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Ramadan in Yemen: World Food Programme Aid Rots as Millions Grapple With Hunger

    Ramadan in Yemen: World Food Programme Aid Rots as Millions Grapple With Hunger

SANA’A, YEMEN — Carrying a rosary in one hand and keying in items on a cash register with the other, Abd al-Karim al-Atimi stands in his small shop on Airport Street in Yemen’s capital city of Sana`a. His customers rarely pay in cash, instead relying on an honor system in which items are marked down…

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North Korea Pleads for Food Aid as Trump Sanctions Noose Tightens

    North Korea Pleads for Food Aid as Trump Sanctions Noose Tightens

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA — A leaked diplomatic memo reveals that the North Korean government is lobbying its allies for assistance in dealing with an “urgent” food shortage crisis needed to stave off hunger this month. But with U.S. and international sanctions in play, delivery of humanitarian aid is risky business. A diplomatic memo obtained by…

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