Nothing was found on your request

The Guardian: World News: news on page 206

'Time to start talking about consent': Thailand's nascent #MeToo moment

'Time to start talking about consent': Thailand's nascent #MeToo moment

A web project that let people share stories of sexual assault is growing into an influential force for changeIn a small bookshop in Suan Phlu, a lively district of Bangkok, an unusual conversation is
New plant-focused diet would ‘transform’ planet’s future, say scientists

New plant-focused diet would ‘transform’ planet’s future, say scientists

‘Planetary health diet’ would prevent millions of deaths a year and avoid climate changeThe first science-based diet that tackles both the poor food eaten by billions of people and averts global
US to begin nuclear treaty pullout next month after Russia missile talks fail

US to begin nuclear treaty pullout next month after Russia missile talks fail

Officials reject Russian offer to inspect new missile US says it will suspend observance of INF treaty on 2 FebruaryThe US has rejected Moscow’s offer to inspect a new Russian missile suspected of
Greek PM wins confidence vote after Macedonia name crisis

Greek PM wins confidence vote after Macedonia name crisis

Alexis Tsipras secures majority as opposition claims deal with Skopje is ‘nationally damaging’The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has won a confidence vote in parliament, clearing a major hurdle
How Trump's border wall impasse is costing the US economy | Mona Chalabi

How Trump's border wall impasse is costing the US economy | Mona Chalabi

Research suggests the shutdown has cost the US economy $4.3bn – nearly as much as Trump wants for his wallThe US government shutdown has continued into its 26th day, leaving 800,000 federal employees
Pranksters defend spreading fake news of Trump's departure

Pranksters defend spreading fake news of Trump's departure

Activists distributed fake editions of the Washington Post, dated 1 May 2019, around Washington DC on WednesdayFake editions of the Washington Post with a large headline announcing Donald Trump’s
Australia’s road deaths at lowest level in four years

Australia’s road deaths at lowest level in four years

Road toll analysis shows 1,146 deaths in 2018, 78 fewer than in 2017Australia’s road toll has fallen to its lowest in four years, with 78 fewer deaths in 2018 than the previous year.There were 1,146
Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong-chol are expected to meet on Friday to discuss a second summit, US and South Korean media reportedThree North Korean officials, including the top envoy involved in talks with
Four Americans killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

Four Americans killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

Two US soldiers, a defence department civilian official and contractor were killed, US Central Command confirmsA suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State has killed four Americans in north-eastern
Iranian ambassador claims Free Nazanin campaign is 'unhelpful'

Iranian ambassador claims Free Nazanin campaign is 'unhelpful'

Intervention comes as backers say Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strikeThe Iranian ambassador to the UK has told the husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe that his campaign to secure
Moa for sale: trade in extinct birds' bones threatens New Zealand's history

Moa for sale: trade in extinct birds' bones threatens New Zealand's history

Skeletons fetch thousands, but sales put swathes of environmental and climate data out of reach of scientists Paleontologists are begging the New Zealand government to immediately halt the trade in
Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Kew scientists’ analysis of 124 wild species shows 60% facing possible extinction, risking viability of commercial stock Wild coffee species are under threat, with 60% of them facing possible
Hillsborough police chief lacked knowledge of hazards, court hears

Hillsborough police chief lacked knowledge of hazards, court hears

Prosecutors say David Duckenfield failed to identify risk of overcrowdingDavid Duckenfield, the South Yorkshire police officer in command during the Hillsborough disaster, lacked knowledge of the
Industry alliance sets out $1bn to tackle oceans' plastic waste

Industry alliance sets out $1bn to tackle oceans' plastic waste

Greenpeace sceptical about corporate polluters as alliance launched to reduce wasteThe scourge of plastic waste in the world’s oceans is the target of a new global alliance of businesses which says it
What is happening in Zimbabwe? – video report

What is happening in Zimbabwe? – video report

The centre of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, is deserted after the third day of a nationwide strike. Demonstrators are frustrated by the huge rise in living costs that has resulted in food and fuel
Woman had plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days

Woman had plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days

Scan finally detected the foreign body after four separate hospital visitsA woman in Northern Ireland lived with a plastic pill packet lodged in her throat for 17 days before it was detected following
Sherrilyn Kenyon accuses husband of 'Shakespearean plot' to poison her

Sherrilyn Kenyon accuses husband of 'Shakespearean plot' to poison her

In an explosive lawsuit, author of bestselling Dark-Hunter novels accuses her husband and two others of attempting to destroy her careerBestselling urban fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon has filed a
Goldman chief says sorry over ex-banker's role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman chief says sorry over ex-banker's role in 1MDB scandal

David Solomon apologises to the Malaysian people for Tim Leissner’s involvementThe chief executive of Goldman Sachs has apologised to the people of Malaysia over the role of a former employee of the
Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union address, or deliver it in writing

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union address, or deliver it in writing

House speaker says event would place an undue burden on the departments responsible for security, as a result of the shutdown Follow the latest US politics news – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi,
Iranian state television anchor arrested after flying into the US

Iranian state television anchor arrested after flying into the US

Press TV’s Marzieh Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin of New Orleans, was detained after arriving in St Louis, broadcaster saidA prominent American anchor on Iranian state television’s English-language