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Film spotlights women medics taking lead in Syria's bunker hospitals

06 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During the five-year siege of Syria's eastern Ghouta region, doctor Amani Ballour worked in a fortified underground hospital called The Cave where she and her team defied constant bombardments to save thousands of lives.

Film spotlights women medics taking lead in Syria's bunker hospitals

06 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During the five-year siege of Syria's eastern Ghouta region, doctor Amani Ballour worked in a fortified underground hospital called The Cave where she and her team defied constant bombardments to save thousands of lives.

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance

05 Dec 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflicts over water are likely to flare up in Iraq, Mali and India in the coming year, according to the developers of an app launched on Thursday which aims to help prevent violence by flagging up potential flashpoints.

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance

05 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflicts over water are likely to flare up in Iraq, Mali and India in the coming year, according to the developers of an app launched on Thursday which aims to help prevent violence by flagging up potential flashpoints.

'Banana on steroids': life saver for warming world

28 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Described as "a banana on steroids", enset may be the superfood you've never heard of, let alone tasted, but scientists say it could be a life saver for a warming world.

'Banana on steroids': life saver for warming world

28 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Described as "a banana on steroids", enset may be the superfood you've never heard of, let alone tasted, but scientists say it could be a life saver for a warming world.

Commonwealth urges world to count cost of domestic abuse

25 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Domestic violence is a pandemic that costs billions of dollars a year, be it in lost work, damaged children or police time, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said on Monday.

Ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today

19 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The ocean could provide over six times more food than it does now with better management and more technological innovation, scientists said on Tuesday, adding that boosting cultivation of bivalves like mussels and clams could be especially beneficial.

Ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today

19 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The ocean could provide over six times more food than it does now with better management and more technological innovation, scientists said on Tuesday, adding that boosting cultivation of bivalves like mussels and clams could be especially beneficial.

UPDATE 1-Uighur activist 'risks mum's life' to urge world to act over China crackdown

14 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Uighur activist appealed to world leaders on Thursday to take a tough line on China over its crackdown on his people, saying he was risking his mother's life to speak out.

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