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China: new rules to prevent sex-selective abortions raise fears

China: new rules to prevent sex-selective abortions raise fears

Measures in Jiangxi province prompt concerns over state control and rights of womenNew rules restricting abortions in a Chinese province have prompted concern from citizens and activists over state
‘Knights of anguish’ – Argentinian media react to World Cup humbling

‘Knights of anguish’ – Argentinian media react to World Cup humbling

The country’s pain after La Albiceleste’s 3-0 loss to Croatia percolated through its newspapers and sports magazines It never looked certain for Argentina. There were always questions left to answer
'Conscientious objection': when doctors' beliefs are a barrier to abortion

'Conscientious objection': when doctors' beliefs are a barrier to abortion

As a report highlights the ruinous impact of denying abortion, two medics offer opposing views on the role of personal belief A rise in the number of healthcare providers who refuse to provide
Why Trump's immigration crackdown won't stem flow of Central Americans

Why Trump's immigration crackdown won't stem flow of Central Americans

The majority of migrants from a trio of countries are fleeing grinding poverty or the rampant gang and drug-related violence Family separation crisis – live updates“There are those who migrate to El
How the US has prepared for nuclear Armageddon – in pictures

How the US has prepared for nuclear Armageddon – in pictures

Since the days of the Truman administration, American officials have planned how to keep the government functioning during a nuclear Armageddon. Though details of the country’s post-doomsday planning
US family separation crisis –  in pictures

US family separation crisis – in pictures

Children arriving in the US from Central America have long faced the prospect of family separation and navigated a complex legal immigration system that can take months or years to render a decision
'That's 4.2 million godparents': New Zealand basks in 'first baby' glow

'That's 4.2 million godparents': New Zealand basks in 'first baby' glow

Nation marks ‘very fine and wonderful occasion’ with joy, poetry and a hint of pinkNew Zealand is basking in a nationwide new baby glow after prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced the birth of her
Japanese employer explains lunchbreak punishment on TV – video

Japanese employer explains lunchbreak punishment on TV – video

Employers at a water bureau explain how a civil servant was punished for 'habitually' slipping away from his desk a few minutes early to buy a bento lunch. Senior officials at his bureau called a
Malaysia to reopen inquiry into murder of Mongolian model

Malaysia to reopen inquiry into murder of Mongolian model

Altantuya Shaariibuu, the lover of an aide of former PM Najib Razak, was killed in 2006 but a motive has never been found Malaysia will reopen the investigation into the murder of Mongolian translator
Hungarian nationalist rock opera to retell 1920s grievances

Hungarian nationalist rock opera to retell 1920s grievances

Treaty that sliced up territory after first world war remains a source of anti-liberal sentimentThe signing of a 1920 peace treaty does not immediately sound like ideal subject matter for musical
Farmers' federation lines up against Tony Abbott on national energy guarantee

Farmers' federation lines up against Tony Abbott on national energy guarantee

Growing number of Liberals and Nationals also warn against scuttling the policy• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonThe National Farmers’ Federation has added its voice

Melania Trump wears 'I don't care' jacket en route to child detention centre – video

First Lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read 'I really don't care, do u?' as she boarded a flight on Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. The green, hooded
The US withdrawal from the UNHRC is a gift to Xi Jinping and China | Frances Eve

The US withdrawal from the UNHRC is a gift to Xi Jinping and China | Frances Eve

It appears the last holdout in the resistance to ‘human rights with Chinese characteristics’ has collapsedThe US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council is a gift to China’s leader Xi Jinping.
Greece 'turning a page' as eurozone agrees deal to end financial crisis

Greece 'turning a page' as eurozone agrees deal to end financial crisis

Athens hails agreement to give country access to markets in August after final bailoutGreece’s government has said the country is “turning a page” after eurozone member states reached an agreement on
Quebec City mosque shooter 'not a monster' say parents

Quebec City mosque shooter 'not a monster' say parents

Alexandre Bissonnette’s parents offer sympathy to victims but fear ‘political sentence’The parents of the 28-year-old man who opened fire on worshippers in a Quebec City mosque, killing six men and
Morning mail: New Gayed questions, Melania 'doesn't care', Socceroos fight on

Morning mail: New Gayed questions, Melania 'doesn't care', Socceroos fight on

Friday: Further investigations are under way into the disgraced doctor Emil Shawky Gayed. Plus: draw keeps Australia alive at the World CupGood morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main
Koko, famed gorilla who learned sign language, dies aged 46

Koko, famed gorilla who learned sign language, dies aged 46

The gorilla, who formed friendships with celebrities such as Robin Williams, died peacefully in her sleep in CaliforniaKoko, the gorilla who learned sign language and formed several celebrity
Leader of Romania's ruling party sentenced for corruption

Leader of Romania's ruling party sentenced for corruption

Liviu Dragnea, of the Social Democratic party, expected to appeal after being handed three-and-a-half-year sentence The powerful leader of Romania’s ruling party has been sentenced to prison in a blow
Melania Trump wears 'I don't care' jacket on plane to visit child detention center

Melania Trump wears 'I don't care' jacket on plane to visit child detention center

The first lady appeared to be wearing a Zara jacket with the astonishing caption: ‘I really don’t care. Do U?’When Melania Trump met with detained children at the Texas border on Thursday, she struck
Grenfell inquiry: fire brigade report shows blaze's rapid progress

Grenfell inquiry: fire brigade report shows blaze's rapid progress

Cladding was ‘spitting and sparking’ less than 15 minutes after firefighters’ arrival Less than 15 minutes after arriving at the Grenfell Tower fire, a senior firefighter reported that the building’s