Expatriates from different parts of Pakistan are expressing their worries at the impact of the worst flood to hit millions of people in the nation’s history. They are also expressing their anger at the government on the slow pace of relief operations.
Prior to the visit, the IMF said in a statement because Sri Lanka’s public debt is unsustainable, the IMF's executive board will need assurances by Sri Lanka’s creditors that debt sustainability will be restored before any bailout program begins.
Most will be stuck indoors again until midnight, as they have been for the past two months under a ruthlessly enforced lockdown that has caused income losses, stress and despair to millions struggling to access food or get emergency healthcare.
In a new report, the United Nations Development Programme warned that dozens of developing nations were facing a rapidly deepening debt crisis and that "the risks of inaction are dire".
On the second day of the ruling Conservative Party's annual conference, finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng tweeted he was "not proceeding" with the removal of the top 45-percent income tax rate, adding it had become a "distraction".
According to the Prime Minister Office, the consignment arranged by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) consists of family tents, tarpaulins, blankets and emergency medicines.
When one has to wait for an hour for the bus to arrive, when one has to join a kilometre-long line to get the car refuelled, when one has to barter clothes to buy food,
This came in response to the international humanitarian appeal to support displaced Ukrainians and refugees in neighbouring countries. There are more than 1.2 million refugees so far.
Thousands were forced to flee their homes after torrential rains since late last month brought widespread destruction in the states of Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), cutting off towns, and sweeping away farms, livestock and roads.
Hurricane Ida-battered Louisiana residents and area businesses, who have endured almost a week without electricity as President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hardhit Louisiana neighbourhood and told local residents, "I know you're hurting, I know you're hurting.”