Turkey

Children twice as likely to live in poverty than adults

ANKARA. Children are more than twice as likely to live in extreme poverty than adults, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Turkey

Nobel prize in economics won by Banerjee, Duflo, Kremer

The research conducted by the 2019 Economic Sciences Laureates "has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty," the academy said …

by · Monday, 14 October 2019 · Turkey

Nobel prize in economics won by Banerjee, Duflo, Kremer

The research conducted by the 2019 Economic Sciences Laureates “has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty,” the academy said …

by · Monday, 14 October 2019 · Turkey

Ugandans mark 57 years of independence with mixed views

Uganda marks 57 years of independence Wednesday, but some citizens say they find little to celebrate in a country with high unemployment, poverty, …

by · Wednesday, 9 October 2019 · Turkey

Turkey remains most generous donor of humanitarian aid

Globally, 1.8 billion people live in poverty, and 697 million of them face extreme poverty as of last year, down from 2 billion and 753 million in 2017, …

by · Monday, 30 September 2019 · Turkey

Inequality in Africa nears tipping point: Paper

It added: "It would cost about $24 billion a year to lift all Nigerians above the extreme poverty line of $1.90 a day. By comparison, the wealth of the five …

by · Wednesday, 25 September 2019 · Turkey

Jakarta restaurant feeds poor, homeless day in, day out

Prayoga claimed that he never feels afraid of loss or poverty. “Alhamdulillah, the more I give alms, the more I get sustenance from unexpected sources …

by · Wednesday, 11 September 2019 · Turkey

‘Joint efforts needed to tackle development challenges’

"We are ambitious to reduce poverty, this cannot be done alone by the IsDB [Islamic Development Bank], ISFD or UNDP, we should work together," he …

by · Monday, 2 September 2019 · Turkey

Istanbul to host 2-day meeting on fighting poverty

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD) will hold a meeting to tackle poverty beginning next week, …

by · Friday, 30 August 2019 · Turkey

War and poverty drive Gazans to seek better life in Europe despite dangers

Thousands of other Palestinians have had similar experiences as they try to escape the rampant unemployment, poverty and violence of life in Gaza, …

by · Thursday, 29 August 2019 · Palestinian, Turkey