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Russia-Ukraine war: at least 730 protesters detained in Russia; Europe urged to accept Russians fleeing draft – as it happened
Arrests made in 32 cities at rallies against mobilisation; border crossings from Russia to Finland have doubled and 10km queue reported at frontier with Georgia

Nadeem Badshah (now); Geneva Abdul and Adam Fulton (earlier)

24, Sep, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Protests spread in Iran as President Raisi vows to crack down
Demonstrations that began with death of Mahsa Amini while detained by morality police pose biggest threat to regime in 13 years

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

24, Sep, 2022 @5:41 PM

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Vanuatu makes bold call for global treaty to phase out fossil fuels
President of Pacific island nation urges countries to join bid for nonproliferation treaty at UN general assembly

Miranda Bryant and Australian Associated Press

24, Sep, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Expect dissent to rise as Putin’s call-up brings Ukraine war home to Russians
As men of fighting age flee the draft, observers say Kremlin should be more worried about mounting anger away from the cities

Pjotr Sauer and Andrew Roth in Moscow

24, Sep, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Russians occupying Kharkiv region demanded personal data in return for food
Ukrainians in newly liberated Balakliia describe how their occupiers had been plotting the sham referendum on Moscow’s annexation

Luke Harding in Balakliia

24, Sep, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Post-tropical cyclone Fiona hits eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds
Storm surges and heavy rainfall expected before weather event gradually weakens this weekend, say meteorologists

Gloria Oladipo

24, Sep, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Missile strikes on Ukrainian cities as call-up causes chaos in Russia
Fresh wave of protests on Saturday after Putin declares ‘partial mobilisation’ of civilian men

Shaun Walker in Kyiv and Pjotr Sauer

24, Sep, 2022 @3:53 PM

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‘How are we not included?’: rural Puerto Ricans struggle to get help after hurricane
Fema makes individual assistance available to only 55 of the 78 municipalities on the island, leaving some feeling ignored

Coral Murphy Marcos

24, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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What’s the difference between miscarriage and abortion? For some women, it’s hard to tell
There may be little distinction between the two, but lawmakers won’t listen and doctors are wary – and women pay the price

Poppy Noor

24, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Something big is happening’: the Iranians risking everything to protest
Five people share their experiences of the protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death in custody, as hope of real change grows

Jedidajah Otte

24, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ill-fated Spanish village poised to be destroyed a third time
Settlers who restored abandoned village of Fraguas face prison if they can’t pay €110,000 to demolish it

Sam Jones in Fraguas

24, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Monkeypox vaccine second doses available for most at risk, says UKHSA
Sexual health clinics will continue to prioritise offering first doses but some will offer second shots

Nadeem Badshah

23, Sep, 2022 @9:09 PM

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