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Canada investigates after Tesla catches fire, forcing driver to ‘smash the window’
Video shows incident in which driver says he had to kick his way out because the doors and windows wouldn’t open

Maya Yang

28, May, 2022 @1:55 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 94 of the invasion
Moscow planning ‘full-scale victory in Ukraine by autumn’ and besieged Sievierodonetsk almost completely surrounded by Russian forces

Kari Paul and Peter Beaumont

28, May, 2022 @1:17 AM

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More than 4,000 civilians have died since Russia invaded, says UN – as it happened
Officials appeal for more western help as Russian forces pound region; Independent report says enough evidence to conclude Russia is inciting genocide

Kari Paul (now) and Gloria Oladipo, Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam, Samantha Lock (earlier)

28, May, 2022 @12:22 AM

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Toronto police fatally shoot man seen carrying rifle near elementary school
Officers responded to reports of a man in his late teens or early 20s carrying a firearm in Scarborough’s Port Union area

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

27, May, 2022 @9:11 PM

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Iran seizes two Greek tankers amid rising tensions in the Gulf
IRGC forces swoop on ships in what appeared to be a reprisal for Greece’s role in earlier seizure of Iranian oil tanker

Julian Borger in Washington

27, May, 2022 @8:58 PM

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José Ramos-Horta accuses Alexander Downer of ‘distorting’ issues around 2004 Timor-Leste bugging
Exclusive: President of south-east Asian nation says Australia used cover of ‘supposedly altruistic foreign aid program’ to spy on behalf of oil companies

Christopher Knaus

27, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘Please tell me that is not your penis!’ New Zealand’s Shortland Street in 14 key moments
Country’s longest-running soap opera marks 30 years on air this week. Here we celebrate some of its most infamous scenes

Kiran Dass in Whanganui

27, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week? Catch up with the must-read news and analysis
Moscow gaining the ‘upper hand’ in Donbas … the horrors endured by Mariupol’s survivors … Russia’s use of cluster bombs and unguided missiles

Guardian staff

27, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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A pivotal moment: Pacific faces a choice over China that will shape it for decades
Pacific countries in the centre of a geopolitical tug-of-war between China and the US and its allies face a big decision this week

Kate Lyons, Pacific editor

27, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Russia is guilty of inciting genocide in Ukraine, expert report concludes
Report by 30 internationally recognised scholars finds ‘reasonable grounds to conclude’ Moscow in breach of Geneva Convention

Julian Borger in Washington

27, May, 2022 @5:45 PM

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A black woman should not have to explain colonial history to a white man | Letters
Letter: Rosie Harvey-Coggins was horrified by one of the Guardian’s dining across the divide conversations

Letters

27, May, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Congo crisis is tied to western complicity in the Rwandan genocide | Letters
Letter: Dr Noam Schimmel says there should be an honest accounting of the role of the UK, France and others

Letters

27, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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