The lender said the South Asian nation needed to adopt structural reforms that focus on economic stabilisation and tackle the root causes of its crisis.
South Asian island nation's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the country is "facing a far more serious situation beyond the mere shortages of fuel, gas, electricity and food".
While South Asia's monsoon rains follow natural atmospheric patterns, the rains will become more erratic and torrential as global temperatures continue to climb, scientists say.
Global heating to date of 1.2 degrees Celsius has shortened the so-called return period for the extreme heat of similar duration and intensity in South Asia to once a century, experts say in report.
Heatwave across India and Pakistan leads to power cuts and water shortages as a landfill site in the Indian capital New Delhi burns for the third straight day, with toxic black smoke engulfing nearby areas.
An alliance of opposition parties filed the motion against Khan this month, claiming he has lost majority in the lower house of the parliament.
UN children's agency has urged governments in South Asia to reopen schools, warning that the consequences of interrupted learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic could last decades.
Climate change could emerge as a leading cause of global security threats, and some say we are past the point of prevention.
Experts argue that New Delhi, which operates the world’s sixth-largest economy, is taking economic measures to 'subjugate' its immediate neighbours like Nepal.
In an online webinar hosted by a Danish think tank, experts highlighted how the rise of China across South Asia has left an unpleasant impact on India’s relations with its smaller neighbours.
World Health Organisation issues its first air quality guidelines since 2005, which aim to reduce deaths from key pollutants that cause cardiovascular and respiratory diseases by moving towards clean sources of energy.
The year 1979 is a turning point in the history of the region, as the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Islamic revolution in Iran and ‘Seige of Mecca’ laid the groundwork for the rise and victory of the Taliban over forty years later.
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