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'It'll never end': the São Paulo graffiti taggers killed for their art

'It'll never end': the São Paulo graffiti taggers killed for their art

Two pixadores were shot dead after a police confrontation while tagging a building. Four years later, their families and friends are still waiting for justiceIt was a mild July evening when the two
Zimbabwe election unrest turns deadly as army opens fire on protesters

Zimbabwe election unrest turns deadly as army opens fire on protesters

Three people killed after live ammunition, water cannon and teargas fired in capitalThree people have been killed in Harare as soldiers and police fought running battles with hundreds of protesters,
Cold war KGB spy cameras sold at auction - in pictures

Cold war KGB spy cameras sold at auction - in pictures

A fascinating collection of Russian spy cameras which were used clandestinely at the height of the cold war have sold for £78,000 at an auction in Dudley, West Midlands. The ingenious gadgets deployed
Peter Dutton again forced by court to transfer sick child from Nauru to Australia

Peter Dutton again forced by court to transfer sick child from Nauru to Australia

Case joins more than a dozen failed attempts by immigration minister to block transfer of a childThe federal court has again forced Peter Dutton to transfer a dangerously sick child from Nauru to

'Throw fatty out': Winston Peters insults member of NZ parliament – video

In one of his last moments as acting New Zealand prime minister, Winston Peters told parliament's Speaker to 'throw fatty out', during a disagreement with opposition MP Gerry Brownlee. Continue
Germany's 'China City': how Duisburg became Xi Jinping's gateway to Europe

Germany's 'China City': how Duisburg became Xi Jinping's gateway to Europe

The city is host to the world’s largest inland port, with 80% of trains from China now making it their first European stopFor much of the 20th century, the city of Duisburg in Germany’s industrial
The secret networks saving Lebanon's migrant maids from abuse | Richard Hall

The secret networks saving Lebanon's migrant maids from abuse | Richard Hall

The country’s domestic workers often endure beatings or sexual violence by their employers – which they cannot report for fear of deportation – but help is at hand When Angela ran away from her
'We had just taken off and the plane fell': all 103 passengers survive Mexico plane crash - video

'We had just taken off and the plane fell': all 103 passengers survive Mexico plane crash - video

Firefighters put out flames on the wreckage of an Aeromexico-operated passenger jet after it crashed following takeoff. Eight-five people were injured, some seriously, when the Embraer jet carrying
Emma Husar welcomes scrutiny of expenses as she defends taxpayer-funded trip

Emma Husar welcomes scrutiny of expenses as she defends taxpayer-funded trip

Labor MP confident no funds misspent after photos show her at concert while on work trip in BrisbaneEmma Husar has asked the independent parliamentary expenses authority to review her use of taxpayer
Islamic State attacks show group is intent on killing Afghan peace hopes

Islamic State attacks show group is intent on killing Afghan peace hopes

Islamic State’s lethal escalation coincides with renewed efforts to end 17-year Afghan warThe suicide bombing and hostage-taking at a government building in Jalalabad is the latest in a series of
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