Despite the fall in the number of people suffering from hunger, the progress to cut hunger is particularly slow in Yemen, one of the world's poorest countries, where one quarter of the population does not have enough food.
As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, representatives from Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Chad, Niger, and Sudan met in the city of Tobruk on the Libyan coast close to the border with Egypt to discuss how to reach political stability and security.
Yemen's political crisis is affecting millions of people and could force the country to go bankrupt. A standoff between Houthi rebels and the government has forced a number of investors to leave the country and the budget deficit to rise a staggering 10 percent.
Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast, four kilometres south of the Scottish border. It serves to highlight basic economic considerations of a possible independent Scotland. Many of its small businesses-owners are nervous about what that might bring.