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Jan 08, 2019
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to step down on 1 February, ahead of end of term in 2022Kim announced that, immediately after his departure, he will join a firm and focus on increasing infrastructure investments in developing countries.
Nov 10, 2018
United States ends refuelling support of aircraft involved in Yemen war as pressure builds on Saudi ArabiaHowever, a halt to refuelling could have little practical effect on the conflict, seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Nov 08, 2018
Yemen crisis: 14 million in West Asian country 'on brink of famine'; charities sign appeal for immediate cessation of hostilitiesThirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs has called for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine".
Oct 01, 2018
India's 2018 monsoon rainfall below average and forecast: Fifth straight year weather office overestimated rainsRainfall in India’s annual monsoon season was below average and less than forecast, with key crop-growing northern states among areas that received less rain than needed, weather office said on Sunday.
Aug 06, 2018
India's water crisis: Tracing the country's history of water management and crucial, destructive shifts in policyA report by the Niti Aayog states, ‘India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat.’
Nov 09, 2017
Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UNSome 17 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine and cholera has caused more than 2,000 deaths.
Nov 06, 2017
Around 1.25 million people face starvation in warn-torn South Sudan, country may plunge into famine in 2018In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation according to a report by the United Nations and the government released on Monday
Aug 27, 2017
Maharashtra govt considering formation of drought monitoring panel, files affidavit before Bombay HCThe Maharashtra government has informed the Bombay High Court that while there is no separate crisis management plan for drought, it was considering to form a committee to assess prevalence of water scarcity
Jul 09, 2017
South Sudan marks 6th independence day with no official celebrations amid ongoing civil warSouth Sudan on Sunday marked its sixth independence anniversary in muted fashion, with no official celebration as the world's newest nation reels from a brutal and destructive ongoing civil war.
Jun 16, 2017
Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War IIAs of March 2017, a United Nations Report accused the government of South Sudan of continuing to spend its oil revenue on the purchase of arms.