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UN warns food insecurity to worsen in Somalia by May 2022

Mogadishu, Nov. 14 (UNI/Xinhua) Food insecurity is likely to worsen significantly through May 2022 in Somalia, with many households experiencing widening food consumption gaps and erosion of their coping capacity, the United Nations relief agency warned on Sunday.

Citing Somalia 2021 Post Gu Seasonal Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (FAO/FSNAU), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said an estimated 3.5 million people will face acute food insecurity through December, of whom nearly 640,730 will face an emergency.
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FBI identifies Texas gunman as Malik Faisal Akram

17 Jan 2022 | 1:49 AM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) tonight identified the slain hostage-taker at Texas synagogue as British national Malik Faisal Akram.

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Russia not planning military action if security talks fail: Kremlin

17 Jan 2022 | 12:53 AM

Moscow, Jan 16 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia is not considering military action if security talks with the United States and NATO fail, but it will be ready to take counteractions if its concerns are ignored, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN.

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Displaced families in Afghanistan sell children, organs for survival

17 Jan 2022 | 12:28 AM

Kabul, Jan 16 (UNI) Displaced people living in a camp in Afghanistan's Balkh province have sold their children and their kidneys in order to keep their families afloat.

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B'desh: Ivy wins NCC Mayor polls for third time

B'desh: Ivy wins NCC Mayor polls for third time

16 Jan 2022 | 11:16 PM

Dhaka, Jan 16 (UNI) Bangladesh's ruling party Awami League's nominated mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy on Sunday registered a landslide victory in the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) election.

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Myanmar reports 123 new Covid cases, daily positivity rate at 1 6 pc

16 Jan 2022 | 9:39 PM

Yangon, Jan 16 (UNI/Xinhua) Myanmar reported 123 new COVID-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 1.60 percent in the past 24 hours, a release from the health ministry showed Sunday.

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