Hunger in Iraq: An interview with Chloe Cornish of the UN World Food Program

Chloe Cornish, a WFP officer, recently visited Erbil City in Northern Iraq, where many civilians have fled for their lives. In the following interview, Cornish talks about the hunger emergency in Iraq and how WFP is helping these war victims.

Read the interview at Examiner.

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Ukraine fighting escalates, food needs grow

Fighting has intensified in the Eastern Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. The country is also plunging deeper into a hunger crisis.

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The Forgotten Wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq

There is a terrifying enemy threatening civilians in war-torn Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. This is another foe besides the Taliban, Al Qaeda, the Syrian regime or ISIS.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

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Two petitions call for ending nuclear weapons testing

Two petitions are open for signature urging ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. The treaty bans all nuclear weapons test explosions.

The first petition is available at WhiteHouse.gov.

The second petition is at CARE2.

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Heavy floods strike Malawi, food aid needed

Massive flooding has struck the African nation of Malawi and humanitarian aid is urgently needed.

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The State of the Union hunger crisis

Today I asked Bill O’Keefe, the Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy for Catholic Relief Services (CRS), about the state of world hunger.

Read the interview at Examiner.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Nuclear War

President Dwight Eisenhower discussing nuclear warfare at a press conference in 1955. Watch the video at YouTube.

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