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Kabul: more than 60 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter

Scores of civilians have been killed after a massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul left 64 people dead and wounded more than 300, the Afghan interior ministry has said. The attack is the deadliest in the Afghan capital since an Isis suicide bomber killed nearly 100 people at a protest last […]

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50,000 displaced in deadly Brazil floods

Residents of the city of Barreiros try to save their belongings form their homes affectd by floods, due to heavy rains in Pernambuco state, northeastern Brazil, on May 30, 2017. 50,000 people fled their homes in the Brazilian northern states of Pernambuco and Alagoas after a storm led to floods, landslides and the falling of […]

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Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

Barack Obama./ AFP Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States “reject the future.” “The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created,” Obama […]

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Outrage as Trump targets London mayor over attacks

Khan Donald Trump lashed out Sunday at London’s mayor Sadiq Khan, accusing him of downplaying the threat of terrorism a day after knife-wielding men mowed down and stabbed revelers in the British capital. London’s mayor swiftly shot down the US president’s remarks, made in a series of overnight tweets, as critics accused Trump of exploiting […]

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Elon Musk and Disney boss quit Trump's business panel over Paris pullout

Donald Trump may think tackling climate change is bad for business. But business? Not so much. Two of the US’s biggest business leaders, Tesla founder Elon Musk and Disney’s Robert Iger, have quit Trump’s high-powered business advisory panel after the president pressed ahead with plans to pull out of the Paris climate accord. Elon Musk […]

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Tax on test: do Britons pay more than most?

Labour’s plan to tax incomes over £80,000 more heavily is a “massive tax hike for the middle classes” that will “take Britain back to the misery of the 1970s”, according to rightwing newspapers. But are British households that heavily taxed? A comparison of personal tax rates across Europe, Australia and the US by Guardian Money […]

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This week showed the president doesn't have the moral compass of a child | Jessica Valenti

This year, my first grader learned how to be a good steward to the earth. She explained to us how we needed to shut lights off more often, eat meat less and buy our berries from places where workers were paid fair wages. It made us proud that she understands just how important it is […]

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EU to give 50 million euros for African force in Sahel

Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso — dubbed the Sahel G5 — in March approved plans to build the force of 5,000 troops made up of soldiers, police forces and civilians/ AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB The EU is giving 50 million euros to set up a joint African military force in the Sahel […]

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Suspect in Portland double murder posted white supremacist material online

Police in Portland, Oregon, have charged a white supremacist with a double murder and hate crimes, after he allegedly cut the throats of two passengers and stabbed another on a commuter train late on Friday afternoon. According to police, while riding the MAX train in suburban north-east Portland, Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, began “yelling various […]

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Russian court drops charges against Guardian reporter

A Moscow court has dropped charges against Guardian reporter Alec Luhn, who faced a fine or community service after he was detained by police during a reporting assignment. The charge, of “violating the order of participating in a public event”, came after Luhn was detained by police while covering a protest march in central Moscow […]

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