A record number of almost seven million people are facing severe hunger in South Sudan, despite a peace agreement which has largely stopped fighting after more than five years of war, UN agencies warned Friday.
Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the US trade embargo.
There are some unpalatable high street trends doing the rounds at the moment, from tie-dye to zebra print and white jeans, but for shop owners the hardest thing to wear this season is the fashion for rent cuts.
The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the impetuous personal decisions of the US President Donald Trump is pushing the sensitive region of the Middle East toward consecutive crises.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the ongoing situation in Venezuela, and said both countries need to help international efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis.
The United States grounded Boeing Co’s money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people, leaving the world’s largest planemaker facing its worst crisis in years.
England’s child protection and support services are in financial crisis, with the heaviest cuts burden falling disproportionately on the north of the country and in the most deprived areas, research by the UK’s ‘big five’ children’s charities found.
US Vice President Mike Pence is set to announce “concrete steps” and “clear actions” to address the Venezuela crisis, as foreign intervention has pushed the Latin American nation into political chaos and economic collapse.