Economic crisis
Pakistan protest against food inflation Protests held across Pakistan over rising food inflation

Several districts in Pakistan have been experiencing flour shortage recently. The prices of wheat and flour have hit unprecedented highs amid the ongoing crisis

Sri Lanka austerity Ranil Wickremesinghe’s new year gift to Sri Lanka: more austerity measures

As the government attempts to obtain a bailout from the IMF, it has imposed a series of austerity measures which have been widely condemned by trade unions and civil society

For Indians, it might be time to get ready for mega job losses… again

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty analyzes the crisis in the start-up sector in India which has sacked 18,000 people this year. He analyzes how this might affect other sectors

Michael Aoun Lebanon Lebanese political parties fail to elect a new president as Michael Aoun’s term expires

Aoun’s departure leaves Lebanon without a formal head of state at a time when the country has been embroiled in an unprecedented economic and political crisis for the last three years

Sri Lanka 22nd constitutional amendment Sri Lanka passes 22nd constitutional amendment bill curbing presidential powers

Abolition of the system of executive presidency was one of the key demands of the four-month-long anti-government protests that rocked Sri Lanka this year amid a catastrophic economic crisis that forced former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to step down

Why Democrats could lose in the midterms

Inflation and the economy are top concerns for the people of the US in the upcoming midterm elections. The Democrats address neither.

UNHRC adopts resolution on Sri Lanka as economic crisis deepens

Humanitarian activists and members of civil society organizations are raising concern that food insecurity on the island is likely to get much worse as the crisis deepens

Ranil Wickremesinghe Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe is elected president of Sri Lanka

Ranil Wickremesinghe won the presidential election held by secret ballot on Tuesday, July 20, after Gotabaya Rajapaksa stepped down from his position earlier this month. Wickremesinghe is to remain president for the rest of Rajapaksa’s term which is to end in 2024

Fuel crisis Sri Lanka Fuel crisis forces shutdown in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka begins bailout talks with the IMF this week, fuel riots were registered at several gas stations across national capital Colombo which were met with repression by the security forces

Report shows extent of discrimination, violence by Minneapolis police and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into racism in the Minneapolis Police Department (US), protests against the Capital Control law in Lebanon, and more

Capital control law Lebanon Lebanese government pushes for capital control law despite protests

The law introduced in the Lebanese parliament by the caretaker government after it signed a deal with the IMF for fresh loans seeks to remove protections for individual deposits in Lebanese banks

Tunisian parliament Tunisia’s suspended parliament fights against president’s coup

Just hours after the suspended parliament passed the symbolic vote by a majority, the president dissolved the body