Taiwan pledges more food relief to tumultuous Haiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to provide food aid to Caribbean ally Haiti, which has seen months of unrest and desperately needs humanitarian assistance. In a briefing on Tuesda...

Taiwan ally Haiti pleads for humanitarian help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is urging the world to pledge humanitarian aid to the Caribbean nation, which has been mired in months of anti-government pr...

Drought parches southern Africa, millions faced with hunger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An estimated 45 million people are threatened with hunger due to a severe drought that is strangling wide stretches of southern Africa. International aid agencies...

UN food agency, Yemeni rebels reach deal to restore aid

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency and Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have reached an agreement to resume food deliveries to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid in June. ...

States exceeding federal eligibility thresholds for food aid

President Donald Trump's administration has proposed to tighten eligibility standards for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP or food stamps. The proposed rule change would no...

Trump proposal seeks to crack down on food stamp 'loophole'

Residents signing up for food stamps in Minnesota are provided a brochure about domestic violence, but it doesn't matter if they even read the pamphlet. The mere fact it was made available could allow...

After 10 years of Boko Haram violence, Nigerians crave peace

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suicide bombings, mass kidnappings, tens of thousands of people killed. A ghastly insurgency by the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram marks 10 years this week in n...

After 10 years of Boko Haram violence, Nigerians crave peace

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suicide bombings, mass kidnappings, tens of thousands of people killed. A ghastly insurgency by the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram marks 10 years this week in n...

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an "agreement in principle" to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month. ...

UN food aid agency steps up relief for Congo refugees

ROME (AP) — The U.N. food aid agency is stepping up its relief operation to help people displaced by conflict in Congo. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Tuesday that the renewed...

Key moments in relations between North Korea, China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As close as lips and teeth. Linked by mountains and rivers. A friendship worth more than all the gold in the world. The clichés come fast when China and Nor...

UN food agency starts partial suspension of Yemen food aid

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency says it has started a partial suspension of food aid in areas controlled by Yemen's rebels. The World Food Program says it is suspending its operati...

South Korea to provide 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea announced on Wednesday (June 19) that it is providing 50,000 tons of rice to drought-stricken North Korea via the World Food Program (WFP), for the first time ...

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a l...

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to he...