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Monday, December 10, 2018

Crisis

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A soldier holds a lanced poppy bulb to show how to extract the sap, which is used to make opium, during a military operation to destroy a poppy field in the municipality of Coyuca de Catalan, Mexico

Mexican Opium Poppy Crop Rose by A Fifth from 2015-2017 –...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters)  Mexican cultivation of opium poppies used to make heroin rose 21 percent from mid-2015 to mid-2017, a new report showed, possibly reflecting...
A homeless person sleeps on a bus stop bench in downtown Los Angeles

G20 in Grip of “Collective Amnesia” Told to Fix Housing Crisis

By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Leaders of the world's richest countries must urgently fix the global housing crisis and stop treating residential property as...
Protesters march to urge politicians to act against climate change in Paris

Political Divisions Cloud Poland Climate Talks

By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) Divisions within Europe and tension between the United States and China pose major challenges to the next round of United Nations...
A sign reads "Drug testing in session," on the bathroom door of an outpatient treatment center in Indiana

U.S. Regulators Snip Red Tape for Medical Devices to Curb Opioid...

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters)  Laura Perryman expected her medical company, Stimwave Technologies Inc, would have to wait several years for its painkilling device to win U.S....
US Marine gives orders while preparing for a cold weather training march in Iceland

As Winter Comes, NATO Kicks Off Largest Manoeuvres since Cold War

By Terje Solsvik OSLO (Reuters)  Military forces from 31 countries began NATO's largest exercise in decades, stretching from the Baltic Sea to Iceland, on Thursday, practicing...
A worker packs pomegranates for export in Saada

Humble Pomegranate Seed Provides Clue to How Yemen’s War Fuels Hunger

SAADA, Yemen (Reuters)  The tiny, red pomegranate seed may not look like much but it helps explain why Yemen's civil war has brought millions of...
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