South Sudan - the world's youngest country, will face one of the most devastating famines to date in a matter of weeks, if radical action to alleviate widespread hunger isn't taken before the planting season, UN agencies have been saying in April reports.
Britain's 'surveillance society' increasingly functions in ways the public is unaware of. An abundance of CCTV - and roadside - cameras misleads the public as to the true nature and scope of government snooping, the surveillance watchdog says.
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has produced a scathing report detailing the Air Force's mismanagement of its active-duty drone pilots, who are responsible for the most demanding and deadly missions in the entire US military.
The Pentagon may deploy more ground troops in Poland, although the number may be much smaller than what the eastern European NATO member wants to see. Washington is seeking to reassure allies amid fears of a Russian aggression.