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Women set sail on Gaza protest voyage

A Nobel laureate, three MPs, a US diplomat, journalists, an Olympic athlete, and a doctor are among women from 13 countries who today set sail for Gaza
from Freedom Flotilla Coalition on Sep 27, 2016.
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Murder and eviction: 'global land rush enters more violent phase'

Millions of people face being displaced from their homes as data shows land sales covering an area the size of Germany are under contract, warns a development charity.
from Oxfam on Sep 27, 2016.

Air pollution a threat to 92% of people worldwide

More than 92 per cent of people in the world live in places where air quality fails to meet safety levels, warns the World Health Organization.
from WHO on Sep 27, 2016.

Miners union backs Ramaphosa to succeed Zuma as ANC president

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers has endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa to take over from Jacob Zuma as ANC president when the latter finishes his term of office.
from Mail&Guardian on Sep 27, 2016.

Thousands of Saudi women petition for end to male guardianship

A petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the kingdom's male guardianship system has been delivered to the government.
from International Business Times on Sep 27, 2016.
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Problems financing India's smart cities

India's Urban Development Ministry has named 27 more smart cities that will be funded to provide “a clean and sustainable environment and a decent quality of life" to residents.
from Down to Earth magazine on Sep 26, 2016.

Why the ICC is right to focus on the environment

The International Criminal Court may one day prosecute people responsible for huge oil slicks, chopping down protected rainforests or contaminating pristine land.
from The Conversation on Sep 26, 2016.
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Climate Con: a global deal on aviation emissions is really bad news

A climate deal is expected to be agreed soon by the International Civil Aviation Organization, but it's a cop-out that allows airlines to carry on polluting, writes Oscar Reyes.
from New Internationalist on Sep 27, 2016.
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