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Protesters push over president

Following huge public demonstrations, the 82-year old president Bouteflika of Algeria has decided not to seek a fifth term.

Mali to save women and children

To lower child mortality, all pregnant women and small children in Mali will now be offered free healthcare. Free contraceptives will also be provided.

Record year for renewables

2018 saw the largest annual increase in global renewable energy ever. New solar capacity outstripped additions in coal, natural gas and nuclear power combined.

Cities act on air pollution

Air pollution decreased in more than half of cities in Europe and in the Americas between 2010 and 2016.

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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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