Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished
After more than a year of political deadlock, Israel is set for a new government committed to annexing huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank.
US president Donald Trump is ramping up attempts to force people back to work even as coronavirus sweeps the country and deaths mount.
Italy has quarantined refugees on a boat, police sparked a food riot in Nairobi and the bloody war in Yemen is paused
US president Donald Trump last week said that he wants to kickstart the economy with a “big bang”.
Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces
Fresh walkouts launched across the US as Trump says that hundreds of thousands should die for profit
Right-wing president Andrzej Duda took 51.03 percent of the vote to narrowly beat liberal Rafał Trzaskowski who took 48.97 percent in the second round of the Polish presidential elections last Sunday.
The effects will be even more harrowing if the virus spreads through the vast pools of extreme poverty in the Global South.
Trump forced into small climbdown as death toll and US virus count rise
Workers in Italy are resisting bosses’ attempts to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.
Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.
The Indian government’s attempts to lockdown over a billion people are collapsing after only a few days.
Workers’ action is spreading across the US to stop bosses putting profit ahead of health in the coronavirus crisis.
A series of strikes in French factories engaged in non-essential production has forced employers to close some of them down, at least temporarily.
Trillions of dollars for a coronavirus aid package in the United States is mainly about protecting profits, writes Gabby Thorpe
In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.
Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.
It is now almost certain that Joe Biden will be the Democratic party nominee for president.