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Yemen's tragedy: War, stalemate and...

Yemen's tragedy: War, stalemate and...

Middle East

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Despite diplomatic efforts to stop the fighting between the Iran-allied rebels and Saudi-backed government,...

400,000 people facing famine in war-torn...

Famine hits 400,000 in Ethiopia

World

Sat, Jul 3 2021

Another 1.8 million are on the brink of famine, with 33,000 children severely malnourished

Ethiopians vote in poll overshadowed...

Ethiopians vote in poll overshadowed...

Africa

Mon, Jun 21 2021

Abiy's ruling Prosperity Party is the firm favourite to win a majority and form the next...

North Korea's Kim admits food situation...

North Korea's Kim admits food situation...

World

Wed, Jun 16 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic and a series of summer storms and floods added yet more pressure on North Korea's...

Ethiopia prepares to vote as famine...

Ethiopia prepares to vote as famine...

World

Tue, Jun 15 2021

The PM is pushing ahead with the election despite ongoing fighting and a humanitarian crisis in...

Some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray...

Some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray...

Africa

Thu, Jun 10 2021

The violence in Tigray has killed thousands of people and forced more than 2 million from their homes...

NGOs call for $5.5 billion to save 34...

$5.5bn needed to save 34m from...

World

Tue, Apr 20 2021

The letter was penned by NGOs working with an estimated 270 million people facing hunger, starvation...

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

World

Tue, Mar 23 2021

The three areas were among 20 ‘hunger hotspots’ identified by the WFP and FAO

UK aid charities warn of famine as Covid-19...

UK aid charities warn of famine

World

Mon, Mar 1 2021

The warning came as the UN appealed at an online conference on Monday for $3.85 billion to prevent large-scale...

Yemen's children starve as UN seeks...

Yemen's children starve as UN seeks...

World

Sat, Feb 27 2021

An estimated 16 million Yemenis are going hungry, says UN

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 14 2020

Yemen has been mired in a civil war since late 2014

As millions face famine, women at risk...

Women, girls will be hardest hit by...

World

Thu, Nov 19 2020

One in nine people do not have enough to eat, reversing decades of progress in reducing world

UN releases $100m to avert famine during...

UN releases $100m to avert famine

World

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Ethiopia will receive one fifth of this money

UN: Hotspots in 4 countries on brink...

UN: Hotspots in 4 countries on brink...

World

Sat, Nov 7 2020

The agencies said the global health crisis, extreme weather patterns and conflict had exacerbated...

OP-ED: The day I met Bangabandhu

OP-ED: The day I met Bangabandhu

Julian Francis

Sat, Aug 15 2020

Remembering the things that mattered to him

OP-ED: The politics of iconoclasm

OP-ED: The politics of iconoclasm

Vivek Menezes

Thu, Jun 11 2020

Public figures and their monuments must be subject to re-interrogation

Don’t let Covid-19 become  a hunger...

Don’t let Covid-19 become a hunger...

QU Dongyu

Sun, Mar 29 2020

Keeping global food chains alive is crucial

Can we say goodbye to hunger?

Can we say goodbye to hunger?

Editorial

Wed, Dec 11 2019

We are a country that knows what famine feels like

UN warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will...

UN warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 22 2019

The United Nations describes the situation in Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian crisis

Churchill's policies contributed to...

Churchill's policies contributed to...

World

Sat, Mar 30 2019

Weather data has been used in study to argue that wartime policies exacerbated the famine

5.2 million children at famine risk...

5.2 million children at famine risk...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The United Nations has warned that any major fighting in Hodeidah could halt food distributions to eight...