Over 40 million Americans depend on food stamps, living on a diet worth $3-4 per day
A similar number also said children were falling asleep in class because they were under-nourished
Millions are still dying from malnutrition every year, but famine is generally on the decline
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says ‘fighting has set Syria back decades’
Five hundred have died in clashes between Muslims and Christians over the last week
A rescue centre in Norfolk is full to capacity with 100 adorable seal pups following the recent record flood surge that hit Britain.
Fighting between rival militias and random attacks on civilians has killed at least 400 people in three days
Picture appears to showing starving rebels with a slaughtered lion
The United Nations has admitted that a delay in declaring a famine in Somalia in 2011 cost additional lives, after a new report revealed that more than a quarter of a million people died, half of them young children.
The final volume in Harris’s Chocolat trilogy finds witchy heroine, Vianne Rocher, returning to Lansquenet-sous-Tannes.
Burma declared a state of emergency in the central city of Meiktila today after sectarian violence left at least 20 dead, reinforcing fears that the newly democratic country is struggling to contain simmering hatred between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims.
North Korea’s nuclear test drew international censure. But Pyongyang rejoiced, says Andrew MacLeod, in a rare dispatch from the pariah state
Reports claim some patients treated by the Worcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust were left thirsty with drinks left out of reach while others were left to sit in their own excrement
These eerie pictures from North Korea were taken by photographer David Guttenfelder. He describes what it is like to capture life inside the world's most secretive country.
Plenty of food lines the shelves in Abd al-Razzak's warehouse, but only for those who can afford the sky-high prices needed to cover the bribes it took to transport it there.
A leading advocate for human rights in Burma argues that international ignorance of what is happening in Rakhine State is a tragedy in itself