A look at the eight Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations and progress towards achieving them.
Hunger levels are surging globally, with crises escalating in Yemen and South Sudan. As we mark World Food Day, DW learns how failing to tackle suffering today will leave a dangerous legacy for tomorrow.
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will eject EU ambassadors out of Manila if it turns out they are demanding his country be kicked out of the UN. EU countries denied any knowledge of the demand.
In Somalia, about seven million people still depend on humanitarian aid. Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Somalia Michael Keating talks about the task of rebuilding Somalia and the challenges ahead.
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