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UN: Number of Hungry Children in Africa’s Sahel Hits 10-year High

The number of hungry children in West Africa’s Sahel region reached a 10-year high in 2018 because of poor rains, conflict and high food prices, the United Nations said Friday.

More than 1.3 million children under age 5 suffered from …

UN: Number of Hungry Children in Africa’s Sahel Hits 10-year High

The number of hungry children in West Africa’s Sahel region reached a 10-year high in 2018 because of poor rains, conflict and high food prices, the United Nations said Friday.

More than 1.3 million children under age 5 suffered from …

Pence: US Won’t Back Down in Trade Dispute

The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday.

In a bluntly worded speech at an Asia Pacific …

Pence: US Won’t Back Down in Trade Dispute

The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday.

In a bluntly worded speech at an Asia Pacific …

UN BEMOANS LACK OF FUNDING FOR AFRICAN ANTI-JIHADIST FORCE

PARIS– International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report said.

A February conference …