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UN calls for global help to tackle price rise 23.4.2008 Hindustan Times: Latest
Underscoring the need for an urgent global action to tackle the "silent tsunami" of rising food prices, says a top UN official.
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Chavez calls food prices "a massacre" of poor 23.4.2008 Hindustan Times: World
Soaring food prices are a "massacre" of the world's poor and are creating a global nutritional crisis, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday, calling it a sign that capitalism is in decline.
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Chavez calls food prices "a massacre" of poor 23.4.2008 Hindustan Times: News
Soaring food prices are a "massacre" of the world's poor and are creating a global nutritional crisis, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday, calling it a sign that capitalism is in decline.
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WFP warns of silent tsunami of hunger 23.4.2008 IndiaInfo.com
The skyrocketing cost of food staples, stoked by soaring fuel prices and demand from India and China, has already sparked sometimes violent protests across the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.
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UN calls for global help to tackle price rise 23.4.2008 IndiaInfo.com
The UN has urged world to tackle the issue of price rise together.
ELDERLY WOMAN STARVES TO DEATH 23.4.2008 Deccan Herald
ELDERLY WOMAN STARVES TO DEATH
Another Paharia woman dies of starvation 23.4.2008 TOI: Patna
Paharia, died in Dumka Sadar Hospital on Sunday as she was admitted here in a critical situation due to starvation for the last several days.
State Pulse: Andhra pradesh: Hanging by thread   23.4.2008 Central Chronicle
State Pulse: Andhra pradesh: Hanging by thread  
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View Point: Iraq War: Qaeda crumbled..(II)  23.4.2008 Central Chronicle
View Point: Iraq War: Qaeda crumbled..(II) 
Another Paharia woman dies of starvation 23.4.2008 TOI: Cities
Paharia, died in Dumka Sadar Hospital on Sunday as she was admitted here in a critical situation due to starvation for the last several days.
Silent tsunami to hit millions 23.4.2008 Telegraph: International
London, April 22 (Reuters): A"silent tsunami" unleashed by costlier food threatens 100 million people, the UN said today, but views differed on how to stop it.
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Global food crisis a silent tsunami: WFP 22.4.2008 New Kerala: World News
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European hunger boosts McDonald's profits 22.4.2008 New Kerala: World News
European hunger boosts McDonald's profits 22.4.2008 DNA: Money
US fast food chain McDonald's Corp. reported Tuesday that strong business in Europe helped to propel first-quarter net profits by 16 percent to $946.1 million.
The silent tsunami 21.4.2008 Financial Express: Front Page
Pictures of hunger usually show passive eyes and swollen bellies. The harvest fails because of war or strife; the onset of crisis is sudden and localised. Its burden falls on those already at the margin.
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Clean fuel campaign prompts backlash from developing nations 21.4.2008 New Kerala: World News
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Growth that glitters is not all gold 21.4.2008 The Assam Tribune
Growth that glitters is not all gold
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To fill gas tanks or to fill stomachs? 21.4.2008 IndiaInfo.com
Efforts by industrialised countries to reduce their dependence on foreign energy sources and cut climate-changing emissions has prompted a strong backlash from some developing nations dealing.
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The new face of hunger 20.4.2008 Financial Express: Front Page
This food crisis is different. It is occurring in many countries simultaneously, the first time that has happened since the early 1970s. And it is affecting people not usually hit by famines
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Between a rock and a hard place 19.4.2008 India Together - Agriculture

The nations that taught us that state meddling in economic matters was blasphemy are now nationalising banks, bailing out brigands, and pouring in funds to stop factories from closing down. But a few true believers are still holding out, against all the evidence, writes P Sainath.
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