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Norway votes – but is Europe’s biggest oil giant ready to go green?
The Scandinavian country faces a crisis of conscience on the eve of elections

Jon Henley

12, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Afghanistan’s shrinking horizons: ‘Women feel everything is finished’
The Taliban claim to have changed, but the crackdown has begun for women across the country

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kandahar

12, Sep, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Taliban raise flag over presidential palace on 9/11 anniversary as brother of resistance leader slain
Ceremony marks formal beginning of Taliban rule in Afghanistan following chaotic US withdrawal

Staff and agencies

12, Sep, 2021 @3:17 AM

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UK records a further 156 deaths coronavirus deaths; thousands protest in Turkey against Covid measures – as it happened
South African Health Products Authority says decision came after review of updated safety information; Boris Johnson’s winter plan could involve reintroducing restrictions including masks and social distances

Nadeem Badshah (now); Jane Clinton and Clea Skopeliti (earlier)

11, Sep, 2021 @10:53 PM

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Curse of Mayo strikes again as Tyrone take All-Ireland Gaelic football title
Legend has it that the crown will remain out of reach until all members of the 1951 team have died

David Connett

11, Sep, 2021 @9:50 PM

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‘They will kill you’: a future leader of Afghanistan on the price he paid for freedom
Mohammad Zaman Khadimi was forced to make an impossible choice as he fled the Taliban for sanctuary in Australia

Ben Doherty

11, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru’s Shining Path, dies aged 86
Founder of Maoist insurgents that terrorised Peru in 1980s and 1990s dies in military prison where he was serving life sentence

Dan Collyns Lima

11, Sep, 2021 @7:02 PM

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Alt-right finds new partners in hate on China’s internet
Populists and nationalists are spreading anti-Muslim, anti-feminist messages – but also backing the Communist party line

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

11, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Afghan view of 9/11: ‘This is the day the bad times started’
While the Taliban’s opponents go back into exile, its footsoldiers celebrate victory over US 20 years on

Emma Graham-Harrison and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

11, Sep, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Putin’s crackdown: how Russia’s journalists became ‘foreign agents’
Will an oppressive new law stifle independent media outlets – or lead to a weakening of the president’s authoritarian regime?

Andrew Roth in Moscow

11, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Pakistan airline to resume commercial flights to Kabul
Pakistan will become first country to restart commercial flights to Afghanistan since Taliban took over country

Haroon Janjua

11, Sep, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Covid news as it happened: case rates rise in 92% of UK’s local areas; Greece introduces fines for issuing fake vaccination certificates
Nine in ten local areas in the UK have seen a week-on-week rise in Covid-19 cases; Greek authorities to crack down on fake vaccination certificates

Nadeem Badshah (now); Clea Skopeliti ,Tom Ambrose , Helen Sullivan (earlier)

10, Sep, 2021 @10:57 PM

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