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'Draconian' US funding cuts would cost lives – AIDS meeting

Leaders in the fight against HIV urges the US government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and treatment, to reject 'draconian' funding cuts proposed by President Donald Trump

Leaders in the fight against HIV urges the US government, the largest donor to global ...

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'Draconian' US funding cuts would cost lives – AIDS meeting

(UPDATED) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa ...

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U.S., European police say 'dark web' markets shut down

More than 9.1 billion tons (8.3 metric tons) of it have been produced on Earth, with most ...

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Billions of tons of plastic trash accumulating on Earth

The General Assembly adopts a resolution endorsing a proposal from UN Secretary-General ...

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UN asks countries to shift $40M to Haiti cholera fund

Chinese Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo's death brings criticism for Chinese authorities ...

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World reacts with praise, sadness to Liu death

'My clients have waited 3 years, Mr Putin. There is still no accountability,' says Jerome ...

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MH17 lawyer tells Putin to 'make amends' over crash

But the initiative has met a dismissive reaction from the Arab countries that imposed ...

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U.S. looks to defuse Qatar-Gulf row with counter-terror deal

One of the main reasons given for the decline is a slowdown in growth in China, where ...

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Global demand for food products to slow – FAO

Key stakeholders gather in Geneva to discuss ways to strengthen the implementation of the ...

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Governments urged to strengthen policies to protect journalists

G20 countries manage to avoid a total bust-up with Donald Trump over climate change, ...

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G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?