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Rising seas threaten early end for sinking village in Philippines
Danica Martinez, 16, grew up in a house that grows taller every few years.
Iran underlines women's economic role in sanctions era
Families living in tree huts as New Zealand housing crisis bites
New Zealand government MPs have heard that the housing situation in Northland has become so desperate some families are living in the woods, in huts built in the forks of trees.
Children under 12 can no longer 'commit crime' in Scotland
Regulations have come into force raising the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland.
Zimbabwe on verge of 'manmade starvation', warns UN envoy
Zimbabwe is on the brink of manmade starvation with close to 60 percent of the population now food insecure, a UN envoy said.
Drugmakers, distributors under federal opioid probe in US: Report
At least a half-dozen companies that make or distribute prescription opioid painkillers in the US are facing a federal criminal investigation of their roles in a nationwide addiction and overdose crisis.
Australian firefighter accused of arson in 'ultimate betrayal'
A volunteer firefighter in Australia was charged with deliberately lighting blazes during the nation's bushfire crisis.
Regional divides in UK among worst in developed world
Regional divides in the UK are among the worst in the developed world, according to a report, which found that parts of England have higher mortality rates than places in Turkey, Romania and Poland.
African countries a new frontier for child exploitation, warns report
Weak laws regulating sexual exploitation in travel and tourism are turning the African continent into a “new frontier for child sexual exploitation”, according to a new report.
Decline of bird population first warning of 'breakdown'
A decline in bird populations in an area is the first indication that something is amiss, according to an expert from a wildlife organization.
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