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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...

Aid agency: Yemen's plunging economy...

Aid agency: Yemen's plunging economy...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 5 2018

The World Food Program (WFP) says 8.4 million people are precariously close to famine

A happy nation

A happy nation

Opinion

Fri, Jun 15 2018

What defines Bangladesh?

Ramadan Meditations: Stop the assault...

Ramadan Meditations: Stop the assault...

Opinion

Thu, Jun 14 2018

It is never too late to stand up for justice

Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

Nibir Mostafa Khan

Wed, Jan 17 2018

The world produces enough food, but millions still go hungry every day

The country that was, the nation that...

The country that was, the nation that...

SN Rasul

Mon, Dec 18 2017

For Bangladesh, December 14 was, in many ways, the turning point

Trump asks Saudi Arabia to allow immediate...

Trump asks Saudi Arabia to allow immediate...

World

Thu, Dec 7 2017

About 8 million people are on the brink of famine with outbreaks of cholera and diphtheria

Yemen could face 'the largest famine'...

Yemen could face 'the largest famine'...

Middle East

Fri, Nov 10 2017

In Yemen, more than 2 million children are malnourished, and almost 400,000 of those suffer from severe...

UN: World might see largest famine in...

UN: World might see largest famine in...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 9 2017

The United Nations and international aid organisations have long criticised the coalition for blocking...

Rice on the table

Rice on the table

Editorial

Wed, Jul 5 2017

The days of famine are behind us, but the rice crisis we are seeing right now needs to be addressed

Sliding into catastrophe: South Sudan...

Sliding into catastrophe: South Sudan...

Africa

Tue, Apr 11 2017

The UN's refugee agency said Tuesday the risk of mass deaths from starvation is growing in South...

War, drought spark famine across...

War, drought spark famine across...

World Tribune

Sun, Apr 2 2017

UN humanitarian chief described the crisis as the largest since the World War II, and an amount of $4.4bn...

Women, children 'raped and slaughtered'...

Women, children 'raped and slaughtered'...

Africa

Wed, Mar 15 2017

The brutal conflict, sparking UN warnings over ethnic cleansing, is driving a devastating famine that...

UN: 1.4 million children at imminent...

UN: 1.4 million children at imminent...

World

Wed, Feb 22 2017

260,000 people starved to death in the 2011 famine in the Horn of Africa

South Sudan suffering 'man-made'...

South Sudan suffering 'man-made'...

Africa

Mon, Feb 20 2017

While the famine in South Sudan is man-made, millions more across the Horn of Africa are going hungry...

Four famines mean 20 million may starve...

Four famines mean 20 million may starve...

World

Thu, Feb 16 2017

More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida - risk dying from starvation...

Urgent action needed to end CHT food...

Urgent action needed to end CHT food...

Editorial

Fri, Jun 10 2016

Bangladesh cannot afford to see yet another artificially created famine which could easily have been...