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  1. A matter of life and death

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... regions, some 3.7 million people- around a third of the population- are on the brink of starvation. And millions more in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda have been hit by the region's worst drought in 60 years. Hundreds of thousands have been forced to walk for weeks in search of food and water- and the UN says it cannot reach more than two million Somalis facing starvation ...

  2. Flight of the Phoenix

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... less enthusiastic underlings. As thirst, starvation, exposure, madness and desperation settle in, the men turn on one another. ...

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    A calamity made by man

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of and condoned mass starvation in the second year of the Great Famine, and the quote is contained in The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962, a documentary history by Zhou Xun, a research assistant ... "The first is to erect a tombstone for my father, who died of starvation in 1959; the second is to erect a tombstone for the 36 million Chinese who died of starvation; the third is to erect ...

  4. Timeline

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The largest war in modern African history, involving eight African nations, led to the deaths of 5.4 million people due to disease and starvation. ...

  5. Bad news stories help us re-evaluate our lives

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bombs, murders, starvation, economic woes and plane crashes. Most professional news agencies seem to think that unless it's bad news, it's no news at all. Yet that is simply not true. ...

  6. World can't let the innocent starve

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 100th anniversary of the birth of his father and North Korea's founder, Kim Il-sung. Each or all are possibilities. Whatever the truth, there is no doubt that hunger and starvation ...

  7. Birthday joy lost on N Korea's hungry

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and starvation emerged almost a decade ago, there has been little improvement in the day-to-day plight of North Koreans, say the South Korean agencies. A soon-to-be-published report by South Korean ...

  8. A foot in N Korea's door for aid groups

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drought and decades of farming mismanagement led to mass starvation in the mid- and late 1990s. An estimated 10 per cent of North Korea's 23 million people were killed in the famine. North ...

  9. After 100 days, the emergence from calamity stands as a testament to the human spirit

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The World Food Programme estimates it will need to feed 1.75 million affected people this year, though at least the dire predictions of a second slew of casualties from starvation and disease did ...



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