Kerala floods: With thousands stranded and rescue efforts lacking, humanitarian crisis looms large in Chengannur

The lack of coordination between the central forces and the district administration has made matters worse. In most cases, rescue teams have had to wait for hours to get clearance

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South Africa farm seizure: Terrified white farmers plot escape as crackdown looms

Ian Cameron, the group’s spokesman, said: “We’re really heading for a state of anarchy if something doesn’t change drastically.” Source: South Africa farm seizure: Terrified white farmers plot escape as

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Venezuela: How the most oil rich nation on earth was brought to the brink of collapse

The Latin American state is in the grip of an humanitarian crisis. Thanks to the dysfunction of the economy and the price system, there are chronic shortages of food and

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Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

According to the United Nations, 2.3 million Venezuelans have fled since 2014 as their country reels from hyperinflation and severe shortages of everything from food and medicine to ink and

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Laos Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe

  Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their push to steer the country away from its hydropower “binge.” Source: Laos Bullish

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‘Atlanta Plan’: Ex-Uruguayan Vice President on Latin America’s Destabilization

The so-called “Atlanta plan” that envisages the ousting of left-leaning politicians across Latin America is seemingly taking shape on the continent, former Vice President of Uruguay Raul Sendic told Sputnik

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On China’s Muslim crackdown

In a particularly strident editorial, The Global Times, a hard line Chinese government mouthpiece, portrayed the ongoing crackdown on and cultural marginalisation of Uighurs as a justifiable policy to ensure

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Xinjiang: The Free Expression Catastrophe You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

While within these camps, detainees are subject to political indoctrination and abuse. Some detainees have been force-fed pork—a meat forbidden to be eaten by Muslims—as punishment. Other detainees who did

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