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Toting panels on donkeys, Maasai women lead a solar revolution Leopold Obi

Toting panels on donkeys, Maasai women lead a solar revolution

Rich states can't meet 2020 climate aid goal alone - ... Megan Rowling

Rich states can't meet 2020 climate aid goal alone - researchers

Myanmar needs to treat Rohingya as citizens - U.S. Reuters

Myanmar needs to treat Rohingya as citizens - U.S.

Logging companies plundering Congo's rainforest -report Reuters

Logging companies plundering Congo's rainforest -report

Morocco expels two French women after topless gay rights protest Reuters

Morocco expels two French women after topless gay rights protest

Palestinian NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens Israel with lawsuit Reuters

Palestinian NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens Israel with lawsuit

"Radical transition" needed to curb climate change: study Reuters

"Radical transition" of economy needed to curb climate change - study

Global CO2 pricing not seen to be big part of Paris climate deal Reuters

Global CO2 pricing seen unlikely to be big part of Paris climate deal

Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure Reuters

Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure

Scottish leader, unlike UK government, welcomes EU refugee plan Joseph D'Urso

Scottish leader, unlike UK government, welcomes EU refugee plan

Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria's Maiduguri, 50 killed -... Reuters

Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria's Maiduguri, 50 killed -medics

Sudan's Bashir says wants dialogue with West as new term starts Reuters

Sudan's Bashir says wants dialogue with West as new term starts

Indian acid producers responsible for "vile" attacks on women Nita Bhalla

Indian acid producers responsible for "vile" attacks - women's leader

India blames climate change for deadly heatwave, weak monsoon Reuters

India minister blames climate change for deadly heatwave, weak monsoon

Migrants' working conditions at Thai tuna factories improve Alisa Tang

Migrants' working conditions at Thai tuna factories improve - activists

South Sudan says won't reverse move to expel U.N. official Reuters

South Sudan says won't reverse move to expel U.N. official

"Brutal, grotesque" violence overshadows progress on LGBT equality Kieran Guilbert

"Brutal, grotesque" violence overshadows progress on LGBT equality - UN

Myanmar escorting boat crammed with migrants to 'safe' area Reuters

Myanmar escorting boat crammed with migrants to 'safe' area

Niger meningitis epidemic has peaked, 545 dead - WHO says Reuters

Niger meningitis epidemic has peaked, 545 dead - WHO says

Teen and transgender dad find their way to U.S. family TV Reuters

FEATURE-Teen and transgender dad find their way to U.S. family TV

Wanted Thai general turns himself in on human trafficking charges Reuters

Wanted Thai general turns himself in on human trafficking charges

Zimbabwe 'solar pirates' create own jobs with laptop, solar panel Jeffrey Gogo

Zimbabwe's 'solar pirates' create own jobs with laptop, solar panel

Tanzanian politicians warned off witch craft ahead of election Kizito Makoye

Tanzanian politicians warned off witch craft ahead of election

Militants kill nine Afghan aid workers in night time attack Reuters

Militants kill nine Afghan aid workers in night time attack

Child abuse costs E Asia, Pacific $209 bn a year - U.N. report Alex Whiting

Child abuse costs E Asia, Pacific $209 billion a year - U.N. report

Corporations deprive Africa of $11 billion yearly in taxes - Oxfam Stella Dawson

Corporations deprive Africa of $11 billion yearly in taxes - Oxfam

Who's more corrupt: politicians, police or local bureaucrats? Stella Dawson

Global poll asks are politicians more corrupt than police, local bureaucrats?

Ebola threat to Guinea Bissau rises as border zone heats up Reuters

Ebola threat to Guinea Bissau rises as border zone heats up

Apollo plan on cheaper green energy seeks global backing Reuters

Apollo plan on cheaper green energy seeks global backing

Obama says Myanmar needs to end Rohingya discrimination to succed Reuters

Obama says Myanmar needs to end discrimination of Rohingya to succeed

Indian state eases compensation rules for heat wave deaths Reuters

Indian state eases compensation rules for heat wave deaths

Israel says U.N. grants Hamas-linked group NGO status Reuters

Israel says U.N. grants Hamas-linked group NGO status

Thai general suspended after warrant issued for human trafficking Reuters

Thai general suspended after warrant issued for human trafficking

New global development goals must address modern slavery-Satyarthi Nita Bhalla

INTERVIEW -New global development goals must address modern slavery - Satyarthi

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial migrant sponsorship scheme Gopal Sharma

Nepal urges Qatar to end controversial migrant sponsorship scheme

Migrant children face labour, sex exploitation in Italy Tom Esslemont

EXCLUSIVE-Migrant children fleeing poverty face labour, sex exploitation in Italy

France suggests world leaders at start, not end, of climate summit Reuters

France suggests world leaders at start, not end, of climate summit

Climate change boosts rain in Africa's Sahel region - study Reuters

Climate change boosts rain in Africa's Sahel region - study

Buying sex a criminal offence under controversial N. Ireland law Joseph D'Urso

Buying sex a criminal offence under controversial Northern Ireland law

U.S. top court backs Muslim woman denied job over head scarf Reuters

U.S. top court backs Muslim woman denied job over head scarf

Foreign govts, non-profits press China to revise draft NGO law Reuters

Foreign governments, non-profits press China to revise draft NGO law

U.N. diplomat pushes for Yemen talks,Arab air strikes hit Houthis Reuters

U.N. diplomat pushes to hold Yemen talks, Arab air strikes pound Houthis

Senegal's capital turns out for first-of-its-kind climate march Kathryn M. Werntz

Senegal's capital turns out for first-of-its-kind climate march

Thousands of tonnes of Yemen food aid diverted by fighting - UN Chris Arsenault

Thousands of tonnes of Yemen food aid diverted by fighting-U.N. officials

Bangladesh files murder charges in 2013 garment factory tragedy Reuters

Bangladesh files murder charges in 2013 garment factory tragedy

Migrant boat still being held off Myanmar coast -government Reuters

Migrant boat still being held off Myanmar coast -government

Boy walks near burnt tents in camp for Syrian refugees, Lebanon REUTERS/Hassan Abdallah

A boy walks near the remains of tents that were burnt in a refugee camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley June 1, 2015

Are watermills in Kashmir a solution to Pakistan's energy crisis? Roshan Din Shad

Are watermills in Kashmir a solution to Pakistan's energy crisis?

U.N. climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2C goal Reuters

INSIGHT-U.N. climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2C goal

Australia opposition introduces bill to legalise same-sex marriage Reuters

Australian opposition introduces bill to legalise same-sex marriage

Nepal sets up post-quake camps for sexual minorities Gopal Sharma

FEATURE-Nepal sets up post-quake camps for sexual minorities

African leaders urge Burundi to postpone polls Reuters

African leaders urge Burundi to postpone polls

International effort rescues over 5,000 Mediterranean migrants Reuters

International effort rescues over 5,000 Mediterranean migrants

Wary children return to schools after Nepal earthquake Reuters

Wary children return to schools after Nepal earthquake

Ex-Tanzanian prime minister Lowassa launches presidential bid Reuters

Ex-Tanzanian prime minister Lowassa launches presidential bid

Myanmar navy blocks journalists as migrant boat held in limbo Reuters

Myanmar navy blocks journalists as migrant boat held in limbo

Bonn UN talks seek to trim unwieldy climate change plan Reuters

Bonn U.N. talks seek to trim unwieldy climate change plan

Boy cries when being carried to school, a month after Nepal quake REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Saksham Karmacharya, 4, cries while hugging his father Birendra Karmacharya saying that he does not wants to go to school while being carried towards his school, a month after the April 25 earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal May 31, 2015

Red Cross members help migrant after he disembarked in Italy REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

Red Cross members help a migrant after he disembarked in the Sicilian harbour of Augusta, Italy, May 31, 2015

Drought-hit North Korea seen able to avoid food crisis Reuters

Drought-hit North Korea seen able to avoid food crisis

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Toting panels on donkeys, Maasai women lead a solar revolution
Rich states can't meet 2020 climate aid goal alone - researchers
Myanmar needs to treat Rohingya as citizens - U.S.
Logging companies plundering Congo's rainforest -report
Morocco expels two French women after topless gay rights protest
Palestinian NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens Israel with lawsuit
"Radical transition" of economy needed to curb climate change - study
Global CO2 pricing seen unlikely to be big part of Paris climate deal
Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure
Scottish leader, unlike UK government, welcomes EU refugee plan
Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria's Maiduguri, 50 killed -medics
Sudan's Bashir says wants dialogue with West as new term starts
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