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Croatia overwhelmed by flood of migrants, EU calls summit
"There is no wall you would not climb, no sea you would not cross if you are fleeing violence" - EU migration commissioner
Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor walk through London to support refugees
Walls and violence will not solve migrant crisis -EU Commissioner
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Chileans pick through debris after powerful quake; 11 dead
Magnitude 8.3 earthquake forces over 1 million people to evacuate their homes, as tsunami waves cause flooding
Sep 17, 20:02 GMT
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Hunger drives migration in Central America - study
Poor families in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are fleeing hunger and gang violence
Sep 17, 18:10 GMT
More on: Vulnerable People
Violence against children still widespread but can be curbed
An estimated 120 million girls - about 1 in 10 of all the girls in the world - have experienced sexual violence
Sep 17, 16:44 GMT
More on: Human Rights
Vatican hopes pope's Cuba trip helps end U.S. embargo
It is hoped Pope Francis' visit will lead to more freedom and human rights on the communist island
Sep 17, 16:27 GMT
Azeri journalist Khadija Ismayilova sentenced to 7-1/2 years jail
Refugee children’s nightmare journeys
Women and children trapped in Zambia mining expansion
More on: Health and Disease
Malaria 'tamed' as death rate drops, saving millions - WHO
The report found an increasing number of countries on the verge of eliminating malaria
Sep 17, 16:26 GMT
More on: Climate Change General
Turn flood of climate information into useable stream, experts say
Right now, "it's profoundly confusing to know where to go to get decent climate information"
Sep 17, 15:15 GMT
More on: War and Conflict
Burkina Faso general says ex-president Compaore not linked to coup
The junta leader says he would hand the country back to civilian rule when conditions were in place to do so
Sep 17, 15:07 GMT
More on: War and Conflict
Expect more sex abuse cases in Central African Republic: UN chief
There must be no mercy for peacekeepers who commit sexual abuse offences, UN force chief says
Sep 17, 14:48 GMT
Goat-killing menace mutates to clean energy source in rural Kenya
In Pakistan, solar water heaters help a town move away from wood
As drought destroys maize, Zimbabwe tries out new staples
More on: War and Conflict
Kurdish militants rule out unilateral ceasefire in Turkey
Hundreds have been killed in bloody clashes between the PKK and Turkish forces since a ceasefire fell apart in July
Sep 17, 13:41 GMT
More on: Refugees and Displacement
Refugees see last chance for Europe before winter
The sea crossing to Greece is becoming treacherous and will soon be impassable as autumn descends
Sep 17, 13:29 GMT
More on: War and Conflict
South Sudan govt violated truce with helicopter attack - monitors
Monitors say the attacks took place on Sept. 2 in the Lelo, Awarajwok and Detand areas of oil-producing Upper Nile state
Sep 17, 13:09 GMT
More on: Health and Disease
Cholera kills 16 in Nigeria, medical charity MSF calls for help
Almost 200 people have been admitted to MSF's cholera treatment centre
Sep 17, 12:54 GMT
More on: Women's rights
Indian activists outraged as Saudi diplomat accused of rape flees
The women told police they were gang raped, assaulted, tortured and starved while held captive for months
Sep 17, 12:08 GMT
More on: Women's rights
Raped, rejected, accepted: rebuilding broken marriages in Congo
Most Congolese women who are raped by strangers are forced out of their homes
Sep 17, 11:29 GMT
More on: War and Conflict
Somali president says rebel attacks don't mean resurgence
Al Shabaab militants retook the central Somali town of Buqda and two other southern settlements this month
Sep 17, 10:51 GMT
Can the SDGs deliver?
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UN climate talks 2015
What are the 3 keys to building real resilience to climate change?
By Laurie Goering
Adapting to change, anticipating shocks and absorbing them when they come are crucial, a report argues
Climate finance in Paris: a reason to hope?
By Kashmala Kakakhel
Developed and developing nations may be inching towards a sensible compromise on the thorny issue of climate finance
When it comes to climate knowledge, the revolution starts here
By Geoff Barnard
Climate change "knowledge brokers" launch a manifesto that aims to get the right information where it's needed
Tax justice is the key to progress on education
By Amade Suca, ActionAid Mozambique
Tax dodging by multinational companies is depriving developing countries of an estimated $200bn a year
Why mixing it up on the farm is key for climate adaptation
By Cecilia Schubert
We still know little about how climate change will impact the many farms that both grow crops and rear livestock
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