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Adela Suliman

Homeless Muppet finds her place on Sesame Street

13 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a sign of the times, U.S. children's show 'Sesame Street' has a new resident: 7-year-old Lily, a homeless, pink puppet.

Homeless Muppet finds her place on Sesame Street

13 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a sign of the times, U.S. children's show 'Sesame Street' has a new resident: 7-year-old Lily, a homeless, pink puppet.

Burnt trees and blocked wells, Islamic State wrought havoc on Iraqi land

13 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of people were killed or fled when Islamic State (IS) took over parts of Iraq in 2014 and their scorched-earth tactics still devastate rural communities, a report released by Amnesty International on Thursday said.

Burnt trees and blocked wells, Islamic State wrought havoc on Iraqi land

13 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of people were killed or fled when Islamic State (IS) took over parts of Iraq in 2014 and their scorched-earth tactics still devastate rural communities, a report released by Amnesty International on Thursday said.

FEATURE-Lawyers on wheels: 'solidarity bus' represents Kyrgyzstan's landless women

10 Dec 2018

KARA-KULJA, Kyrgyzstan, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a cold, sparsely lit Soviet-era room, sitting close to the heater, Ainura Ibraimjanova taps at her computer. In this rural district in southern Kyrgyzstan, she is the only lawyer providing free legal aid.

The $3 billion map: scientists pool oceans of data to plot Earth's final frontier

06 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For experts in the field of ocean mapping it is no small irony that we know more about the surfaces of the Moon and Mars than we do about our planet's sea floor.

FEATURE-The $3bn map: scientists pool oceans of data to plot Earth's final frontier

06 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For experts in the field of ocean mapping it is no small irony that we know more about the surfaces of the Moon and Mars than we do about our planet's sea floor.

Trendy avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

03 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Avocados, the soft, green superfood may be falling out of favor with some restaurants in Britain as they move to ban the trendy food from their menus, amid environmental and land concerns.

Trendy avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

03 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Avocados, the soft, green superfood may be falling out of favour with some restaurants in Britain as they move to ban the trendy food from their menus, amid environmental and land concerns.

Millions of poor city children worse off than rural peers - UNICEF

27 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of poor urban children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those living in rural areas, according to a U.N. study out on Tuesday that challenges popular assumptions behind the global urbanization trend.

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