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Spain puts limits on air conditioning and heating to save energy
Rules apply to public and large commercial buildings – but Madrid president says she will not comply

Sam Jones in Madrid

02, Aug, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Q&A: the death of Ayman al-Zawahiri explained
Leader of global militant group was killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan on Sunday

Oliver Holmes

02, Aug, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Ayman al-Zawahiri: al-Qaida leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan, Joe Biden says
President ordered strike on Kabul safe house last month during a high-level meeting, administration says

David Smith in Washington, Joanna Walters in New York, and Jason Burke

02, Aug, 2022 @11:07 AM

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Taiwan and China step up military rhetoric as expected Pelosi visit looms
US House speaker expected to arrive in Taiwan on Tuesday in visit likely to increase tensions between Beijing and Washington

Helen Davidson in Taipei

02, Aug, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 160 of the invasion
US announces more weapons for Ukraine as UN chief warns that nuclear annihilation just ‘one miscalculation’ away

Nicola Slawson, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock

02, Aug, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Japan may rethink reporting of Covid cases as subvariant hits hard
Tokyo considers measures to ease pressure on hospitals as country struggles to contain outbreak

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

02, Aug, 2022 @10:05 AM

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Zawahiri’s killing unlikely to weaken al-Qaida significantly
Analysis: The terrorist leader had been ill and key tasks are likely to have been handled by others for several years

Jason Burke

02, Aug, 2022 @8:20 AM

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Tuesday briefing: Why hunger is as big a threat as Covid
In today’s newsletter: The war in Ukraine, spiralling inflation and the climate emergency are affecting food security. John Vidal explains the links between inflation, war, the climate emergency and food security

Nimo Omer

02, Aug, 2022 @5:37 AM

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Chinese seafarers were coerced into leaving UK after war, Home Office admits
Exclusive: secret deportations campaign, which separated families, was racially inflected, report says

Dan Hancox

02, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Wearable fans help Japan’s hot dogs beat the heat
A maternity clothes maker in Tokyo is marketing portable fans to help dogs and cats cope with oppressive summer weather

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, with agencies

02, Aug, 2022 @4:38 AM

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Chinese rocket re-entry: suspected debris lands in Malaysia and Indonesia
Charred ring of metal five metres in diameter found in Kalimantan and smaller piece discovered in Sarawak, Malaysia

Jordyn Beazley

02, Aug, 2022 @4:13 AM

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Fears over building works at Afghan Buddhas of Bamiyan site
Unesco says it has not been consulted on project and local experts are alarmed at Taliban plans

Emma Graham-Harrison in Bamiyan

02, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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