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Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputations Reuters

Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputations

Saudi-led coalition responsible for Yemen cholera outbreak Matthew Ponsford

Saudi-led coalition responsible for 'worst cholera outbreak in the world' in Yemen - researchers

Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200 Reuters

Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200 - Ituri vice governor

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed: UN Reuters

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed: U.N.

Peru court convicts two of human-rights abuses at military base Reuters

Peru court convicts two of human-rights abuses at military base

Aid workers attacked most often in West and Central Africa Kieran Guilbert

Aid workers attacked most often in West and Central Africa

Trial starts for Mali police chief charged with amputations Reuters

Trial starts for Islamist Mali police chief charged with amputations

Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon Reuters

Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers Reuters

INSIGHT-Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers

Donors' aid pledges for Sierra Leone after deadly mudslide Kieran Guilbert

FACTBOX-Donors' aid pledges for Sierra Leone after deadly mudslide

Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered' Reuters

Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'

Boko Haram ramps up attacks on refugee camps in northeast Nigeria Kieran Guilbert

Boko Haram ramps up attacks on refugee camps in northeast Nigeria - aid agency

Rising migrant flow to Spain could become "big emergency" Reuters

Rising migrant flow to Spain could become "big emergency" - UN

Syrian city's rebel districts in ruins years after Assad victory Reuters

Syrian city's rebel districts still in ruins years after Assad victory

Police evict thousands of migrants from Paris sidewalks Reuters

Police evict thousands of migrants from Paris sidewalks for second time since July

Space age spuds and menstrual beans: Do you know these foods? Alex Whiting

FACTBOX-Space age spuds, menstrual beans and melon gold: Do you know these five rare foods?

Aid workers struggle as South Asia floods affect millions Gopal Sharma and Zarir Hussain

Aid workers struggle as South Asia floods affect more than 16 million

Cities across Africa face threat of landslides like Sierra Leone Reuters

Cities across Africa face threat of landslides like Sierra Leone

Srinagar city plan puts residents at risk of floods - officials Athar Parvaiz

Srinagar city plan puts residents at risk of floods - officials

El Salvador scraps law allowing pregnant minors to wed Reuters

El Salvador scraps controversial law allowing pregnant minors to wed

East Libyan forces say have arrested commander sought by ICC Reuters

East Libyan forces say have arrested commander sought by ICC

New research could help reveal who buys online trafficking ads Ellen Wulfhorst

New research could help reveal who is buying online trafficking ads

Shame countries that do not protect doctors in war: expert Umberto Bacchi

Name and shame countries that do not protect doctors in war, expert tells UN

Deepening drought hits Ethiopia herders as millions go hungry Alex Whiting

Deepening drought hits Ethiopia herders as millions go hungry

Canada sees 'unsustainable' spike in asylum seekers at U.S. ... Reuters

Canada sees 'unsustainable' spike in asylum seekers at U.S. border

Proposed US aid cuts threaten 'disaster' for poor: foundation head Laurie Goering

INTERVIEW-Proposed U.S. aid cuts threaten 'disaster' for world's poor - foundation head

Wildfire-hit Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more Reuters

Wildfire-plagued Portugal declares public calamity as braces for more

Britain's female wrestlers grapple with acceptance Reuters

Britain's female wrestlers grapple with acceptance

N. Ireland court rules gay marriage ban doesn't violate rights Reuters

Northern Ireland court rules gay marriage ban doesn't violate rights

U.N. hopes for Syria peace talks in October or November Reuters

U.N. hopes for Syria peace talks in October or November

How can Sierra Leone learn from mudslide to avert future deaths? Kieran Guilbert

EXPERT VIEWS-How can Sierra Leone learn from mudslide to avert future deaths?

Rape victim, 10, delivers baby after India court bars abortion Rina Chandran

Rape victim, 10, delivers baby after India court bars abortion

Tanzania seizes ex-PM's farm in crackdown on 'idle' land Kizito Makoye

Tanzania seizes ex-PM's farm in crackdown on 'idle' land

Nigerian officials collect bribes totalling $1.2 billion each year Reuters

Nigerian officials collect bribes totalling $1.2 billion each year -statistics office

Hundreds still missing in Sierra Leone mudslide Reuters

Hundreds still missing in Sierra Leone mudslide as search intensifies

A boy from the Rohingya community stands outside a shack in ... Reuters

A boy from the Rohingya community stands outside a shack in a camp in Delhi, India August 17, 2017.

Rights groups slam 'outrageous' Indian plan to deport Rohingya Rina Chandran

Rights groups slam 'outrageous' Indian plan to deport Rohingya

Romania’s Roma rise up with revolutionary theatre Claudia Ciobanu

Romania’s Roma rise up with revolutionary theatre

Bangladesh ramps up border patrols to deter fresh Rohingya inflow Reuters

Bangladesh ramps up border patrols to deter fresh Rohingya inflow

Pakistan's Malala "excited" after winning place at Oxford Reuters

Pakistan's Malala "excited" after winning place at Oxford University

How Syria continued to gas its people as the world looked on Reuters

SPECIAL REPORT-How Syria continued to gas its people as the world looked on

Brazil Supreme Court backs indigenous land demarcation Chris Arsenault

Brazil Supreme Court backs indigenous land demarcation in long-running case

Australia's Hanson wears burqa to parliament in bid to ban them Reuters

Australia's Hanson wears burqa to parliament in bid to ban them

Brazil farmers run out of space as bumper crops pile up Reuters

Brazil farmers run out of space as bumper crops pile up

Uganda struggles as 1 mln S. Sudanese refugees pour in Reuters

Uganda struggles to cope as 1 mln South Sudanese refugees pour in

Kitchen gardens cultivate bond between refugees, Kenyan hosts Benson Rioba

FEATURE-Kitchen gardens cultivate bond between refugees, Kenyan hosts

Nigeria's Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was accidental Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

EXCLUSIVE-Nigeria's Chibok girls say kidnap by Boko Haram was accidental

Truck driver formally indicted for 10 immigrant deaths in Texas Reuters

Truck driver formally indicted for 10 immigrant deaths in Texas

UN inquiry finds Congolese militia likely killed UN monitors Reuters

U.N. inquiry finds Congolese militia likely killed U.N. monitors

US court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood funding Reuters

U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood funding

Food aid reaches thousands devastated by Sierra Leone mudslide Kieran Guilbert

Food aid reaches thousands devastated by Sierra Leone mudslide

Security fears ahead of concert by "Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian" Bahaar Joya

Security fears ahead of concert by "Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian"

Developers must build low-cost homes or publish finances Matthew Ponsford

Developers must build low-cost homes or publish finances - London mayor

Red Cross to send test shipment of rice to stricken Yemen Reuters

Red Cross to send test shipment of rice to stricken Yemen

Red Cross hopes to repair dam near Syria's Raqqa Reuters

Red Cross hopes to repair Tabqa dam near Syria's Raqqa

Factory farming in Asia poses environmental, forced-labour risks Rina Chandran

Factory farming in Asia poses environmental, forced-labour risks - report

Canada approves cryptocurrency sale in property rights shake-up Chris Arsenault

Canada approves first cryptocurrency sale in property rights shake-up

Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead Reuters

Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead

Lebanon abolishes 'marry your rapist' law Heba Kanso

Lebanon abolishes 'marry your rapist' law, joining other Arab states

Pace of airstrikes, clashes in Yemen sharply higher in 2017 Reuters

Pace of airstrikes, clashes in Yemen sharply higher in 2017 - report

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Mali Islamist police chief gets 10-year jail term for amputations
Saudi-led coalition responsible for 'worst cholera outbreak in the world' in Yemen - researchers
Congo landslide death toll likely to rise over 200 - Ituri vice governor
Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed: U.N.
Peru court convicts two of human-rights abuses at military base
Aid workers attacked most often in West and Central Africa
Trial starts for Islamist Mali police chief charged with amputations
Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon
INSIGHT-Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers
FACTBOX-Donors' aid pledges for Sierra Leone after deadly mudslide
Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'
Boko Haram ramps up attacks on refugee camps in northeast Nigeria - aid agency
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