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A crack down on travel and an imposition of social distancing measures are to be introduced in Iran in the next 24 hours, Patrick Wintour, the Guardian’s diplomatic editor, reports. The country’s President Hassan Rouhani made the announcement at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday following recommendations from the health ministry about the course of the […]

Improving Development Impact — Global Issues

Getting the measure of water in a southern Indian village. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS. Opinion by Daud Khan (rome) Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Inter Press Service ROME, Mar 24 (IPS) – Most developing countries have good policies, programmes and projects in place. Many of these have been prepared with assistance from development partners or international financing […]