline With South

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea reopened a border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, restoring a channel of direct dialogue and signaling a possible thaw in relations between the two Koreas after years of hair-trigger tensions.<p>The return of the telephone hotline at the village of Panmunjom, …

North Korea

Hurricane Maria's devastation follows Puerto Ricans into the New Year

Over three months have passed since the 155 mph winds of Category 4 Hurricane Maria tore through the American territory of Puerto Rico. The island’s power was knocked out. Hospitals and dialysis centers were shut. Entire towns were stranded by mudslides. Water ran dry.<p>In the days following the …

Caribbean

A Floating House to Resist the Floods of Climate Change

Last June, not long after a catastrophic thunderstorm swept through southern Ontario, bringing a month’s worth of rain in just a few hours, a group of seventy-five architects, engineers, and policymakers from sixteen countries gathered in the city of Waterloo to discuss how humanity will cope with …

Architecture

UN to pursue rebels who killed 15 peacekeepers in Congo

The United Nations peacekeeping chief says the U.N. mission in Congo will pursue the Allied Democratic Forces rebels who killed 15 peacekeepers there earlier this month.<p>Jean-Pierre Lacroix made the announcement Tuesday while visiting eastern Congo. He told peacekeepers that the U.N. will protect …

Donald Trump and Kim Jung-Un sent swimming trunks by Cornish clothing company LoveRiot in world peace bid - Cornwall Live

A Cornish clothing company has sent a pair of novelty swimming trunks to leaders Donald Trump and Kim Jung-Un - in a bold bid to promote world …

Donald Trump

UNICEF airlifts six million doses of vaccines to children in Yemen - United Nations Sustainable Development

A plane charted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) landed in Sana’a, Yemen, on Thursday, delivering nearly 6 million doses of essential …

Public Health

UNICEF official calls 2017 ‘horrible’ for children in Yemen - United Nations Sustainable Development

Children in Yemen could not have a worse year than 2017, according to a senior official from the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).<p>“2017 was a horrible …

World Bank