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Near-blind Ansell's mole-rats detect magnetic cues with eyes, study shows

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Research shows Zambian species with surgically removed eyes change nest-building habits but other behaviours remain intact Near-blind, underground-burrowing, African Ansell's...
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No lost generation: can poor countries avoid the Covid trap? | Kristalina Georgieva

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

We must act now to stop the pandemic inflicting long-term damage, says the head of the IMF Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Never before in living...
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Coronavirus: Girls in Masai tribes suffering grave abuse ‘as teen pregnancies and FGM cases sharply rise'

15 hours ago   |   The Independent

‘Things are more chaotic in the wake of the Covid emergency. Women are more vulnerable so sexual violence increases,' says campaigner
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22. LCC Group

23 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

LCC Group is made up of LCC Coal, LCC Oil, Go Power and a number of other companies .Profits are largely derived from overseas bulk trading activities as far afield as South...
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Woman wins UK legal fight over unlawful deportation to Uganda

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Court of appeal dismisses Home Office's case against lesbian asylum seeker known as PN The Home Office has lost a case in the court of appeal against a 27-year-old lesbian...
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AP PHOTOS: Migrants face more misery in Bosnian crackdown

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Remote woods abandoned run-down buildings and roadsides in northwestern Bosnia are steadily filling with makeshift camps where migrants and refugees from the Mideast, Asia and...
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How Tunisia's shrinking economy and fish stocks put shark on the menu

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

A lack of awareness and ever-increasing competition among fishing boats threaten one of the sea's most vital species The temperature is cooling down in the fish market in...
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At least 11 people killed in attack on convoy in Nigeria

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

President urges greater checks for sabotage before displaced people are returned Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 11 people in northeastern Nigeria in an...
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The social enterprise turning discarded flip-flops into masterpieces

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Humanitarian correspondent and photojournalist Paddy Dowling reports on how Ocean Sole Africa is cleaning east Africa's shores and reforming lives
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Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Schools are reopening in Zimbabwe, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions
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