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…

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…

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…

'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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Beirut explosion: protests outside parliament call for fall of government

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Beirut explosion Clashes broke out between rioters and police as global donors pledged recovery aid Anti-government protesters clash with security forces in the parliament area of Beirut. Photograph: Wael Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government did not quite achieve the Brexit breakthrough it was seeking on Friday, when there was hope that a fast-tracked trade agreement with Japan might be reached. But Läs mer…

Beirut blast: Lebanese minister announces resignation – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:50 Lebanon’s information minister, Manal Abdel Samad, has quit in the first government resignation since an explosion in the port of Beirut killed more than 150 people Läs mer…

Beirut explosion: drone footage reveals scale of damage to homes – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:48 The destruction caused by last week’s explosion in Beirut is visible in drone footage shot in neighbourhoods devastated by the blast. The close-up footage shows buildings Läs mer…

Bolivia protesters bring country to standstill over election delays

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bolivia Demonstrators allied to Evo Morales say authorities are using Covid-19 to delay vote A demonstrator in La Paz, Bolivia, wants the government to respect the 6 September election Läs mer…

Lebanon information minister quits in first cabinet resignation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Beirut explosion Manal Abdel Samad apologises for failing Lebanese people over fatal Beirut port explosion Manal Abdel Samad resigns after public protests in Lebanon. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Lebanon’s information Läs mer…

Saudi Aramco to keep $75bn dividend despite dive in profits

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aramco Shareholder payout to stay despite 73% fall in quarterly profits due to impact of Covid-19 Aramco became the most-valuable listed company in history when ifloated on the Saudi Läs mer…

'We failed': one scientist's despair as Brazil Covid-19 deaths hit 100,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For months Natalia Pasternak has implored Brazilians to take science and coronavirus seriously, in a marathon of TV appearances, newspaper columns, live streams and podcasts. “I’ve given interviews at Läs mer…

Time for a full clearout. Why we will not forgive the men who did this to Beirut | Lina Mounzer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The explosion that devastated the city was no accident and anger is boiling over My eyes fly open and the horror is already there. The full range of it: Läs mer…

Don't let the victors define morality – Hiroshima was always indefensible | Kenan Malik

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Second world war Don’t let the victors define morality – Hiroshima was always indefensible Kenan Malik The decision 75 years ago to use atomic bombs was fuelled not Läs mer…

Global power games could blow the whole Middle East apart

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Lebanon Global power games could blow the whole Middle East apart Simon Tisdall As Beirut mourns its dead after last week’s explosion, foreign meddling has plunged the entire Läs mer…

Instagram ‘censorship’ of black model's photo reignites claims of race bias

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Instagram #IwanttoseeNyome outcry after social media platform repeatedly removes pictures of Nyome Nicholas-Williams One of Alexandra Cameron’s photographs of plus-size model Nyome Nicholas-Williams, which was removed by Läs mer…

Italy’s new liberal newspaper Domani promises ‘facts not chatter’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Newspapers Interview Angela Giuffrida One of the country’s leading publishers says his latest venture will give a voice to those hit hardest by the economic slump Italian Läs mer…

Italy’s new liberal newspaper Domani promises ‘facts not chatter’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Newspapers Interview Angela Giuffrida One of the country’s leading publishers says his latest venture will give a voice to those hit hardest by the economic slump Italian Läs mer…

What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Science What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids As schools around the world prepare to reopen, new scientific evidence about children and coronavirus is coming to Läs mer…

Global report: US nears 5m Covid cases; New Zealand goes 100 days without local transmission

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak US nears milestone as Trump extends jobless aid; NZ warns against complacency; Australia records deadliest day of pandemic to date Coronavirus – latest updates See all our Läs mer…

The Observer view on anti-Kremlin protests in Siberia | Observer editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Vladimir Putin The Observer view on anti-Kremlin protests in Siberia Observer editorial Putin’s failure to put down unrest in Khabarovsk suggests he may be losing his grip on Läs mer…

Chain reaction: disaster hastens Lebanon’s moment of reckoning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Beirut explosion Chain reaction: disaster hastens Lebanon’s moment of reckoning A corruption-riddled government has presided over rising poverty for decades. Could the anger released after the catastrophe Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: US nears 5m cases as Australian border closures ramp up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US approaches horrific milestone; border restrictions tightened in Australian state of New South Wales; Brazil passes 100,000 deaths Ex-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Brazil Covid-19 deaths tops 100,000 Trump Läs mer…

Beirut: shots, teargas and flames as anti-government protests grow – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 2:53 Lebanese riot police fired teargas at demonstrators in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard in growing protests over this week’s devastating explosion. Scores of protesters Läs mer…

Faith leaders join forces to warn of Uighur ‘genocide’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Uighurs Statement signed by Rowan Williams, bishops, imams and rabbis says Chinese Muslim minority faces ‘human tragedy’ Uighur women wearing traditional clothes in Kashgar, in the north-western Läs mer…

A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Culture A city out of time: what do we dream of when we dream of Rome? On a writing grant to the eternal city an Italian-born Australian encounters its Läs mer…

Indian food delivery company Zomato offers 'period leave' to women

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Indian food delivery company Zomato has said it will give female employees up to 10 days of “period leave” a year, as part of an effort to combat what Läs mer…