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Cambodia: Hun Sen re-elected in landslide victory after brutal crackdown

Cambodia: Hun Sen re-elected in landslide victory after brutal crackdown

Election widely condemned as a sham by human rights groups and political observersCambodia’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has won a landslide election victory, a result that was seen as a foregone
Qatar 2022 bid team 'sabotaged World Cup rivals'

Qatar 2022 bid team 'sabotaged World Cup rivals'

Whistleblower tells Sunday Times fake propaganda spread by PR agency and ex-CIA operativesA senior MP has called for a “proper independent investigation” into claims Qatar launched a secret campaign
Robert Mugabe: 'I cannot vote for those who have tormented me' - video

Robert Mugabe: 'I cannot vote for those who have tormented me' - video

Former dictator says he will not vote for his former party, Zanu-PF, or the current president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in the country's election on Monday. The 94-year-old said he 'could not vote for
Camp Bestival shuts down as rain and strong winds break heatwave

Camp Bestival shuts down as rain and strong winds break heatwave

Belfast gets a month’s rain in hours as mercury falls across much of UK, albeit temporarilyThe UK’s heatwave has been abruptly interrupted by heavy rain and high winds, with the music festival Camp
Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration

Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration

President tweets demand for Democratic co-operationFederal government has already shut down twice in 2018Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats
'I'm impulsive, but not violent,' says sacked Macron bodyguard

'I'm impulsive, but not violent,' says sacked Macron bodyguard

Alexandre Benalla admits being ‘vigorous’ during May Day incident that cost him his job with French presidentThe former bodyguard to Emmanuel Macron who was sacked after footage emerged of him
Robert Mugabe: I won't vote for Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe election

Robert Mugabe: I won't vote for Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe election

Former dictator says he is backing longtime rival party MDC on eve of historic voteRobert Mugabe has said he will not vote for his former party Zanu-PF or the current president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in
Fate of new Moorside nuclear power station in Cumbria in doubt

Fate of new Moorside nuclear power station in Cumbria in doubt

Delay in sale of consortium behind plant leads Toshiba to lay off 100 UK project staffDoubts have been raised over the fate of a new nuclear power station planned for Cumbria after it emerged that
Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from prison

‘The resistance continues,’ says 17-year-old who was filmed slapping Israeli soldiersAhed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian who was filmed slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers outside her home,
Former classmate accuses Sean Spicer of using N-word towards him – video

Former classmate accuses Sean Spicer of using N-word towards him – video

A man yelled at the former White House press secretary during a book signing and accused him of using a racial slur when they were students at a prep school decades ago. Alex Lombard said Spicer had
‘I thought, what do I have to offer?’ The woman digitalising the Democrats

‘I thought, what do I have to offer?’ The woman digitalising the Democrats

After hi-tech won Trump the presidency, Jessica Alter wanted to put the Democrats on a stronger footing. She shares what she has learnedJessica Alter is the co-founder of Tech for Campaigns, a
Malcolm Turnbull gives Coalition wiggle room on company tax cuts

Malcolm Turnbull gives Coalition wiggle room on company tax cuts

Prime minister commits to seeking ‘competitive’ rate rather than specificsMalcolm Turnbull has given his government room to move on its unpopular tax cut for Australia’s biggest businesses after
Triple stabbing at Chile abortion rights rally sparks outcry

Triple stabbing at Chile abortion rights rally sparks outcry

Demonstrators suspect anti-abortion activists after three women attacked by masked assailantsHuman rights activists in Chile have expressed shock and concern after masked attackers stabbed three women
British boy, five, drowns on holiday in Portugal

British boy, five, drowns on holiday in Portugal

Reports say boy was pulled from water on Saturday but could not be revivedA five-year-old British boy has died in Portugal after reportedly drowning in a swimming pool. The youngster was said to have
Can Imran Khan fulfil Pakistan’s voters’ hopes and keep the generals at bay?

Can Imran Khan fulfil Pakistan’s voters’ hopes and keep the generals at bay?

Following his election victory, the playboy cricket star turned politician now faces the complex task of balancing internal and international expectationsIt’s not hard to see why Imran Khan’s stunning
Former Milosevic defence lawyer shot dead in Belgrade

Former Milosevic defence lawyer shot dead in Belgrade

Dragoslav Ognjanović killed in front of home in incident that also left his son injured A prominent Belgrade lawyer who once helped to defend the late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic has been
California wildfires burn across state  – in pictures

California wildfires burn across state – in pictures

Huge wildfire in northern California prompts evacuation orders for thousands while fires also burn in southern California Continue reading...
Bale, Warburton and now Geraint Thomas: the state school on a fast track to sporting glory

Bale, Warburton and now Geraint Thomas: the state school on a fast track to sporting glory

The racing cyclist is part of an amazing array of talent to hail from a comprehensive in CardiffThe hall of fame in Wales’s largest comprehensive school is about 15 metres long. Almost every
Democracy is under threat from the malicious use of technology. The EU is fighting back | Julian King

Democracy is under threat from the malicious use of technology. The EU is fighting back | Julian King

Member states are joining forces with social media platforms to tackle the menace of fake news and data misuseAlongside traditional canvassing, political parties can now get their messages across
Four men charged with attempted murder after police gun fight in London

Four men charged with attempted murder after police gun fight in London

Men in their 20s charged after car chase ended with shots being fired at police officersFour people have been charged with attempted murder and possession of a shotgun after a shooting incident in