Sunday, November 19, 2017

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Emmanuel Macron attends low-key memorials two years after Paris attacks

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has led a series of solemn and emotional commemorations to mark two years since Paris was hit by a series of terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead...

'YouTube Islamist' Anwar al-Awlaki videos removed in extremism clampdown

YouTube has removed thousands of videos of the radical Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in a significant step up for the site’s anti-extremism campaign. It is the first time Google’s video site has taken such...

Philippines' Duterte sings love song for Trump: 'You are the light'

President Rodrigo Duterte crooned a hit Filipino love song at a dinner in Manila for leaders from across Asia, explaining later that it was “on the orders of Donald Trump”. The US president and...

A Greek play for Hollywood: Tsipras eyes movie business boost

Nikos Giannopoulos still vividly recalls the excitement that swept the people of Amorgos when French film-makers arrived to make The Big Blue three decades ago. “Everyone wanted to be a part of it,” says...

More than 130 killed by earthquake in Iran-Iraq border region

More than 130 people have been killed in Iran and Iraq after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the border region between the two countries, state media said. As rescuers stepped up efforts through the...

Labor and Coalition reach deal on citizenship disclosure – politics live

12.18am GMT00:18 New details are emerging about the agreement struck between Labor and the Liberals on citizenship disclosure. Labor have won some key concessions in the agreement, including a requirement to detail the citizenship...

'Only god can save us': Yemen blockade may cause world's largest famine in decades

Abdulaziz al-Husseinya lies skeletal and appears lifeless in a hospital in Yemen’s western port city of Hodeidah. At the age of nine, he weighs less than one and a half stone, and is...

Family of autistic woman killed in traffic accident demand coroner's replacement

A grieving family has demanded the replacement of the coroner investigating the death of their autistic daughter, who they say was let down by the authorities charged with keeping her safe. Colette McCulloch, who...

Billie Jean King: ‘Be ahead of your time – that’s what you have to...

In 1955, when she was 12 years old, Billie Jean King says she had an epiphany. “I was daydreaming about my little tiny universe of tennis, and I thought to myself: ‘Everybody’s wearing...

Meet the progressives elected after Trump: America’s new political coalition

Last Tuesday, voters seemed to reject much of the anger and polarisation that Donald Trump has brought in to US politics. Instead, voters elected a diverse range of candidates from progressive backgrounds. The...

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Winnie Mandela the movie asks why history silences strong female leaders...

For decades, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela lived in the shadow of her husband, Nelson. But now, nearly four years after his death, Winnie’s own story...