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Actor George Clooney blames South Sudan famine on nation's elite

DNA Thursday, 16 March 2017
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, March 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Famine in South Sudan could be brought to an end if world leaders would step in and keep local politicians from fighting over and wasting funds that could help feed the starving nation, actor George Clooney said in a newspaper opinion piece on Thursday.
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News video: U.N. humanitarian chief warns Security Council of massive famine risks; says it can be avoided

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U.N. Humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien warns the U.N. Security Council over humanitarian crisis as he outlines looming catastrophes in Yemen, Somalia and South Sudan, but says famine can be avoided. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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