Global Issues

LDCs Need Concessional Grants, Not Loans, Say Experts — Global Issues

by Rafiqul Islam (dhaka)Monday, May 06, 2024Inter Press ServiceDHAKA, May 06 (IPS) - Olaide Bankole was born and raised in Nigeria, and he observed...

1.8 Million More Palestinians Doomed to Poverty if Gaza War Persists — Global Issues

by Naureen Hossain (united nations)Monday, May 06, 2024Inter Press ServiceUNITED NATIONS, May 06 (IPS) - Nearly seven months into the Gaza war, the UN...

Women in Madagascar too ashamed to seek help giving birth — Global Issues

The predominantly rural region of Androy has been beset by a series of humanitarian crises which have affected the most vulnerable people there, including...

Israel is helped by ‘powerful States’ in violation of Palestinians’ rights — Global Issues

When tensions erupted in East Jerusalem in April 2021 at the beginning of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, daily clashes involving Palestinians, Israeli...

Attacks on civilians in DR Congo, concern over conviction of trade union leader in Cambodia, gang violence in Haiti — Global Issues

The camps were in the neighbourhoods of Lac Vert and Mugunga, near Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu, which has seen a sharp...

UN agencies warn of imminent starvation risk in Sudan’s Darfur region — Global Issues

Since fighting erupted last April between rival militaries, Sudan has witnessed shocking levels of violence, plunging the country into a devastating humanitarian and protection...

UN support continues amid heavy rains, severe floods and cyclone threat — Global Issues

Torrential rains could worsen with the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Hidaya, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on Friday. Prepare for impact The tropical cyclone is the first of its...

‘Moral obligation’ of Haitian NGO worker to carry on despite kidnapping of two children — Global Issues

The Caribbean island nation continues to endure extreme insecurity, with widespread and incessant violence as rival gangs fight each other and the police for...

Trinidadian youth make case for strong role in climate negotiations — Global Issues

Small island developing States are particularly vulnerable to climate change consequences, such as rising sea levels and heavy rains that cause flooding, increasing ocean...

Targeting Rafah could lead to slaughter, warns UN aid agency — Global Issues

“Any ground operation would mean more suffering and death” for the 1.2 million displaced Palestinians sheltering in and around the Strip’s southernmost city, OCHA...

Media Freedom Declining Across Europe, With Implications for Rule of Law — Global Issues

The Liberties report, compiled with 37 rights groups in 19 countries, comes as other media freedom watchdogs and rights groups warn of growing  concentration...

Disinformation in the Super Election Year — Global Issues

Opinion by Jurgen Neyer (berlin, germany)Friday, May 03, 2024Inter Press ServiceBERLIN, Germany, May 03 (IPS) - The year 2024 seems to be a year...

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