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How serious is the coronavirus crisis in Iran?

Even according to official figures, the coronavirus epidemic has killed over 1,800 people in Iran, prompting unprecedented measures that have included closing holy Shiite shrines. But could the authorities in…

Coronavirus and global financial crisis

From the start of 2020, coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed cases are rapidly growing around the globe. This pandemic started in China and in the last seventy days the total number of…

SDGs and the Triple C crisis

Sustainable development is a concept that aims to meet the economic, social, and environmental needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.…

A brewing commodity crisis and developing countries

The United Nations has warned that Russia’s invasion of Ukr-aine could trigger a global famine as Moscow’s Black Sea blockade delays crucial grain exports, and stoked fears of a deepening hunger crisis…

Coronavirus could also sicken global economy

The rapid spread of a new coronavirus in China, the world's second largest economy, could rapidly weaken already fragile global growth as trade and oil demand slow, analysts say. The…