Philippine lawyer finds unlikely ally in Duterte in fight to legalise gay marriage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Philippines Jesus Falcis has taken his battle to the supreme court, backed by a president who regularly clashes with the Catholic church Philippines lawyer Jesus Falcis has found an ally in president Rodrigo Duterte, who has an antagonistic relationship with the church. Photograph: AFP Läs mer…

Guatemala ends search for volcano victims with 200 still missing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Guatemala At least 110 died as ash and dirt from Fuego volcano swallowed up communities Relatives and volunteers work search for missing villagers after eruptions from Fuego volcano on 17 June. Thousands remain in emergency shelters. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP Guatemala has ended its search Läs mer…

Iván Duque wins election to become Colombia's president

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Colombia Conservative opponent of Farc peace process wins long and divisive campaign Supporters of president-elect Iván Duque at his party’s campaign HQ in Bogotá. Photograph: Mauricio Duenas Castaneda/EPA Colombia has chosen Iván Duque, a conservative neophyte, to be its next president after a long Läs mer…

Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit holding facility Democrats press on separations but White House digs in Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage Läs mer…

US and South Korea to announce suspension of 'large-scale' military drill

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; North Korea Trump pledged to end ‘war games’ at summit with Kim Jong-un but drills could restart if North Korea fails to denuclearise Trump surprised South Korea with his pledge to end military exercise following the North Korea summit. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP South Korea Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Yemen: our complicity lies bare | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen Opinion The Guardian view on Yemen: our complicity lies bare Editorial Even if the UK warned against attacking the vital port of Hodeidah, we bear responsibility for the horrors of this war ‘The war has already claimed tens of thousands of lives … Läs mer…

EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal Frederic Penard of SOS Mediterranee urges EU member states to adopt immediately an adequate and common response plan to the ongoing crisis in the Med Refugees disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship in Valencia, Spain on 17 Läs mer…

Former al-Qaida agent turned MI6 spy reveals role in US laptop ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Islamic State Aimen Dean said he discovered that Hamayun Tariq, a Briton, was planning to bomb flights to US Aimen Dean, co-author of the autobiography Nine Live, which reveals his past infiltrating al-Qaida for MI6. Photograph: BBC A former MI6 spy has revealed how Läs mer…

Merkel gets extra time to reach deal with EU over asylum row

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World news Chancellor given two weeks by interior minister who says he does not intend to topple her Angela Merkel (R) met with leaders of her CDU party in attempt to divert collapse of her administration as Horst Seehofer (L) held talks with his Läs mer…

Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake news

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; WhatsApp App blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UK Consumers around the world are reading less news on Facebook and are increasingly turning to WhatsApp, which has 1.5 billion users worldwide. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images Abijeet Nath and Nilotpal Läs mer…

Macedonia agrees to change its name, ending long dispute with Greece

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Macedonia Leaders sign historic accord that will lead to country becoming Republic of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras raise their hands during the signing ceremony at lake Prespa. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/AP After almost three decades, one of the most intractable Balkan disputes Läs mer…

Aquarius refusal was betrayal of European values, says charity boss

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Refugees IFRC chief says migration is ‘a situation to manage humanely’ rather than a crisis to solve The Aquarius rescue ship at the port of Valencia. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Reuters The head of the world’s largest humanitarian network has accused Europe of betraying its fundamental Läs mer…

Rudolf Nureyev documentary unearths unseen avant-garde footage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rudolf Nureyev Previously unknown ‘amateur-shot’ film shows ballet dancer’s sexually provocative side Play Video 0:42 New British documentary shows previously unseen footage of Rudolf Nureyev – video Previously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British Läs mer…

UN in advanced talks to take over besieged Yemen port

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yemen Saudi-led forces have threatened military force to take Hodeidah port from rebels Hodeidah port is the main distribution point for commercial and humanitarian supplies into Yemen. Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters Talks are at an advanced stage for the United Nations to take over the Läs mer…