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World - War in Ukraine
11/26/2022 10:17:52 PM
President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed on Saturday that Ukraine would continue to resist Russian attacks, as the country marked the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor famine that affected millions of Ukrainians under Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.

World - Africa
10/26/2022 5:16:10 PM
The United Nations says close to 1 million drought-affected people in Somalia are in areas under the control or influence of the al-Shabab extremist group, and it appealed to the fighters to allow humanitarian access as famine threatens the country.

World - War in Ukraine
10/19/2022 7:18:51 PM
The Moscow-installed authorities of the port city of Mariupol, which fell to Russian forces after a devastating siege earlier in the year, took down a monument to Ukrainian victims of Stalin's famine on Wednesday.

World - Region
10/19/2022 10:20:44 AM
An emaciated little girl lies motionless on a hospital bed and struggles to breathe. Her body is covered with sores. She can barely open her eyes.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/18/2022 8:09:20 PM
The ripple effects of the Ukraine war are leading to widespread economic disruption, threatening the supply of food resources and raising the potential for a global famine.

COP27 - Climate change
10/5/2022 3:14:51 PM
A man in a donkey cart comes wheeling through the dust, carrying two small, silent boys. The sky is overcast. It could rain. It won't. It hasn't for a very long time.

World - Africa
10/5/2022 12:01:13 PM
Within weeks, a famine could be declared in Somalia, affecting more than 850,000 people in two of the country's worst drought-affected areas plus thousands of people in displacement camps.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/27/2022 10:12:09 PM
Extending the six-month-old truce is not improving conditions for the 24 million Yemenis facing famine in one of the gravest humanitarian crises in history, reports Ahmed Mustafa

World - International
9/23/2022 4:05:33 PM
The U.N. food chief warned Thursday that the world is facing ``a perfect storm on top of a perfect storm'' and urged donors, particularly Gulf nations and billionaires, to give a few days of profits to tackle a crisis with the fertilizer supply right now and prevent widespread food shortages next year.

World - International
9/21/2022 12:04:12 AM
World leaders called Tuesday for urgent efforts to address global food insecurity, with fears mounting of a disastrous harvest next year due largely to the war in Ukraine.

Life & Style - Health
9/5/2022 2:59:28 PM
On Monday, the UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths warned that Somalia was on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade.

World - Africa
9/5/2022 12:44:00 PM
The United Nations says ``famine is at the door'' in Somalia with ``concrete indications'' famine will occur later this year in the southern Bay region. This falls just short of a formal famine declaration in Somalia as thousands are dying in a historic drought made worse by the effects of the war in Ukraine.

World - Africa
8/11/2022 4:17:21 PM
A historic drought in Somalia has now displaced one million people and left the country in the shadow of famine, the United Nations said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/10/2022 7:37:49 PM
Spain has launched a pilot project to import grain from Ukraine by train to explore the possibility of using rail transport while maritime routes are blocked or restricted by war.

World - Region
7/24/2022 10:11:43 PM
The UN envoy for Yemen on Sunday condemned suspected rebel shelling of a residential neighborhood in the southwestern city of Taiz the previous day that killed at least one child and wounded 10.

World - Africa
6/23/2022 8:14:31 PM
The international community is "sleepwalking" towards a catastrophic famine in Somalia, and children are dying because hospitals are at breaking point, the charity Save the Children warned on Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/20/2022 10:48:14 PM
Russia on Monday blamed the "destructive" stance of the West for soaring grain prices that have sparked fears of a global food crisis following Moscow's military operation in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/20/2022 6:18:50 PM
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Monday that Africa was "a hostage" of Russia's war on Ukraine which has spurred global food shortages and famine fears across the African continent.

World - Africa
6/15/2022 10:21:51 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed lawmaker Hamza Abdi Barre as the country's prime minister on Wednesday, with the new premier facing a host of challenges including a looming famine and an Islamist insurgency.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/13/2022 10:11:16 PM
The United Nations on Monday begged world trade ministers meeting at the WTO not to impose export restrictions on food for humanitarian purposes, amid a food security crisis.

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