The United Nations has said more than 10 million North Koreans are facing severe food shortages.
North Korea's ruling regime keeps more than 100,000 individuals in death camps and has carried out a series of horrific executions.
The skeletons are suspected to be those of plague and starvation victims.
Among the stressors survivors were exposed to: starvation, overcrowding, infectious diseases, strenuous physical activity and physical and emotional abuse.
The U.S. backed the country in its independence struggle. Now, it is needed again.
Ukraine's general prosecutor said it will charge Stalin and Lavrenti Beria over 70-year-old crimes, and is still investigating the mass starvation of 1932-33.
The jihadi group has displaced more than 2 million people across northeast Nigeria and neighboring countries.
Almost half the population face food shortages and 100,000 people are at risk of immediate starvation in South Sudan.
At least 82 aid workers have been killed since 2013 in South Sudan, the U.N. says.
Some 16 million people in the region are in urgent need of food, water and healthcare.
Somalia is at risk of another deadly famine, six years after the last killed 250,000 people.
Food has long been used as an instrument of power, one that lets populations live or die.
As he begins his five-year term, Antonio Guterres writes that 2017 must be a year for peace.
About 14 percent of U.S. households—roughly 48 million, or one in seven Americans—go hungry at some point in the year.
A look at why today's U.N appeals have trebled since 2005's $5 billion.
The 1930s famine under Stalin's rule killed millions of people in Ukraine.