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Countries pledge $1.1bn to avert Yemen famine

GENEVA: Countries around the world on Tuesday pledged more than one billion dollars to help prevent a looming famine in war-torn Yemen at a conference UN chief Antonio Guterres called a "remarkable success." Yet the $1.1 billion (1.0…

Mideast conflicts leave millions unsure of next meal: UN

CAIRO: The devastating conflicts gripping the Middle East and North Africa have left 30 million people unsure of their next meal, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said. "Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North…

Yemeni women rally against war outside UN offices

SANAA: Dozens of women staged a sit-in outside UN offices in Yemen's capital Tuesday demanding an end to the country's war that has left millions displaced and at risk of famine. Girls and women of all ages carried the red, white and…

Sindh govt forms committee to probe Thar crisis

KARACHI: Following scores of deaths in drought-stricken Tharparkar and miseries of denizens in its wake, the Sindh government has finally constituted a seven-member parliamentary committee to probe the Thar crisis, ARY News reported.