Finance ministers and central bankers from G20, the countries with the 19 biggest economies and the European Union, green light a "revolutionary" deal to tax multinational companies more fairly.
In a report titled “The Hunger Virus Multiplies,” Oxfam says that the death toll from famine outpaces that of Covid-19, which kills around seven people per minute.
One of the biggest charities in the UK struggles to grapple with workers engaged in sexual abuse of vulnerable people in some of the worlds most hard hit areas.
A new Oxfam report finds the pandemic has aggravated inequality, as the world's richest have made massive gains while the world's poor have fallen further behind.
Pledges came from countries including Qatar, which has promised $100 million, and Germany, which offered 1.58 billion euros ($1.78 billion) in what Berlin said was the single biggest country donation.
Tropical cyclone Harold, which claimed 27 lives when it swept through the Solomon Islands last week, strengthened overnight Sunday as it moved east towards Vanuatu.
Children in Yemen are most at risk, suffering and dying from acute malnutrition as they end up internally displaced and unable to continue their studies.
Western governments have prioritised profit over principle but a reversal of policy can help bring the Yemen war to an end.
In its latest report, Oxfam highlighted that India's healthcare services are hurting poor and low-income Indians. TRT World visits one of the country's biggest hospitals to find out whether Oxfam's findings translate on the ground.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year while the 3.8 billion people who make up the world's poorest half saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, says Oxfam in a report.
The Greek island camp is full of Afghan refugees, who spend their days in what they say is "filth and degradation".
Trump cut funding to Syria the same month Saudi Arabia pledged $100 million for the reconstruction of the war-torn country. Now he says Riyadh will pay for all the costs of the US-led air strikes instead of Washington.
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