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Prospect of Peace Recedes in Mali

"Rebels, drop your weapons. Let's make peace." "Peace in the north, the south, everywhere." Such were some of the slogans written on placards carried by peaceful protesters in Bamako, the capital of Mali, earlier this week, where thousands of people took to...
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Map of the Day: Where People Go Hungry

Today's map comes from the Fresh-out-the-Oven State of Food Insecurity report, a flagship publication by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. It's shows something pretty remarkable: global hunger rates and the prevalence of malnutrition are at...


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