A nurse weighs a child in front of its mother at St. Luke Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Reuters
Malnutrition is a scourge that kills the victim’s zest for life long before he or she dies. It particularly affects those in the developing world, such as nations in Africa and India. The scale of the problem can be gauged from the fact over 800 million
Conflicts take a toll on people, but children suffer both physically and emotionally. In Africa, in particular in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region, their predicament is extremely precarious. A new revelation from Unicef is very disheartening. It says over 100,000
The UN barometer of world food prices has surged to a new peak, reaching its highest level since July 2011, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) announced.
Food banks around the US continue giving away far more canned, packaged and fresh provisions than they did before the virus outbreak tossed millions of people out of work, forcing many to seek something to eat for the first time.
It would seem that Chinese authorities have responded to the protests about the Covid-19 restrictions in some of the major cities because of zero-Covid 19 policy of the government. People did not only feel choked by the quarantine and testing requirements, but also by the economic disruption it had caused
There’s a photo taken a few years ago, in slightly happier times, of the then Prince Charles, Camilla, Harry and Meghan, Wills and Kate, and the grandchildren. Camilla is pointing at the camera, and little Princess Caroline is giggling. Prince George is on his grandad’s knee.
There’s a disturbing game that’s emerged on the internet in recent years, and it involves trying to catch women out. As the demand for plastic and cosmetic surgery in the US and UK rose in 2020, so did a feverish entitlement to know which celebrities have had it done. This desperation to detect the “real” from
I have torn up my Labour Party membership, having joined in 1964 when I came to London to university. I decided to leave in August after Sir Keir Starmer, as party leader, announced what I think are destructive Brexit policies. I thought I would rejoin after the party conference. However, that conference, with