The United Nations has warned that the economic repercussions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could drive up to 86 million additional children to poverty by the end of 2020 ...
Since South Africa went into lockdown four weeks ago to slow the spread of the coronavirus, hairdresser Nasreen Pillay has had no income.
At least 10 people were killed and others were missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northeastern Guinea, local officials and the Red Cross said on Thursday.
Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday vowed a ‘final assault on poverty’ in India if elected prime minister in May, promising a minimum income for tens of millions of the country's poorest.
More than half of Afghanistan's population of 29.2 million people lived under the poverty line in 2016-17, the Afghanistan Living Conditions Survey said in a report on Monday.
Peeling a mango inside her rickety wooden shack, Chhum Long explains how her daughter's decision to nurture a Western couple's baby in her womb helped her family buy two desperately needed items ...
For a brief moment Ishamuddin Khan had the world at his feet: A pioneer of the ‘Great Indian Rope Trick’ -- an illusion of such legend it was long believed to be impossible -- he thought fame and fortune were assured.