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G7 host Germany warns of global hunger crisis before weekend summit

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G7 host Germany warns of global hunger crisis before weekend summit

G7 host Germany warns of global hunger crisis before weekend summit

With millions of tons of grain exports blocked by Russia's war in Ukraine, the G7 is under pressure to do more to tackle potential famine in Somalia and elsewhere.


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IMF criticises Britain over tax cuts that 'will likely increase inequality' [Video]

IMF criticises Britain over tax cuts that 'will likely increase inequality'

The UN agency encouraged Britain - a member of the G7 financial group - to rethink its fiscal policy.

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G7 Agrees To Cap the Price of Russian Oil Despite Warnings by Moscow [Video]

G7 Agrees To Cap the Price of Russian Oil Despite Warnings by Moscow

G7 Agrees To Cap , the Price of Russian Oil , Despite Warnings by Moscow. On September 2, finance ministers from the G7 group of nations agreed to impose a price cap on Russian oil. . CNN reports that the move comes as an attempt to limit Moscow's ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine and drive global inflation. CNN reports that the move comes as an attempt to limit Moscow's ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine and drive global inflation. The G7 consists of the West's largest economies and is made up of the United States, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Finance ministers from the G7 agreed to ban the provision of , "services which enable maritime transportation of Russian-origin crude oil , and petroleum products globally" above the price cap. . CNN reports the move could also include a ban on insurance cover or finance for oil shipments. . In a joint statement, the finance ministers said the maximum price would be set by "a broad coalition" of countries. In a joint statement, the finance ministers said the maximum price would be set by "a broad coalition" of countries. CNN reports that the price cap is scheduled to take effect alongside the European Union's next round of sanctions aimed at a ban on seaborne imports of Russian oil. CNN reports that the price cap is scheduled to take effect alongside the European Union's next round of sanctions aimed at a ban on seaborne imports of Russian oil. Previously, Russia has threatened to ban all oil exports to any country that implements a price cap. We will simply not supply oil and petroleum products to such companies or states that impose restrictions, as we will not work non-competitively, Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister, via state news agency TASS

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UN Raises Alarm After Fighting Continues Near Ukraine Nuclear Plant [Video]

UN Raises Alarm After Fighting Continues Near Ukraine Nuclear Plant

UN Raises Alarm , After Fighting Continues Near , Ukraine Nuclear Plant . The BBC reports that Ukraine and Russia have blamed each other for more shelling of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. On August 11, both sides reported 10 strikes on the administrative office and fire station of Europe's largest nuclear plant. On August 11, both sides reported 10 strikes on the administrative office and fire station of Europe's largest nuclear plant. Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was seized by Russia in early March. United Nations Secretary General António Guterres warned that fighting at the nuclear facility could , "lead to disaster.". Urgent agreement is needed at a technical level on a safe perimeter of demilitarization to ensure the safety of the area, António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General, via BBC. On August 10, the G7 group of industrialized nations said that Russia should immediately return control of the plant to Kyiv. Last week, the facility and surrounding area were shelled with both Russia and Ukraine pinning responsibility for the attack on each other. Last week, the facility and surrounding area were shelled with both Russia and Ukraine pinning responsibility for the attack on each other. On August 11, Ukraine's nuclear agency, Enerhoatom, warned that, "Russian invaders again shelled the Zaporizhzhia plant and territories near the nuclear facility.". According to Enerhoatom, despite shells striking near the storage of radiation sources, everything was under control at the site. Shortly after the statement from Ukraine, Russia released its own statement accusing Ukraine of using multiple-launch rocket systems and heavy artillery. Shortly after the statement from Ukraine, Russia released its own statement accusing Ukraine of using multiple-launch rocket systems and heavy artillery. BBC reports that neither country's claims , have been independently verified.

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Russia-Ukarine War: EU slams ‘falsified outcome’ of sham votes in Ukraine | Oneindia news *News [Video]

Russia-Ukarine War: EU slams ‘falsified outcome’ of sham votes in Ukraine | Oneindia news *News

The European Union on Wednesday criticized the "illegal" annexation votes Russia held in four occupied regions of Ukraine and their "falsified" results, the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said. Criticizing the sham votes on twitter, Borrell wrote, "EU denounces holding of illegal 'referenda' and their falsified outcome." #RussiaUkraineWar #EuropeanUnion #VladimirPutin

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"I wouldn't fit in that dress anymore": Germans donate wedding dresses for Ukraine [Video]

"I wouldn't fit in that dress anymore": Germans donate wedding dresses for Ukraine

What do you do with your wedding dress once the big day is over? A new initiative in Berlin donates wedding dresses to Ukraine to raise money for the war-torn country.

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The Russian strikes cut off electricity to much of Kharkiv in Ukraine. [Video]

The Russian strikes cut off electricity to much of Kharkiv in Ukraine.

Russia fired a salvo of missiles at Ukraine's second city, Kharkiv, overnight, hitting a railroad yard and knocking out power to more than 18,000 homes.

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Kremlin claims referendum victory, paves way to annex part of Ukraine [Video]

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Too weak to cry: Famine looms over Somalia's children [Video]

Too weak to cry: Famine looms over Somalia's children

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More than 700 children have died in Somalia nutrition centres, UN says [Video]

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UN pleads for aid for Somalia, on the brink of famine [Video]

UN pleads for aid for Somalia, on the brink of famine

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Drought leaves Somalia on edge of famine [Video]

Drought leaves Somalia on edge of famine

Channel 4 News visits the Jubaland region of southern Somalia, where severe drought has led to failed harvests and dead livestock. The lack of rain, combined with a lack of Ukrainian grain and political instability in Somalia, has left more than 7 million people in the east African country on the brink of famine. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Somalia on the brink: millions of people at risk as drought worsens [Video]

Somalia on the brink: millions of people at risk as drought worsens

Severe drought has placed millions of people at risk of famine in the horn of Africa. Euronews speaks to Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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