Nothing was found on your request

The Guardian: World News: news on page 1096

Iceland law to outlaw male circumcision sparks row over religious freedom

Iceland law to outlaw male circumcision sparks row over religious freedom

Jewish and Muslim leaders condemn first European country to propose banIceland is poised to become the first European country to outlaw male circumcision amid signs that the ritual common to both
Cyclone Kelvin: red alert issued for Western Australia's far north

Cyclone Kelvin: red alert issued for Western Australia's far north

Communities told to seek shelter as category two cyclone crosses Kimberley coast A red alert has been issued for people in Western Australia’s Kimberley region as Cyclone Kelvin pelts the far north of
London’s Labour leaders in new row over Walthamstow regeneration plans

London’s Labour leaders in new row over Walthamstow regeneration plans

Council leader and local MP Stella Creasy under fire over housing proposals where just 20% of homes will be ‘affordable’A new controversy over the use of public-private housing schemes has erupted in
Ramaphosa set to purge cabinet of Zuma cronies in war on corruption

Ramaphosa set to purge cabinet of Zuma cronies in war on corruption

New president calls on South Africa to unite as police step up hunt for former leader’s son and missing Gupta brotherCyril Ramaphosa, the new president of South Africa, is expected to move within days
Post-Columbine generation demands action on guns: 'We don't deserve this'

Post-Columbine generation demands action on guns: 'We don't deserve this'

Survivors of the Florida attack have grown up in a world where school shooting are the norm, and they want a different futureUnsure whether he would be a victim or survivor of the mass shooting taking
Mexico’s Zapatista rebels, 24 years on and defiant in mountain strongholds

Mexico’s Zapatista rebels, 24 years on and defiant in mountain strongholds

The peasant rebels took up arms in 1994, and now number 300,000 in centres with their own doctors, teachers and currency, but rarely answer questions – until nowDiners in the Tierradentro cafe in the
Canadian actor's suit against Weinstein and assistant must proceed, judge rules

Canadian actor's suit against Weinstein and assistant must proceed, judge rules

Judge dismisses former assistant’s challenge to lawsuit, which claims she knew of Weinstein’s predation and helped facilitate attacksA Canadian judge has rejected a bid to dismiss an anonymous actor’s
US national security adviser on Russian election meddling: 'evidence is incontrovertible' – video

US national security adviser on Russian election meddling: 'evidence is incontrovertible' – video

HR McMaster, US national security adviser, says the evidence of Russian meddling during the 2016 elections is 'incontrovertible'. McMaster's comments were made in response to a question on the topic
'The fight ain’t over': the Sydney Mardi Gras after the marriage vote

'The fight ain’t over': the Sydney Mardi Gras after the marriage vote

The two-week festival is close to unrecognisable from its first incarnation in 1978Rainbow flags are flying again in Sydney. They had barely been put back in the cupboard after celebrations over the
Israeli jets and tanks strike Gaza after bomb injures soldiers

Israeli jets and tanks strike Gaza after bomb injures soldiers

Israel’s military says it targeted Hamas positions after IED on border injured four troopsIsrael has used jets and tanks to strike the Gaza Strip in response to the explosion of an improvised
Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling 'beyond dispute'

Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling 'beyond dispute'

HR McMaster calls evidence incontrovertible in wake of latest US indictments against more than a dozen Russians Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help TrumpDonald Trump’s
Rallies held across UK to celebrate migrants' role in society

Rallies held across UK to celebrate migrants' role in society

One Day Without Us events aim ‘to stand against hatred, xenophobia and intolerance’People have gathered in Parliament Square in support of migrants in the UK as part of a wider day of action. The One
Earthquake hits south-west England and south Wales

Earthquake hits south-west England and south Wales

British Geological Survey says magnitude-4.4 tremor struck 12 miles north-east of SwanseaA minor earthquake has struck the south-west of England and south Wales, the British Geological Survey has
Fire at central London building site is brought under control

Fire at central London building site is brought under control

Firefighters tackle blaze on Great Portland Street in building containing gas cylindersA dramatic blaze at a building site in the West End in London that prompted fears of an explosion has been
Artwork hidden under Picasso painting revealed by x-ray

Artwork hidden under Picasso painting revealed by x-ray

Non-invasive imaging reveals landscape painting beneath Pablo Picasso’s The Crouching Beggar but who created it remains a mysteryWrapped in a mustard coloured blanket with a white scarf and her head
Putin’s chef, a troll farm and Russia's plot to hijack US democracy

Putin’s chef, a troll farm and Russia's plot to hijack US democracy

Robert Mueller has revealed audacious meddling in the 2016 election. Can he link it to Trump?The plot against America began in 2014. Thousands of miles away, in a drab office building in St
'Throw them out': plans to eject politicians 'beholden to the gun lobby'

'Throw them out': plans to eject politicians 'beholden to the gun lobby'

Moms Demand Action and Everytown launch campaign to empower voters following the horrors of ParklandActivist organizations have renewed calls for gun control in the US in the wake of the school
Nigeria: three suicide bombers kill at least 20 people at market

Nigeria: three suicide bombers kill at least 20 people at market

Bombers leave dozens wounded at crowded fish market in Konduga, just outside MaiduguriThree suicide bombers have detonated their devices at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least
Trump vowed to end 'this American carnage' – but the attacks keep happening

Trump vowed to end 'this American carnage' – but the attacks keep happening

Under Trump, the US has endured three of the worst mass shootings in modern history. Yet as the grief and anger grows, inertia reigns“Beginning on January 20 2017, safety will be restored,” Donald
Two people killed in West Sussex level-crossing crash

Two people killed in West Sussex level-crossing crash

Police confirm two fatalities after train strikes car in HorshamA train struck a car at a level crossing in West Sussex on Saturday, leaving two people dead.Officers were called at 8.47am to Barns