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Historic change to aid rules allows use of funding when lives are at stake

Historic change to aid rules allows use of funding when lives are at stake

Reaction to the changes from civil society has been mixed.

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Dance aims to spur audiences to climate action

Dance aims to spur audiences to climate action

An innovative form of climate activism shows how 'art, when about a threat shared by all, can transcend cross-country borders, genres and culture'.

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A new future for New Zealand aid

A new future for New Zealand aid

With a few simple changes, the new government could breathe new life in to New Zealand aid

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Kenya declares President Kenyatta winner of disputed election

Kenya declares President Kenyatta winner of disputed election

"This is about powerful men thinking they can do whatever they want."

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Want to know when Ebola will strike next? Look to the forest

Want to know when Ebola will strike next? Look to the forest

Researchers have found that the Ebola was significantly more likely to emerge in areas with surrounding forest loss, emphasising the many-faceted dangers of climate change.

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OECD releases Development Co-operation Report 2017

OECD releases Development Co-operation Report 2017

The importance of data for development, yet worrying gaps exist in capacity for gathering and using it. This OECD report sets out priority actions and good practice to harness data's potential.

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The ongoing plight of the Yazidis

The ongoing plight of the Yazidis

As the Iraqi Army and Shiite militias drive Kurdish forces out of cities and villages following the Kurdish independence referendum, the plight of the Yazidis remains as dire – and as invisible – as e...

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MP calls NZ's Manus Island silence 'complicity'

MP calls NZ's Manus Island silence 'complicity'

Former refugee and new Green MP Golriz Ghahraman says New Zealand's silence has made it complicit in human rights abuse in Australian offshore detention.

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Myanmar: The limits of sanctions

Myanmar: The limits of sanctions

The US State Department announced this week that it is considering new sanctions against Myanmar due to the atrocities in Rakhine State, but Andray Abrahamian argues that any such sanctions are unlike...

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World's witnessing a new Gilded Age as billionaires’ wealth swells to $6tn

World's witnessing a new Gilded Age as billionaires’ wealth swells to $6tn

Not since the time of the Carnegies, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts at the turn of the 20th century was so much owned by so few.

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