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Trans asylum-seeker killed after deportation back to El Salvador Reuters

Trans asylum-seeker killed after U.S. deportation back to El Salvador

Accused of bullying staff, top brass at Amnesty offer to quit Ellen Wulfhorst

Accused of bullying staff, top brass at Amnesty International offer to quit

As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers Reuters

As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two

Force British territories to legalise gay marriage, report says Emma Farge

Force British territories to legalise gay marriage, report says

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood? Sonia Elks

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?

Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son Reuters

Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son

Half of UK's social entrepreneurs don't fear no-deal Brexit Sarah Shearman

Half of Britain's social entrepreneurs don't fear a no-deal Brexit, says survey

Forced to beg, Senegal's 'talibes' face exploitation and abuse Reuters

Forced to beg, Senegal's 'talibes' face exploitation and abuse

Deadly Dhaka blaze prompts calls for action on building safety Naimul Karim

Deadly Dhaka blaze prompts calls for government action on building safety

Climate plan "not pie in the sky" before election, says Spain Reuters

Climate plan "not pie in the sky" before election, says Spain

China tells employers to stop asking women about marriage Beh Lih Yi

China tells employers to stop asking women about marriage and babies

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case Reuters

Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case

Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt Reuters

Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal

Ethiopia's reforms bring hope for businesses doing good Nita Bhalla

Ethiopia's reforms spark ray of hope for struggling businesses doing good

Exploited Guinea-Bissau's domestic workers seek protection Nellie Peyton

Underpaid and abused, Guinea-Bissau's domestic workers seek protection

Movies with a message make impact beyond Oscars glitz Reuters

Movies with a message make impact beyond Oscars glitz

Malnourished Venezuelans hope urgently needed aid arrives soon Reuters

Malnourished Venezuelans hope urgently needed aid arrives soon

UK appoints top cop as new anti-slavery chief Kieran Guilbert

UK appoints top cop as new anti-slavery chief after criticism over delay

Battle of bands: Dueling concerts as aid for Venezuelans in limbo Reuters

Battle of the bands: Dueling concerts as aid for Venezuelans in limbo

One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth Lisa Rapaport

One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth

Just how sexist is that film? There's an app to find out Rina Chandran

Just how sexist is that film? There's an app to find out

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning gay sex to May Reuters

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning gay sex to May 24 -judge

'Dream of a safe place': Saudi sisters in hiding in Hong Kong Reuters

'Dream of a safe place': Saudi sisters in hiding in Hong Kong after fleeing family

Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine Reuters

Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries "negative" focus

N.Korea warns of food crisis, slashes rations Reuters

N.Korea warns of food crisis, slashes rations before next leaders' summit

U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout Reuters

U.S. to leave 200 American peacekeepers in Syria after pullout

Future of food under 'severe threat' as species disappear Lin Taylor

Future of food under 'severe threat' as species diversity disappears - UN

Insurance not enough to offset financial risks of climate change Laurie Goering

Insurance not enough to offset financial risks of climate change, analysts say

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block aid Reuters

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Brazil wants to test new tactic in war against child trafficking Fabio Teixeira

Brazilian police want to test new tactic in war against child trafficking

Proposed U.S. state law would limit play for transgender students Kate Ryan

Proposed U.S. state law would limit play for transgender students

Charity urges protection of 2,500 foreign children in Syria Heba Kanso

Charity urges countries to protect 2,500 foreign children in Syria

Head of UK's LGBT+ lobby group quits as trans debate rages Hugo Greenhalgh

Head of Britain's leading LGBT+ lobby group quits as trans debate rages

Prepare now for accelerating climate threats: military officials Laurie Goering

Prepare now for accelerating climate threats, military officials warn

FACTBOX-Timeline of incidents in Jussie Smollett's alleged attack Reuters

FACTBOX - Timeline of incidents in Jussie Smollett's alleged attack

Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action: mayors Zoe Tabary

Women 'uniquely placed' to inspire climate action, mayors say

Costa Rica struggles to sell insurance to climate-hit farmers Sebastian Rodriguez

Costa Rica struggles to sell insurance to climate-threatened farmers

Swedish student wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate Reuters

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

Spain's far-right blocks anti-homophobia motion in Senate Reuters

Spain's far-right debuts in Senate by blocking anti-homophobia motion

Male, female or X? Air passengers to get more gender options Sonia Elks

Male, female or X? Air passengers to get more gender options from airlines

Gay parenting 'boot camp' moves to Asia to meet demand from China Michael Taylor

Gay parenting 'boot camp' moves to Asia to meet growing demand from China

Hungary accepts hundreds of refugees from Venezuela Reuters

Hungary accepts hundreds of refugees from Venezuela - report

UK interior minister: I would not leave anyone stateless Reuters

UK interior minister: I would not take decision to leave anyone stateless

Islamic State on brink of defeat in Syria enclave Reuters

Islamic State on brink of defeat in Syria enclave

Ex-child soldier fights for trans rights in Colombia Anastasia Moloney

Ex-child soldier fights for trans rights in Colombia

Colombia ex-rebels turn tourist guides, but peace remains fragile Anastasia Moloney

Colombia's ex-rebels turn tourist guides, but peace remains fragile

Australia says coal market 'booming', dismisses Glencore cuts Reuters

Australia says coal market 'booming' as it dismisses Glencore cuts

Thai community forest bill won't benefit all, campaigners say Rina Chandran

Thai community forest bill won't benefit all, campaigners say

Taiwan unveils Asia's first draft law on same-sex marriage Reuters

Taiwan unveils Asia's first draft law on same-sex marriage

Slaves to religion: Brazil raids expose dark side of cults Fabio Teixeira

Slaves to religion: Brazil raids expose dark side of cults

World Cup aids recovery in tsunami-damaged Kamaishi Reuters

World Cup aids recovery in tsunami-damaged Kamaishi

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack Reuters

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

Survivors draw on past to design anti-trafficking software Kate Ryan

Survivors draw on personal pasts to design anti-trafficking software

Billionaire Branson hopes aid concert opens Venezuela's borders Reuters

Billionaire Branson hopes aid concert opens Venezuela's borders

UK investor body to apply red light if company's board lacks women Reuters

UK investor body to apply red warning if a company's board lacks women

U.S. toilet paper use wiping out habitat, heating planet Ellen Wulfhorst

Consumers' use of toilet paper wiping out habitat, heating planet, report says

Rebels say Russia blocks food supply to Syria refugee camp Reuters

Rebels say Russia blocks food supply to Syria refugee camp

U.S., C. America launch plan to crack down on people smugglers Reuters

U.S., Central America launch plan to crack down on people smugglers

New book challenges stereotypes about Muslim women Heba Kanso

What does it mean to be a Muslim woman? New book challenges stereotypes

US judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks Reuters

U.S. judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks

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Trans asylum-seeker killed after U.S. deportation back to El Salvador
Accused of bullying staff, top brass at Amnesty International offer to quit
As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two
Force British territories to legalise gay marriage, report says
Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?
Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son
Half of Britain's social entrepreneurs don't fear a no-deal Brexit, says survey
Forced to beg, Senegal's 'talibes' face exploitation and abuse
Deadly Dhaka blaze prompts calls for government action on building safety
Climate plan "not pie in the sky" before election, says Spain
China tells employers to stop asking women about marriage and babies
Swiss court upholds sentence in genital mutilation case
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