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Fears of 2nd wave mute Eid celebrations

The region is home to more than 240 million Muslims, who ended Ramadan on May 23 and start to celebrate the Eid by going back to their hometowns and staying with their extended families.

May 27, 2020

Locust swarms head for India ahead of planting season

​Indian authorities​ are helping farmers mount a pesticide spraying campaign to fight the swarms of desert locusts which have already devastated crops across Pakistan and East Africa.

May 27, 2020

Cyclone shows cost of delaying US$38b Bangladesh delta plan

Cyclone Amphan tore into Bangladesh's huge river delta last week killing about 100 people in the country and India and causing more than US$13b in damage.

May 26, 2020

In Philippine slums, heat, hunger take a toll under lockdown

Many families have lost regular incomes and are forced to survive on government aid that can be sporadic and often not enough.

May 25, 2020
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