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'The training stays with you': the elite Mexican soldiers recruited by cartels

'The training stays with you': the elite Mexican soldiers recruited by cartels

Last year, Mexico’s murder rate reached the highest level on record – and years of military defections are fueling the violenceDelfino was handpicked twice. At 18, he was chosen by the Mexican army to
East Coast line bailout puts rail privatisation back in spotlight

East Coast line bailout puts rail privatisation back in spotlight

Once again, a franchise operator has bid too much for a contract and run out of steamFor the third time in a decade, an East Coast rail franchise operator has shown little of the financial prudence
First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

Photographs of rare species from unexplored area of Antarctic seabed highlight need to protect life in one of the most remote places on the planet (Click images for full caption information)The images
Met Office still 'best forecaster in galaxy' despite BBC rejection

Met Office still 'best forecaster in galaxy' despite BBC rejection

UK weather group’s influence continues to be felt in everything from space missions to farmingFrozen ducks’ feet and the flight paths of midges: the uses of forecasts by the Met Office over the 160
Winter Olympics 2018 day one: ski jumping, luge and more – live!

Winter Olympics 2018 day one: ski jumping, luge and more – live!

Updates from the first day in PyeongchangFull schedule | Latest medal tableAnd feel free to tweet Ben or get in touch on email 2.36pm GMT Checking back in on the ski jump, where Slovenia’s Peter Prevc

South Korean president meets Kim Yo-jong - video

Moon Jae-in has met a North Korean delegation, including Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong, in Seoul following the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Continue reading...
Pressure grows on John Kelly amid reports he offered to resign

Pressure grows on John Kelly amid reports he offered to resign

The former general was meant to bring military discipline but his role in the Rob Porter case has raised new questions about his judgmentTrump appears to issue new defense of aide accused of domestic
Israel launches 'large-scale' attack in Syria after fighter jet crashes

Israel launches 'large-scale' attack in Syria after fighter jet crashes

Military spokesman says four Iranian targets near Damascus were destroyed in retaliationIsrael has launched what it described as a large-scale air raid in Syria after one of its F-16 fighters crashed
NSW Liberals reject Tony Abbott-backed plan for preselections

NSW Liberals reject Tony Abbott-backed plan for preselections

Party endorses Bennelong motion, a compromise plan that is believed to have the support of Turnbull and BerejiklianThe NSW Liberal party has endorsed a compromise plan on preselection rules and has
Barnaby Joyce declares gift of free rental property in Armidale

Barnaby Joyce declares gift of free rental property in Armidale

The deputy prime minister is believed to be living in the townhouse with his pregnant girlfriend Vikki CampionBarnaby Joyce has declared the gift of a free rental property in Armidale in his pecuniary
Kim Jong-un's sister invites South Korean president to Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un's sister invites South Korean president to Pyongyang

Kim Yo-jong’s meeting with Moon Jae-in was highest-level contact between countries in more than a decadeNorth Korea’s dictator, Kim Jong-un, has invited the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, to
Trump blocks Democrats' rebuttal to Nunes memo, citing national security

Trump blocks Democrats' rebuttal to Nunes memo, citing national security

White House says document, a response to a Republican memo alleging FBI misdeeds in the Trump-Russia inquiry, cannot be released due to ‘classified and sensitive passages’ Donald Trump is blocking the
Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession

Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession

Activists call the video, in which Gui criticises his home nation of Sweden, ‘the product of pure coercion’Three weeks after he was snatched from a Beijing-bound train, the Swedish bookseller Gui
UN tells PNG it has a duty to look after refugees  from Australia

UN tells PNG it has a duty to look after refugees from Australia

Top human rights official raises issue of asylum-seeker treatment with Peter O’NeillPapua New Guinea has been told by the United Nations’ top human rights official that it is obligated to take care of
Second White House aide resigns amid domestic abuse allegations

Second White House aide resigns amid domestic abuse allegations

After departure of Rob Porter, speechwriter David Sorensen becomes second Trump staffer this week to leave job while facing accusationsA White House speechwriter resigned Friday amid allegations of
Russians arrested for 'mining bitcoin' at nuclear facility

Russians arrested for 'mining bitcoin' at nuclear facility

Employees at the national nuclear centre in the city of Sarov tried to use work computers to generate the cryptocurrencyEngineers at Russia’s top nuclear research facility have reportedly been
Woman charged over ‘Islamic State-inspired’ stabbing in Melbourne

Woman charged over ‘Islamic State-inspired’ stabbing in Melbourne

Bangladeshi woman allegedly stabs man in what police say is a standalone terrorist actA woman has stabbed a man in his sleep in an alleged Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack in Melbourne’s
Charities watchdog demands answers from Oxfam over Haiti scandal

Charities watchdog demands answers from Oxfam over Haiti scandal

Oxfam must provide detailed timeline of investigation into allegations staff used prostitutesThe charities watchdog has demanded an urgent clarification from Oxfam after allegations that the charity
Rachel Brand, No 3 justice department official, reportedly planning to resign

Rachel Brand, No 3 justice department official, reportedly planning to resign

Brand’s resignation comes after nine months on the job DOJ has endured a wave of attacks from Trump and his supportersThe No 3 official at the US justice department, Rachel Brand, is planning to
Admiral Harry Harris named US ambassador to Australia

Admiral Harry Harris named US ambassador to Australia

The naval officer regards North Korea as the biggest threat to security in AsiaDonald Trump has named US Pacific Commander Admiral Harry Harris as his pick to serve as the American ambassador to