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Protests in Indonesia as girl raped by brother is jailed for abortion

Protests in Indonesia as girl raped by brother is jailed for abortion

Activists file a complaint against judges who sentenced a 15-year-old girl to six months’ jailIndonesian activists have filed an official complaint against three judges in Sumatra, who sentenced a
Mexico plane crash: 103 people onboard but all survived, say officials

Mexico plane crash: 103 people onboard but all survived, say officials

Aeromexico plane comes down in Durango after takeoff, injuring 85 people, two of whom are in a critical condition An Aeromexico airliner carrying 103 people from the Mexican city of Durango to the
Thieves escape by motorboat after royal jewels heist in Sweden

Thieves escape by motorboat after royal jewels heist in Sweden

Two crowns and an orb dating back to 17th century stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral Police in Sweden are hunting for jewel thieves who stole two priceless royal crowns and an orb from a cathedral before
'I wouldn't waste my time': firearms experts dismiss flimsy 3D-printed guns

'I wouldn't waste my time': firearms experts dismiss flimsy 3D-printed guns

The plastic weapons require high-end printers and are known to blow up in shooters’ hands – but they could pose a future threatAs the day has neared for the release of blueprints for printing 3D
US judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D printed guns

US judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D printed guns

Federal judge’s order puts hold on plan to make plans downloadable to print untraceable and undetectable plastic gunsA federal judge on Tuesday stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable
Manafort put himself 'above the law' to fund his expensive tastes, court hears

Manafort put himself 'above the law' to fund his expensive tastes, court hears

Defence in trial of Trump’s former campaign chair claims his deputy, Rick Gates, betrayed himDonald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort put “himself and his money above the law” to bankroll
Peru train crash near Machu Picchu injures 10 tourists

Peru train crash near Machu Picchu injures 10 tourists

Trains operated by rival rail companies collide near ancient Inca citadelSeveral foreign tourists have been injured in a collision between two passenger trains near Peru’s most popular tourist site –
May cuts short holiday for Brexit talks with Macron

May cuts short holiday for Brexit talks with Macron

Prime minister seeks to persuade French leader to soften his stance on UK’s Brexit proposals Theresa May is cutting short her summer break in Italy to meet the French president, Emmanuel Macron, to
Tesla countersued by 'whistleblower' it accused of sabotage and shooting threat

Tesla countersued by 'whistleblower' it accused of sabotage and shooting threat

Firm sued Martin Tripp after Elon Musk claimed the ex-technician had attacked Tesla computer systemsThe Tesla “whistleblower” who was accused of sabotage has filed a counterclaim against Tesla and
Apple reports new sales record for third quarter as it eases toward $1tn mark

Apple reports new sales record for third quarter as it eases toward $1tn mark

Tech giant reported a $11.5bn profit, up 32% from the same period last year, and sales increased 17% to $53.3bn, a new recordApple Inc reported better than expected sales figures for the third
Russian journalists killed in Central African Republic ambush

Russian journalists killed in Central African Republic ambush

Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal were kidnapped by 10 men, officials sayThree Russian journalists have been killed in an ambush outside the town of Sibut in Central African
Ellie Soutter death: father criticises demands on young athletes

Ellie Soutter death: father criticises demands on young athletes

Team GB snowboarder died a short time after missing a flight to train with her squadThe father of the British snowboarder Ellie Soutter who died suddenly on her 18th birthday believes the intense
North Korea gave only one dog tag for 55 boxes of war remains, US official says

North Korea gave only one dog tag for 55 boxes of war remains, US official says

Country also did not provide other information to help forensics experts determine identities, according to a US defense officialWhen North Korea handed over 55 boxes of bones that it said are remains
Facebook deletes accounts over signs of Russian meddling in US midterms

Facebook deletes accounts over signs of Russian meddling in US midterms

Company reports ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’ as it deletes 32 political pages and accountsFacebook has detected “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” before the United States midterm elections
Palestinians in the UK speak out for the right to freedom of speech | Letters

Palestinians in the UK speak out for the right to freedom of speech | Letters

Leading figures, including Prof Karma Nabulsi, Prof Kamel Hawwash, and Dr Garda Kharmi, put their community’s point of viewThe fundamental right to free expression, guaranteed by article 10 of the
Unsurvivable heatwaves could strike heart of China by end of century

Unsurvivable heatwaves could strike heart of China by end of century

The most populous region of the biggest polluter on Earth – China’s northern plain – will become uninhabitable in places if climate change is not curbedThe deadliest place on the planet for extreme
St-Tropez lifeboat crew say luxury boat owners too mean to help out

St-Tropez lifeboat crew say luxury boat owners too mean to help out

Tycoons moored on Riviera branded uncaring as lifeboat appeal ‘sinks without trace’The wealthy tycoons and oligarchs enjoying summer on their luxury yachts in Saint-Tropez have been warned: cries of
Shark abducted in pram from Texas aquarium is returned

Shark abducted in pram from Texas aquarium is returned

Miss Helen, a female grey horn shark, had been driven away from San Antonio aquarium in a pickup truckA shark abducted from a petting tank at a Texas aquarium and smuggled out in a pram has been found
Nine-year-old child bride reportedly killed by husband in Afghanistan

Nine-year-old child bride reportedly killed by husband in Afghanistan

Girl sold illegally into marriage to pay family debt is murdered the day after Unicef reports one in three Afghan girls are wed before reaching 18 An Afghan man has been accused of strangling to death
China in Africa: win-win development, or a new colonialism?

China in Africa: win-win development, or a new colonialism?

The tiny fishing village of Bagamoyo is set to become Africa’s largest port in a $10bn Chinese development. Are locals right to be optimistic? As their hand-built wooden dhow approaches the shore,