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Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims Reuters

Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

Two activists involved in land dispute killed in Brazil - police Reuters

Two activists involved in land dispute killed in Brazil - police

Yemen warring parties at 1st direct meeting of Sweden peace talks Reuters

Yemen warring parties hold first direct meeting of Sweden peace talks

UK investigates after labour expose at world's top glove maker Kieran Guilbert and Beh Lih Yi

UK investigates after labour rights expose at world's top glove maker

UN talks offer helping hand to people uprooted by climate change Megan Rowling

U.N. talks offer helping hand to people uprooted by climate change

Afghanistan suspends officials after women's football abuse probe Reuters

Afghanistan suspends officials after women's football team abuse investigation

Amid violence, efforts to reboot 'toothless' UN human rights pact Carey Biron

FEATURE-Amid soaring violence, efforts to reinvigorate 'toothless' U.N. agreement on rights activists

French military enlists green group to fight climate change Sebastien Malo

French military enlists green group to fight climate change

U.N. climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides Reuters

U.N. climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Activists denied entry to Poland for climate talks: green groups Megan Rowling

Activists denied access to Poland for U.N. climate talks, green groups say

Hungarians protest against 'slave law' overtime rules Reuters

Hungarians protest against 'slave law' overtime rules

Yemen food survey finds majority in 'dire' crisis, famine a danger Reuters

Yemen food survey finds majority in 'dire' crisis, famine a danger

Afghan 'Messi boy' forced to flee home Reuters

Afghan 'Messi boy' forced to flee home

World's top glovemaker under fire in Malaysia over workers' rights Beh Lih Yi

World's top glovemaker under fire in Malaysia over migrant workers' rights

New migration accord recognizes key role of cities Carey Biron

New migration accord recognizes key role of cities

Many U.S.-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls Reuters

Many U.S.-bound caravan migrants disperse as asylum process stalls

Cocoa companies fail on pledge to stop Africa deforestation Nellie Peyton

Cocoa companies fail on pledge to stop Africa deforestation - report

House in order: Emissions from buildings level off Sebastien Malo

House in order: Carbon emissions from buildings level off

Murder probe leads to arrest of Indian trafficking 'kingpin' Anuradha Nagaraj

Murder probe leads to arrest of Indian trafficking 'kingpin'

Militants kill at least 18 civilians in Congo's Ebola zone Reuters

Militants kill at least 18 civilians in Congo's Ebola zone

Act now or face 100 more years of child marriage, economists warn Isabelle Gerretsen

Act now or face 100 more years of child marriage, economists warn

Yemen government proposes re-opening of Sanaa airport in talks Reuters

Yemen government proposes re-opening of Sanaa airport in peace talks

Colour creeps back as Aral Sea emerges from the dust Umberto Bacchi and Claudio Accheri

Colour creeps back as Aral Sea emerges from the dust

New roads, old war fan sale of Southeast Asian brides in China Rina Chandran

New roads, old war fan sale of Southeast Asian brides in China

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film Reuters

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film - wife

Seawalls and forests aim to save the living-and dead-in Tanzania Hannah McNeish

Seawalls and forests aim to save the living - and dead - in Tanzania

Mudslide risk in S. California wildfire zones prompts evacuation Reuters

Mudslide risk in S. California wildfire zones prompts evacuation of thousands

Frenzy for fish means torturous life at sea for migrant fishermen Inna Lazareva

Frenzy for fish means torturous life at sea for migrant fishermen

Gender pay gap is dramatic among top U.S. lawyers Ellen Wulfhorst

Gender pay gap is dramatic among top U.S. lawyers, survey finds

Migrant rescue ship Aquarius to end operations Lin Taylor

Migrant rescue ship Aquarius to end operations

Trump's EPA proposes looser carbon limits on new coal plants Reuters

Trump's EPA proposes looser carbon limits on new coal plants

Brazil's Bolsonaro lumps native tribes with women in new ministry Reuters

Brazil's Bolsonaro lumps native tribes with women in new ministry

To hug, or not to hug? Ted Baker furore sparks water cooler debate Mariaelena Agostini

To hug, or not to hug? Ted Baker furore sparks water cooler debate

Developing nations say swifter climate action needs more cash Megan Rowling

Developing nations say swifter climate action depends on cash to pay for it

Three migrants find new life in Germany Reuters

Three migrants find new life in Germany

Peru to phase out throw-away plastic bags in three years Reuters

Peru to phase out throw-away plastic bags in three years

Britain behind in anti-slavery fight due to lack of victim support Umberto Bacchi

Britain behind in anti-slavery fight due to lack of victim support - report

Chinese Disney doll factory investigated over treatment of workers Kieran Guilbert

Disney doll factory in China investigated over treatment of workers

What is rape? Despite #MeToo, few really know Lin Taylor

What is rape? Despite #MeToo, few really know

Niger adopts law to protect displaced people in first for Africa Nellie Peyton

Niger adopts law to protect displaced people in first for Africa

At least four killed in Cyprus flooding Reuters

At least four killed in Cyprus flooding

Their waters wrested away, Colombia's fishermen lament - and learn Anastasia Moloney

Their waters wrested away, Colombia's island fishermen lament - and learn

Russian chefs offer soup for homeless on cold St Petersburg nights Reuters

Russian chefs offer soup to warm homeless on cold St Petersburg nights

World's top glovemaker vows to clean up its labour supply chain Beh Lih Yi

World's top glovemaker vows clean-up as migrant workers toil in Malaysia factories

In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands Kizito Makoye

In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands

Cambodia frees 32 surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking Jared Ferrie

Cambodia frees 32 surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking

Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer Reuters

Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer - study

New Zealand defence report says climate is greatest security risk Reuters

New Zealand defence report says climate change greatest security risk

Afghan peace push backed by surge in air strikes, operations Reuters

Afghan peace push backed by surge in air strikes, operations

The $3bn map: experts pool oceans of data to plot final frontier Adela Suliman

The $3bn map: scientists pool oceans of data to plot Earth's final frontier

Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but "entrenches segregation" Reuters

"We can't go anywhere": Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but "entrenches segregation"

British Columbia details plan to shift homes, cars to clean energy Reuters

British Columbia details plan to shift homes, cars to clean energy

Mexico suggests work visas for C. Americans, wants U.S. to do same Reuters

Mexico suggests work visas for Central Americans, wants U.S. to do same

New scrutiny over Bolivian child labour after US pledges aid cuts Anastasia Moloney

New scrutiny over Bolivian child labour after U.S. pledges aid cuts

#MeToo has brought fear and respect to Bollywood says star Annie Banerji

#MeToo has brought fear and respect to Bollywood says star

Global carbon emissions set to rise further this year - study Reuters

Global carbon emissions set to rise further this year - study

Greenland's ice sheet melting faster than thought - researchers Reuters

Greenland's ice sheet melting faster than thought-research

Act on climate change to cut 'outrageous' pollution deaths - WHO Megan Rowling

Act on climate change to cut 'outrageous' pollution deaths - WHO

Colombia landmine casualties triple to 180 -non-governmental group Reuters

Colombia landmine casualties triple to 180 -non-governmental group

Aid groups accuse U.N. of manipulating data ahead of Congo polls Nellie Peyton

Aid groups accuse U.N. of manipulating data ahead of Congo polls

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Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims
Two activists involved in land dispute killed in Brazil - police
Yemen warring parties hold first direct meeting of Sweden peace talks
UK investigates after labour rights expose at world's top glove maker
U.N. talks offer helping hand to people uprooted by climate change
Afghanistan suspends officials after women's football team abuse investigation
FEATURE-Amid soaring violence, efforts to reinvigorate 'toothless' U.N. agreement on rights activists
French military enlists green group to fight climate change
U.N. climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides
Activists denied access to Poland for U.N. climate talks, green groups say
Hungarians protest against 'slave law' overtime rules
Yemen food survey finds majority in 'dire' crisis, famine a danger
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