When forecasts of severe flooding on Bangladesh’s Jamuna River came through in early July, UN aid officials did not just wait and hope for the best, as they might have done in the past.
President Donald Trump turned in the restrained and consistent performance his advisers said he needed in his final debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden, but it was unlikely to alter the US presidential race in any fundamental way.
There has been quite a lot of controversy about the presidential debates and the competing town halls between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden over whether they have been conducted on a level playing field.
Golden State Warriors take 2016 NBA championship, 3-1. Cleveland Indians win 2016 World Series, 3-1. New York Yankees claim 2004 American League pennant, 3-0.
Concerns over rising debt levels in the developing world are nothing new. But the humanitarian and economic shocks of the coronavirus pandemic have worsened the situation.
It is going to be ten full months very soon since Covid-19 upended life in every sense. The world has lost the year 2020 to the pandemic which continues to rage with no end in sight.