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Refugees return to Iraq

While the number of displaced persons worldwide remains record high, four million former refugees have now returned to Iraq after the war.

Copenhagen crackdown on cups

From 2020, Copenhagen has decided to ban events from using thin plastic cups. Beverages will instead be sipped from thicker cups that can be cleaned and reused.

Fewer child grooms

A new report shows that child marriage not only impacts girls, but many boys as well. However, fewer children of both genders now get married than previously.

Countries get rid of malaria

Argentina and Algeria have now been certified free from malaria, following several years without any new cases of the disease.

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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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