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Save the Syrian Peace Talks, End the Starvation

Never again. We hear those words in reaction to atrocities committed against mankind. But we have to put actions behind those words.

Syrian civilians under siege from a civil war are trying to survive eating leaves and grass. They are pleading for the international community for help. But the war and hunger goes on.

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Kasich speaks out against food blockade in Syria

 

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Kerry remarks on Syria talks and urgent need for humanitarian aid

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Hunger emergency continues in Ukraine

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UN envoy asks Syrians to raise voice against war and hunger

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UN official says Yemeni cities low on food

Food supplies are starting to reach the Yemeni city of Taiz, which has been under siege from a civil war. Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, has been engulfed in conflict since last year.

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WFP director to make speech on Syria at UN

The director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, will be making a speech about Syria before the Security Council on Wednesday. The speech will take place at 10 a.m. eastern time.

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Update on Syrian peace talks and hunger crisis

The UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said today that Syrian peace talks have been delayed until Friday, January 29. The talks were scheduled to start on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland.

However, Mistura said there were disagreements on who would be invited to the talks. The peace effort aims to end the five-year civil war between the government and rebels.

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Humanitarians encourage Syrian peace talks

Kerry urged an end to the five year conflict between the government and rebels. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have died, while millions more face severe food shortages.

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A warning from the Central African Republic

War in the Central African Republic (CAR) is causing severe food shortages. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said this week that 2.5 million people, about half the population, are hungry.

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