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Family stayed in Syrian town during offensive as rebels ousted Reuters

Family stayed in Syrian town during offensive as rebels ousted

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city Reuters

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city - monitor

Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war Reuters

"We are hostages": Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war

Rohingya women defy threats in refugee camps to rebuild lives Naimul Karim

Rohingya women defy threats in refugee camps to rebuild lives one stitch at a time

Mexican families scour arid plains for graves of disappeared Reuters

Mexican families scour arid plains for graves of disappeared

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued Reuters

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued

U.S. Christian couple can sue over same-sex marriage video law Reuters

Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law

'Upskirting' abuse arrest in Spain brings calls for new laws Sonia Elks

'Upskirting' abuse arrest in Spain brings calls for new laws

Ebola appears contained in Goma, flares in other parts of Congo Reuters

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo - WHO

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies Reuters

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London

Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparation Reuters

Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparations

Rohingya in Bangladesh warned to be wary with trafficking rising Naimul Karim

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh warned to be wary with human trafficking rising

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Reuters

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment

Malaysia's poverty levels far higher than reported: U.N. expert Reuters

Malaysia's poverty levels far higher than reported, U.N. expert says

As students map the weather, an Indian village bests its water woe Roli Srivastava

As students map the weather, an Indian village bests its water woes

TIMELINE-Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis Reuters

TIMELINE-Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis

Brazil's former minister calls wildfires 'crime against humanity' Anastasia Moloney

Brazil's former environment head calls raging wildfires 'crime against humanity'

WHO: eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim to control Reuters

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it

Emma Watson, Nadia Murad call on G7 for progressive feminist laws Kate Ryan

Emma Watson among advisory group calling on G7 for progressive feminist laws

Meghan Markle offers glimpse of clothing line for women jobseekers Megan Davies

Meghan Markle offers glimpse of UK clothing line for women job-seekers

Mexico lacks basic data on hundreds of trafficking victims Christine Murray

Mexico lacks basic data on hundreds of trafficking victims - government watchdog

Indonesia tells supermarkets to remove 'palm oil-free' products Reuters

Indonesia tells some Jakarta supermarkets to remove 'palm oil-free' products

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women exercise their right to fly Reuters

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right

Ai Weiwei swaps Germany for Britain, blasts Europe over refugees Adela Suliman

INTERVIEW - Ai Weiwei swaps Germany for Britain, blasts Europe over refugees

Myanmar troops' violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent' Reuters

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent' -U.N. report

Carrier bag spat erupts as Islamabad moves to ban plastic Rina Saeed Khan

Carrier bag spat erupts as Islamabad moves to ban plastic

Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril Reuters

Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril

Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls Reuters

Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse to return to Myanmar

Big data helps confront more complex disasters in Asia Rina Chandran

From drones to social media, big data helps confront more complex disasters in Asia

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men Reuters

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994

India’s first openly gay athlete confident of making Olympic cut Reuters

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut

No pot of gold for locals as China mines Sierra Leone Nellie Peyton and Richmond Tholley

No pot of gold for locals as China mines Sierra Leone

NZ speaker makes parliament more parent-friendly Reuters

Bringing up baby: NZ speaker makes parliament more parent-friendly

Male slavery survivors in UK struggle to get support, numbers soar Sonia Elks and Kieran Guilbert

Male slavery survivors in UK struggle to get support as numbers soar

No minorities, no meat? Gig economy deepens cities' divides Rina Chandran

ANALYSIS - No minorities, no meat? Gig economy deepens cities' divides

More deals, less conflict? Cross-border water planning key: report Laurie Goering

More deals, less conflict? Cross-border water planning key, report warns

Salvadoran woman acquitted in abortion case calls for reform Reuters

Salvadoran woman acquitted in abortion case calls for reform

Brazil's Bolsonaro suspends funding for LGBT+ screenplays Fabio Teixeira

Brazil's Bolsonaro suspends funding for LGBT+ screenplays

U.N. warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will close without pledges Reuters

U.N. warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will close if countries do not pay pledges

WFP resumes food distribution in Yemen's Sanaa Reuters

WFP resumes food distribution in Yemen's Sanaa after deal with Houthis

Nigeria's milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Reuters

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon Reuters

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Reuters

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system

Should Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar? Beh Lih Yi and Naimul Karim

EXPERT VIEWS - Should Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar?

Thai minister vows to make land claims in forests 'top priority' Rina Chandran

INTERVIEW-Thai minister vows to make resolving land claims in forests 'top priority'

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian enclave Reuters

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave

Big Swiss companies must study women's pay gap from next year Reuters

Big Swiss companies must study women's pay gap from next year

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting Reuters

More than 2,000 people displaced, 19 killed in Myanmar fighting

China's parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Reuters

China's parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back Reuters

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back

Zimbabwe solar-irrigated farms face a new threat: hungry elephants Lungelo Ndhlovu

Solar-irrigated farms face an unexpected threat in Zimbabwe: hungry elephants

Flat-pack cities: wooden skyscrapers sprout over concrete concerns Rina Chandran

Flat-packed cities: wooden skyscrapers sprout over concrete concerns

U.S. airport bans plastic water bottles in bid for zero waste Kate Ryan

U.S. airport in San Francisco bans small plastic water bottles in bid for zero waste

Homeless children in England living in shipping containers: report Adela Suliman

Homeless children in England living in shipping containers, hostels - Commissioner's report

Climate change will cripple economies regardless of wealth: report Kate Ryan

Climate change will cripple economies regardless of wealth, economists say

Homophobia rises in European countries without gay marriage Megan Davies

Homophobia seen rising in European countries without gay marriage

Syrians facing forced removal from Istanbul given reprieve Reuters

Syrians facing forced removal from Istanbul given temporary reprieve

Water pollution 'invisible threat' to global goals: economists Kim Harrisberg

Water pollution an 'invisible threat' to global goals, economists warn

Can air pollution trigger depression and schizophrenia? Sonia Elks

Can air pollution trigger depression and schizophrenia?

In a first for Africa, Kenya census to count intersex people Nita Bhalla

INTERVIEW - In a first for Africa, Kenya census to count intersex people

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Family stayed in Syrian town during offensive as rebels ousted
Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city - monitor
"We are hostages": Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war
Rohingya women defy threats in refugee camps to rebuild lives one stitch at a time
Mexican families scour arid plains for graves of disappeared
Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued
Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law
'Upskirting' abuse arrest in Spain brings calls for new laws
Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo - WHO
Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London
Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparations
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh warned to be wary with human trafficking rising
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