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  1. 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 ...

  2. Seeing cheap votes in an Armenian 'genocide'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of them in battle, in freezing weather or from starvation and disease. The Democrat-dominated committee, sending the bill for a vote by the full House, has embarrassed the US government. It needs ... or starvation or have frozen to death - the same fates that befell the Armenians in Turkey. It's unlikely, however, that the committee will display such courage. Perhaps Democrats are waiting ...

  3. As Sudan faces tragedy, has the world learned?

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Oxfam estimates half are refugees, forced from their homes and property, and that of these, 200,000 face starvation because of drought. International Crisis Group special adviser John ... UN agencies, human rights groups and aid workers have accused forces of the janjaweed militia of systemised starvation, killing, rape and pillage. They claim houses have been burned, crops ...

  4. Is hunger taking North Koreans to the brink?

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... day.' In North Korea, a decade of starvation has become even worse after the last winter. Shortages of electricity, what one observer called 'cascading corruption', and soldiers ...

  5. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which has left up to 300,000 dead and millions homeless, and at risk of starvation and disease. Beijing, a close trading partner and ally of Sudan, has expressed grave concern in this regard. ...

  6. Cambodians deserve justice for a tragic past

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... then population of 8 million were killed or died of disease, starvation or forced labour. Despite a concerted international effort to seek justice for the victims, no one has yet been tried, convicted ...

  7. Zimbabwe guns bolster case for small-arms pact

    Posted Apr 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of President Robert Mugabe does, however, raise concerns. His regime continues to impose its corrupt, incompetent rule by brutal force amid mass unemployment, poverty, starvation and runaway inflation. ...

  8. Reality, sans politics

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... relate first-hand what life in the North was like; here was the fourth. What I had just been told did not fit my image of North Korea. A stream of wide-eyed questions ensued. Is starvation ... as they left school, as in other countries. Poverty and starvation were not evident (which is not to say that they do not exist). The beer was highly drinkable. Security was not excessive. ...

  9. Beijing faces pressure to act against Mao critics

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Communist Party history that states Mao's Great Leap Forward programme resulted in 10 million deaths from starvation from 1959 to 1961. With the nation's 2012 leadership shakeup ...

  10. Mideast peace effort requires unity of will

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... one another's right to exist. A unified government moves Palestinians from the brink of starvation and offers them hope of poverty alleviation. But only when Hamas turns to diplomacy ...




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