Slowdown in global trade contributing to world hunger

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The Fulmar S vessel carrier with 12,000 tons of corn makes its way from the port in Odesa, Ukraine.

The Fulmar S vessel carrier with 12,000 tons of corn makes its way from the port in Odesa, Ukraine, Aug. 13, 2022.

Nina Lyashonok/AP/File photo

Ships loaded with grain are finally leaving Ukrainian ports, but the shipments aren’t nearly enough to meet global demand. And, some migrants fleeing war zones are increasingly being expelled from Europe even before they can apply for asylum in a practice known as "pushback." Plus, the EU is trying to deescalate tensions between Kosovo and Serbia. Also, some US-based online platforms are making coursework free to Ukrainians whose education has been upended by war.


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