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World 21 Sep 2016 | 7:20 AM

How have the U.N.'s global goals fared one year on?

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders one year ago agreed on an ambitious set of global goals designed to tackle the world's most troubling problems such as extreme poverty and inequality by 2030 at the United Nations.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 8:08 AM

Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaigners

PARIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Baby Lea softly squirms on an old yellowing mattress outside the town hall in Montreuil - a suburb in eastern Paris.

Nation 21 Sep 2016 | 10:29 AM

Speculation about being replaced as Negri Sembilan MB an old story, says Mohamad

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan rubbished speculation that he would be replaced, claiming it was an old issue that has been recycled.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 11:12 AM

New Zealand posts record migrants, but key sectors missing out

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's immigration boom struck a record with 125,000 newcomers landing in the 12 months through August, yet shortages of skilled labour in hot sectors like tech and construction is fuelling criticism of government policies.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 7:40 PM

Time for Mugabe to go, says Botswana President Khama

GABORONE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is dragging down the whole of southern Africa, Botswana President Ian Khama said.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 7:52 PM

South Africa's Tutu out of hospital after treatment

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Retired South African cleric and anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu was discharged from hospital on Wednesday, after he was re-admitted on Saturday to treat an infection, his family said.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 9:19 PM

Who's sky is it anyway? U.S. drone case tests rights to air space

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When a small town American roofer took legal action against a neighbour for shooting down his drone, the local dispute sparked a case that could help shape the newest frontier of property rights law – who owns the air.

World 21 Sep 2016 | 10:59 PM

Rift Valley Fever outbreak kills 21 in western Niger

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers in western Niger are racing to contain an outbreak of Rift Valley fever that has killed at least 21 people over the past month, an aid agency said on Wednesday.

Community 22 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

960km solo walk to raise awareness on cancer

MAHENDRAN Suriyanarayanan completed an amazing solo walk on Sept 18 to help raise public awareness on cancer.

Community 22 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

Parks and playgrounds build community spirit

HAVING well-planned parks in strategic locations is not only beneficial to residents but also brings economic benefits and helps unite the community.