Turkey has stopped broadcasts of ten, mostly-Kurdish TV channels, including the only Kurdish children's station. Authorities said the Kurdish cartoons constituted 'separatist' activity.
UNHCR's Iraq chief has warned 'one of the largest manmade disasters' in modern history would follow the military campaign later this year. Some 60,000 people have already fled the city since Iraq announced its plans.
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Climate scientists have called on governments to 'double or triple' their efforts under the Paris agreement. The closer to the threshold of 2 degrees, the more severe the consequences, they warn.
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The government has hailed a deal to raise wages for the country's estimated 700,000 garment workers. But some union representatives have criticized the latest raise, saying it falls short of a fair minimum wage.
German photographer Jens Umbach travelled to the north of Afghanistan to pay tribute to the people affected by the German military mission.
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