Global development

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‘A scene out of the middle ages’: Dead refugee found surrounded by rats at Greek camp
Case highlights deplorable conditions on Greek islands despite EU allocating millions of euros to improve facilities, aid workers say

Helena Smith in Athens

07, May, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Mozambique insurgency: 20,000 still trapped near gas plant six weeks after attack
People fleeing militant violence near Total’s Afungi project in Cabo Delgado have been blocked by government forces

Kaamil Ahmed

07, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Colombia enters second week of violent unrest as police crack down on protests
As many as 37 people have died and at least 89 reported missing since protests began on 28 April

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

06, May, 2021 @5:43 PM

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UK cuts grants for small aid charities to save ‘less than cost of No 10 press room’
Hospital in Zanzibar and support for child workers in Bangladesh among projects to miss out as nearly £2m of funding is cancelled

Jo Griffin

06, May, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Global shortfall of nearly 1m midwives due to failure to value role, study finds
Investing in midwifery could prevent two-thirds of maternal and newborn deaths, but investment and training are urgently needed

Liz Ford

06, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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‘No food and no fuel’: Colombia torn by protests and violent crackdown
23 protesters and one police officer killed after general strike over unpopular tax reform met with heavy-handed response

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

06, May, 2021 @1:29 AM

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Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base camp
Decision to allow expeditions to go ahead dealt blow after outbreak on world’s seventh highest mountain

Rajneesh Bhandari in Kathmandu

05, May, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Uganda passes bill criminalising same-sex relationships and sex work
The conservative African country insists it is ‘not yet ready’ for gay rights as campaigners say the flawed legislation sanctions rape

Samuel Okiror in Kampala

05, May, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Son of the soil Pedro Castillo promises a presidency for Peru
Next month’s runoff election pits the 51-year-old leftwing teacher against the far-right daughter of the country’s 90s autocrat

Dan Collyns in Chugur

05, May, 2021 @10:30 AM

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‘More trafficking victims to be held in detention under UK rule change’
Rights groups warn many more survivors face being locked up after MPs back Home Office change

Diane Taylor

05, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Revealed: 2,000 refugee deaths linked to illegal EU pushbacks
A Guardian analysis finds EU countries used brutal tactics to stop nearly 40,000 asylum seekers crossing borders

Lorenzo Tondo

05, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UN condemns violent repression of Colombia protests after at least 18 die
Riot police rampage across streets, shoot protesters and charge at crowds with motorcycles in week of unrest across the country

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

04, May, 2021 @5:33 PM

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