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After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production.
The CW series returns this fall after the death of the Darkness, who was keeping the Black Plague at bay through his sacrifices.
This image posted on a militant news Twitter account on June 12, 2014 shows militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , raising their flag at an army base in Ninevah Province, Iraq.
Dozens of bereaved families in northern Nigeria marked a somber anniversary today: It's been 100 days since Islamic militants from the terror group Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls from the predominantly Christian village of Chibok.
Nearly seven million people in South Sudan and Somalia are in urgent need of food handouts and several areas of both countries could slip into famine without increased and sustained international action, aid agencies are warning.
A medical staff attends to a severely malnourished child at the Medecins Sans Frontieres feeding centre in Leer, Unity State, July 16, 2014 REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu LEER, South Sudan, July 21 - A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling ... (more)
On the 24th of July, the state of Utah will celebrate the settling of the Salt Lake Valley.
Many believe that Biblical signs of famine and pestilence have begun to appear in our world, and that's why the title of this article quotes Ezekiel 5:12 .
Puna Noni, a Hawaiian company marketing juice of the tropical Noni fruit, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration citing numerous violations, including cancer treatment claims and GMP failures.
With war raging in separate conflicts on both sides the Sudan-South Sudan border, civilians have nowhere to run and hunger is approaching famine levels, the United Nations said.
For others, it spells promise. "Imagine our future living in cities where buildings are covered with photosynthetic membranes and vertical gardens, collecting the sun's energy and producing food and bioproducts for urban citizens," wrote CEO of Smart Microfarms Robert Henrikson in AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com .
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Evidence from human famines and animal studies suggests that starvation can affect the health of descendants of famished individuals.
Life after a nuclear war revealed: Computer models reveal Earth would suffer a 20-year-long winter and worldwide famine A Chinese meat factory has been shut down following allegations that it supplied out-of-date meat to American fast-food chains across the country.
The United Nations World Food Program in Sudan has expressed deep concern on the "bleak prospects" of the level of food security during the coming months.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 01:26 am
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