Extreme weather such as intense storms, droughts and heatwaves will cause more frequent and severe food shortages as the global climate and food supply systems change, British and American experts have warned.
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Economic ministers in Egypt's new military-backed government are pledging to ease shortages and make it easier for factories to operate, while signalling that any major reforms to repair the state's crumbling finances will be undertaken
Tripoli struggled with collapsing water and power supplies on Saturday as rebels now in control of most of the Libyan capital battled for towns still held by Muammar Gaddafi's forces.
Sporadic bursts of gunfire echoed around Tripoli, but