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Syrian starvation: Is there any hope left?

UN World Food Programme says 40,000 Syrians are facing starvation with at least 23 already succumbing to hunger.


Syrian government to allow aid for starving town

UN: Assad forces to let humanitarian aid into besieged town of Madaya where 23 people have reportedly starved to death.


India's poor question 'poverty line' policy

As Indian government seeks to halve number of people below the poverty line, some question the benefit of being above.