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G20 issues framework for climate-related financial disclosure Reuters

G20 task force issues framework for climate-related financial disclosure

The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia's land battle Sally Hayden

FEATURE -Politics of Death: The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia's land battle

Refugees reduce conflict, protect forests in Cameroon with stoves Anne Mireille Nzouankeu

Refugees reduce conflict, protect forests in Cameroon with new stoves

Britain's progress on climate change is stalling - govt advisors Reuters

Britain's progress on climate change is stalling, government advisers say

Hospital's prosthetics deliver limbs and new life in S.Sudan Stefanie Glinski

FEATURE-Hospital's prosthetics deliver limbs and new life in South Sudan

Study says 67 mln unwanted pregnancies could be avoided each year Anna Pujol-Mazzini

FACTBOX-Study says 67 mln unwanted pregnancies could be avoided each year

Militants blocking aid to starving children in Somalia - charity Daniel Wesangula

Militants blocking aid to starving children in Somalia, charity says

Protect pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning Kieran Guilbert

Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers

Venezuelan children dying from preventable diseases amid crisis Reuters

More Venezuelan children dying from preventable diseases amid crisis

Tanzania sets aside special room for lactating legislators Kizito Makoye

Tanzania sets aside special room for lactating legislators

Few resource-rich countries properly manage their extractives Paola Totaro

Few resource-rich countries properly manage their natural resources - report

Italy pleads to EU for help with migrants,threatens to close ports Reuters

Italy pleads to EU for help with migrants, threatens to close ports

Indigenous knowledge crucial to tackling climate change - experts Zoe Tabary

Indigenous knowledge crucial to tackling climate change, experts say

UN states agree $7.3 bln peacekeeping budget, US share cut 7.5 pct Reuters

U.N. states agree $7.3 bln peacekeeping budget, U.S. share cut 7.5 pct

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport Zeeshan Haider

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

France to legislate on assisted reproduction Reuters

France to legislate on assisted reproduction - spokesman

A new island in the Mediterranean...just off Gaza Reuters

A new island in the Mediterranean...just off Gaza

Iraqi military pushes deeper into Mosul's Old City Reuters

Iraqi military pushes deeper into Mosul's Old City

Gabon pledges to protect forests in drive to save Congo Basin Kieran Guilbert

Gabon pledges to protect forests in regional drive to save Congo Basin

Noah's Ark: Protecting animals in disasters could save farmers Sophie Hares

FEATURE-Noah's Ark: Animal protection in disasters a lifeline for rural families

EU nations, Parliament still divided on carbon market reform Reuters

EU nations, Parliament still divided on carbon market reform

Tap water dwindles as cities parched by South India drought Anuradha Nagaraj

Tap water dwindles as cities parched by South India drought

Beheaded civilians found in rebel-held Philippine town Reuters

Philippines says beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town

Thailand seeks US cooperation following trafficking report Reuters

Thailand seeks U.S. cooperation following trafficking report

A hashtag on Wednesdays is fighting Iran's dress code for women Heba Kanso

How a hashtag on Wednesdays is fighting Iran's dress code for women

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug Daniel Wesangula

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug

Lawyers join battle over land in mineral-rich Indian state Rina Chandran

FEATURE-Politics of Death: Lawyers join battle over land in mineral-rich Indian state

Colombia's FARC turn in weapons, end war with govt Reuters

Colombia's FARC rebels turn in weapons, end armed war with government

Hundreds of fighters from Chad, Darfur feeding off Libya's turmoil Reuters

Hundreds of fighters from Chad, Darfur feeding off Libya's turmoil - report

People wait for their train at New Delhi Railway Station, ... Reuters

People wait for their train at New Delhi Railway Station, India

WHO hopes Yemeni cholera outbreak is half done at 218,000 cases Reuters

WHO hopes Yemeni cholera outbreak is half done at 218,000 cases

'Bring on more renewables,' US regulator says as grid study looms Reuters

'Bring on more renewables,' U.S. regulator says as grid study looms

Over 50 African migrants feared dead in Niger's Sahara desert Reuters

Over 50 African migrants feared dead in Niger's Sahara desert

U.S. brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders Reuters

U.S. brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders

Domestic workers in south India "upskill" to fight exploitation Anuradha Nagaraj

Domestic workers in south India get chance to 'upskill' to fight exploitation

Yale University sues Connecticut over gender-neutral bathrooms Reuters

Yale University sues Connecticut over gender-neutral bathrooms

Homophobic bullying drops at UK schools, suicides bids 'alarming' Sophie Stuart-Menteth

Homophobic bullying drops at UK schools but suicides bids 'alarming' - study

FACTBOX - The hidden economic costs of child marriage Emma Batha

FACTBOX - The hidden economic costs of child marriage

Forced labour in Uzbek cotton fields linked to World Bank funds Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Forced labour in Uzbek cotton fields linked to World Bank funds: rights groups

Child marriages will cost poor countries trillions of dollars Emma Batha

Child marriages will cost poor countries trillions of dollars

Three migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya Reuters

Three migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

Iraq seize more ground in Mosul from Islamic State Reuters

Iraqi forces seize more ground in Mosul from Islamic State, PM sees victory soon

U.S. mayors rally to create 'groundswell of climate leadership' Adriana Brasileiro

U.S. mayors rally in Miami to create 'groundswell of climate leadership'

Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in IS-held town Reuters

Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in Islamic State-held town

Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa - WHO Inna Lazareva

Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa - WHO

Hostages in Marawi forced to fight, loot, become sex slaves Reuters

Hostages in Philippine town forced to fight, loot, become sex slaves -army

Germany set for vote on gay marriage after Merkel shift Reuters

Germany set for vote on gay marriage after Merkel shift

Dutch UN peacekeepers partly liable for Srebrenica massacre Reuters

Court confirms Dutch UN peacekeepers partly liable for Srebrenica massacre

Troops in Rakhine on high alert after Rohingya killings Reuters

Troops in Myanmar's Rakhine on high alert after killings of Rohingya

China launches five "green finance" pilot zones Reuters

China launches five "green finance" pilot zones

US threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack Reuters

U.S. threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide Reuters

U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide

Weapons hand-over by Colombia's FARC rebels nearly complete Reuters

Weapons hand-over by Colombia's FARC rebels nearly complete -UN

Construction on wetlands ramps up water stress in Zimbabwe Jeffrey Moyo

Construction on wetlands ramps up water stress in Zimbabwe

Land conflict and murder go "hand in hand" in Brazil Chris Arsenault

Politics of Death: Land conflict and murder go 'hand in hand' in Brazil

Adopted Swede uncovers sordid past in hunt for her Indian mother Roli Srivastava

Swedish woman adopted as toddler uncovers sordid past in hunt for her Indian mother

Food trading 'chokepoints' at risk of climate disruptions Umberto Bacchi

At food trading 'chokepoints', climate change could disrupt supplies - report

Climate adaptation efforts must start with listening - experts Zoe Tabary

Climate adaptation efforts must start with listening - experts

Make agriculture 'cool' for Africa's youth - food laureate Umberto Bacchi

INTERVIEW-Future of African youth lies in agriculture, not Europe - food prize laureate

Tanzania bans grain exports to curb inflation, boost food industry Reuters

Tanzania bans grain exports to curb inflation, boost food industry

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G20 task force issues framework for climate-related financial disclosure
FEATURE -Politics of Death: The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia's land battle
Refugees reduce conflict, protect forests in Cameroon with new stoves
Britain's progress on climate change is stalling, government advisers say
FEATURE-Hospital's prosthetics deliver limbs and new life in South Sudan
FACTBOX-Study says 67 mln unwanted pregnancies could be avoided each year
Militants blocking aid to starving children in Somalia, charity says
Protect African pupils from malaria to tackle anaemia, boost learning - researchers
More Venezuelan children dying from preventable diseases amid crisis
Tanzania sets aside special room for lactating legislators
Few resource-rich countries properly manage their natural resources - report
Italy pleads to EU for help with migrants, threatens to close ports
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