Lebanon is in the midst of a serious crisis. The economic situation has pushed tens of thousands people into poverty and the government has resigned amid growing public anger. When will this political crisis be over? EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell
Lebanon’s acute financial morass is hurtling the country towards perdition. The choice is now up to its leaders to decide whether to come to a workable solution or entertain more chaos and insecurity. Fuel paucity has thrown essential services
"The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan remains really dire," Babar Baloch, spokesperson for the UN High Commmissioner for Refugees, said in an interview in Islamabad.
The honeymoon between Lebanese President Michel Aoun and newly designated Prime Minister Najib Mikati lasted only four days. Mikati was initially upbeat about his appointment and projected optimism over the early formation
The new cabinet of 24 ministers headed by Najib Mikati, a billionaire businessman, was announced by the president’s office and later by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Mahmoud Makkieh.
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Lebanon's economic crisis, which erupted in 2019, has propelled more than three quarters of the population into poverty and the local currency has plummeted by over 90%.
Bread has become unaffordable for many people in Sudan, and so has the making of bread. Mohammed now has to spend 27,000 Sudanese pounds if he were to but bread for a family of six in a month, which is nearly the whole of his salary of
Details of the latest emergency regulations were not yet made public, but previous emergency laws have given greater powers to the president to deploy the military, detain people without charge and break up protests.