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Kazakhstan unrest: what are the protests about?
Demonstration sparked by fuel prices has become general protest against corruption and inequality

Shaun Walker

06, Jan, 2022 @12:05 PM

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‘Urban fire storm’: suburban sprawl raising risk of destructive wildfires
Recent conflagration in Colorado exposed threat of development pushing into wildland amid a changing climate

Gabrielle Canon

06, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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French MPs pass controversial Covid vaccine bill with large majority
Bill to restrict restaurant, theatre and other access to vaccinated follows Macron’s pledge to ‘piss off’ those without jabs

Kim Willsher in Paris

06, Jan, 2022 @10:56 AM

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One of the few black female QCs in England and Wales calls for action on inequality
Barbara Mills says next 12 months ‘critical’ in tackling systemic obstacles in legal profession

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @9:19 AM

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US troops in Okinawa placed under tighter Covid rules as cases rise
Military personnel must wear face coverings off base after virus surges among civilians in Japan

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

06, Jan, 2022 @9:17 AM

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Russian paratroopers arrive in Kazakhstan as unrest continues
Moscow-led ‘peacekeeping’ alliance enters country amid violent clashes between protesters, police and army

Shaun Walker and Naubet Bisenov in Aktobe province, and agencies

06, Jan, 2022 @8:26 AM

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Thursday briefing: Djokovic told ‘rules are rules’ in vaccine row
Tennis world No 1 falls foul of Australian border requirements … did Priti Patel cross a line on Colston Four? … life lessons from filming a cow

06, Jan, 2022 @6:26 AM

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‘I have moments of shame I can’t control’: the lives ruined by explicit ‘collector culture’
The swapping, collating and posting of nude images of women without their consent is on the rise. But unlike revenge porn, it is not a crime. Now survivors are demanding a change in the law

Anna Moore

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK accused of ‘targeted killing’ after drone strike on arms dealer to IS
Rights charity seeks answers from MoD over death of Abu Hamza al-Shuhail in Syria in October

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jurors see the bigger picture: activists who were cleared in court
Cases have included climate, environment, human rights and anti-war protests where damage to property was not denied

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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China fires hospital officials after pregnant woman loses baby due to Covid lockdown rules
The woman was allegedly denied entry to a hospital in the city of Xi’an because her negative Covid test was four hours too old

Helen Davidson

06, Jan, 2022 @5:52 AM

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China faces shortage of PE teachers amid school exercise drive
Only two PE teachers available to coach 2,600 students in one school, according to Chinese media

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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