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3,000 a day flee in cholera-stricken Somalia as famine looms Katy Migiro

3,000 people a day fleeing in cholera-stricken Somalia as famine looms

Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque Reuters

Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque

Syria deal to evacuate Shi'ites and Sunnis from towns-source Reuters

Syria deal to evacuate Shi'ites and Sunnis from towns-source, Observatory

FACTBOX-Myanmar plans to boost electricity access with coal Thin Lei Win

FACTBOX-Myanmar plans to boost electricity access with coal

Waiting for grid to arrive, Myanmar villages switch on solar Thin Lei Win

FEATURE-Waiting for grid to arrive, Myanmar villages switch on solar

Floods in Peru threaten to sweep away rich archaeological legacy Reuters

Floods in Peru threaten to sweep away rich archaeological legacy - explorer

Army assesses damage after storm "smashes" north Australia Reuters

Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia

Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection Andrew Mambondiyani

Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on energy Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on "energy independence," eliminating Obama-era climate change regulations

Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities Reuters

Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities

After Seattle woman fights off attacker, self-defense classes boom Reuters

After Seattle woman fights off attacker, self-defense classes boom

U.N. picks former U.S. state governor to run World Food Programme Reuters

U.N. picks former U.S. state governor to run World Food Programme

US sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funds Reuters

U.S. sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

High-res mapping and locals join forces in India to rescue forests Rina Chandran

High-res mapping and locals join forces in India to restore deforested land

Brazilian police and squatters clash over eviction Chris Arsenault

Brazilian police and squatters clash over eviction

Nigeria "ransacking" recaptured Boko Haram territory for leader Reuters

Nigeria "ransacking" recaptured Boko Haram territory for elusive leader - defence minister

Four of six aid workers killed in South Sudan were Kenyans Reuters

Four of six aid workers killed in South Sudan were Kenyans - statement

Aid groups deny rescue ships in Mediterranean are abetting migrant Reuters

Aid groups deny rescue ships in Mediterranean are abetting migrant smugglers

Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state Reuters

PREVIEW-Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam Reuters

Guns silent as engineers work to ease pressure on Syrian dam

UN may use other Yemen ports to ensure food pipeline, avert famine Reuters

UN may use other Yemen ports to ensure food pipeline, avert famine

In drought-stricken Somaliland, people try to survive on black tea Reuters

In drought-stricken Somaliland, families try to survive on black tea

EU peacekeepers ready to intervene in Bosnia in case of new strife Reuters

EU peacekeepers ready to intervene in Bosnia in case of new strife

Iraqi farmers desperate to go home as cattle perish Reuters

Iraqi farmers desperate to go home as cattle perish

'Am I next?':El Salvador killings leave transgender people in fear Nelson Renteria

FEATURE-'Am I next?': Killings in El Salvador leave transgender people in fear

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies Reuters

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

From Syria to Detroit, we are all migrants, sings bluesman Bibb Reuters

From Syria to Detroit, we are all migrants, sings bluesman Bibb

Terror at midnight: trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests Katy Migiro

Terror at midnight: abduction trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests

A year on,regal Suu Kyi struggles to move Myanmar on from conflict Reuters

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to move Myanmar on from conflict

Bodies of two U.N. investigators found in Congo -government Reuters

Bodies of two U.N. investigators found in Congo -government

Iraq, U.S. must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul - U.N. Reuters

Iraq, U.S. must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul - U.N.

Medicinal plant gardens prescribed to cure Kenya's health woes Justus Wanzala

FEATURE-Medicinal plant gardens prescribed to cure Kenya's health woes

Cambodia bans breast milk exports Reuters

Cambodia bans breast milk exports

Pope backs global nuclear arms ban as UN conference sputters Reuters

Pope backs global nuclear arms ban as U.N. conference sputters

MPs accuse UK paper of "moronic sexism" over "Legs-it" front page Emma Batha

MPs accuse UK paper of "moronic sexism" over "Legs-it" front page

EU urges Hungary to ensure migrant camps comply with asylum rules Reuters

EU urges Hungary to ensure migrant holding camps comply with asylum rules

Congo forces fire shots to ward off protests after talks ... Reuters

Congo forces fire shots to ward off protests after talks fizzle

Austria says wants exemption from EU migrant relocation system Reuters

Austria says wants exemption from EU migrant relocation system

Syria gets 50,000 tonnes of Russian wheat in aid Reuters

Syria gets 50,000 tonnes of Russian wheat in aid, none from commercial deals

The Smuggling Game: Playing with life and death to reach Europe Lin Taylor and Valeria Cardi

The Smuggling Game: Playing with life and death to reach Europe

Investigators probe Mosul blast as Iraqi forces push into Old City Reuters

Investigators probe Mosul blast as Iraqi forces push into Old City

Civilian deaths, Old City fight force Mosul battle rethink Reuters

Civilian deaths, Old City fight force Mosul battle rethink

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town on Ugandan border Reuters

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town on Ugandan border

Disasters cost insurers $54 bln, economy $175 bln in 2016 Reuters

Disasters cost insurers $54 bln, economy $175 bln in 2016 - Swiss Re

Poor farmers face uphill battle with Pakistan’s climate extremes Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio

Poor farmers – unlike rich - face uphill battle with Pakistan’s climate extremes

Thousands shelter as "howling" Cyclone Debbie hits north Australia Reuters

Thousands shelter as "screaming, howling" Cyclone Debbie hits north Australia

War crime probes will hinder Sri Lanka reconciliation: ex-official Reuters

War crime probes will hinder Sri Lanka's reconciliation - ex-defence secretary

After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules Reuters

After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules

Televisions sit on a pedestrian bridge after flooding in Peru Reuters

Televisions and a chair sit on a pedestrian bridge after flooding in Lima, Peru

Iraqi forces make new push in Mosul Old City -federal police Reuters

Iraqi forces make new push in Mosul Old City -federal police

WIDER IMAGE-What is left when Peru's flood waters recede Reuters

WIDER IMAGE-What is left when Peru's flood waters recede

Sweden to offer compensation for transgender sterilisations Reuters

Sweden to offer compensation for transgender sterilisations

Four fifths of Yemen's children need humanitarian aid Emma Bhata

FACTBOX-Four fifths of Yemen's children need humanitarian aid

Child marriage soars in Yemen as famine looms Emma Batha

Child marriage soars in Yemen as famine looms - UN

Refugee chef cooks up a taste of Syria in London Emily Wither

Refugee chef cooks up a taste of Syria in London

South African weather forecaster sees increased El Nino risk Reuters

South African weather forecaster sees increased El Nino risk

Threatened U.S. pullout might help, not hobble, climate pact Reuters

Threatened U.S. pullout might help, not hobble, global climate pact

Hit by drought and debt, Indian farmers protest with skulls, rats Nita Bhalla

Hit by drought and debt, Indian farmers protest with human skulls and rats

US wants quarter cut to UN Congo troop cap, others warn wrong time Reuters

US wants quarter cut to U.N. Congo troop cap, others warn wrong time

Four-year-old migrant girl and mother in emotional Sicily reunion Wladimir Pantaleone

Four-year-old migrant girl and mother in emotional reunion in Sicily

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3,000 people a day fleeing in cholera-stricken Somalia as famine looms
Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque
Syria deal to evacuate Shi'ites and Sunnis from towns-source, Observatory
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FEATURE-Waiting for grid to arrive, Myanmar villages switch on solar
Floods in Peru threaten to sweep away rich archaeological legacy - explorer
Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia
Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection
U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order on "energy independence," eliminating Obama-era climate ...
Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities
After Seattle woman fights off attacker, self-defense classes boom
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