Local man in his 20s shot dead in Wolverhampton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wolverhampton West Midlands police open murder inquiry after victim dies in Birmingham hospital Police at the scene in Wolverhampton, where a man in his 20s was fatally shot. Photograph: Richard Vernalls/PA Neighbours have described hearing three shots ring out in their street as a Läs mer…

Syrian refugees cling to life on Golan Heights as Assad’s net tightens

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Syria Syrian refugees cling to life on Golan Heights as Assad’s net tightens Thousands are trapped between the regime’s missiles and minefields along the frontier with Israel Smoke rises as a result of Russian airstrikes on the Syrian side of the Golan Läs mer…

Why mobile phones are NOT a health hazard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Mobile phones Mobile phones and cancer – the full picture An article we published last week about links between mobiles and cancer proved highly controversial. Here a cancer expert and physicist argues that it misrepresented the research and that fears are ill-founded Läs mer…

Steve Bannon plans foundation to fuel far right in Europe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Steve Bannon Former White House chief advisor says he wants to rival to George Soros’s influence Steve Bannon on stage with Marine Le Pen after giving a speech to her Rassemblement National party in March. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images Steve Bannon has announced plans Läs mer…

Russia tells US to release alleged spy Maria Butina after 'fabricated charges'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov addresses Butina’s detention in call with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo The alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in an undated photo from her Twitter account. Photograph: Handout/Reuters Russia’s foreign minister told his American counterpart on Saturday a Läs mer…

US protester released from detention in Vietnam after trial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Vietnam Human rights advocates hail decision for William Anh Nguyen, who was charged with ‘disturbing public order’ William Anh Nguyen is escorted by policemen to a courtroom for his trial in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images William Anh Nguyen, a Läs mer…

How landmark buildings became weapons in a new Gulf war

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Architecture How landmark buildings became weapons in a new Gulf war Across the Gulf region, states are vying to build ever grander museums and towers from the world’s most famous architects. But this display of soft power masks deeper ethical concerns The Louvre Läs mer…

Arrests and intimidation fuel growing fears of ‘dirty’ election in Pakistan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Pakistan Human rights activists claim military are trying to swing Wednesday’s vote in favour of Imran Khan Imran Khan addresses supporters at a rally in Multan on Friday. Photograph: Ss Mirza/AFP/Getty Images Widespread allegations that the military is working behind the scenes Läs mer…

Huge iceberg threatens small Greenland village with tsunami – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:21 Pieces of ice calving off a large iceberg threaten to cause tsunami waves that could swamp a small village on the west coast of Greenland. In a video posted on social media on Thursday, a large chunk of ice falls into Läs mer…

Alesha MacPhail's funeral takes place in North Lanarkshire

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scotland Mourners line streets of Coatbridge as tributes paid to six-year-old killed on holiday Alesha McPhail’s funeral procession take place in Coatbridge. Photograph: Getty Images Hundreds of mourners lined the streets of a Scottish town on Saturday for the funeral of a six-year-old girl Läs mer…

Sri Lankan ‘war criminals’ deployed as UN peacekeepers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer United Nations Confidential report says officers implicated in the abuse of Tamils were operating in Africa UN peacekeeping forces in Darfur. Photograph: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images The UN has been sending alleged war criminals to act as peacekeepers in conflict zones, a confidential Läs mer…

Democratic left senses national star in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Resistance Now US news Kansas rallies with Bernie Sanders are show of strength as party seeks winning coalition in usually Republican states Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seen in New York. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Ocasio-Cortez providing boost to progressives After her stunning primary win over Joe Läs mer…

MPs call for changes to electoral system after Vote Leave broke rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Letter to John Bercow signed by 45 MPs says existing fines are regarded as ‘simply the cost of doing business’ Vote Leave was fined £61,000 for breaking campaign rules Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA More than 40 MPs have called for far-reaching changes to the Läs mer…

Trump claims Cohen tape may be illegal and insists he did nothing wrong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Tape contains discussion of payment to Playboy model New York state law allows recording of conversations Donald Trump calls out as he arrives on Air Force One in New Jersey on Friday, en route to his Bedminster golf club. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP Läs mer…

US immigration: baby did not recognise parents after five-month separation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US immigration Fifteen-month-old Honduran boy came to symbolise America’s draconian policy of separating migrant families Adalicia, Johan and Rolando are reunited in Honduras. Photograph: Esteban Felix/AP A 15-month old baby who came to symbolise the US government’s draconian policy of separating migrant families did Läs mer…