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Kenya's ban on imports of genetically modified crops reflects a troubling trend in a country traditionally seen as an agricultural innovator.
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For those unfamiliar with its significance, it's a day designated to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe and the dangers faced by those aid workers who try to help others.
Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.
By Thomas Mountain, WHEN award winning journalist Jeremy Scahill landed at Mogadishu's International Airport in the summer of 2011 Somalia was in the midst of its worst drought and famine in 60 years.
We pay tribute today to the world's humanitarians those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities.
Liberia has recorded the most new fatalities of the virus, which has a death rate of as much as 90%.
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been battling mounting political and social challenges in a country engulfed by decades of war, anarchy, and famine.
" More Military Families Are Relying On Food Banks And Pantries ," by Pam Fessler, NPR Morning Edition .
The populace have to be involved in constructing a transitional government, but they are caught in a crossfire, and they are starving.
Pamela Marumbe A mother of four children and a widow in Turkana Central Ngare mare location and her young child also experienced starvaion due to the on going drought in the northern part of Kenya Photo/Enos Teche Pangs of hunger in Samburu county has left scores dead and several others in critical condition following the ongoing drought in the ... (more)
One core manifestation of modern Western civilization - of both its greatness and its naivete - can be found in the popular greeting, "Hi.
The recent announcement of $180 million in food aid to South Sudan, accompanied by a strong statement of impatience from Secretary of State John Kerry, should be the final warning to warring elements there to make peace.
By Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis. Through Sunday, Aug. 24, a coproduction of Balagan Seattle Musical Theatre, 7120 62nd Ave. N.E., Seattle; $35 .
Registration begins at 4:30 PM. The complimentary dinner will begin at 5:00 PM. Jewelry and crafts made by Pokot women and men will be for sale.
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