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Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

World
AL-HANABIYA, Yemen -- When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds. Now, the 7-month-old infant weighs nearly the same — less than half the average weight for his age — and has wafer-thin skin and emaciated limbs. Issa’s condition mirrors what the U.N. children’s agency warned about last week, that millions of children in war-torn Yemen could be pushed to the brink of starvation as the coronavirus sweeps across the Arab world’s poorest country and as humanitarian agencies suffer from a huge drop in funding. The baby's father, Ibrahim Nasser, a 51-year-old displaced fisherman now living in the village of al-Hanabiya in the district of Abs in Hajjah province, said the family has spent most of Issa's months-long life
Chelsea lacking hunger and need to have the will to dig deep – Conte

Chelsea lacking hunger and need to have the will to dig deep – Conte

Sports
Chelsea must rediscover their "hunger" after a 3-0 Champions League defeat by Roma, says manager Antonio Conte.Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice as Roma moved above the Blues, who could have progressed to the knockout stage with a win, to the top of Group C.Chelsea will go through if they beat Qarabag in their next group game."If you are a great team, you must have stability and consistency," said Conte. "In this moment we are struggling to have this balance."The Italian guided the Blues to the Premier League title in his first season - with just five defeats in 38 games.They go into Manchester United's visit on Sunday fourth in the table, having lost three of their opening 10 games."I don't know what will happen against Manchester United," said Conte. "They are a really good team."We must ...