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World - Africa
11/10/2021 11:44:39 AM
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 drivers working for the World Food Programme (WFP) in a northern city along the only functional road leading into the famine-threatened Tigray region.

World - International
11/8/2021 10:39:44 AM
The UN's food agency said Monday the number of people on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen to 45 million, as acute hunger spikes around the world.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/24/2021 10:52:00 AM
Ongoing warfare in Marib, Al-Bayda, Shabwah and elsewhere in Yemen has created one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world, second only to the manmade famine caused by the Ethiopian government’s war in the Tigray.

World - Africa
9/30/2021 6:55:53 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was "shocked" Thursday by Ethiopia's decision to expel seven senior United Nations officials from the African country, which is facing the threat of famine in its war-torn Tigray region

World - International
9/25/2021 6:28:14 PM
'It would not be an exaggeration to say' that at least a third of Afghanistan's population of around 33 million is affected by "imminent hunger," a UN official warned

Egypt - Politics
9/24/2021 5:50:00 PM
Announced by UN Secretary-General Ant nio Guterres last October, the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit was held on Thursday as the first of its kind, convening world leaders

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/24/2021 5:05:00 PM
Corruption, instability and mismanagement threaten millions of Africans with famine, and the Middle East is right behind

World - Africa
9/20/2021 11:13:36 AM
For months, the United Nations has warned of famine in this embattled corner of northern Ethiopia, calling it the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade

World - International
9/13/2021 5:51:37 PM
It is feared that Afghanistan could further plunge toward famine and economic collapse after the chaos of the past month

World - Africa
8/13/2021 3:36:50 PM
'Months of war have brought immense suffering and division to a great nation that won't be healed through more fighting,' US National security advisor Jake Sullivan wrote on Twitter

World - Africa
8/5/2021 5:35:44 PM
The head of the US Agency for International Development said the kind of `virulent' language used by the PM and other officials, also seen on social media in Ethiopia, `often accompanies ethnically motivated atrocities'

World - Africa
8/2/2021 8:44:16 PM
An Ethiopian government-created Twitter account on Monday called the accounts of bodies a fake campaign by `propagandists' among the Tigray forces

World - Africa
7/31/2021 9:25:41 PM
Power's five-day trip will also take her to Ethiopia as part of international efforts to prevent a looming famine in Tigray, a region of 6 million people that has been devastated by the war

World - Africa
7/31/2021 10:58:37 AM
They put Ethiopia at the top of the list, saying the number of people facing starvation and death is expected to rise to 401,000, the highest number since the 2011 famine in Somalia

World - Africa
7/27/2021 4:41:49 PM
The war has already killed thousands of people and pushed hundreds of thousands more into famine, according to United Nations

World - Region
7/26/2021 11:43:41 PM
A government military source told AFP that fighters from both sides were dispatched to the outskirts of Bayhan after the Houthis seized control of two districts in nearby Al-Bayda province

World - Africa
7/16/2021 6:45:18 PM
Arrests should stop and all detainees should be 'promptly charged with internationally recognised crimes and given fair trials, or immediately and unconditionally released', Amnesty's East and Southern Africa director said

World - Africa
7/14/2021 6:00:35 PM
'We will defend and repel these attacks by our internal and external enemies, while working to speed up humanitarian efforts,' Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed said in a statement posted on Twitter

World - Africa
7/13/2021 3:27:31 PM
The months of fighting has killed thousands of people, while the United Nations says hundreds of thousands are on the brink of famine

World - Africa
7/12/2021 9:47:20 PM
'We should be ready to use restrictive measures where we believe they are justified,' Borrell said after a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels

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