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Oct 16, 2018
On World Food Day, UN says hunger, climate change and man-made conflicts creates 'perfect storm'The UN aims to achieve a Zero Hunger world by 2030, but faces three obstacles: conflicts, climate change and an economic slowdown.
Oct 01, 2018
Two female scientists tipped to win Nobel Medicine Prize amid #MeToo scandalSwedish public radio tipped the medicine prize could go to two women for the gene-editing technique
Feb 19, 2018
Blockchain is being used for humanitarian aid with charities experimenting with technology to improve their workFor aid and development groups, blockchain can come in all shapes and sizes.
Jan 06, 2018
UN says 90% Rohingya refugee arrivals in Bangladesh are under-nourished despite receiving food assistanceA new UN study has revealed that over 90 percent of the recent Rohingya refugee arrivals in Bangladesh are under-nourished despite receiving emergency food assistance.
Nov 23, 2017
Besieged Syrians in eastern Ghouta are eating garbage, fainting from hunger, reveals UN surveySyrians in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days
Nov 17, 2017
'Very disappointed' UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockadeUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "very much disappointed" that the Saudi-led coalition is refusing to lift its blockade of Yemen and has written directly to Riyadh's representative
Nov 06, 2017
Around 1.25 million people face starvation in warn-torn South Sudan, country may plunge into famine in 2018In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation according to a report by the United Nations and the government released on Monday
Oct 27, 2017
Indian wheat poised to enter Afghanistan: Why this is a milestone moment in the history of bilateral tiesIn the cyclical nature of Afghanistan-Pakistan relationship, the recent 'away tilt' creates more space for India to tap the new dynamic and expand its presence in Afghanistan.
Oct 23, 2017
US wants Myanmar to set conditions for return of Rohingya Muslims, says crisis can be used to foment hatredUS wants Myanmar to set conditions for return of Rohingya Muslims as it believes that this "humanitarian catastrophe" can be used by some as a way to foment hatred along religious lines
Sep 16, 2017
Bangladesh begins rubella, polio vaccination for 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugee childrenA rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday