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Sinn Féin leader says Boris Johnson using Northern Ireland as ‘pawn’ in games with EU
Mary Lou McDonald says Tories in ‘cahoots’ with DUP in threatening to tear up post-Brexit protocol

Harry Taylor

14, May, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Secret British ‘black propaganda’ campaign targeted cold war enemies
Britain stirred up tensions, chaos and violence in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, according to declassified papers

Jason Burke

14, May, 2022 @3:56 PM

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Sri Lankan president ‘Gota’ clings on to power despite violent protests and new PM
Further intense unrest puts more pressure on the presidency of Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Minoli de Soysa in Colombo

14, May, 2022 @3:20 PM

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‘I’m disgusted’: readers in the Philippines on the 2022 election result
Seven Filipinos share their views on the victory of Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr and the future they see for the country

Rachel Obordo and Guardian readers

14, May, 2022 @2:30 PM

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West must not lift sanctions on Maduro, says Venezuelan opposition
Helping president would hand victory to autocratic alliance led by Russia, warns deputy foreign minister

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, May, 2022 @1:01 PM

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Only 7% of 5-11s in England have had Covid jab as parents hesitate
Six weeks after start of vaccine rollout, fraction of young children have had first dose as parents question usefulness

James Tapper

14, May, 2022 @11:36 AM

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Albanese says Morrison broke faith with US by delaying Labor’s Aukus briefing
Biden administration reportedly said defence alliance needed bipartisan support, but opposition was not told until day before it was announced

Lisa Cox

14, May, 2022 @8:23 AM

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‘We kept our beards’: Oberammergau’s passion play emerges from pandemic
In 1633 the Bavarian village vowed to stage its play every 10 years if it survived the plague. It did then and has again

Kate Connolly in Oberammergau

14, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Demonstrators across the US protest expected reversal of Roe v Wade
Bans Off Our Bodies marches follow the Senate’s failure to pass legislation protecting the right to an abortion

Guardian staff

14, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UN official on Roe v Wade: reversal would ‘give legitimacy to growing anti-women’s rights’
Special rapporteur Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng urges the US supreme court not to reverse abortion rights, which speak to who owns women’s bodies in society

Jessica Glenza

14, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 5.20 from Kyiv: restored suburban rail offers hope as clean-up intensifies
Commuter towns notorious for Russian atrocities, such as Irpin, Bucha and Borodianka, are slowly picking up the pieces

Daniel Boffey in the Kiev region

14, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ukraine has won the battle of Kharkiv, analysts say, as Kyiv warns of ‘long phase of war’
US-based thinktank claims Russian troops are being pushed back eastwards from Ukraine’s second city, and aiming to use mercenaries

Dan Sabbagh and Martin Farrer

14, May, 2022 @5:52 AM

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