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Tharanga Yakupitiyage, IPS News
A child from drought-stricken southern Somalia who survived the long journey to an aid camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS)
World leaders must step up and take action in fighting famine to prevent further catastrophic levels of hunger and deaths, said Oxfam. Ahead of the 43rd G7 summit, Oxfam urged world leaders to urgently address the issue of famine, currently affecting four countries at unprecedented levels. “Political failure has led to these crises – political...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Greenpeace activists in Taormina, Sicily on Friday unveiled a four-meter-high Statue of Liberty covered with a life jacket to symbolize the threat that climate change and rising seas pose. (Photo: Tommaso Galli/Greenpeace)
Global leaders taking part in the Group of Seven (G7) meeting this week are...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Friday that "we must be brave enough to...

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Oh, the ruinous phantasmagoria of our moron loose in the world, from cringeworthy typos to grandiose gaffes - "I never said Israel!" - to the sight of "a giant hate carrot" slipping into one of the world's holy sites his scribbled unholy requests - for pussy, chocolate cake, a nap? He spent 15 minutes at the Holocaust Museum - "So amazing!" - and an hour in the West Bank. Unsurprisingly, say Palestinians, "Nothing has changed" in a grim bloody Occupation that turns 50 in June. Thanks, America.