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Aid convoy reaches southwest Syria Reuters

Aid convoy reaches southwest Syria - Syrian Arab Red Crescent

Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve forecast Reuters

Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge Reuters

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for mums Reuters

Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

Rights groups urge better treatment for Mongolia child jockeys Reuters

Rights groups urge better treatment for Mongolia child jockeys

Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting Reuters

Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Italy rescues migrants, asks other countries to host them Reuters

Italy rescues migrants, asks other countries to host them - source

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due Reuters

China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due

Colombia's FARC commanders appear before tribunal Reuters

Colombia seeks to heal war wounds as FARC commanders appear before tribunal

UN countries agree on pact to manage mass global migration Ellen Wulfhorst

UN countries agree on pact to manage mass global migration

Johansson quits transgender role after LGBT backlash Reuters

Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role after LGBT backlash

Italy in new migrant boat standoff with Malta Reuters

Italy in new migrant boat standoff with Malta

London protesters unite against Trump for women's rights, climate Lin Taylor

London protesters unite against Trump for women's rights, climate and refugees

Britain holds memorial day for 'honour killing' victims Emma Batha

Britain holds memorial day for 'honour killing' victims

Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters Reuters

'We are always missing you': Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

Public caning resumes despite pledge to curb access in Aceh Reuters

Indonesia's Aceh resumes public caning despite pledge to curb access

Can WhatsApp and motorbikes protect Africa's food security? Thin Lei Win

Can WhatsApp and motorbikes protect Africa's food security?

Air strike on IS-held area kills dozens in Syria -Observatory Reuters

Air strike on IS-held area kills dozens in Syria -Observatory

UBS puts Indian girls into school - and makes a profit Lee Mannion

UBS puts Indian girls into school - and makes a profit

Huge iceberg drifts near Greenland village, causing tsunami fears Reuters

Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis hits rural women hardest Rina Chandran

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis hits rural women hardest

Afghan forces "kill civilians" in ground raid and air strike Reuters

Afghan forces "kill civilians" in ground raid and air strike

Drought creates a perfect storm for wildfires in U.S. West Reuters

Drought creates a perfect storm for wildfires in U.S. West

Text trap: Traffickers tap into India’s digital boom to lure girls Roli Srivastava

Text trap: Traffickers tap into India’s digital boom to lure girls

Car wash slavery main concern for callers to UK helpline Kieran Guilbert

Car wash slavery main concern for callers to UK anti-trafficking helpline

US says all eligible young migrant children reunited with parents Reuters

U.S. says all eligible young migrant children reunited with parents

Brazilian female soccer star Marta to tackle gender inequality Ellen Wulfhorst

Brazilian soccer star Marta scores U.N. role to tackle gender inequality

Barbudans sue to block airport, seek to rebuild after hurricane Gregory Scruggs

Barbudans sue to block airport as they seek to rebuild after hurricane

England's World Cup run sparks domestic violence surge in UK Sonia Elks

England's World Cup run sparks domestic violence surge in UK - helpline

LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge in UK due to unfair demands Sonia Elks

LGBT asylum seekers denied refuge in UK due to unfair demands - charity

Prince Harry, Elton John to launch coalition against HIV in men Reuters

Prince Harry, Elton John to launch coalition against HIV in men

Italy minister blocks migrants on ship in govt tug-of-war Reuters

Italy minister blocks migrants on ship in govt tug-of-war

India's tourism ministry launches campaign to show women safe Annie Banerji

India's tourism ministry launches campaign to show women safe in India

Sudan teen jailed for killing 'rapist' husband appeals for freedom Nita Bhalla

Sudan teen jailed for killing 'rapist' husband appeals for 'unconditional freedom'

Bread price hike sharpens economic pain for Libyans Reuters

Bread price hike sharpens economic pain for Libyans

Microfinance could help African cities solve housing crisis Kevin Mwanza

Microfinance could help African cities solve housing crisis - experts

Kenya's high court to decide on safe abortion as teenager dies Nita Bhalla

Kenya's high court to decide on safe abortion as teenager dies

Irish parliament passes bill to divest from fossil fuels Reuters

Irish parliament passes bill to force sovereign fund to divest from fossil fuels

Cameroon investigates video showing apparent execution of women Reuters

Cameroon investigates video showing apparent execution of women and children

Sudan extends ceasefire with rebels until year-end Reuters

Sudan extends ceasefire with rebels until year-end - statement

South Sudan parliament extends president's term until 2021 Reuters

South Sudan parliament extends president's term until 2021

Yemenis who fled battle for Hodeidah struggle to survive Reuters

Yemenis who fled battle for Hodeidah struggle to survive

Turkey's last nomads roam Anatolia Reuters

Turkey's last nomads roam Anatolia

'Everything we've heard about urbanization turns out to be wrong' Gregory Scruggs

'Everything we've heard about global urbanization turns out to be wrong' - researchers

Gay sex not an aberration, Indian judge says Reuters

Gay sex not an aberration, Indian judge says ahead of ruling on homosexuality ban

Coach of rescued Thai soccer team longing for citizenship Reuters

Coach of rescued Thai soccer team a 'country boy' longing for citizenship

Rising sea, falling price? Climate change hits Florida home values Adriana Brasileiro

Rising sea, falling prices: climate change hits Key Biscayne home values

Japan faces 'more frequent' weather disasters as toll reaches 200 Reuters

Japan faces 'more frequent' weather disasters as toll from latest reaches 200

Afghan villagers search for survivors after landslide kills 10 Reuters

Afghan villagers search for survivors after landslide destroys nearly 300 homes

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers Kieran Guilbert

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers - analysts

US artist 'floods' Times Square to bring climate change to life Sebastien Malo

US artist 'floods' Times Square to bring climate change to life

NYC says first to show how faring on goals to end social woes Ellen Wulfhorst

New York says first city to show how faring on goals to end social woes

Nobel winner Malala slams Trump's child separation policy Reuters

Nobel winner Malala slams Trump's child separation policy

Lack of data, definitions dent global drive to strengthen cities Ellen Wulfhorst

Lack of data, definitions dent global drive to strengthen cities - U.N.

Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion - report Ellen Wulfhorst

Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion - report

Half of country climate plans neglect people in danger Isabelle Gerretsen

Half of national climate plans neglect people in danger, say researchers

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban on FGM as 'affront' Annie Banerji

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban on female circumcision as 'affront'

EU urged to draft law on child labour, deforestation Reuters

EU urged to draft law on child labour, deforestation in coffee and cocoa

At Golan frontier, Syrian family fears more army advances Reuters

At Golan frontier, Syrian family fears more army advances

Thousands flee rising farmer-herder violence in Nigeria Nellie Peyton

"Emerging crisis" as thousands flee rising farmer-herder violence in Nigeria

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Aid convoy reaches southwest Syria - Syrian Arab Red Crescent
Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast
Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge
Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums
Rights groups urge better treatment for Mongolia child jockeys
Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting
Italy rescues migrants, asks other countries to host them - source
China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due
Colombia seeks to heal war wounds as FARC commanders appear before tribunal
UN countries agree on pact to manage mass global migration
Scarlett Johansson quits transgender role after LGBT backlash
Italy in new migrant boat standoff with Malta
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