Greek rescue workers search for survivors after deadly flash floods

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Greek emergency services are clearing debris and searching for people potentially still trapped by flood waters after flash floods sparked by a storm on the island of Evia left Läs mer…

Macron condemns 'cowardly' killing of aid workers in Niger

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Emmanuel Macron has condemned as “cowardly” the killing of seven aid workers – six French and one Nigerien – and a guide by suspected jihadists at a wildlife reserve Läs mer…

Why the officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor may never be arrested

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Breonna Taylor Why the officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor may never be arrested A tangled legal doctrine in Kentucky means a kind of self-defense stalemate that leaves Läs mer…

'The Amazon is the vagina of the world': why women are key to saving Brazil's forests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The age of extinction Brazil Indigenous leader Célia Xakriabá and Vagina Monologues author V discuss Brazil’s biodiversity crisis and why this is the century of the indigenous woman Play Läs mer…

A New Normal: travel and the environment after Covid-19 – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 7:19 In this week’s episode of A New Normal, Iman Amrani asks viewers what their thoughts are around travel and the environment post-Covid. With international travel increasingly Läs mer…

Coronavirus US: study shows 97,000 children tested positive in last two weeks of July – live updates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New data shows huge uptick in infections of children US passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’ Trump’s coronavirus relief orders described as ‘laughable’ by Läs mer…

Video appears to show Belarus official climbing down ladder with bag thought to contain voting slips

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:23 Video from a polling station in Minsk, Belarus, appears to show a member of the electoral commission climbing down a ladder from a second-storey window with Läs mer…

Martin Birch, producer for Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath and more, dies aged 71

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Martin Birch, the producer whose bright but heavy sound was applied to classic albums by Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and more, has died aged 71. No cause Läs mer…

Belarus opposition candidate rejects election result after night of protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belarus ‘I will believe my own eyes,’ says Svetlana Tikhanovskaya after commission says Alexander Lukashenko won landslide Share your reaction on the Belarus election result Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and her Läs mer…

Aged care regulator took four days to tell Australian government of St Basil's Covid-19 outbreak

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aged care Labor spokeswoman says delay was a ‘catastrophic communications’ failure that may have been deadly for Melbourne aged care home’s residents St Basil’s aged care home in the Läs mer…

Damaged ship leaking oil off Mauritius could break up, says PM

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil spills Growing oil spill from MV Wakashio threatens ecological and economic disaster Oil leaking from the MV Wakashio, which ran aground off the south-east coast of Mauritius. Photograph: Läs mer…

Scott Morrison gives masterclass in political malleability over aged care Covid deaths | Katharine Murphy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scott Morrison and his ministers have developed a preoccupation with attribution. Take one, obvious example. Australia’s second wave of coronavirus infections is referred to on high rotation as “the Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: education secretary says Covid-19 unlikely to spread in classrooms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gavin Williamson says plans for school reopening guided by evidence of little transmission Global coronavirus live: latest updates LIVE Updated Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, in Downing Street last Läs mer…

Fighting for breath: how the medical oxygen industry is failing African hospitals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Sub-Saharan hospitals are dependent on costly oxygen from multinational suppliers. As Covid-19 spreads, doctors are being forced to make terrible choices Medical oxygen in sub-Saharan Africa is Läs mer…

Q&A: what’s the real story behind recent UK refugee arrivals?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Q: Media reports suggest that many refugees are making a beeline for the UK. Is this correct? A: The UK is home to just 1% of the world’s 29.6 Läs mer…

US health secretary praises Taiwan's Covid-19 response during rare high-level visit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US health secretary, Alex Azar, has met with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, in the highest-level US visit in more than four decades, pledging “strong support and friendship” from Läs mer…

Global report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 million as Australia suffers deadliest day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Five months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a global pandemic, the number of Covid cases globally is nearing 20m, with almost 730,000 known deaths. The Läs mer…

'Nobody knew about PTSD': the survivors of a 'friendly fire' attack 17 years on

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; They were waving a white flag: Iraqi civilians desperately trying to signal to the British army patrol approaching their village. The five-vehicle convoy slowed down, cautiously closing the hatches Läs mer…

Regional Victoria stage 3 coronavirus restrictions and lockdown rules explained

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After Victoria recorded 671 cases of coronavirus on 2 August and seven deaths, premier Daniel Andrews announced a “state of disaster” and sweeping new Covid restrictions across the state. Läs mer…

Scott Morrison presses Trump for continued detention of ex-Afghan soldier who killed three Australians

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Hekmatullah’s potential release is the result of a peace agreement between US and Taliban but PM says ‘he should never be released’ Scott Morrison has contacted Donald Läs mer…

Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Details on staff uniforms come after CEO Tim Cook says he will not tolerate modern slavery Apple staff work at the flagship store in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: James Läs mer…

Government had no Covid-19 aged care plan, inquiry told, as ‘catastrophic’ failure alleged over St Basil’s

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The aged care regulator has been accused of a “catastrophic communications failure” causing a “potentially deadly delay”, amid revelations it took four days for the body to inform the Läs mer…

In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely | Helen Sullivan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Coronavirus outbreak In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely Helen Sullivan We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. Läs mer…

Kiribati's president's plans to raise islands in fight against sea-level rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Kiribati will raise its islands above the ocean as part of its fight against sea-level rise, seeking help from its new diplomatic partner China to secure the archipelagic nation’s Läs mer…

Jacinda Ardern must use her power to push New Zealand to more progressive politics | Morgan Godfery

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand Jacinda Ardern must use her power to push New Zealand to more progressive politics Morgan Godfery The PM promised transformative government, but has so far largely maintained Läs mer…

Beirut: protesters clash with police outside Lebanon’s parliamentary precinct – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 2:13 Thousands of protesters have taken to the parliamentary precinct in the capital demanding the fall of the government days after a major explosion rocked Beirut, killing Läs mer…

Canberra residents remain trapped on Victorian border after NSW 'reneges' on transit deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canberra residents remain trapped on the Victorian border after the New South Wales government “reneged” on an agreement to allow them to pass through southern parts of the state Läs mer…

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over alleged foreign collusion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hong Kong media tycoon and leading pro-democracy figure, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested for alleged foreign collusion. The 71-year-old Lai, who was already facing several other charges over the Läs mer…

At least seven dead, including baby, as floods sweep Greek island of Evia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven people have died, including a baby, as torrential rains and floods swept the Greek island of Evia, damaging dozens of houses and blocking roads. The eight-month-old baby was Läs mer…

Curtains for the nail house? New plan targets China's most defiant homeowners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China New law in Shenzhen means buildings can be developed with 95%, rather than 100%, support from residents – promoting concern over erosion of rights A half-demolished apartment building Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updates Global infections near 20m Läs mer…

'If I die, that is OK': the Calais refugees with nowhere to turn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human rights in focus Immigration and asylum Why asylum seekers are resorting to desperate measures to reach the ‘better, fairer’ UK Sami: ‘Italy can’t take everybody, so I came Läs mer…

Reporting on Covid-19 in Spain: 'peaks, troughs and sacrifices

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Inside the Guardian Spain The Guardian’s Madrid correspondent on Spain’s response and how life as a reporter has changed Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A Läs mer…

NSW wild weather: south coast towns evacuated amid flood warnings

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Several New South Wales south coast communities were on high alert on Monday morning as river levels continued to rise and towns evacuated. The body of a kayaker was Läs mer…

Six French aid workers and two locals killed in ambush in Niger wildlife park

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gunmen on motorcycles killed six French aid workers, a Nigerien guide and a driver in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, officials said. The group were attacked in Läs mer…

Belarus election: Lukashenko set to announce landslide victory amid fixing claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belarus Observers fear trouble may follow state exit poll giving incumbent president unexpected 80% of vote Opposition candidate comes out of hiding as Belarus votes Residents of Minsk queue Läs mer…

'The system needs to change': Dawn Butler on being stopped by police

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I was going through Hackney with my friend, who was driving. He’s male and he’s black. There were two police cars and the sirens went off, and we were Läs mer…