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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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Can these 'stovers' finally crack the clean cooking problem?

Can these 'stovers' finally crack the clean cooking problem?

So many failures over so many decades have led many funders to give up on clean cooking. But the innovation of Rwandan cookstove company is shedding new light on the problem.

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Number of homeless tops record in CAR: UN

Number of homeless tops record in CAR: UN

Resurgent violence sweeping across Central African Republic has left a record 1.1 million people destitute and homeless, the UN has said.

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Papuan Liberation Movement appeals to NZ's Ardern

Papuan Liberation Movement appeals to NZ's Ardern

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says it hopes New Zealand's new prime minister will take up the issue of Papuan self-determination.

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NGOs work to de-escalate and respond to Kenya election clashes

NGOs work to de-escalate and respond to Kenya election clashes

The relationship between civil society and the Kenyan government has deteriorated in recent years and the events surrounding the election are raising concerns that they will deteriorate further.

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