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Far-right accused of aiding German floods clear-up to win support
Investigation finds groups are claiming official organisations are failing in salvage operations

Kate Connolly in Berlin

26, Jul, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Kais Saied: the ‘Robocop’ president accused of launching Tunisia coup
Law professor was surprise 2019 election winner and now finds himself at centre of political crisis

Peter Beaumont

26, Jul, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Met police investigate anti-vaxxer’s speech amid fears for safety of medics
Police investigate comments by Kate Shemirani, who compared medical staff to Nazi war criminals

Kevin Rawlinson

26, Jul, 2021 @10:04 AM

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Nine Fiji opposition MPs arrested over criticism of land bill
Detentions, including two former PMs, prompt fears government is using police as a ‘political weapon’

Kelvin Anthony

26, Jul, 2021 @9:29 AM

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Firefighters battle wildfires raging across south-west Sardinia
Fast-spreading blazes destroy 20,000 hectares of forest and force 1,500 people to be evacuated from homes

Angela Giuffrida in La Maddalena

26, Jul, 2021 @8:54 AM

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Foreign journalists harassed in China over floods coverage
Reporters confronted in street and accused of ‘smearing China’ amid increasing sensitivity to any negative portrayals of China

Helen Davidson in Taipei

26, Jul, 2021 @8:46 AM

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‘There’s a disconnect’: after a rapid rollout why has US vaccine effort stalled?
After a rapid start, vaccination rates have slowed – but complex, highly personal decisions lie beneath

Jessica Glenza

26, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Monday briefing: Team GB’s first Olympic gold medal in Tokyo
Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke … civilian death toll in Afghanistan climbs … and why are women being held back?

Warren Murray

26, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Afghanistan civilian casualty figures at record high, UN says
Report reveals ‘acute rise’ in deaths and injuries since 1 May as Taliban exploit departure of foreign troops

Emma Graham-Harrison

26, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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As US troops leave Afghanistan, what will future policy look like?
Joe Biden has said he will cut air support to Afghan forces and target terrorist groups from regional bases

Julian Borger in Washington

26, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Revealed: the secrets of Seville cathedral’s banquet set in stone
Painstaking research deciphers carvings of religious bounty dating back almost five centuries

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Iraqi militias grow in power as Iran’s military strongman proves too weak
Esmail Qaani – successor to the assassinated Qassem Suleimani as Quds chief – lacks authority to stop attacks on US targets, sources say

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

26, Jul, 2021 @4:59 AM

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