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Wealthy nations responsible to help rebuild storm-hit Barbuda:PM Sebastien Malo

INTERVIEW-Wealthy nations have a responsibility to help rebuild storm-hit Barbuda: PM

Education revolution needed to spur African leadership Adela Suliman

INTERVIEW-Education revolution needed to spur African leadership

Sale of migrants in Libya "slave markets" sparks global outcry Nellie Peyton

Sale of migrants in Libya "slave markets" sparks global outcry

Pioneering climate fund for developing world gets a boost Megan Rowling

Pioneering climate fund for developing world gets a boost at U.N. talks

Muslim brides wait for the start of a mass marriage ceremony... REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Muslim brides wait for the start of a mass marriage ceremony in Mumbai

2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water Reuters

2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water - Red Cross

EU proposes two-year plan to close gender pay gap Reuters

EU proposes two-year plan to close gender pay gap

Shame silences Britain's male slaves, stops them seeking support Kieran Guilbert

Shame silences Britain's male slaves, stops them seeking support

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition Reuters

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition - UN

Greece to give millions in compensation to flood victims Reuters

Greece to give millions in compensation to flood victims

U.N. urges Japan to resettle more refugees after taking just 3 Reuters

U.N. urges Japan to resettle more refugees after taking just 3 in first half

China draws 3-stage path for Myanmar Reuters

China draws 3-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic Reuters

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic - UNAIDS

Full of beans - coffee grounds to help power London's buses Reuters

Full of beans - coffee grounds to help power London's buses

Australia, NZ officials discuss screening for Manus refugees Reuters

Australia, NZ officials discuss screening for Manus refugees - NZ PM

Pollution in India's cities draws residents back to rural life Rina Chandran

Reverse migration? Pollution in India's cities draws residents back to rural life

Online abuse silences women and girls, fuels violence: survey Nellie Peyton

Online abuse silences women and girls, fuels violence, survey shows

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu Reuters

Small tsunamis detected in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after magnitude 7 undersea quake

Bangladesh in talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation Reuters

Bangladesh says it's in talks with Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation deal

Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitions Reuters

Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitions

Helping the poor is a "Passport to Paradise", Pope says Reuters

Helping the poor is a "Passport to Paradise", Pope says

China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis Reuters

China wants Bangladesh, Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis bilaterally

Despite US lagging, climate action gathers speed, if limited cash Thomson Reuters Foundation

EXPERT VIEWS-Despite U.S. lagging, climate action gathers speed, if limited cash

Governments keep global climate deal on track despite US pullout Reuters

Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

Strong earthquake rattles Tibet, minor damage reported Reuters

Strong earthquake rattles Tibet but only minor damage reported

UN calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion Reuters

U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion

Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports Reuters

Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases

Men feed seagulls along the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India Reuters

Men feed seagulls along the Yamuna river on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India

Saudi-led coalition threatens Yemen by blocking aid -U.N. report Reuters

Saudi-led coalition threatens Yemen by blocking aid -U.N. report

Anti-trafficking group wins Interpol award Umberto Bacchi

Anti-trafficking group wins Interpol award for child sexual exploitation fight

China fills part of U.S. void on climate without dominating talks Reuters

China fills part of U.S. void on climate without dominating talks

Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town Reuters

Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

In Indian online adventure players decide fate of trafficked child Anuradha Nagaraj

Game on: in Indian online adventure, players decide fate of trafficked child

UN talks offer little help for soaring losses - climate-hit states Megan Rowling

U.N. talks offer little help for soaring losses, climate-hit states say

UK Lords appoint first woman to historic "Black Rod" role Reuters

UK Lords appoint first woman to historic "Black Rod" role

Yemen cities run out of water due to lack of fuel Reuters

Three Yemen cities run out of clean water due to lack of fuel for pumps-ICRC

Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean Reuters

Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean

Nigerian charity steps in to help sick Chibok girls Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Nigerian charity steps in to help sick Chibok girls

New Zealand considers climate 'refugees' visa Lin Taylor

New Zealand considers visa for climate 'refugees' from Pacific islands

Can carbon-sucking technologies hold back climate change? Laurie Goering

FEATURE-Can carbon-sucking technologies hold back climate change?

Fiji to move more than 40 villages inland as seas rise Reuters

Fiji to move more than 40 villages inland as seas rise

Amnesty urges independent probe into Marawi atrocities, bombings Reuters

Amnesty urges independent probe into atrocities, bombings in battle for Philippines Marawi city

NZ won't resettle Manus refugees without Australia's support Reuters

NZ rules out resettlement of Manus refugees without Australia's support

Mexican women testify over sexual torture before intl panel Reuters

Mexican women testify over sexual torture before international panel

Films about migration, terrorism win German Bambi awards Reuters

Films about migration, terrorism win German Bambi awards

Keystone oil pipeline leaks in S.Dakota, as Nebraska weighs XL Reuters

Keystone oil pipeline leaks in S.Dakota, as Nebraska weighs XL

"No excuse": schools are the best weapon to end child labor Sonja D'cruze

"There's no excuse": schools are the best weapon to end child labor - experts

World set for climate action "explosion": ex-UN climate chief Adela Suliman

Ex-UN climate chief sees climate action "explosion" in coming decade

People look at a vehicle after a suicide bomb attack, Afghanistan Reuters

People look at a destroyed vehicle after a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

Trump adviser says past U.S. carbon emissions a "distraction" Reuters

Trump adviser says past U.S. emissions a "distraction" in fixing climate

Russia casts 10th UN veto on Syria action,blocking inquiry renewal Reuters

Russia casts 10th U.N. veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

Syrian government bombing, rebel shells hit Damascus and suburbs Reuters

Syrian government bombing, rebel shells hit Damascus and suburbs

Megacities get smart but concerns that leaving girls behind Matthew Ponsford

Megacities get smart but concerns that leaving girls behind

More security needed on Egypt's streets- campaigners Lee Mannion

More security needed on Egypt's streets, say women's rights campaigners

How much is a life worth, ask activists fighting slavery? Emma Batha

How much is a life worth, ask activists fighting slavery?

From football to kung fu, women use sports to score equality goals Beh Lih Yi and Nita Bhalla

From football to kung fu, women use sports to score equality goals

"Kung Fu" nuns show London how they fight sexual predators Nita Bhalla

Buddhist "Kung Fu" nuns show London how they fight sexual predators

Keeping 1 bln people in the dark costs poor countries dear - study Megan Rowling

Keeping 1 bln people in the dark costs poor countries dear - study

LGBT activists call for global end to treatments to "cure" them Nellie Peyton

LGBT activists call for global end to electric shocks, pills to "cure" gay people

France says Saudi coalition must boost aid efforts to Yemen Reuters

France says Saudi coalition must boost aid efforts to Yemen

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INTERVIEW-Wealthy nations have a responsibility to help rebuild storm-hit Barbuda: PM
INTERVIEW-Education revolution needed to spur African leadership
Sale of migrants in Libya "slave markets" sparks global outcry
Pioneering climate fund for developing world gets a boost at U.N. talks
Muslim brides wait for the start of a mass marriage ceremony in Mumbai
2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water - Red Cross
EU proposes two-year plan to close gender pay gap
Shame silences Britain's male slaves, stops them seeking support
North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition - UN
Greece to give millions in compensation to flood victims
U.N. urges Japan to resettle more refugees after taking just 3 in first half
China draws 3-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis
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