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Migrants walk along railway tracks after crossing into Canada Reuters

Migrants walk along railway tracks after crossing the Canada-U.S. border

Teachers in Boko Haram-hit region trained to keep schools safe Nellie Peyton

Teachers in Boko Haram-hit region trained to keep schools safe

INTERVIEW-Everyone's complicit in gentrification - UK filmmaker Astrid Zweynert

INTERVIEW-Everyone's complicit in gentrification - UK filmmaker

Understanding Syria: Museum invites visitors to ask refugees Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Understanding Syria: London museum invites visitors to ask refugees

Thousands trapped by fighting in S. Sudan as aid agencies pull out Katy Migiro

Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out

Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia Beh Lih Yi

Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia

Saudis say sending aid to all of Yemen including Houthi areas Reuters

Saudis say sending aid to all of Yemen including Houthi areas

To end poverty, Latin America must invest in equal, green growth Sophie Hares

To end poverty, Latin America must invest in equal, green growth - UN

Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria's Idlib - medics, witnesses Reuters

Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria's Idlib - medics, witnesses

Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador Reuters

Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador

Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe Reuters

Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe - EU officials

UN slams Myanmar plan to resettle Rohingya in "camp-like" villages Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-UN criticises Myanmar plan to resettle Rohingya in "camp-like" villages

Crop-eating armyworm marches on, UN says Angola now hit Umberto Bacchi

Crop-eating armyworm marches on, UN says Angola now hit

Italian minister says painting NGOs as traffickers is a lie Reuters

Italian minister says painting NGOs as migrant traffickers is a lie

Skin lightening under fire as Indians seek whiter shade of pale Rina Chandran

FEATURE-Skin lightening under fire as Indians seek whiter shade of pale

On Nicaragua's coast, conflict over indigenous land turns violent Tristan Martin and Faye Planer

FEATURE -On Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast, conflict over indigenous land turns violent

Philippine leader unfazed by ICC murder complaint Reuters

Philippine leader unfazed by ICC murder complaint, vows no let-up in drugs war

Court upholds life sentence for former Chad ruler Hissene Habre Reuters

Court upholds life sentence for former Chad ruler Hissene Habre

India's Muslim women fight tradition, family for right to property Rina Chandran

FEATURE-India's Muslim women fight tradition and family for right to property

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity Reuters

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity

Asylum-seekers fleeing US may find cold comfort in Canada’s courts Reuters

INSIGHT-Asylum-seekers fleeing U.S. may find cold comfort in Canada’s courts

Nepal quake recovery, done right, could ease migration pressure Thin Lei Win

Nepal quake recovery, done right, could ease migration pressure

Civilian casualties decline slightly in Afghanistan Reuters

Civilian casualties decline slightly in Afghanistan-U.N. report

Climate change deepening Horn of Africa's hunger crisis - Oxfam Daniel Wesangula

Climate change deepening Horn of Africa's hunger crisis, Oxfam says

As farms dry up, Kenyan women switch to clean energy businesses Kagondu Njagi

As farms dry up, Kenyan women switch to clean energy businesses

Some African states oppose a return by S.Sudan rebel Machar Reuters

Some African states oppose a return by S.Sudan rebel Machar -UN

Put a price on the costs of disasters: UN risk chief Anastasia Moloney

INTERVIEW-Put a price on the costs of disasters, says U.N. risk chief

A displaced boy waits outside a camp south of Mosul, Iraq Reuters

A displaced boy waits outside a camp south of Mosul, Iraq

Trump advisers to discuss whether U.S. stays in Paris climate pact Reuters

Trump advisers to discuss whether U.S. stays in Paris climate pact -official

Cheap blood drug could prevent maternal deaths in developing world Reuters

Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world

As land conflicts rise, clean energy investors face financial risk Laurie Goering

As land conflicts rise, clean energy investors face financial risks

Britain to take in more child migrants Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Britain to take in more child migrants, charities say thousands in danger

Europe's meat farming vulnerable with growing water scarcity Umberto Bacchi

Europe's meat and dairy farming vulnerable as climate change worsens water scarcity - study

Yemen govt seeks UN oversight of port - prime minister Reuters

Yemen govt seeks UN oversight of port - prime minister

South Sudanese banks run out of cash as conflict rages Reuters

South Sudanese banks run out of cash as conflict rages

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people -minister Reuters

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people -minister

WHO says Liberia taking precautions after mystery deaths Reuters

WHO says Liberia taking precautions after mystery deaths

Burundi stops World Food Program convoy from entering country Reuters

Burundi stops World Food Program convoy from entering country

Mobile phones make reporters of Indian villagers to fix problems Rina Chandran

Mobile phones make reporters of Indian villagers to fix problems

World's mushrooming cities pose big vaccination challenges-UNICEF Astrid Zweynert

INTERVIEW-World's mushrooming cities pose big vaccination challenges - UNICEF

Organ trafficking 'booms' in Lebanon as Syrians sell kidneys Magda Mis

Organ trafficking 'booming' in Lebanon as desperate Syrians sell kidneys, eyes - BBC

For some Mosul men, escape leads straight to the interrogator Reuters

For some Mosul men, escape leads straight to the interrogator

S. Africa considers grain reserve as possible El Nino looms Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-S. Africa considers strategic grain reserve as possible El Nino looms - minister

Anti-abortion posters appear in Paris metro Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Anti-abortion posters pop up in Paris metro during election campaign

Activists fight food waste by throwing disco parties worldwide Umberto Bacchi

Activists fight food waste by throwing disco parties around the world

Mosul businesses start rebuilding Reuters

Mosul businesses start reconstruction without waiting for final IS defeat

Burkina Faso teachers return to school after jihadist threats Emma Farge

Burkina Faso teachers return to school, seek support, after jihadist threats

Number of refugees accepted in EU states doubles in 2016 Reuters

EU asylum granting over twice as high in 2016 as year before - Eurostat

French intelligence says Assad forces carried out sarin attack Reuters

French intelligence says Assad forces carried out sarin attack

Catch 22 for Syrian refugees Reuters

INSIGHT- Syrian refugees must buy travel papers - from Assad

Huge dam to boost Kenya's urban water but may threaten Maasai Mara Wesley Langat

Huge dam to shore up Kenya's urban water – but may threaten Maasai Mara

Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent Reuters

Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent

Amazon natives in Peru take over oil field in land use dispute Reuters

Amazon natives in Peru take over oil field in land use dispute

Human trafficking set to surge under Trump - expert Ellen Wulfhorst

Immigration expert predicts human trafficking will surge under Trump

Sex and labor trafficking survivors call for jobs not pity Belinda Goldsmith

Sex and labor trafficking survivors call for funding and jobs, not pity

Tech use by sex traffickers fuels privacy vs security debate Ellen Wulfhorst

Technology use by sex traffickers fuels debate between privacy and security

State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord Reuters

State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord

Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change -minister Reuters

Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change -minister

US slams S. Sudan's Kiir over 'man-made' famine Reuters

U.S. slams South Sudan's Kiir over 'man-made' famine, urges truce

Migrant workers in Lebanon deported for having children - HRW Heba Kanso

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon deported for having children - rights group

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Migrants walk along railway tracks after crossing the Canada-U.S. border
Teachers in Boko Haram-hit region trained to keep schools safe
INTERVIEW-Everyone's complicit in gentrification - UK filmmaker
Understanding Syria: London museum invites visitors to ask refugees
Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out
Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia
Saudis say sending aid to all of Yemen including Houthi areas
To end poverty, Latin America must invest in equal, green growth - UN
Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria's Idlib - medics, witnesses
Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador
Libya lacks plan to prevent more migrants crossing to Europe - EU officials
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