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Olympic angst in Rio favela

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

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'City of God' become 'City of Gold'

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

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When hosting the Olympics costs you your home

It is claimed entire neighbourhoods of people were persuaded to move house to make way for Olympics facilities in Rio.

It is claimed entire neighbourhoods of people were persuaded to move house to make way for Olympics facilities in Rio.

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Five global problems to highlight on International Workers' Day

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

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Is aid the solution to European migrant crisis?

There is an increase in migratory pressure to Europe which could be easily handled by the 28 if they could get their act together as a group

There is an increase in migratory pressure to Europe which could be easily handled by the 28 if they could get their act together as a group

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There can be 'no dialogue with the devil' says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has celebrated Mass in one of Mexico’s poorest and most dangerous cities: Ecatepec where murders, kidnappings and extortion are rife

Pope Francis has celebrated Mass in one of Mexico’s poorest and most dangerous cities: Ecatepec where murders, kidnappings and extortion are rife

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Moscow's homeless living in sewers to escape the cold

Homelessness is on the rise in the capital as the Russian economy suffers from the falling price of oil, its main export.

Homelessness is on the rise in the capital as the Russian economy suffers from the falling price of oil, its main export.

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The richest 1% own more than 99% of world's population

The super rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, according to a report by international aid charity Oxfam. The richest one percent

The super rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, according to a report by international aid charity Oxfam. The richest one percent

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A portrait of poverty: Europe’s women & children

In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest

In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest

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How to reduce child poverty in Europe?

Euronews spoke to Jana Hainsworth, the Secretary General of Eurochild – a network of organisations working with and for children across the continent.

Euronews spoke to Jana Hainsworth, the Secretary General of Eurochild – a network of organisations working with and for children across the continent.

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Education projects in Egypt and Uganda win 2015 Wise Awards

Egypt-based Nafham and the Educate! project in Uganda have been named WISE Awards winners at this year's World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha. This edition of Learning World looks into what t

Egypt-based Nafham and the Educate! project in Uganda have been named WISE Awards winners at this year's World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha. This edition of Learning World looks into what t

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How does your country rank in EU child poverty study?

Child poverty in Romania has got worse since the country joined the EU, latest data reveals. Just over one-in-two (51 percent) children were at risk

Child poverty in Romania has got worse since the country joined the EU, latest data reveals. Just over one-in-two (51 percent) children were at risk

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Bennett classic 'The Lady in the Van' on the big screen

‘The Lady in the Van’ is the true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom the British

‘The Lady in the Van’ is the true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom the British

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Business Line investigates: Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness? Princeton University economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and

Can money buy happiness? Princeton University economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Prize in economics for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and

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British-American economist Angus Deaton wins Nobel Economics Prize

British-American economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics. “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has today decided to award

British-American economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics. “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has today decided to award

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Cameron vows to fight for better deal in EU negotiations

United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has drawn battle lines for negotiations with Brussels ahead of the crucial referendum on Britain’s

United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has drawn battle lines for negotiations with Brussels ahead of the crucial referendum on Britain’s

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Extreme poverty likely to drop below 10% - World Bank

The World Bank revised its benchmark for measuring extreme poverty and said the number of people under the mark is likely to fall below 10% of the world's population.

The World Bank revised its benchmark for measuring extreme poverty and said the number of people under the mark is likely to fall below 10% of the world's population.

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FYR Macedonia faces migrant pressure on borders

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is facing increasing pressure from a flow of migrants on its southern and northern borders with

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is facing increasing pressure from a flow of migrants on its southern and northern borders with

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15 years on: UN takes stock of Millenium Development Goals

‘The poor are always with us’ as the saying goes and the UN ‘s report on the progress of its Millennium Development Goals proves it. About 800

‘The poor are always with us’ as the saying goes and the UN ‘s report on the progress of its Millennium Development Goals proves it. About 800

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Hungarian charities step in to feed needy children

Charities are sounding the alarm about child poverty in Hungary. More than four out of ten children aged seven and younger last year lived below the

Charities are sounding the alarm about child poverty in Hungary. More than four out of ten children aged seven and younger last year lived below the

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Pope Francis's iPad fetches 28,500 euros at auction

An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched 28,500 euros at auction on Tuesday, with proceeds going to a school for the poor in Uruguay, the

An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched 28,500 euros at auction on Tuesday, with proceeds going to a school for the poor in Uruguay, the

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Denmark: Tackling homelessness the Odense way

Denmark is battling homelessness. Between 2009 and 2013, the northern European country saw a 16 percent rise in the number of people lacking

Denmark is battling homelessness. Between 2009 and 2013, the northern European country saw a 16 percent rise in the number of people lacking

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Frontier challenges: crossing borders to get an education

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

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Highest number of Germans below poverty line since reunification

Over 12.5 million Germans are now living below the poverty line which is the highest number on record since reunification 25 years ago. Berlin, the

Over 12.5 million Germans are now living below the poverty line which is the highest number on record since reunification 25 years ago. Berlin, the

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Homelessness in Washington DC reaches record levels

Washington DC is struggling for answers after figures reveal that a record 4,000 people now live in the capital’s homeless shelters. It is an

Washington DC is struggling for answers after figures reveal that a record 4,000 people now live in the capital’s homeless shelters. It is an