The UN said recently that an estimated 100,000 people in Myanmar’s Kayah state had been displaced by fighting. AFP
A new study on Ethiopia’s conflict-ridden Tigray region has come out with some alarming statistics. Babies in the region are dying in their first month of life at four times the rate before the war cut off access to most medical care for over 5 million people, according to the most sweeping study yet of how mothers and children are suffering.
Bloody fighting spares none, but the ordinary are hit the hardest. It throws everything out of gear, especially for those with modest means. Overnight, it makes those affected homeless, hopeless and helpless. For those of us who live in airconditioned highrises we just do not know what war means, since we are safe and secure.
Dhaka has long wanted to move 100,000 refugees to the muddy silt islet, saying it would take pressure off the overcrowded border camps where almost a million Rohingya live.
It seems after the. botched rebellion of Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of Wagner, the private military company (PMC) which was deployed in the war in Ukraine,
India’s office space absorption of 38 million sqft across top six cities during Q3 has signalled sturdy momentum despite ongoing global volatility.
It’s so unfortunate that innocent people of Pakistan are facing another wave of terrorism in the country which claimed a number of precious lives on Friday