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U.S. Hunger Is at Lowest in a Decade

The number of people facing hunger in the U.S. declined last year to the lowest since 2007 as unemployment fell, a key data point as Congress debates …

Agriculture

Melting Arctic Ice Opens a New Energy Trade Route – Bloomberg

Melting Arctic Ice Opens a New Energy Trade Route<p>Melting Arctic Ice Opens a New Energy Trade Route<p>Melting Arctic Ice Opens a New Energy Trade …

Arctic Ice

The US cannot halt China’s march to global tech supremacy | Financial Times

The moment may one day be glorified in propaganda art. As the mist rolled off the Yangtze river, Xi Jinping stood on top of the Three Gorges …

China

Nafta: what is it and why is Trump trying to renegotiate?

<b>What is Nafta?</b><p>The North American Free Trade Agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada has bound the economies of the two countries together for more than 20 years, enabling the free flow of goods.<p>The agreement dates back to the presidency of Ronald Reagan, who established a US-Canada free trade …

Free Trade

Struck by Uganda's Water Problem, One Student Did Something About It

Chasing Genius<p>At 19, Kathy Ku had a simple idea that would change thousands of lives, not to mention her own.<p>Chasing Genius<p>While teaching in Uganda in 2010, American college student Kathy Ku noticed that both she and her host family were getting sick a lot from drinking the water. She kept thinking …

Uganda

Eastern Europe failing on Jewish restitution pledges, study finds

Poland in particular accused of not meeting Terezin declaration promises on mass theft during Holocaust and communist eras<p>Eastern European countries, in particular Poland, have failed to live up to their pledges to ensure the return of property taken from Jewish people during the second world war, …

Eastern Europe

The world has made great progress in eradicating extreme poverty

TO PEOPLE who believe that the world used to be a better place, and especially to those who argue that globalisation has done more economic harm than …

Poverty Rate

Child Deaths Drop From 14.2 Million In 1990 To 7.3 Million In 2015

The world is doing a much better job of keeping babies alive long enough to become children, children alive long enough to become teens and teens alive long enough to fully grow up, according to a report in today's <i>JAMA Pediatrics</i><i>.</i> "I think that the overall highlight of the report is good news," …

Birth Defects

Is inequality here to stay?

IN HIS bleak economic history “The Great Leveler” (reviewed here), Walter Scheidel suggests says that inequality has been around ever since humans …

Great Depression

Brexit: everything you need to know about how the UK will leave the EU

Article 50 will finally be triggered this week, more than nine months after the historic Brexit vote. What happens now?<p>Just over nine months after the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union the government will this week start the formal proceedings for leaving the bloc by triggering article …

Can Europe be saved?

ON MARCH 25th 1957, with the shadow of the second world war still hanging over them, six European countries signed the founding treaty of a new sort …

Angela Merkel

The fog of politics - European defence

European defenceThe fog of politics<p>TERRORISM, Russian bullying, chaos in the Middle East and the possibility of a President Donald Trump: it is no …

The European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from Libya - Controlling migration

Controlling migrationThe European Union tries to prevent a wave of migrants from Libya<p>ALTHOUGH he was not there, it was hard to escape Donald Trump …

Poland fails by 27-1 to oust Donald Tusk as president of the European Council - The other President Donald

The other President DonaldPoland fails by 27-1 to oust Donald Tusk as president of the European Council<p>DONALD TUSK’S appointment as president of the …

European leaders gather to mark 60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome

The UK was merely a side-note as the 27 other member states descended on Italy to embrace bloc and call for greater unity<p>Only once, and fleetingly, was the 28th member state of the European Union mentioned during the formalities of a distinctly sombre summit in Rome held to mark the 60th …

'I will never be free of it': Auschwitz survivor recalls horror 75 years on

On 25 March 1942, 999 girls and women were taken to the camp from Poprad, Slovakia. Now just one is still alive. Edita Grosman tells her story as she prepares to return to her home city<p>“I’m sure I’ve survived for a reason,” says Edita Grosman. “One of us had to still be here to tell you what …