Nicolas Maduro in crackdown under Venezuela emergency decree

Nicolas Maduro in crackdown under Venezuela emergency decree

The embattled South American president is struggling to contain a paralysing recession that has led to food shortages, soaring prices, riots, looting and vigilante justice.

Rains in Chennai again, 325 dead as waters recede

Rains in Chennai again, 325 dead as waters recede

Thousands of military personnel and social activists were engaged in a major operation of supplying food, water and blankets to thousands trapped in water-logged neighbourhoods.

North Korea hit by worst drought in a century: State media

North Korea has been hit by its worst drought in a century, state media said today, sparking fears of worsening food shortages in the impoverished communist country.

Climate change precipitates food shortages, unrest

Long-term climate change has often destabilized civilizations through food shortages, hunger, infectious disease and unrest, a study reveals.

Severe food shortages in North Korea: Aid groups

US aid groups said N Koreans are reduced to searching for wild grass to eat.

Millions face food shortages in North Korea: UN

Millions of people in North
Korea will continue to face food shortages next year, a UN
report has warned, saying that the country`s food production
has increased only marginally in the recent past.

Shrinking glaciers to spark food shortages: Study

Nearly 60 mn people living around the Himalayas will suffer food shortages in the coming decades.

India has no worries on food shortages: PM

India has adequate food stocks to make up a shortfall in output this year and will step up efforts to mitigate distress of farmers.