UN Fears Famine Worsening in Somalia

2 United Nations, Nov 19. -The UN has envisioned a possible worsening of the famine in several parts of Somalia, a crisis which may continue in 2012, in spite of a relatively positive impact of increasing humanitarian assistance.According to Valerie Amos, UN secretary general in charge of the assistance, the increasing assistance helped to alleviate famine-hit regions like Bay, Bakool

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Call for Calm in Haiti after Election Events

46 Port-au-Prince, Nov 30. -The UN and international observers have appealed for calm in Haiti after two people died during election-related clashes on Sunday. Nearly 4.7 million Haitians were eligible to vote for president, 11 senators and 99 deputies in yesterday's elections, when clashes among supporters of the different candidates left two dead and a number of injured. Twelve of

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