Somalia Famine: Parents Facing Horrendous Choice

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DADAAB, Kenya — Wardo Mohamud Yusuf walked for two weeks with her 1-year-old daughter on her back and her 4-year-old son at her side to flee Somalia’s drought and famine. When the boy collapsed near the end of the journey, she poured some of the little water she had on […]

British PM Cameron vows crackdown on rioters

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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron, facing a defining crisis of his premiership, promised on Thursday to crack down on street gangs as a national priority and said rioters behind Britain’s worst violence in decades would be hunted and punished. Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street […]

Somali children struggle in famine-struck Mogadishu

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In drought-ravaged Somalia where food is scarce, three-year-old Ibrahim is so severely malnourished he weighs less than eight kilos (18 pounds), about the same as an eight-month-old baby. “My child is very sick, he’s had a fever, vomiting and got diarrhoea,” said his mother Rukyo Abdullahi, sitting worriedly by her […]

MPs due to return to parliament to debate riots

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An emergency session of Parliament will be held today to discuss the rioting and looting which has caused devastation across England and left three men who attempted to protect their community from the violence dead. MPs have been recalled to the Commons by Prime Minister David Cameron who yesterday declared […]

U.S. Banks and Ruling Elites Are Still Starving Troops

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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Whereas Revolutionary soldier Joseph Martin wrote in the winter of 1777 at Valley Forge, “We were absolutely, literally starved…I do solemnly declare that I did not put a single morsel of victuals into my mouth for four days and as many night, except a […]

Saleh to look at restarting Yemeni peace plan

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RIYADH (Reuters) – Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has agreed to look at restarting a Gulf Arab initiative aimed at ending the country’s violent political standoff with a peaceful transfer of power, a Yemeni government official said on Wednesd…