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Turkey and Greece hit by strong earthquake: two dead and 200 injured – as it happened
Live updates as 6.5-magnitude quake strikes between resorts of Bodrum and Kos

Claire Phipps and Kevin Rawlinson

21, Jul, 2017 @11:02 AM

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Sicilian mayor moves to block far-right plan to disrupt migrant rescues
Catania mayor asks authorities to deny docking rights for ship hired by activist group to stop journeys from Libya

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

21, Jul, 2017 @10:23 AM

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God and metal: scenes from a hardcore Christian music festival
Photographer KC McGinnis went to Audiofeed, a Christian rock and metal festival, to revisit his roots. He found a surprising cross section of believers, incredibly loud music and a serious rock attitude

KC McGinnis at Audiofeed, Illinois

21, Jul, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Acclaimed Iranian artist refused visa to attend Edinburgh book festival
Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi says Kafkaesque reasons given for refusal

Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent

21, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Justin Bieber banned from China for 'bad behaviour'
Beijing’s culture bureau says star has caused ‘discontent among the public’ and his exclusion is needed to ‘purify’ arts

Tom Phillips in Beijing

21, Jul, 2017 @5:53 AM

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Friday briefing: 'The building shook like jelly'
Two killed on Kos after quake shakes Aegean resorts … Soft ‘Brexiters’ winning cabinet argument … Palace exhibition to mark 20 years since death of Diana

Martin Farrer

21, Jul, 2017 @5:25 AM

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The long-running family rivalries behind the Qatar crisis
Diplomats in Middle East say issues cannot easily be resolved partly because they are personal as well as political

Randeep Ramesh

21, Jul, 2017 @4:00 AM

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Muslim mother takes legal action against school over face veil ban
Rachida Serroukh claims Holland Park school in London has discriminated against her by not allowing her on premises in veil

Diane Taylor

21, Jul, 2017 @2:49 AM

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Macron under fire over defence spending, tax cuts and leadership style
The French president has boosted his profile on the world stage, but at home he faces discontent on several fronts

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

20, Jul, 2017 @6:00 PM

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Donald Tusk warns of 'bleak outcome' from Polish judiciary reform
Former Polish PM says bill that transfers authority over supreme court from judges to president drags nation back in time

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

20, Jul, 2017 @5:22 PM

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Venezuela crises set to escalate as general strike begins
Opposition supporters want president Nicolás Maduro to call off a vote for a new constitution which they say is an attempt to consolidate his power

Alicia Hernandez in Caracas and Sibylla Brodzinsky

20, Jul, 2017 @4:07 PM

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Linda Harvey obituary
Other lives: Campaigner who turned despair into action

Bob Caldwell

20, Jul, 2017 @1:42 PM

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