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Turkey's iron lady: 'It's time for the men in power to feel fear'

Turkey's iron lady: 'It's time for the men in power to feel fear'

Nationalist politician Meral Akşener emerges as only credible presidential candidate pushing for victory over Erdoğan Meral Akşener stood near a statue of the Turkish republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal
#Cuéntalo: Latin American women rally around sexual violence hashtag

#Cuéntalo: Latin American women rally around sexual violence hashtag

Thousands seize on Twitter campaign to denounce gender abuse blighting their regionIt began as a call to arms to women in Spain after last week’s incendiary acquittal of five men on rape charges in
Pakistan province tells Red Bull and its rivals to drop 'energy' tag

Pakistan province tells Red Bull and its rivals to drop 'energy' tag

Highly caffeinated fizzy drinks market censored for making misleading claimsPakistan’s most populous province has ordered energy-drink manufacturers including Red Bull to remove the word “energy” from
Chinese Nobel laureate's widow 'ready to die' in house arrest

Chinese Nobel laureate's widow 'ready to die' in house arrest

Liu Xia, wife of the late human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, says she has nothing left to live for, in phone call with exiled friendLiu Xia, the widow of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, has said she is
China deploys cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts – reports

China deploys cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts – reports

Missiles could targets ships and aircraft, according to CNBC, and mark another step in the militarisation of the disputed islandsChina has installed cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems
Donald Trump repaid his lawyer for Stormy Daniels hush money, says Rudy Giuliani

Donald Trump repaid his lawyer for Stormy Daniels hush money, says Rudy Giuliani

In Fox News interview, Giuliani says lawyer Michael Cohen was personally reimbursed for $130,000 used to silence porn actorTrump shifts story over Michael Cohen payment to Stormy Daniels Donald Trump
Business Council rebuts Liberal MP Julia Banks' claim she could live on $40 a day

Business Council rebuts Liberal MP Julia Banks' claim she could live on $40 a day

Business group head Jennifer Westacott says it’s impossible to live on Newstart allowanceThe head of the Business Council has renewed calls to increase the Newstart allowance, after the Liberal MP
North Korea denies hacking UN sanctions database

North Korea denies hacking UN sanctions database

Sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programmes affect coal, iron, fishing, textiles and oilNorth Korea has denied hacking the database of a UN committee tasked with monitoring sanctions
Goulburn-Murray farmers are at tipping point: it's time to allow the amendments | Suzanna Sheed

Goulburn-Murray farmers are at tipping point: it's time to allow the amendments | Suzanna Sheed

Southern basin farmers have contributed the most to the Murray-Darling basin plan but taking more water will compound the challengesSign up to receive the latest Australian opinion pieces every
Isis attack on Libya election commission kills more than a dozen

Isis attack on Libya election commission kills more than a dozen

Bloodshed comes amid push for elections hoped to calm turmoil that plagues countrySuicide bombers have stormed Libya’s electoral commission in Tripoli, killing at least a dozen people in an attack
Guantánamo prisoner released in surprise move by Trump administration

Guantánamo prisoner released in surprise move by Trump administration

Transfer of Ahmed al-Darbi to Saudi Arabia surprised observers by going against president’s pledge to restock military prisonThe Trump administration has made its first major move relating to
Climate change aid to poor nations lags behind Paris pledges

Climate change aid to poor nations lags behind Paris pledges

Donor nations’ 2020 target of $100bn annual fund for adapting economies falls short by near 50% says OxfamFinance for poor countries to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and deal with
Tim Hammond's exit leaves Labor – and the Liberals – scrambling

Tim Hammond's exit leaves Labor – and the Liberals – scrambling

After the MP’s resignation, both major parties are weighing their options for a byelection in the seat of Perth Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon Tim Hammond’s
US Teacher of the Year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize

US Teacher of the Year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize

Mandy Manning, who works with refugees and immigrants, wears Women’s March and trans equality pins at White HouseA teacher who leads a classroom for teenage refugees staged a silent protest by wearing
Body found trapped behind toilet wall of Calgary mall ruled an accidental death

Body found trapped behind toilet wall of Calgary mall ruled an accidental death

Police say the man, found earlier this week, died accidentally after crawling into a vent for unknown reasons and became stuckPolice in Canada have said a man whose body was found inside a wall in a
Cambridge Analytica closure – questions and answers

Cambridge Analytica closure – questions and answers

Following the Facebook data crisis, the company has folded. But will the scandal now end? Which companies are closing down?Cambridge Analytica, the company at the heart of the data scandal which has
Tesla posts record $710m net loss as it struggles to produce Model 3 cars

Tesla posts record $710m net loss as it struggles to produce Model 3 cars

Elon Musk got testy with analysts amid concerns over company’s future, after it burned through $745.3m in cash during important quarterTesla posted a record $709.6m net loss in the first quarter and
Commonwealth Bank admits it lost backup data for 20m accounts

Commonwealth Bank admits it lost backup data for 20m accounts

The bank, one of the Australia’s big four, assures customers the information has not been compromisedSign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningThe Commonwealth Bank is
House Republicans nominate Trump for Nobel peace prize

House Republicans nominate Trump for Nobel peace prize

Eighteen lawmakers write to Nobel committee to say president should receive 2019 prize ‘in recognition of his work to end the Korean war’Eighteen House Republicans have nominated Donald Trump for the
Five dead after military plane crashes on highway near Georgia airport

Five dead after military plane crashes on highway near Georgia airport

Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane was on a training missionThe cause of the crash wasn’t immediately knownAn Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane on a training mission crashed Wednesday onto a busy