The figure is projected to increase to more than 5 billion by 2050.
Massive protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent, defying the government’s zero-Covid policy.
It is the WHO's responsibility to assign names to new and existing diseases through a consultative process, which includes the WHO member states.
In one of biggest data breaches ever, nearly 500 million WhatsApp user data has been put up for sale online.
From Shanghai to the capital Beijing, residents gathered to grieve the 10 people killed in the blaze in Xinjiang's capital Urumqi
Of the war crimes seen since Russia waged its war against Ukraine, Kostin said 260 people had been indicted and 13 verdicts were issued by Ukrainian courts.
Over 100 al-Shabab militants were killed during planned operations by Somali National Army and its international partners at the border of Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions of central Somalia
China on Saturday reported over 34,900 cases, mostly that of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, as officials went about imposing lockdowns, shutting people in their flats to cut the transmission chain.
China also put a hold on sanctions on the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group's deputy leader Abdul Rauf.
The 1980 sculpture bought by the taxpayer-funded Government Art Collection is believed to have been sold at a Christie's auction last month for just over 1.3 million pounds.
In what appeared to be a show of solidarity with protestors back home, not a single Iranian team player sang their country’s national anthem ahead of their World Cup match with England on Monday (21 Nov).
The number of fatalities and injuries remains unclear, but the gunman is said to have died.
Water is giver of life, but do you know that consuming water can also kill you.Excessive water intake is now suspected to have killed martial arts legend Bruce Lee.
However, after being appointed COAS he revised the wealth statement for this year three times -- on September 17, 2017; November 2, 2017; and November 8, 2017.
At least 162 people were killed and hundreds more injured as a 5.6 intensity earthquake shook Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday