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Afghanistan turmoil

Global food inflation stokes Afghanistan's starvation crisis

War, drought and economic crisis leave millions unable to cope with rising prices

A child gets treatment for malnourishment at the Indira Gandhi Children's Hospital in Kabul. (Photo by Kanika Gupta)

KABUL -- Gulbar, a 25-year-old mother of five from Herat, Afghanistan, says she is willing to sell her newborn daughter because she cannot afford to feed her.

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