China's Belt and Road plans losing momentum as opposition, debt mount -study
According to a new study, 35% of Belt and Road projects were struggling with corruption, labour violations, environmental pollution and public protests
OPINION: Is Haiti cursed or targeted by the international community?
From the point Haiti gained its freedom, the nation faced constant targeted socio-economic and political oppression.
OPINION: The coup in Guinea creates more economic hardship for its people
Citizens are continually robbed of their legitimate right to change leaderships that do not address their socio-economic needs.
'Unbearable sorrow': Americans reflect on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11
The 20 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks mark what many view as a turning point in U.S. history, a day that gave Americans a sense of vulnerability and that irreversibly changed U.S. politics
'So many are sick and dying,' says 9/11 survivor advocate
John Feal, a prominent Sept. 11 survivor advocate, told the Thomson Reuters about his efforts to ensure healthcare and support for victims and first responders after the attacks
As Lebanon's economy unravels, dollar bills and connections pay off
A privileged few are finding ways to beat shortages of basic goods by wielding personal connections, or wads of banknotes
OPINION: Collective action can stop corruption in the extractives sector
The countries most affected, and the industries where so much of the corruption takes place, need to be at the forefront of putting in reforms
Afghan Taliban victory brings new challenge: governing a country in crisis
Long lines form at banks in Kabul as people try to withdraw cash as prices in the bazaars soar. The currency is sinking and inflation rising, while many offices and shops remain shut
Lebanon in free fall, must not become 'horror story', US senator warns
More than half of Lebanon's 6 million people have fallen into poverty with the World Bank calling it one of the sharpest depressions of modern times
New era for Afghanistan starts with long queues, rising prices
With many offices and shops still shut and salaries unpaid for weeks the daily struggle to put food on the table has become an overwhelming preoccupation