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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Conflict and hunger emergency grow in South Sudan

While in Nyal the heads of agencies witnessed a WFP airdrop from the ground, followed by a WFP food distribution.

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Astrology and Militant Atheism

IN THE RAVINGS OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE the quadriga-drawn chariot of Mars Victorious is transformed.

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Related Topix: Atheism, Natural Disasters, End Times, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Church youth do 'Cross Walk' to spread Good Friday message

CHAMBERSBURG >> About 20 kids and teens with empty stomachs from three Chambersburg churches walked around downtown to spread the message of Good Friday and learn some lessons themselves.

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The Block Island Times

Reflections on Easter and Passover

Gratuitous acts of violence in our country in recent days raise questions about whether the message of Easter hope has any relevance.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Rome, NY, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Launches Famine-Averting Initiative

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday launched a home-grown initiative aimed at averting famine in the country where four months of violence have displaced more than a million people and prevented farmers from planting crops.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Natural Disasters, Salva Kiir, Agriculture, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newindpress

UN Chief: 1 Million South Sudanese May Face Famine

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News, Natural Disasters

New Vision

Several wounded as gunmen attack civilians in S.Sudan UN bas......

This picture taken on April 11, 2014 shows SPLA soldiers resting inTerekeka. At least 14 people were wounded in South Sudan on April 17, 2014 after gunfire broke out during an angry demonstration outside a UN peacekeeping base in the war-ravaged town of Bor, the mayor said.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters

Grist Magazine

Is climate change the new slavery?

The latest report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is out, with its layers of deadening bureaucratic prose.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Natural Disasters

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

UN chief: 1 million South Sudanese may face famine

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Wednesday up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan in the coming months unless the world takes immediate action.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters, Sudan

Independent.ie

Million may face South Sudan famine

The UN chief has warned that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan in the coming months unless the world takes immediate action.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters

Al Jazeera

South Sudan on brink of famine: UN chief

Ban Ki-Moon says up to one million will starve unless there is immediate action, as rebels announce gains in oil areas.

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Slate Magazine

What Causes Famine?

A starving mother and a child wait for food at a relief camp in the province of Wollo, Ethiopia, during a widespread famine in December 1984.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Independent.ie

Ordain married men or there'll be nobody to say Mass, priests warn

Pope Francis sprinkles holy water with an aspergillum as a blessing during the Palm Sunday mass at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday, Holidays, Natural Disasters, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

LiveScience

Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested - Again

Two brothers in Pakistan - Mohammad Arif and Farman Aliwere - were arrested in 2011 on charges of digging up about 100 graves and stealing the bodies, which they later allegedly consumed, according to NBC News .

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Natural Disasters

Free Republic

It's All About The Word

A lot of times when people are in hard times they focus on their problem, but the issue is not the problem.

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New Vision

South Sudan rebel chief vows to take key oil fields, capital

South Sudanese rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar attends an interview in Nasir on April 14, 2014 The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital Juba and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Salva Kiir, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Forward

Why Kitniyot Passover Fight Is Literally Full of Beans

When is a legume not necessarily a legume? When it's a min kitniyes, might be the Yiddish answer, which could be translated as, "When it's a whatchamacallit."

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science

Scientific American

Hunger Gains: A New Idea of Why Eating Less Increases Life Span

Nematode worms, fruit flies, mice and other lab animals live longer, healthier lives when they eat less than they otherwise would if more food were available.

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New Vision

50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Natural Disasters, Salva Kiir

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Switched

A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover

By the time of the first thaw in spring, when hunter and hunted alike emerge from their dens, holes, nests, boroughs, caves, huts, tents, tipis and yurts, a huge and hollow hunger hangs heavily upon the earth.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Natural Disasters

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