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Latest update : 2017-03-28

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

Up to 20 million people face starvation in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria. Each case has this in common: conflict, the breakdown of public services and in the case of South Sudan, the government withholding food to opposition-dominated areas. How to break the cycle that in the case of Somalia has endured for more than a quarter-century? How to stop the war in Yemen? Can there be a holistic plan that makes these nations more self-reliant?

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Ali Sharif AHMED

Ambassador of Somalia to France

Acheikh IBN OUMAR

Former Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Alex DE WAAL

Executive Director, World Peace Foundation

Simona FOLTYN

FRANCE 24 reporter

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2017-11-23 Fatah

Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

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2017-11-22 Lebanon

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's...

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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