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'We revived an ancient tradition': Israel's new subterranean city of the dead
Catacombs are Israel’s most high-profile attempt yet to solve an unusual problem: the shortage of places to bury its dead

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

01, Dec, 2017 @1:07 PM

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Britain First: behind the online curtain is a minute, incoherent party
Far-right party has amplified itself online, with help from Trump, but in reality it has no chance of electoral success

Ian Cobain

01, Dec, 2017 @10:43 AM

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The fraught case of elderly people accused of sexually harassing carers
As sexual misconduct makes headlines, caregivers’ crisis is marked by thorny questions – as alleged perpetrators may be infirm, facing dementia, or dying

Rory Carroll in Los Angeles

01, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Canadian marijuana advocate blasts ‘hypocrisy’ of ex-police cashing in on cannabis
Former public servants and police officers are finding opportunities in the country’s fledgling industry – including some who were once adamantly anti-pot

Ashifa Kassam in Toronto

01, Dec, 2017 @9:15 AM

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Friday briefing: Unwelcome guest? Trump state visit in peril
Minister says he is ‘deeply uncomfortable’ with plan to invite president to UK … Preschoolers being grouped by ability … Kremlin ready for World Cup draw

Martin Farrer

01, Dec, 2017 @6:28 AM

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Sicilians take aim at oil 'monster' they blame for children's birth defects
Italy’s biggest oil firm is accused of polluting an area where experts found more toxic substance than water in the sea

Lorenzo Tondo in Gela

01, Dec, 2017 @5:00 AM

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New Zealand could force disgraced NBC host Matt Lauer to sell $13m farm
Government’s investment office seeking information about allegations against TV host which could question his fitness to own land in the country

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

01, Dec, 2017 @3:46 AM

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Honduras election: protesters clash with police as opposition cries foul
The central American nation in crisis as rightwing incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez claws back poll lead amid vote-rigging allegations

Nina Lakhani in Mexico City and Heather Gies in Tegucigalpa

01, Dec, 2017 @2:11 AM

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Argentina's missing submarine: 'No one will be rescued'
Navy will now only look in shallower waters for ARA San Juan, which sank off Patagonia, with 44 crew on board

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires

30, Nov, 2017 @10:43 PM

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Trouble brewing: AB InBev accused of keeping cheap beer from Belgians
EU investigation finds brewer may have deliberately prevented cheaper imports from reaching consumers in Belgium

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

30, Nov, 2017 @4:02 PM

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Erdoğan knew of alleged Iranian scheme to evade sanctions via Turkey, court told
Jurors in New York hear businessman Reza Zarrab describe money laundering network to enable Iran to access global markets

Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

30, Nov, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Voluntary evacuation planned for migrants as Libya battles slavery claims
Migration is top of the agenda as summit between European and African leaders gets under way in Ivory Coast

Patrick Wintour and Angelique Chrisafis

30, Nov, 2017 @1:05 PM

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