Next year will set another record for humanitarian relief requirements, with 339 million people in need of assistance in 69 countries, an increase of 65 million people compared to the same time last year, according to United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Speaking after her address at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) briefing on counterterrorism, she said that the global leaders in the Security Council with their joint efforts can end the menace of terrorism.
Jaishankar made these remarks during the 'UNSC Briefing: Global Counterterrorism Approach: Challenges and Way Forward'. Speaking in his national capacity, he took veiled digs at Pakistan for cross-border terrorism against India and at China for blocking the black-listing of Pakistan-based terrorists at the United Nations.
In a sharp retort, Jaishankar said the world isn't stupid and it is not forgetful. "...The world increasingly calls out countries, organisations indulging in terrorism...my advice is to clean up your act and try to be good a neighbour."
Since Stokes took over the reins in the longer format, Pope was promoted to bat at number 3 and retained the wicketkeeping gloves over a fit Ben Foakes for the series against Pakistan, which England is currently leading 2-0 with one more Test to go. Under the Stokes-McCullum leadership this year, Pope has scored 643 runs in nine Tests across 18 innings at an average of 40.18. This also includes two centuries and four fifties, with the best score of 145.
President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday attended the 'At Home' reception at Army House in the national capital on the eve of 'Vijay Diwas', commemorating India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.