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Desperately short of staff, the Taliban go recruiting in Pakistan

Khyal Mohammad Ghayoor, a defence ministry official in the Taliban’s first government who f...

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Judge rejects Prince Andrew’s bid to dismiss case over alleged abuse

  • Opinion
  • Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Britain’s Prince Andrew. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP A US judge has rejecte...

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Boris Johnson’s staff invited to ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has faced a barrage of criticism over allegations t...

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Four cleared of criminal damage of toppled statue during Black Lives Matter protest

  • Opinion
  • Wednesday, 05 January 2022

Sage Willoughby, Jake Skuse, Milo Ponsford and Rhian Graham celebrate after receiving a not...

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At least two killed after violent dispersal of Sudanese pro-democracy protests

Sudanese protesters gather amid tear gas fired by security forces during a demonstration ag...

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Colorado residents assess damage after wildfire hits Denver

  • Opinion
  • Saturday, 01 January 2022

The remains of the Element Boulder Superior Hotel are seen in the aftermath of the Marshall...

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Afghanistan’s former president blames US for Taliban takeover

  • Opinion
  • Thursday, 30 December 2021

Ashraf Ghani, then president of Afghanistan, at a campaign rally in Kabul, September 2019. ...

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Ex-Minnesota police officer guilty of manslaughter in shooting of Daunte Wright

  • Opinion
  • Thursday, 23 December 2021

People outside the Minneapolis courthouse after a jury convicted former police officer Kimb...

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Hong Kong elections marred by record low turnout as voters snub poll

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, defended the low turnout by saying there were “var...

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Julian Assange can be extradited to face US criminal charges, court rules

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arriving at a court in London in 2019. Photograph: Daniel ...

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