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Leaders move past Trump to protect world from climate change

Leaders move past Trump to protect world from climate change

Far more must be invested in adapting to warming, says new global commission that aims to rebuild political will after US withdrawal from Paris agreementFar too little is being done to protect people
Canada legalizes marijuana: here's everything you need to know

Canada legalizes marijuana: here's everything you need to know

Where can you buy it? Can you grow your own? Can you smoke and drive? And will Canada legalize other drugs now, too? 17 October 2018. Continue reading...
'It feels like hate': vandals deface San Francisco murals with Trump hats

'It feels like hate': vandals deface San Francisco murals with Trump hats

Political paintings in traditionally Latino neighborhood celebrate protests and urge justice for victims of police violenceA walk down San Francisco’s Clarion Alley – a narrow passageway connecting
Hindu nationalist-led state changes Muslim name of Indian city

Hindu nationalist-led state changes Muslim name of Indian city

Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, headed by hardliner accused of violence against Muslims, to become PrayagrajAn Indian city in a state led by a hardline Hindu nationalist preacher accused of instigating
A tale of two houses: how Jared Kushner fuelled the Trump-Saudi love-in

A tale of two houses: how Jared Kushner fuelled the Trump-Saudi love-in

Trump’s loyalty to Riyadh amid the Jamal Khashoggi crisis is stretching his credibility to breaking pointA key player in the US-Saudi relationship is conspicuously missing from the talks held in
'It was like hell': California hotel workers break their silence on abuse

'It was like hell': California hotel workers break their silence on abuse

Staff at upscale Terranea Resort claim they were subject to repeated sexual harassment as California bill to end abuse stallsJust outside of Los Angeles in Ranchos Palos Verdes, the Terranea Resort
EU scraps plans for Brexit summit statement on future trade deal

EU scraps plans for Brexit summit statement on future trade deal

Plans for draft agreement to be set before meeting are ditched after talks stall on Irish borderEU leaders have scrapped plans to discuss and publish a draft declaration this week on the bloc’s future
Hoop dreams: backboards in backyards – in pictures

Hoop dreams: backboards in backyards – in pictures

Carlos Marchand photographs basketball hoops in Queens, New York City, as a way of framing suburbia Continue reading...
Tax evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes published

Tax evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes published

OECD says schemes selling either residency or citizenship threaten efforts to combat tax evasionA blacklist of 21 countries whose so-called “golden passport” schemes threaten international efforts to
Dazed and confused: Canada cannabis legalization brings complex new laws

Dazed and confused: Canada cannabis legalization brings complex new laws

Recreational marijuana will be legal throughout the country, but rules will vary from province to provinceCanada legalizes marijuana: here’s everything you need to know Canada will this week become
Moving Australia's embassy to Jerusalem a 'fatal mistake', Middle Eastern envoys warn

Moving Australia's embassy to Jerusalem a 'fatal mistake', Middle Eastern envoys warn

Diplomatic anger and trade threats at Scott Morrison’s announcement that a shift was under consideration • George Browning on the suggestion to move Australia’s embassy to JerusalemRepresentatives
Nigeria: Boko Haram militants kill kidnapped aid worker

Nigeria: Boko Haram militants kill kidnapped aid worker

Hauwa Mohammed Liman, who worked in Red Cross-supported hospital, had been held hostage since MarchIslamist extremists in Nigeria have killed a medical aid worker held hostage since March.Hauwa
NAACP leader opposes rent control bid while taking real estate money

NAACP leader opposes rent control bid while taking real estate money

California president under fire for opposing pro-tenant measure yet working as a paid consultant for real-estate backed campaign The California leader of a major US civil rights group is facing
A year after her murder, where is the justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia? | Margaret Atwood

A year after her murder, where is the justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia? | Margaret Atwood

The Maltese journalist reported on government corruption, but no politician has been questioned about her murderToday marks one year since the brutal assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s
Khashoggi: Trump defends Saudi Arabia as Pompeo heads to Turkey

Khashoggi: Trump defends Saudi Arabia as Pompeo heads to Turkey

Trump likens case to Kavanaugh confirmation hearings as Turkish president reports evidence of toxic materials at Saudi consulateDonald Trump has defended Saudi Arabia against mounting international
Scott Morrison raises prospect of asylum seeker transfer to New Zealand

Scott Morrison raises prospect of asylum seeker transfer to New Zealand

But the PM says Labor must accept legislation banning any resettled people from ever entering AustraliaScott Morrison has put the prospect of asylum seekers being resettled in New Zealand on the
What are we doing here? Crowds in Sydney search for Harry and Meghan

What are we doing here? Crowds in Sydney search for Harry and Meghan

The newly expecting royal couple visited Sydney’s sights and ‘met the people’ – but some didn’t even get a glimpse of Harry’s hair Under the beating sun, outside the Sydney Opera House, thousands
Queensland abortion vote set to split along party lines

Queensland abortion vote set to split along party lines

No Labor MPs have spoken against the legislation but the LNP is digging in for amendments before Thursday’s divisionThe Queensland parliament has agreed to hold a conscience vote to decriminalise
Australian senators inadvertently back far-right motion saying 'it's OK to be white'

Australian senators inadvertently back far-right motion saying 'it's OK to be white'

Government blames ‘administrative error’ for decision to support motion put up by anti-immigrant partyAustralia’s government has been forced into an embarrassing re-vote in parliament after it
The Mexican town that refused to become a smart city

The Mexican town that refused to become a smart city

Santa Maria Tonantzintla was set to be one of Mexico’s first smart cities – but residents saw it as an attempt to westernise their town and leave tradition behindLupita Tecual Porquillo had heard a