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U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

Aug 3, 2018

U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

The U.N. Security Council is poised to back a U.S. proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have thrown up in the way of delivering humanitarian aid, according to documents obtained by AFP. North Korea's humanitarian crisis has ...

Where now for Venezuela, as it wrestles with 1,000,000% inflation?

Jul 27, 2018

Where now for Venezuela, as it wrestles with 1,000,000% inflation?

Whether Venezuela's projected 1 million percent inflation sparks a social revolution or forces the government to open up the economy, one thing is sure: It will heap more misery on a suffering population. This week, the International Monetary Fund made the stunning projection, adjusting its ...