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'Everybody fits in': inside the Canadian cities where minorities are the majority

'Everybody fits in': inside the Canadian cities where minorities are the majority

In ‘majority-minority’ cities such as Markham and Brampton, diversity isn’t aspirational; it’s a fact. But how does integration work?The Foody Mart in Markham, a sprawling city near Toronto, is found
Belgian minister calls for religious TV ban after reading on female submission

Belgian minister calls for religious TV ban after reading on female submission

Catholic lay reader read verses calling on women to submit to their husbands in Songs of Praise-style programme The future of Songs of Praise-style religious programmes on Belgian television has been
Millions of people need urgent help to stave off famine in Lake Chad basin

Millions of people need urgent help to stave off famine in Lake Chad basin

At crisis conference in Berlin, UN humanitarian chief urges doubling of donations for those displaced by Boko HaramNine years into a crisis that shows no sign of abating, 11 million people in the Lake
Typhoon winds overturn truck on bridge in Japan – video report

Typhoon winds overturn truck on bridge in Japan – video report

Typhoon Jebi has made landfall in western Japan, the strongest storm to hit the country in 25 years. One person has died and several people injured. Evacuation advisories have been issued for 1.19
Aretha Franklin's family criticise 'offensive and distasteful' eulogy

Aretha Franklin's family criticise 'offensive and distasteful' eulogy

The Reverend Jasper Williams Jr used his speech to question the Black Lives Matter movement and made negative comments about black familiesThe family of Aretha Franklin have called the eulogy given at
Dagenham primary school blaze brought under control

Dagenham primary school blaze brought under control

London fire brigade says significant damage caused to Roding primary schoolA fire that engulfed almost three-quarters of a primary school in east London has been brought under control, almost four
Nancy Pelosi leads Democrats into battle again – while watching her back

Nancy Pelosi leads Democrats into battle again – while watching her back

If it’s the midterms, it must be time for talk about whether the House minority leader must go. Supporters and experts cry foulNancy Pelosi was at the podium at the US Capitol, flanked by dozens of
Hong Kong cedes part of rail station to China in secretive ceremony

Hong Kong cedes part of rail station to China in secretive ceremony

About 1m sq ft of West Kowloon terminus will be controlled by mainland ChinaHong Kong has officially ceded part of a new high-speed railway station to mainland Chinese authorities, holding a secretive
Julia Gillard: 'Hard evidence' shows Liberal party failing women – video

Julia Gillard: 'Hard evidence' shows Liberal party failing women – video

Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard says gender bias played a role in the Liberal party’s decision to ignore Julie Bishop in the first round of voting during last month’s leadership spill.
Ship crashes into airport bridge as Typhoon Jebi reaches Japan - video

Ship crashes into airport bridge as Typhoon Jebi reaches Japan - video

A tanker smashes into a bridge linking Osaka's Kansai airport with the mainland after Typhoon Jebi makes landfall on Tuesday. The ship had been anchored but was forced into the bridge by the strongest
Crossbench dismisses idea Coalition may deregister CFMEU

Crossbench dismisses idea Coalition may deregister CFMEU

Independent Bob Katter says any move on construction union could ‘smash’ unionism in AustraliaCrossbench MPs and senators have dismissed the Coalition’s suggestion it could move to deregister the
Debating the definition of genocide will not save the Rohingya | Charles Petrie

Debating the definition of genocide will not save the Rohingya | Charles Petrie

The time for talk is over. The international community has to act, or it could fail in Myanmar just as it failed in RwandaA UN report has accused the Myanmar military of genocide. The report is being
Guards still untrained in asphyxia risks after David Dungay's death in custody

Guards still untrained in asphyxia risks after David Dungay's death in custody

Three years after Indigenous man’s death, Corrective Services NSW boss admits only a few staff have recently begun trainingAlmost three years after Indigenous man David Dungay Jr died in custody, most
Inside Greece's first smart city: 'Now you don't need to know a politician to get something done'

Inside Greece's first smart city: 'Now you don't need to know a politician to get something done'

Trikala, in Greece’s agricultural heartland, is an unlikely candidate for a leading smart city – but innovations have improved lives despite the financial crisis“In the past, residents had to call the
Counsellors on motorbikes put Boko Haram survivors on road to recovery | Festus Iyorah

Counsellors on motorbikes put Boko Haram survivors on road to recovery | Festus Iyorah

Mental health workers are taking their services to the doorstep in areas attacked by insurgents in north-east Nigeria Cletus Nicholas takes his life in his hands when he gets on his keke marwa motor
Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm of 25 years

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm of 25 years

At least seven dead after powerful typhoon prompts flooding and chaos, leaving thousands stranded A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, inundating the region's main international airport,
'We need to grow up': Malaysian MPs condemn caning over lesbian sex

'We need to grow up': Malaysian MPs condemn caning over lesbian sex

Politician calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality amid outrage over punishment in sharia courtA Malaysian MP has called for laws that criminalise homosexuality to be immediately abolished amid
The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?

The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?

The foreign policy establishment has been lamenting its death for half a century. But Atlanticism has long been a convenient mythIf you took headlines at their word, you would think that the western
Scott Morrison says Liberals will deal with bullying claims 'inside our team'

Scott Morrison says Liberals will deal with bullying claims 'inside our team'

As more women denounce bullying, the PM says he will take advice from Kelly O’Dwyer and Nola Marino on intimidation concerns Scott Morrison has defended the Liberal party’s handling of concerns from
Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban

Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban

Jalaluddin Haqqani died ‘after a long sickness’, the insurgent group saysThe Taliban have announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of Afghanistan’s Haqqani militant group – one of the