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U.N. agencies scramble to help Beirut warehouse blast victims

GENEVA (Reuters) - The deadly warehouse blast in Beirut this week devastated Lebanon's already faltering healthcare system and U.N. agencies are scrambling to support hundreds of thousands of people, officials said on Friday.

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Kenya says circular economy on growth trajectory with policy incentives

NAIROBI, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's circular economy has experienced growth thanks to policy and regulatory incentives that have encouraged private sector investments in recycling of plastic waste, officials said on Thursday.

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Indonesia releases 25 sea turtles rescued in raid on poachers

KUTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities released 25 green turtles into the sea on the island of Bali on Wednesday, returning them to freedom after they were rescued last month during a raid on illegal traffickers.

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Hair scavenged from Nairobi dump ends up in salon amid COVID-19 pandemic

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Stylist Julia Wanja picks her way delicately through piles of food waste, discarded masks, rubber gloves and other rubbish at Nairobi's Dandora dumpsite, looking for used hair extensions she can clean and resell to customers.