Thu

19

Jan

2012

Slow response to East Africa famine 'cost 'lives'

The US government says 29,000 children under five years old died between May and July 2011
The US government says 29,000 children under five years old died between May and July 2011

 

Thousands of needless deaths occurred from famine in East Africa last year because the international community failed to heed early warnings, say two leading British aid organisations.  BBC


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Tue

15

Feb

2011

Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa -- country by country Feb 16 2011

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(CNN) -- Unrest has spread across the Middle East and North Africa. Here's a look at what has happened -- and what is happening -- in various countries

 

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