Guatemala on famine alert
Guatemala: Alarming malnutrition spread in some
Guatemalan areas forced the country’s authorities to declare
different alert stages, including maximum, aimed at fighting this
scourge, mostly in children.
Obama urges action to escape ME ‘rut’
USA: US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that
Middle East peace moves were in a “rut” as visiting Egyptian
President Hosni Mubarak pushed for swift final status talks between
Israelis and Palestinians.
UN Chief urges Afghans to vote
UN: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called on
all eligible Afghan voters to cast their ballots in landmark polls
to help strengthen Afghanistan’s democratic institutions.