The number of people below the poverty line in Afghanistan has increased from 19 million in 2020 to 34 million today, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.
International Workers’ Day celebrations were held in different countries of West Asia and North Africa on Monday, May 1, with trade unions and left parties organizing mass demonstrations. Marking the day, workers raised slogans of unity and revolution against capitalist exploitation.
African Stream did a round-up of February's news from Africa.
About 11,000 people have been reported dead in Turkey and Syria, and thousands more are injured, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on February 6. Peoples Dispatch reports.
Climate change, dam projects, and poor water and pollution management in Iraq's Kurdistan region threatens food production and livelihoods in rural communities, reports Alessandra Bajec.
The Donbass region in eastern Ukraine will be stuck in a state that can be described as neither war nor peace because of stagnation on the part of Ukraine and Russia. So does U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland recently visiting Moscow make any difference?