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Meghan urges girls to drown out online 'noise' with positivity Reuters

Meghan urges girls to drown out online 'noise' with positivity

As Colombia's capital locks down again, slum dwellers go hungry Anastasia Moloney

Bogota's second lockdown: normality for some; hunger for the rest

EU countries divided over plans for tougher climate goal Reuters

EU countries divided over plans for tougher climate goal

Brands like Boohoo urged to help UK suppliers address labor abuses Kieran Guilbert

Fashion brands like Boohoo urged to help UK suppliers address labour abuses

Moroccan 'revenge porn' victims smash taboos by speaking out Sophie Davies

Moroccan 'revenge porn' victims smash taboos by speaking out

French President Macron defends minister accused of rape Reuters

French President Macron defends minister accused of rape

Judge rejects settlement of Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse claims Reuters

U.S. judge rejects settlement of Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse claims

Widow of ship-breaking worker free to sue UK-based firm Naimul Karim

Widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker free to sue UK-based firm

Privatisation 'wave' hurts poor as pandemic heightens risks Rina Chandran

Privatisation 'wave' hurts poor as pandemic heightens risks

India towns back in lockdown as coronavirus infections surge Reuters

India's tech hub, other towns back in lockdown as coronavirus infections surge

Nigerian virus hunters in race against COVID-19 in Africa's giant Reuters

Nigerian virus hunters in race against COVID-19 in Africa's giant

S.Korea to spend $95 bln on green projects to boost economy Reuters

S.Korea to spend $95 bln on green projects to boost economy

EU budget plan falls far short on climate goals, researchers say Reuters

EU budget plan falls far short on climate goals, researchers say

Record floods raise questions about China's Three Gorges Dam Reuters

Record floods raise questions about China's Three Gorges Dam

Aid groups face calls to address racism as survey finds data holes Sonia Elks

EXCLUSIVE-Aid groups face calls to open up on racism as survey finds data holes

British stars back charity pandemic appeal for world's vulnerable Emma Batha

British stars back charity coronavirus appeal for world's most vulnerable

Study predicts surge in HIV, TB and malaria deaths amid COVID-19 Reuters

Study predicts surge in HIV, TB and malaria deaths amid COVID-19 pandemic

From children to young men, more than 73,000 are missing in Mexico Christine Murray

From children to young men, more than 73,000 are missing, Mexico says

Harvey Weinstein accusers call New York settlement a 'cruel hoax' Reuters

Six Harvey Weinstein accusers call $18.9 mln New York settlement a 'cruel hoax'

Better food for world's poor could hike climate-changing emissions Thin Lei Win

Better food for world's poor could hike climate-changing emissions

Climate change, COVID-19 stoke wildfire's economic risk, Fed says Reuters

Climate change, COVID-19 stoke wildfire's economic risk, Fed says

World's super-rich call for wealth tax to fund coronavirus relief Matthew Lavietes

'Tax us': World's super-rich call for wealth tax to fund coronavirus relief

UK fashion label Quiz suspends supplier over wage allegations Reuters

UK fashion label Quiz suspends supplier over wage allegations

Better African heatwave data could save lives, shield economies Kim Harrisberg

Better African heatwave data could save lives, shield economies, report says

Bangladesh arrests three over Dubai sex trafficking operation Naimul Karim

Bangladesh arrests three over Dubai sex trafficking operation

Grassroots help for homeless, addicts thrive in lockdown S. Africa Kim Harrisberg

Grassroots help for homeless, drug addicts thrives in lockdown S. Africa

UK has 100,000 modern slaves but most go undetected, study says Kieran Guilbert

UK has 100,000 modern slaves but most go undetected, study says

Redlining in America: How housing discrimination endures Nellie Peyton

Redlining in America: How a history of housing discrimination endures

Shorter hours, cleaner air? Egypt may extend its COVID-19 curfew Menna A. Farouk

Shorter hours, cleaner air? Egypt may extend its COVID-19 evening curfew

Polish President Duda wins election, new battles with EU loom Reuters

Polish President Duda wins election, new battles with EU loom

China says 33 rivers hit record levels as floods situation remains Reuters

China says 33 rivers hit record levels as floods situation remains 'grim'

China trades sanctions with U.S. in row over Uighur Muslims Reuters

China trades sanctions with U.S. in row over Uighur Muslims

Funeral of S.Korean mayor held amid accusations of sexual abuse Reuters

Funeral of mayor of S.Korean capital held amid ex-secretary's accusations of sexual abuse

Sudan to ban FGM, strengthen women's rights Reuters

Sudan to ban FGM, strengthen women's rights

FACTBOX-Polish election candidates differ on rights, climate Reuters

FACTBOX-Candidates in Polish election differ on minority rights, climate

Hamburg sex workers demand Germany's brothels reopen Reuters

Hamburg sex workers demand Germany's brothels reopen

WHO official cites AIDS as guide to addressing the coronavirus Reuters

WHO official cites AIDS as guide to addressing coronavirus pandemic

Mexico City lawmakers vote to outlaw LGBT+ conversion therapy Oscar Lopez

Mexico City lawmakers vote to outlaw LGBT+ conversion therapy

Hundreds of French women protest against new interior minister Reuters

Hundreds of French women protest against new interior minister

All-female crew embarks on Black Sea patrol in Russian Navy Reuters

All-female crew embarks on Black Sea patrol in first for Russian Navy

Instagram bans 'conversion therapy' content as opposition grows Darnell Christie

Instagram bans 'conversion therapy' content as opposition grows

SLA sells Boohoo shares citing worker abuse allegations Reuters

Standard Life Aberdeen sells Boohoo shares, citing 'inadequate' response to allegations

Russian LGBT activist fined for 'gay propaganda' family drawings Reuters

Russian LGBT activist fined for 'gay propaganda' family drawings

British schools could do better on energy to meet UK climate goal Estelle Byrne

British schools could do better on energy to help meet UK climate goal

Virus-hit nations urged to hold nerve on climate finance for poor Megan Rowling

ANALYSIS-Pandemic-hit nations urged to hold nerve on climate finance for the poor

Hungarian paprika farmers fend off drought with new ideas Reuters

Hungarian paprika farmers fend off drought with new ideas and EU help

French government threatened with fines over air pollution Reuters

French government threatened with fines by top court over air pollution

Myanmar jade mine disaster fed by COVID-era desperation Reuters

'Sacrificed on the altar': Myanmar jade mine disaster fed by COVID-era desperation

Brazil Amazon deforestation up in June, worst year in a decade Reuters

Brazil Amazon deforestation up in June, set for worst year in over a decade

Venice tests long-delayed flood barrier months after city swamped Reuters

Venice tests long-delayed flood barrier months after waters swamped city

War over words: U.S. Scrabble leader overrules panel to ban slurs Matthew Lavietes and Oscar Lopez

War over words: U.S. Scrabble leader overrules panel to ban slurs

China to hit back against U.S. sanctions over Uighur rights Reuters

China says it will hit back against new U.S. sanctions over Uighur rights

India's plan to help small businesses does little to save them Reuters

India's ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

China cities declare flood 'red alerts' as extreme weather surges Reuters

China cities declare flood 'red alerts' as extreme weather threats surge

Kenya museum, Mau Mau fighter shed light on British colonial abuse Reuters

Kenyan museum, Mau Mau fighter shed light on British colonial abuses

Rio's favelas turn to tech to fight underreporting of coronavirus Fabio Teixeira

Rio's favelas turn to technology to fight underreporting of coronavirus cases

Colombia lost more than 158,000 ha to deforestation in 2019 Reuters

Colombia lost more than 158,000 hectares to deforestation in 2019

U.S. judge rejects Dakota Access effort to avoid pipeline shutdown Reuters

U.S. judge rejects latest Dakota Access effort to avoid pipeline shutdown

Severe bread shortages loom for Syria as fresh U.S. sanctions grip Reuters

Severe bread shortages loom for Syria as fresh U.S. sanctions grip

Back whistleblowers to stop abuses, says UK anti-slavery tsar Kieran Guilbert

Back whistleblowers to stop abuses, says UK anti-slavery tsar after Boohoo fallout

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Meghan urges girls to drown out online 'noise' with positivity
Bogota's second lockdown: normality for some; hunger for the rest
EU countries divided over plans for tougher climate goal
Fashion brands like Boohoo urged to help UK suppliers address labour abuses
Moroccan 'revenge porn' victims smash taboos by speaking out
French President Macron defends minister accused of rape
U.S. judge rejects settlement of Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse claims
Widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker free to sue UK-based firm
Privatisation 'wave' hurts poor as pandemic heightens risks
India's tech hub, other towns back in lockdown as coronavirus infections surge
Nigerian virus hunters in race against COVID-19 in Africa's giant
S.Korea to spend $95 bln on green projects to boost economy
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