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More tolerance of LGBT

The world has generally become significantly more tolerant of sexual minorities over the last decade, according to a survey conducted in 167 countries.

More safe places to step

Since 2014, the countries of the world have cleared around 800 square kilometres of landmines.

World coal use decreasing rapidly

The total use of coal to generate electricity is set to decrease by 3 percent this year. This amounts to the total coal use by Germany, UK, and Spain combined.

Schoolgirls fight tuberculosis

Since 2016, organised Pakistani schoolgirls have helped diagnose more than million tuberculosis patients and referred them to treatment.

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During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words.
What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down

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