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Sri Lanka's flood survivors threatened by dengue, disease Nita Bhalla

Sri Lanka's flood survivors threatened by dengue, disease - aid workers

M6.6 quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island, causing panic Reuters

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island, causing panic

Urban "heat islands" seen doubling city climate costs Reuters

Urban "heat islands" seen doubling city costs for climate change

S.Sudan holds trial for troops accused of aid-staff rape, murder Reuters

South Sudan holds trial for troops accused of rape, murder of aid workers

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak Reuters

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak

Philippine military says close to defeating Islamist rebels Reuters

Philippine military says close to defeating Islamist rebels

First woman to lead Indonesia's indigenous peoples alliance Rina Chandran

INTERVIEW-First woman to lead Indonesia's indigenous peoples alliance

Jamaican beaches lure tourists, amid calls to make locals welcome Rebekah Kebede

Jamaican beaches lure tourists but calls to also make locals welcome

Bangladesh on highest danger alert as cyclone takes aim Reuters

Bangladesh raises highest danger warning as cyclone takes aim

Carbon prices must soar to meet Paris climate target: report Reuters

Global carbon prices must soar to meet Paris climate target – report

Thunderstorms kill 24 in eastern India Reuters

Thunderstorms kill 24 in eastern India

Philippines city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration Reuters

Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration

In drought-stricken Mali, women manoeuvre for land - and a future Zoe Tabary

In drought-stricken Mali, women manoeuvre for land - and a future

Sri Lanka faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151 Reuters

Sri Lanka faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151

Somali Islamist insurgents stone man to death for adultery Reuters

Somali Islamist insurgents stone man to death for adultery

Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement Reuters

Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement, but numbers fall

Bodies of civilians dumped near besieged Philippines city Reuters

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal -Axios Reuters

Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding Reuters

Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Copts attacked by gunmen Reuters

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Copts attacked by gunmen

World Bank planning $2 bln green bonds for Peru - econ minister Reuters

World Bank planning $2 bln green bonds for Peru - econ minister

Italy still isolated in shouldering migration crisis after G7 Reuters

Italy still isolated in shouldering migration crisis after G7

WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus Reuters

WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack Reuters

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

Niger tells G7 to 'put out Libyan cauldron', do more on aid Reuters

Niger tells G7 to urgently 'put out Libyan cauldron', do more on aid

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues Reuters

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins Reuters

Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Philippines Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law Reuters

Philippines' Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

New Ebola cases may show effect of improved alerts-global official Sophie Hares

New Ebola cases may show effect of improved alerts, global official says

US says cuts ties with 12 companies, people supplying aid to... Ellen Wulfhorst

US says cuts ties with 12 companies, people supplying aid to Syria

Female-only "Wonder Woman" screenings set off online complaints Sebastien Malo

Female-only "Wonder Woman" screenings set off online complaints

Keeping track of disaster impact helps stave off risks: experts Sophie Hares

Keeping track of disaster impact helps stave off future risk - experts

Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul's IS-held Old City Reuters

Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul's IS-held Old City

Cash-strapped cities struggle to clean up their climate act Megan Rowling

Cash-strapped cities struggle to clean up their climate act

Thai and US nationals charged in major sex-trafficking ring Sebastien Malo

Thai and US nationals charged in major sex-trafficking ring

African Court rules Kenya violates forest people's land rights Katy Migiro

African Court rules Kenya violates forest people's land rights

Surgeons in Lebanon offer hope to wounded Syrian refugees Reuters

Surgeons in Lebanon offer hope to wounded Syrian refugees

Ireland looks set to elect gay premier in generational shift Reuters

Ireland looks set to elect gay premier in social, generational shift

S.Sudan refugees scrounge for scraps as rations slashed in camps Reuters

South Sudan refugees scrounge for scraps as rations slashed in Uganda camps

Climate talks should focus on food despite resistance - Obama Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Climate change talks should focus on food despite resistance - Obama

Russian millionaire's retail chain says gays not welcome Reuters

Russian millionaire's retail chain says gays not welcome

Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found Reuters

Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found - officials

Bollywood movie challenging gender stereotypes a hit in China Rina Chandran

Bollywood movie challenging gender stereotypes is blockbuster in China

Australia's Aborigines seek treaties for more than symbolic change Reuters

Australia's Aborigines seek treaties in drive for more than symbolic change

A man stands on a damaged bike at the site of a landslide in... Reuters

A man stands on a damaged bike at the site of a landslide in Bellana village, Sri Lanka

Nigeria to issue first green bond in next few weeks - officials Sophie Hares

Nigeria to issue first green bond in next few weeks - officials

Egypt launches air raids in Libya after Christians killed Reuters

Egypt launches air raids in Libya after Christians killed

Somali police get first drones to combat Islamist bombings Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-Somali police get first drones to combat Islamist bombings

Bidding for Beckham: soccer star among lots at Cannes AIDS auction Reuters

Bidding for Beckham: soccer star among lots at Cannes AIDS auction

Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91 Reuters

Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91; over 100 missing

UN rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes Reuters

UN rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes

Kiribati says it's in dire need of cash to combat climate change Sophie Hares

Island nation Kiribati says in dire need of cash to combat climate change

Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves - president Sophie Hares

INTERVIEW-Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves - president

Asylum seekers in PNG told to leave or miss US resettlement Reuters

Asylum seekers at Australian-run detention centre told to leave or miss U.S. resettlement

Crimean lawyer fighting 'unwinnable' cases wins award Matthew Ponsford

Crimean lawyer fighting 'unwinnable' cases wins human rights award

As Senegal's coast crumbles, residents ponder move to safer ground Nellie Peyton

As Senegal's coast crumbles, residents ponder move to safer ground

U.S. fossil fuel groups pull out of climate change court case Reuters

U.S. fossil fuel groups pull out of climate change court case

Philippine president urges IS-linked rebels to halt siege Reuters

Philippine president urges IS-linked rebels to halt siege, start talks

Pangas in hand, Kenya's indigenous fire scouts take on forest loss Moraa Obiria

Pangas in hand, Kenya's indigenous fire scouts take on forest losses

Trump expects 'robust' G7 discussions on trade and climate -US Reuters

Trump expects 'robust' G7 discussions on trade and climate -US

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Sri Lanka's flood survivors threatened by dengue, disease - aid workers
Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island, causing panic
Urban "heat islands" seen doubling city costs for climate change
South Sudan holds trial for troops accused of rape, murder of aid workers
Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak
Philippine military says close to defeating Islamist rebels
INTERVIEW-First woman to lead Indonesia's indigenous peoples alliance
Jamaican beaches lure tourists but calls to also make locals welcome
Bangladesh raises highest danger warning as cyclone takes aim
Global carbon prices must soar to meet Paris climate target – report
Thunderstorms kill 24 in eastern India
Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration
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