YUKHOVICHI, Belarus: Tamara and Yuri Baikov knew it was time to move away from their village when one of their ducks wandered into a neighbour’s plot of land, only to return with a wire deliberately threaded through its beak. Since then, the husband and wife have lived for more than a quarter of a century in a primitive hut in a forest in northeastern Belarus, close to the Russian border. “There are no people - there is no conflict,” said Tamara Baikov, who says she loves weeding her vegetable patch and would rather…
ISLAMABAD: As the winter sun sets on Pakistan's leafy capital Islamabad, residents of the city's largest Christian slum use bicycles, donkey carts and their backs to haul jerry cans filled with water to their homes.
ISLAMABAD: The officials of Capital Development Authority (CDA) faced stiff resistance from dwellers of slums when the CDA team moved to raze illegal settlements in the area.