Category: Pakistan

Pakistan

Karachi’s looming water crisis

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Water shortages pose a grave threat to Pakistan’s viability From 2600 to 1700 BCE the Indus Valley Civilisation flourished as one of the cradles of civilisation. At its peak, it had a population of five million and sustained cities of up to 50,000 people. This was made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems that featured sewers, […]

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South Asia’s emerging refugee crisis

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Afghan refugees are not just Pakistan’s problem Since the Arab Spring, the international community has faced a migration crisis. The ongoing war in Syria alone has made almost five million people refugees. Of these, just over 10 per cent have sought refuge in Europe, with many more hoping to do so. Thousands have died in […]