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Indonesia's 'Paris of Java' on high-tech mission to cut emissions Michael Taylor

Indonesia's 'Paris of Java' on high-tech mission to cut emissions

'Catastrophic' floods rising on Amazon River Sophie Hares

'Catastrophic' floods rising on Amazon River, say scientists

UK workers part of 'hidden revolution' to reform capitalism Lee Mannion

One in 20 UK workers part of 'hidden revolution' to reform capitalism

Reveal politics gender gap, British government urged Sonia Elks

Reveal politics gender gap, British government urged

Burkina Faso arrests dozens for FGM in biggest crackdown yet Nellie Peyton

Burkina Faso arrests dozens for FGM in biggest crackdown yet

Taking back carbon 'imperative' to stop planet overheating Laurie Goering

Taking back carbon 'imperative' to stop planet overheating, backers say

For asylum-seekers on Greece's Lesbos, life 'is so bad here' Reuters

For asylum-seekers on Greece's Lesbos, life 'is so bad here'

Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met Sonia Elks

Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met, World Bank says

It's official: Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie are not gay Hugo Greenhalgh

It's official: Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie are not gay ... or straight

Europeans still open to refugees, three years after crisis Reuters

Europeans still open to refugees, three years after crisis

India prescribes punishments to stamp out instant Muslim divorce Reuters

India prescribes punishments in bid to stamp out instant Muslim divorce

Eat, pray, farm: U.S. churches turn faith lands into food Carey L. Biron

Eat, pray, farm: U.S. churches turn faith lands into food

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science Reuters

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

Black magic ban dents sex trafficking in Nigeria Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Black magic ban dents sex trafficking in Nigeria

Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe Reuters

Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe

Gender equality index shows big data gaps ahead of 2030 deadline Emma Batha

Gender equality index highlights big data gaps ahead of 2030 deadline

How agile is your city? Urban experts call for flexible land use Gregory Scruggs

How agile is your city? Urban experts call for more flexible land use

A year after deadly Mexico quake, some still wait to return home Reuters

A year after deadly Mexico quake, some still wait to return home

Scotland sets sights on slavery as Vietnamese chase 'pot of gold' Kieran Guilbert

Scotland sets sights on slavery as more Vietnamese chase 'pot of gold'

Lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children hang in balance Heba Kanso

Lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children hang in balance - charity

Affordable housing to get 2 bln pound boost in UK, PM May says Reuters

Affordable housing to get 2 bln pound boost in UK, PM May says

After Florence floods, the uninsured awaken to painful reality Reuters

After Florence floods, the uninsured awaken to painful reality

Gay dating app announces 'zero tolerance' of racism, transphobia Sonia Elks

Gay dating app announces 'zero tolerance' of racism, transphobia

Romania sets date for referendum to block gay marriage Reuters

Romania sets date for referendum to block gay marriage

Uncontacted tribes at risk amid surge in Amazon deforestation Karla Mendes

Uncontacted tribes at risk amid 'worrying' surge in Amazon deforestation

Greece moves to ease overcrowding in Lesbos migrant camp Reuters

Greece moves to ease overcrowding in Lesbos migrant camp

Campaigners demand anti-FGM law as girls bleed to death in Somalia Nita Bhalla

Campaigners demand anti-FGM law as girls bleed to death in Somalia

In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover Marianne Bray

In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover

Winning design for Phnom Penh homes, a model for other cities Rina Chandran

Winning design for Phnom Penh factory worker homes, a model for other cities

Nigeria trafficking curse: battling black magic behind sex slavery Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Nigeria's trafficking curse: the battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples Reuters

Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples after landmark ruling

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas Reuters

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas

Africa's rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk Reuters

Africa's rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk, says Gates

Child deaths from preventable causes cut by half since 2000 Lin Taylor

Child deaths from preventable causes cut by half since 2000 - U.N.

Bangkok's street vendors decry evictions as authorities clean up Reuters

Bangkok's street vendors decry evictions as authorities clean up

U.S. to sharply limit refugee flows to 30,000 in 2019 Reuters

U.S. to sharply limit refugee flows to 30,000 in 2019

Nigeria's disasters agency says 100 people killed in floods Reuters

Nigeria's disasters agency says 100 people killed in floods across 10 states

UK university to atone for profits gained from slavery Lin Taylor

UK university to atone for profits gained from historical slavery

UK launches first safe house for child slaves Kieran Guilbert

UK launches first safe house for child slaves amid security fears

Charity denies promoting abortions to teenagers in Kenya Nita Bhalla

Charity denies promoting teen abortions after Kenya bans radio ad

Trafficking victims wrongly jailed due to UK govt 'failings' Kieran Guilbert

Female trafficking victims wrongly jailed due to UK govt 'failings'

Pay more for your clothes, Bangladesh workers tell fashion brands Anuradha Nagaraj

Pay more for your clothes, Bangladesh workers tell global fashion brands

When the music's over: cities suffer as venues fall to developers Gregory Scruggs

When the music's over: cities suffer as venues fall to developers

Bangkok street vendors: from Michelin star to fighting eviction Rina Chandran

Bangkok street vendors: from Michelin star to fighting eviction

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence Reuters

At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence

Facing jail for online 'jokes', Russian feminist vows to fight on Daria Litvinova

Facing jail for online 'jokes', Russian feminist vows to fight on

Rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides Reuters

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine typhoon landslides

In Pakistan, high mountain water pipe brings a bonus: peace Rina Saeed Khan

In Pakistan, a high mountain water pipe brings a bonus: peace

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province Reuters

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

Air strike kills four at radio station in Yemen's Hodeidah Reuters

Air strike kills four at radio station in Yemen's Hodeidah - residents, medics

Kenyan islanders highlight pollution with recycled plastic boat Reuters

Islanders in Kenya build recycled plastic boat to highlight pollution

Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares emergency over malaria Reuters

Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

California promises carbon satellite monitoring at climate summit Sebastien Malo

U.S. climate summit ends with California promising satellite carbon monitoring

Land conservation steps into limelight as climate change fix Gregory Scruggs

Land conservation steps into limelight as key climate change fix

Austria, Italy propose holding migrants on ships for days Reuters

Austria, Italy propose holding migrants on ships for days

U.S. climate summit aims for a new carbon goal: zero Sebastien Malo

U.S. climate summit aims for a new carbon goal: zero

Film on rape victims' recovery shows unseen side of Congo war Nellie Peyton

Film on rape victims' recovery shows unseen side of Congo war

No women, no progress, development experts warn Emma Batha

No women, no progress, development experts warn

Lack of awareness holds back UK businesses that do good Lee Mannion

Lack of awareness holds back British businesses that do good - industry

Italy's Salvini likens African immigrants to 'slaves' Reuters

Italy's Salvini likens African immigrants to 'slaves'

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Indonesia's 'Paris of Java' on high-tech mission to cut emissions
'Catastrophic' floods rising on Amazon River, say scientists
One in 20 UK workers part of 'hidden revolution' to reform capitalism
Reveal politics gender gap, British government urged
Burkina Faso arrests dozens for FGM in biggest crackdown yet
Taking back carbon 'imperative' to stop planet overheating, backers say
For asylum-seekers on Greece's Lesbos, life 'is so bad here'
Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met, World Bank says
It's official: Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie are not gay ... or straight
Europeans still open to refugees, three years after crisis
India prescribes punishments in bid to stamp out instant Muslim divorce
Eat, pray, farm: U.S. churches turn faith lands into food
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