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Declare an annual day to mark partition of India, MPs told
Annual event would celebrate contribution to British society made south Asians, writes Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes

15, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Scorpion deaths on rise in Brazil as arachnid adapts to urban life
Deaths have more than doubled as specialists warn of increasing danger for city-dwellers

Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

15, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Liu Xia: free at last but a hostage-in-exile to Beijing’s crackdown
The widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo missed a remembrance service in Germany for fear of reprisals

Lily Kuo Beijing Philip Oltermann Berlin

15, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The shock of peace: Ethiopia and Eritrea embrace at last
A charismatic young leader in Addis Ababa has achieved detente with his hardline neighbour. Could this be a watershed?

Jason Burke

15, Jul, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Common struggle: Black Lives Matter leader talks of painful parallels with Indigenous Australia
Countries can acknowledge their histories without being captive to them, says Hawk Newsome, who is visiting Sydney

Ben Doherty

15, Jul, 2018 @12:20 AM

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Nicola Sturgeon leads Scotland's largest ever Pride event in Glasgow
Scotland’s first minister, a big supporter of LGBT rights, is event’s honorary grand martial

Nadia Khomami

14, Jul, 2018 @4:01 PM

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'This massacre must stop': Nicaraguan student rebels face militia assault
Witnesses describe terrifying attack on occupied university where activists are protesting president Daniel Ortega

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

14, Jul, 2018 @3:54 PM

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'A goldmine': mummies' secrets uncovered in Egypt
Archaeologists find mummification workshop in the Saqqara necropolis

Ruth Michaelson

14, Jul, 2018 @3:00 PM

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This tax on social media can’t prevent Ugandans taunting their leaders
The net remains the only safe place for dissent – but President Museveni would rather silence critics than address their issues

Patience Akumu

14, Jul, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Huge iceberg threatens tiny Greenland village
Residents of Innaarsuit fear the 100-metre high berg will break up and cause a tsunami

Staff and agencies

14, Jul, 2018 @12:45 PM

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Don’t look now … it’s the sandwich police, saving Venice from its tourists
In a bid to stop visitors tarnishing the city’s image, stewards are monitoring uncouth behaviour. But have they gone too far?

Angela Giuffrida

14, Jul, 2018 @12:35 PM

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Who are the Proud Boys, 'western chauvinists' involved in political violence?
They wear Fred Perry shirts and say they’re a men’s club who hang out and drink beer – but the SPLC lists them as a hate group

Jason Wilson

14, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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