World leaders condemn Nice attack as France terror alert level raised to maximum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Leaders from around the world have offered condolences and expressed their solidarity with the people of France after the nation suffered a second suspected Islamist extremist attack on its Läs mer…

Iran moves detained academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert back to Tehran prison

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been moved back to Tehran’s Evin prison, sources with knowledge of her case have confirmed to the Guardian. Moore-Gilbert is understood to Läs mer…

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but against legalising cannabis in referendum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Results of the euthanasia vote are binding and must be enacted by the new Labour government by October 2021 New Zealanders have voted to legalise euthanasia for those with Läs mer…

Canada judge blocks attorney general's attempt to dismiss Meng Wanzhou's arguments

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Judge declines to dismiss case against Huawei CEO but says assertion that US misrepresented evidence for extradition has ‘air of reality’ A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada’s Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to 'act urgently' as global daily case records tumble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.15pm EDT20:15 Global daily case records tumble as over 500,000 cases reported for third time in a week 7.38pm EDT19:38 Summary Live feed Show 8.26pm EDT20:26 Läs mer…

NZ slams Qatar as citizen revealed as victim of intimate Doha airport examination

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand has revealed one of its citizens was among the women subjected to invasive pelvic examinations at Doha airport, labelling the action “completely unacceptable”. “We were extremely concerned Läs mer…

Seven men bailed following suspected hijack of oil tanker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven Nigerian men detained after British special services stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight have been bailed, police have said. The raid was carried out by Läs mer…

'I'm so shocked': parishioners remember church warden killed in Nice attack – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Parishioners of the Notre-Dame Basilica in Nice, where a woman was beheaded and two others were killed by a knife attacker on Thursday, have paid tribute to the victims. Läs mer…

Macron says France 'will not give in to terror' after Nice attack – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The French president, Emmanuel Macron, said on Thursday that he would step up the deployment of soldiers to protect places of worship and schools after a knife attack in Läs mer…

Almost 60 bodies found in pits at property in Mexican town

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Search teams believe locals must have known about site in Salvatierra, Guanajuato state Search teams are excavating a site in the central Mexico state of Guanajuato where in the Läs mer…

Five distinct types of dog existed by end of last ice age, study finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Research suggests canines’ varied origins stretch back further than expected From tiny chihuahuas to fluffy Siberian huskies, dogs come in all shapes and sizes. But researchers have revealed there Läs mer…

'Maybe we will reach the UK or maybe we will die in the sea,’ say asylum seekers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The loss of an Iranian family and their children in the Channel is renewing calls for a legal route to the UK The call came on Tuesday night in Läs mer…

Nice attack: knife attacker kills three people at church in France – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France will not give in to terrorism, Emmanuel Macron has said in a call for firmness and unity after the country’s latest terrorist attack left three people dead. On Thursday Läs mer…

Brexit talks making good progress, says Ursula Von der Leyen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European commission president says key issues are level playing field and fisheries Trade and security negotiations between the UK and the EU are making good progress, Ursula von der Läs mer…

Dead review – stoner serial-killer comedy runs out of puff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A ghost cop pursues the man who murdered him in a well-meaning spoof that trips itself up in the final act The ghost of a cop refuses to pass Läs mer…

France orders children aged six and over to wear masks in school

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Children in France aged six and over will have to wear face masks in the classroom to keep schools open, the prime minister, Jean Castex, said on the eve Läs mer…

Amazon hits trouble with Sweden launch over lewd translation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon’s launch of a Swedish retail site, its first in the Nordics, has caused embarrassment at the e-commerce company after a series of errors led to confusing, nonsensical and Läs mer…

Protecting nature is vital to escape 'era of pandemics’ – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The world is in an “era of pandemics” and unless the destruction of the natural world is halted they will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, kill more people Läs mer…

Canary Islands under pressure as 11,000 migrants arrive in 2020

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain’s migration secretary has acknowledged that the Canary Islands are struggling to cope with the arrival of more than 11,000 people so far this year, but says the government Läs mer…

White House coronavirus taskforce warns of 'unrelenting' spread

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The White House coronavirus taskforce is warning of a persistent and broad spread of Covid-19 in the western half of the United States and its members urged aggressive mitigation Läs mer…

Man arrested in Saudi Arabia after alleged knife attack at French consulate

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Incident comes amid heightened anti-France sentiment across Muslim world Saudi Arabian police have arrested a man outside the French consulate in Jeddah after he allegedly stabbed a guard, amid Läs mer…

Basmati battle: Pakistan fights Indian bid for EU recognition of rice

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Delhi seeking geographical indication status for its basmati rice, angering Islamabad A new ingredient has been added to the boiling pot that is the relationship between India and Pakistan: Läs mer…

French bookshops ask to be treated as essential services during new lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Authors, booksellers and publishers appeal to government for special status so ‘social confinement does not also become cultural isolation’ French authors, booksellers and publishers are imploring the French government Läs mer…

2020 likely to be warmest year on record despite La Niña

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say experts La Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere, Läs mer…

Opposition leaders allege fraud in Tanzanian elections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Claims of stuffed ballot boxes and agents being prevented from accessing polling stations Opposition leaders in Tanzania have accused authorities of stuffing ballot boxes to ensure victory for the Läs mer…

'We have a right to be at the table': four pioneering female peacekeepers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twenty years after a landmark UN resolution, leading figures share insight on women’s vital role in mediating conflict In October 2000, the UN security council adopted resolution 1325 – Läs mer…

US steps up deportation of Haitians ahead of election, raising Covid fears

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Trump administration justifies the expulsions under a public health law but critics say they risk spreading coronavirus in the Caribbean nation US immigration authorities have radically stepped up Läs mer…

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic Covid-19 infection

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Taiwan has reached 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of Covid-19, underlining its success at keeping the virus under control as cases surge in other parts of the Läs mer…

Large Covid outbreak in China linked to Xinjiang forced labour

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China’s largest coronavirus outbreak in months appears to have emerged in a factory in Xinjiang linked to forced labour and the government’s controversial policies towards Uighur residents. More than Läs mer…

Russia makes bid to water down UN commitments on female peacekeepers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia has introduced a new UN security council resolution that could threaten the rights of women in conflict by attempting to water down previously agreed commitments on human rights. Läs mer…

Global Covid report: India passes 8m cases as Germany sees record infections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; India’s confirmed number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 8 million, as concerns grew over the looming Hindu festival season. It is only the second country worldwide to confirm more Läs mer…