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Nearly 193 million people faced food insecurity in 2021, says UN report  

Wars and conflicts were directly responsible for the food insecurity faced by more than two-third (139 million) of the total affected population in 2021, claimed the Global Report on Food Crisis released on Wednesday  

NATO countries gear up to supply more weapons to Ukraine

Germany, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, and Romania are among the countries that have pledged the supply of more weapons to Ukraine. The US has already announced a billion dollars worth of arms supplies in a week

Eat NATO for Breakfast: Abolish Frontex and demilitarize Europe’s borders

The war in Ukraine has revealed the double standards in how the EU treats refugees. What are the roots of this hypocrisy, and why must we fight it?

Why Europe needs to take a hard look at itself

Because it has proved to be incapable of dealing with the causes of the Ukraine crisis, Europe is now condemned to deal with its consequences.

By banning Russian media outlets, EU exposes its discomfort with alternative narratives of the Ukrainian crisis

In an unprecedented move, the European Commission has banned Russian news outlets RT and Sputnik across the EU, calling them ‘Kremlin Media Machines’ and accusing them of indulging in pro-Russia propaganda

Explained: What does expelling Russian banks from the SWIFT system mean?

In the most recent set of sanctions against Russia, the United States and European Union have decided to remove a number of Russian banks from SWIFT.

Russia-Ukraine Conflict US rejects Ukrainian call for no-fly zone, cites potential confrontation with Russia

Though fighting on the ground has continued with Russian troops moving closer to Ukrainian capital Kiev, both Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a second round of talks after the first round in Belarus on Monday

Greece Protests Progressives oppose opening of more migrant detention centers in Greek islands

The right-wing New Democracy-led Greek government is gearing up to set up new refugee camps in its Aegean islands under the directives of the European Union

Refugee deaths at Greece-Turkey border At least 12 refugees die of cold on Greece-Turkey border 

Both Turkey and Greece have blamed each other for the tragic deaths, with the Turkish interior minister calling the European Union’s policy of pushing back refugees “inhuman”

Mapping Faultlines: After Biden-Putin summit, what next for Ukraine and the region?

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent call between US president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin and the emerging situation in Ukraine

Mapping Faultlines: Tensions escalate on Russia-Ukraine border

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the emerging crisis on the Russia-Ukraine border which has been fueled by the US and its allies

The struggle for vaccine equity intensifies in Italy

The European Union has been at the forefront of the opposition that rich countries have shown towards the TRIPS waiver proposal for COVID-19 medical products. However, the EU’s position in the international arena is not shared by the people of Europe, who wish to see vaccines accessible in the Global South

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