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Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' award

Amnesty has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, because of the Myanmar leader’s "shameful betrayal" of values.
from Amnesty on Nov 13, 2018.
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Pneumonia could kill 11 million children by 2030, experts warn

Nearly 11 million children are on course to die from pneumonia by 2030, with those living in poverty most at risk, researchers have warned.
from Telegraph on Nov 13, 2018.

APEC objectives still to reach rural people, say PNG bishops

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation bloc has not impacted rural people in Papua New Guinea, where the organisation's leaders meet this week, say the country's Catholic bishops.
from Loop on Nov 13, 2018.

Windfarms set to overtake nuclear energy by 2040

Windfarms are set to increase their percentage of global energy output from 4 to 12 per cent by 2040, overtaking nuclear, forecasts the latest World Energy Outlook.
from IEA on Nov 13, 2018.

Welcome for China's pause on tiger bone and rhino horn move

China has postponed implementation of a regulation allowing the use of tiger bones and rhino horns in medical treatments.
from WWF on Nov 13, 2018.
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Uganda case could have implications for internet shutdowns in Africa

Digital rights advocates in Uganda are finally getting their day in court.
from Quartz Africa on Nov 12, 2018.

How the UN unwittingly turned a profit from Israeli settlements

The UN is holding investments in companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements situated in the West Bank, according to a New Internationalist investigation.
from New Internationalist on Nov 9, 2018.
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When milk turns sour

Farmers worldwide face an existential threat as milk prices slump, though dairy processing giants are making windfall gains. Jitendra takes stock in India, Kenya and Germany.
from Down to Earth on Nov 12, 2018.
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