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Tiny AI devices aim to enrich farmers and their soil Thin Lei Win

Tiny AI devices aim to enrich farmers and their soil

Slovakia - in sixth vote - backs abortion rights Molly Millar

Slovakia - in sixth vote - backs abortion rights

When did you last see an African video game hero? asks Kenya's Usi Nita Bhalla

When did you last see an African video game hero? asks Kenya's Usiku Games

'Cranky Uncle' game offers a climate disinformation 'vaccination' Laurie Goering

'Cranky Uncle' game offers a vaccination against climate disinformation

WHO decries 'collective failure' as measles kills 140,000 Reuters

WHO decries 'collective failure' as measles kills 140,000

Full of promise? Refugees in Ethiopia impatient for right to work Emeline Wuilbercq

Full of promise? Refugees in Ethiopia impatient for right to work

EU reaches deal on classifying green financial products Reuters

Green bonds set for shake up as EU agrees rules for sustainable financial products

Italy to issue its first green bond in second half of 2020 Reuters

Italy to issue its first green bond in second half of 2020 - head of debt

Most U.S. states have cut environmental budgets since 2008 Reuters

Most U.S. states have cut environmental budgets and staffing since 2008 -study

Norway ramps up W.Europe largest oilfield as oil future questioned Reuters

Norway ramps up W.Europe's largest oilfield as oil's future questioned

Apple buys first-ever carbon-free aluminum Reuters

Apple buys first-ever carbon-free aluminum from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture

Nepal makes first arrest over 'menstrual hut' death Gopal Sharma

Nepal makes first arrest over 'menstrual hut' death

India slum dwellers win property rights, thousands left out Annie Banerji

India slum dwellers win property rights, thousands left out

Landslides in northwest Burundi kill at least 26 people Reuters

Landslides in northwest Burundi kill at least 26 people

EU finance ministers back energy tax reform, single out aviation Reuters

EU finance ministers back energy tax reform, single out aviation

Measles toll in Congo exceeds 5,000, WHO says Reuters

Measles toll in Congo exceeds 5,000, WHO says

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts Reuters

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts

As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze Reuters

As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court

Drought - and economic woes - empty Zimbabwe's 'cattle bank' Busani Bafana

Drought - and economic woes - empty Zimbabwe's 'cattle bank'

India may force social media platforms to offer user verification Reuters

India may force social media platforms to offer user verification-govt sources

Japanese doctor made the Afghan deserts green, until deadly attack Reuters

Japanese doctor made the Afghan deserts green, until deadly attack

Parents tell climate negotiators: Be 'heroes' for all children Megan Rowling

Parents' plea to climate negotiators: Be 'real heroes' for world's children

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance Emma Batha

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance

Record dry November in Australia fuels deadly fires Reuters

Record dry November in Australia fuels deadly fires

Mexican firms growing more LGBT+ friendly, rights group says Oscar Lopez

Mexican firms growing more LGBT+ friendly, rights group says

Mine, all mine: Rock quarrying fuels land disputes in Kenya Kagondu Njagi

Mine, all mine: Rock quarrying fuels land disputes in Kenya

Europe 'carbon border tax' could hurt climate negotiations: China Reuters

Europe's 'carbon border tax' could hurt climate negotiations -China adviser

First period: award-winning UK film upends bloody shame Molly Millar

First period in school: award-winning UK film upends bloody shame

Daughter's murder led activist to hunt for Mexico's disappeared Christine Murray

INTERVIEW-Daughter's murder led activist to hunt for Mexico's disappeared

Afghan victims ask ICC to open Afghan war crimes investigation Reuters

Afghan victims ask ICC to open Afghan war crimes investigation on appeal

'When will things change?' - India rallies for rape victim Annie Banerji

'When will things change?' - India rallies for rape victim

Extreme heat hitting rich and poor harder, climate index shows Megan Rowling

Extreme heat hitting rich and poor harder, global climate index shows

India clears data protection bill for tabling in parliament Reuters

India's cabinet clears data protection bill for tabling in parliament

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency in Afghanistan Reuters

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency, 5 others in east Afghanistan

Big Oil urged to follow 'poster child' Repsol's climate pledge Reuters

Investors urge Big Oil to follow 'poster child' Repsol's climate pledge

Folau settles unfair dismissal case with Rugby Australia Reuters

Folau settles unfair dismissal case with Rugby Australia

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 Reuters

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off

Freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB spot for 2022 Games Reuters

Freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB spot for 2022 Games

Australia limits medical transfer of refugees from Pacific camps Reuters

Australia restricts medical transfer of refugees from Pacific camps

Big brands failing to help Thai seafood sector tackle slavery Nanchanok Wongsamuth

Major brands found failing to help Thai seafood sector tackle slavery

China urges regions to tackle pollution in major rivers Reuters

China urges regions to tackle pollution in major rivers

Privacy concerns pushing people to change online behaviour Umberto Bacchi

Privacy concerns pushing people to change online behaviour, poll shows

Growth in global carbon emissions slowed in 2019 - report Reuters

Growth in global carbon emissions slowed in 2019 - report

Without urgent action, yearly extreme heat waves await Europeans Reuters

Without urgent action, yearly extreme heat waves await Europeans

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln a year as climate heats up Megan Rowling

Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln people a year as climate heats up

New York weighs first U.S. ban on virginity testing Matthew Lavietes

New York weighs first U.S. ban on virginity testing

As lungs pay cost of dirty fuels, UN urges action on health risks Megan Rowling

As lungs pay cost of dirty fuels, UN urges action on climate health risks

'Indiana Jones' scientists collect seeds in wild for climate Reuters

'Indiana Jones' scientists collect seeds in wild for climate change fight

Death and debt: ethical companies tackle funeral poverty Sarah Shearman

FEATURE-Death and debt: ethical companies find ways to tackle funeral poverty

Netherlands to force companies to have more women on boards Reuters

Netherlands to force companies to have more women on boards

Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit Reuters

Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit

Deaths prompt Nepal to offer cash to women who shun menstrual huts Gopal Sharma

Deaths prompt Nepal to offer cash to women who shun 'menstrual huts'

Kyrgyzstan censors 'provocative' women's rights art event Reuters

Kyrgyzstan censors 'provocative' women's rights art event over nudity

'People are not animals'; migrants freeze in Bosnian forest Reuters

'People are not animals'; stranded migrants freeze in Bosnian forest

New Jersey mayor sues New York City over homeless Reuters

New Jersey mayor sues New York City over moving homeless with 'offer they can't refuse'

Afghan official fined, banned for failing to report sexual abuse Reuters

Afghan official fined, banned for failing to report sexual abuse

UN to deliver food aid to 4.1 mln in Zimbabwe Reuters

UN to deliver food aid to 4.1 mln in Zimbabwe, fears 'major crisis'

Police investigating alleged homophobic chanting by West Ham fans Reuters

Police investigating alleged homophobic chanting by West Ham fans

Myanmar army shelling kills woman, two infants in Rakhine Reuters

Myanmar army shelling kills woman, two infants in Rakhine - lawmaker

Indonesia ramps up community fire brigades as forests burn Michael Taylor

Fighting fire with... volunteers? Indonesia ramps up community fire brigades as tropical forests burn

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Tiny AI devices aim to enrich farmers and their soil
Slovakia - in sixth vote - backs abortion rights
When did you last see an African video game hero? asks Kenya's Usiku Games
'Cranky Uncle' game offers a vaccination against climate disinformation
WHO decries 'collective failure' as measles kills 140,000
Full of promise? Refugees in Ethiopia impatient for right to work
Green bonds set for shake up as EU agrees rules for sustainable financial products
Italy to issue its first green bond in second half of 2020 - head of debt
Most U.S. states have cut environmental budgets and staffing since 2008 -study
Norway ramps up W.Europe's largest oilfield as oil's future questioned
Apple buys first-ever carbon-free aluminum from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture
Nepal makes first arrest over 'menstrual hut' death
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