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Dial for help: The surprise hotline helping quake survivors in Papua New Guinea

Dial for help: The surprise hotline helping quake survivors in Papua New Guinea

More than two months after Papua New Guinea’s strongest earthquake in almost a century, stranded survivors are turning to an unexpected lifeline: a small domestic violence hotline run by a non-governm...

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Back in the flow

Back in the flow

After El Niño, farmers in Peru learn how to bounce back from disaster.

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Aid groups in Congo fear political tensions could impede their work

Aid groups in Congo fear political tensions could impede their work

Diplomatic spats and a government push to manage international funds may mean less help for the 13.1 million people in need.

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Opinion: India's forests are under threat

Opinion: India's forests are under threat

A new forest policy in India denies rights to forest-dwelling communities and could usher in more deforestation.

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Large ash falls and acid rain from Vanuatu volcano

Large ash falls and acid rain from Vanuatu volcano

GNS scientists helping to monitor an erupting volcano in Vanuatu say large ash falls and acid rain are damaging crops, water supplies and buildings.

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The Yazidis who never came down the mountain

The Yazidis who never came down the mountain

In 2014 50,000 Yazidi fled massacre in northwestern Iraq. Four years later, more than 2,000 families, some 10,000 people, still live on the mountain in a camp with scant facilities.

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Opinion: Zimbabwe is confronting its past head-on. We are ready to embrace the world

Opinion: Zimbabwe is confronting its past head-on. We are ready to embrace the world

On its 38th anniversary of independence, Zimbabwe's new government looks to the future.

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Why are Armenians protesting against the new prime minister?

Why are Armenians protesting against the new prime minister?

Tens of thousands take to the streets against nomination and appointment of ex-president Serzh Sargsyan as PM.

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OECD Report: Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees

OECD Report: Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees

Effectively managed, migration produces a host of positive impacts at the local and national level. The OECD's new report on successful integration envisions how we can get there.

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Insuring nature to ensure a resilient future

Insuring nature to ensure a resilient future

Mexico is spearheading an innovative approach to conservation under climate change that will see vital ecosystems are restored after extreme storms hit.

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