San Marino, a small independent nation within Italy, founded in 301 CE, is considered the world’s oldest republic.
Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country in the world is at 2,724,900 square kilometres.
France is divided into more than 90 administrative units known as 'departments'.
Also known as the corpse flower, Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum releases an extremely foul odour comparable to that of rotten flesh, which can be smelled 0.8 kilometres away.
Saudi Arabia is the world's largest country without a river.
The Amazon, which spans nine South American countries and covers between 6.24 and 6.56 million sq.kms is the world’s largest tropical rainforest.
UN report shows that the US remained the largest country of destination of international migrants in 2020
The trade deal will bring its own restrictions but will help protect the $894 billion in annual trade between the two sides
British PM Boris Johnson imposed strict lockdown measures and health secretary Matt Hancock said the new strain is “out of control”
The new additions include camel racing and art of miniature
It paves the way for mass vaccinations from as early as next week to those most at risk of dying from COVID-19
Earlier, Pfizer and Moderna also reported impressive efficacy for their vaccine candidates
Kamala Harris will be the first woman to serve as the US vice president
The asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter is estimated to be worth over $10,000 quadrillion
With Kamala Harris as vice president and nearly 20 senior officials of Indian origin in place, the expectation is that there will be more informed judgements on India
Adopted in 2017, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been ratified by 50 countries
Trump has a transactional approach towards India and Biden has expressed a soft stance on trade with China
Globally hunger has gradually declined, but the world is not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030
Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson invented better auction formats that are now woven into many parts of the economy
The WFP plays a key role in multilateral cooperation on making food security an instrument of peace
An international panel announced that solar minimum occurred in December 2019, marking the start of the new solar cycle
It will have a lasting impact on West Asia with many other countries are anticipated to follow suit
Beijing has become a hotspot of various issues including power tussles, diplomatic clashes, health crises and trade war
Amid the global race for COVID-19 vaccine, a brief look at the development process and challenges ahead
A UN report estimates that almost 690 million people went hungry in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018
The iconic museum was first constructed as a cathedral in sixth century and converted into a mosque in 1453