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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Russia says it will reopen Black Sea; Truss to warn against appeasement – live
Defence inistry says it will open a safe corridor to allow foreign ships to leave Black Sea ports and allow ships to leave the devastated city of Mariupol

Martin Farrer

26, May, 2022 @5:49 AM

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The network of organisations seeking to influence abortion policy across Europe
The ultra-Christian, anti-abortion and far-right network is allegedly seeking to replicate anti-choice efforts in the US

Angela Giuffrida in Rome and Flora Garamvolgyi

26, May, 2022 @5:10 AM

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Boris Johnson to try to oust Lady Scotland from Commonwealth role
PM accused of abuse of position with public backing for Jamaican candidate before summit next month

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Major New Zealand salmon producer shuts farms as warming waters cause mass die-offs
Up to 42% of company’s fish have died in warm water areas this year, with CEO warning climate change is ‘faster than people think’

Tess McClure in Auckland

26, May, 2022 @4:19 AM

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Russian mercenaries accused over use of mines and booby traps in Libya
Exclusive: UN investigators say Wagner Group fighters did not mark mines’ positions and may have rigged bomb to teddy bear

Jason Burke and Martin Hodgson

26, May, 2022 @4:15 AM

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‘You shake at the smallest of noises’: Russian soldier tells of life as a PoW
Anton, released by Ukraine in a prisoner exchange, says he is only now registering the toll captivity took on mind and body

Pjotr Sauer

26, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Philippines election result is a win for dynasty politics
Alliance between Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte reinforces power of influential families

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Manila

26, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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What deals is China pursuing in the Pacific and why is everyone so worried?
China’s foreign minister is embarking on a grand tour of Pacific nations amid western concerns about Beijing’s ambitions for the region

Helen Livingstone

26, May, 2022 @3:37 AM

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The rise of ‘bai lan’: why China’s frustrated youth are ready to ‘let it rot’
Phrase bai lan gains popularity as severe competition and social expectations leave many young people despondent

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

26, May, 2022 @1:33 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 92 of the invasion
Eastern city of Sievierodonetsk increasingly in danger of being encircled as Ukraine’s foreign minister says his country ‘badly’ needs multiple launch rocket systems to match Russian firepower

Samantha Lock and Léonie Chao-Fong

26, May, 2022 @12:34 AM

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Nato ‘doing literally nothing’ to stop Russia, says Kyiv – as it happened
This live blog is now closed, you can find our latest coverage of the Russia-Ukraine war here

Samantha Lock (now) Nadeem Badshah , Gabrielle Canon, Joanna Walters, Maya Yang, Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam, Oliver Holmes and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

26, May, 2022 @12:18 AM

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Deal proposed by China would dramatically expand security influence in Pacific
Leaked copy of draft shows Beijing wants more involvement in policing, cybersecurity and marine mapping

Kate Lyons

25, May, 2022 @11:46 PM

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