Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans are crossing into neighbouring Costa Rica, to escape poverty and what they say is political repression. They had hoped upcoming elections on Sunday would bring a more democratic government – [More]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Child marriage has been practised in Afghanistan for centuries, but war and worsening poverty linked to climate change are driving many families to resort to striking [More]
The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Lebanon says nearly 80 percent of the population has been pushed into poverty. With the economy in turmoil, the state is failing to provide even the most basic services. [More]
[In partnership with: Southcn.com and GDToday] In a village in rural Guangdong province, Zhu Nengqing once struggled to put food on the table after his wife and daughter were diagnosed with serious medical issues that [More]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A 14-year-old Chinese diver obliterated the competition at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre with her three perfect-10 scores to capture a gold medal in dominant fashion in [More]
Millions of American families have started receiving payments from an expanded benefit scheme aiming to cut child poverty. It is part of the Democrats’ coronavirus relief package. Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC. [More]
India has registered its lowest recorded daily rise in COVID-19 infections in 45 days. It reported nearly 175,000 new cases on Saturday, down from a peak of more than 400,000 a day earlier this month. [More]
More than three million Lebanese – almost half the population – are facing a tough Ramadan. The monthly cost of iftar, or the meal to break their fast, now costs 2.5 times the minimum wage. [More]
Ending extreme poverty has been a key initiative of the Chinese president since he came to power in 2012. Almost a decade later, Xi Jinping says his country has achieved the ‘miracle that would go [More]
China’s president has declared “complete victory” in his government’s campaign to stamp out poverty. Xi Jinping led a ceremony in Beijing, marking the country’s accomplishments. But many have questioned the authenticity of government figures, and [More]
A third of all families with children under five in the UK are living in poverty — that’s 1.3 million children. What happens when Covid-19 batters already struggling families? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Newsnight’s UK [More]
With federal coronavirus relief largely dried up, two troubling new studies reveal that millions more Americans are falling into poverty since May as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic and the economic lockdowns still [More]
People in Pakistan say they are struggling to afford to buy the basics and more people are being pushed into poverty. The coronavirus crisis has seen a rise in food prices and caused many job [More]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Bamboo rat and snake farmers were left with empty cages and no income after China put their animals on a list of prohibited animals. The Chinese [More]
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on the global economy. It has pushed back global efforts to reduce poverty and improve livelihoods and healthcare. Nations have poured billions of dollars into shoring up [More]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The remote Atulieer village, which sits up an 800-metre (2,624 ft) clifftop in China’s Sichuan province, could be a new tourist attraction. Also known as “Cliff [More]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube “Period poverty” and menstrual “shaming” are problems which affect millions of young women around the world, especially in poor countries where they are often deprived of [More]
US President Donald Trump’s trip to India a few days ago included a visit to the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh state. He was cheered by nearly 100,000 Indians at the world’s biggest cricket stadium [More]
Protesters in Lebanon have converged on its poorest city to show the government they are united in their calls for political change. There is still widespread anger over corruption and mismanagement. The latest march comes [More]
Bangladesh’s economy is growing but so too is inequality. While the economy recorded 8 percent growth last year, one in five people live below the poverty line and the average wage is less than $5 [More]
Sudan’s economic and political crisis is having a deep impact at all levels of society. And it is not just dividing public opinion but also the members of the same household. A group of professors [More]
Conflict between farmers and herders are affecting Nigeria’s rising levels of poverty. Analysts say the violence is forcing millions of people, mostly poor farmers, from their lands. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Sokoto in [More]
Even as the French government has suspended its controversial decision to increase the fuel tax, which had led to violent protests lasting for weeks, people of Reunion Island are not too happy. The inhabitants of [More]
A UN official has accused the British government of inflicting misery on the country’s poorest people, through austerity policies. One in five Brits live in poverty and over a million people cannot afford basic essentials. [More]
Thousands of migrants from Honduras resumed their long journey into Mexico on Sunday, in a bid to reach US border despite opposition by Donald Trump RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday [More]