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World Bank: Lack of drinking water reduces economic growth by one-third

The world is facing an invisible water quality crisis that removes one-third of potential economic growth from heavily polluted areas and threatens human and environmental well-being, according to a report

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Afghanistan: At least 95 injured in Taliban-claimed attack in Kabul

A car bomb attack claimed by the Taliban has left at least 95 injured, “including a majority of women and children” Wednesday morning in western Kabul, according to the authorities.

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Moscow: Russian opposition back on the street to demand free elections

Russian opposition is calling on its supporters to take to the streets Saturday in Moscow to demand free elections. The protest, unauthorized, will run almost without leaders since the convictions

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USA: More than 900 migrant children separated from their parents for one year, according to ACLU

More than 900 migrant children have been separated from their families on the United States-Mexico border for the past year, although the Trump government has said it has put an

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Portugal: a huge fire that ravages the center of the country, has already made eight wounded

In Portugal, the summer is again sadly marked by a large fire. More than a thousand firemen fought against the fire on Saturday night in the Castelo Branco region. The

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Iraq: Two years after liberation, the inhabitants of Mosul disillusioned and its historic heart remains a field of almost desert ruins

In Iraq, Mosul celebrates the second anniversary of the liberation after three years of occupation by the Islamic State group. Indeed it was July 10, 2017 that the jihadists were

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France: Hundreds of protesters urge government to take concrete action against feminicides

Several hundred people demonstrated Saturday in Paris to urge the government to take concrete action against feminicides in France. More than 70 women have been killed by their spouse or

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Rohingya refugees: dozens of shelters destroyed by floods, (UN)

Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have flooded the Cox’s Bazar camp, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters and injuring 11 people, according to the UN

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Eritrea: Human rights situation still alarming, says UN Special Rapporteur

Civil and political freedoms continue to be violated in Eritrea, despite the promises of the peace agreement signed last July with Ethiopia. Incarceration incommunicado, enforced disappearance, encasement of youth, nothing

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Global warming will cause the loss of 80 million jobs and $ 2,400 billion

Global warming is expected to result in increased heat stress at work, affecting productivity and causing economic and job losses. According to the ILO, rising heat stress should even lead