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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.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/18/2022 10:30:38 AM
Russian hostilities in Ukraine is preventing grain from leaving the ``breadbasket of the world`` and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/16/2022 2:16:30 PM
Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed global displacement numbers above 100 million for the first time, and the UN warns the resulting hunger crisis could force many more to flee their homes.

World - Africa
6/14/2022 11:45:15 AM
In one of Uganda's poorest and most lawless regions, anxious mothers clutch bone-thin infants in a malnutrition ward, terrified their child could be next to succumb to starvation in Karamoja.

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.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/9/2022 6:11:29 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Thursday that it has submitted to the prosecution footage recorded from inside the prison cell of activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah that disproves "the false claim of the imprisoned activist’s hunger strike."

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/8/2022 12:41:37 PM
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio warned Wednesday that millions of people could die of hunger unless Russia unblocked Ukraine's ports, as he hosted talks among Mediterranean ministers on the food crisis.

World - International
6/5/2022 11:32:25 AM
Five European Union nations on the Mediterranean who fear possible waves of refugees driven by hunger out of Africa called Saturday for an end to the EU's ``voluntary'' solidarity on migrants and a better way to redistribute the burden of caring for them.

World - Africa
5/30/2022 10:15:00 AM
It now costs Ayan Hassan Abdirahman twice as much as it did just a few months ago to buy the wheat flour she uses to make breakfast each day for her 11 children in Somalia's capital.

World - International
5/26/2022 7:24:52 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but little concrete action to solve the world's most pressing crises.

Business - Economy
5/25/2022 3:42:35 PM
From soaring debt to the Ukraine war's impact on food and energy prices, the world is facing "multiple crises", the head of the United Nations Development Programme told AFP.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

Egypt - Society
4/28/2022 9:39:05 PM
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) office in Egypt, in partnership with the Egyptian Food Bank, launched a campaign titled “An Advice Every Day in Ramadan” with the aim of reducing food waste, improving food security and contributing to realising hunger-free communities.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 8:39:50 PM
At least 1,900 children under 5 have died from malnutrition in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in the past year, according to a study conducted by regional health officials and seen by The Associated Press.

World - Region
4/12/2022 10:40:37 AM
The wheat fields of northern Yemen stretch into the distance but they aren't enough to nourish a country where millions go hungry.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/8/2022 1:48:51 PM
Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month largely because of Russia's war in Ukraine and the "massive supply disruptions'' it is causing, threatening millions of people in Africa, the Middle East elsewhere with hunger and malnourishment, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Region
4/6/2022 3:15:02 PM
Yemen's humanitarian conditions are deteriorating significantly, and the country is “teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe” due to the hunger crisis, said UN agency chiefs last week.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/6/2022 12:51:01 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of using hunger as a weapon of war by deliberately targeting Ukraine's essential food supplies.

World - Africa
3/21/2022 5:07:09 PM
More than 80 percent of Sudan's wheat imports are at risk after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an aid group warns, exacerbating economic and humanitarian crises that deepened after last year's military takeover.

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