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Nauru withdraws right of appeal to Australia’s high court, blocking political protesters

Nauru withdraws right of appeal to Australia’s high court, blocking political protesters

Former Nauruan president Sprent Dabwido accuses Australia of being complicit in ‘a political sham prosecution’Australia’s high court cannot hear the appeal of three Nauruan political protesters, after
US plans tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports to protest alleged tech theft

US plans tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports to protest alleged tech theft

Latest move in Donald Trump’s trade confrontation with Beijing List includes electronics, aircraft parts, medicine and other goods The Trump administration has raised the stakes in a growing trade
YouTube shooting: at least three injured and female suspect dead in apparent suicide

YouTube shooting: at least three injured and female suspect dead in apparent suicide

Police say they have no details about motive in attack at company’s California headquarters as victims are treated at nearby hospital• YouTube shooting: police identify woman who opened fire at HQA
'They stole my life away': women forcibly sterilised by Japan speak out

'They stole my life away': women forcibly sterilised by Japan speak out

Eugenic Protection Law subjected 16,500 people to forced sterilisation and was aimed at eliminating ‘inferior’ children Junko Iizuka* was 16 when she was taken to a clinic in north-east Japan and
Second teenager in 24 hours dies amid calls to tackle London violence

Second teenager in 24 hours dies amid calls to tackle London violence

David Lammy blames drug trade and public sector cuts as 16- and 17-year-old are killedMPs and campaigners have said authorities are failing to get a grip on violent crime in London after two teenagers
Trump is not first president to deploy troops to US-Mexico border

Trump is not first president to deploy troops to US-Mexico border

Barack Obama sent 1,200 members of the National Guard to the frontier in 2010, following George W Bush’s decision four years earlier to boost the military presence there Despite his claim on Tuesday
Trump announces plan for US military to guard Mexican border 'until we can have a wall'

Trump announces plan for US military to guard Mexican border 'until we can have a wall'

Trump calls plan ‘a big step’ at lunch with Baltic leaders President criticises ‘catch and release’ laws for immigrantsDonald Trump announced plans on Tuesday for the US military to guard the border
Trump and the Baltics: president brings out old hits as guests try to keep up

Trump and the Baltics: president brings out old hits as guests try to keep up

The news conference resembled a concert by a hastily assembled Motown covers band more than an event involving four heads of stateMore than an event involving four heads of state, Donald Trump’s press
Protesters arrested near Memphis jail before Martin Luther King anniversary

Protesters arrested near Memphis jail before Martin Luther King anniversary

Police made at least eight arrests during protest against immigration detention, with more protests expected this weekMemphis police made at least eight arrests during a protest against immigration
'Getting along with Russia is a good thing,' says Trump

'Getting along with Russia is a good thing,' says Trump

President Donald Trump says 'getting along with Russia is a good thing', while conceding that 'maybe we won't'. The United States recently said it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments
Chinese taxi driver finally finds daughter after 24-year search

Chinese taxi driver finally finds daughter after 24-year search

Emotional scenes as couple are reunited with toddler who vanished from roadside marketMillions of Chinese hearts have been warmed by the tale of a couple reunited with their daughter after 24 years of
Looted Ethiopian treasures in UK could be returned on loan

Looted Ethiopian treasures in UK could be returned on loan

Victoria and Albert Museum director says artefacts could be sent to Africa on long-term loanTreasures including a gold crown and a royal wedding dress, which were taken from Ethiopia by the British
Call for an end to the siege of Gaza | Brief letters

Call for an end to the siege of Gaza | Brief letters

Gaza killings | Agatha Christie’s Ordeal by Innocence | Professors and canons | Crossword and codewordWe, members of Jewish Voice for Labour, strongly condemn the Israeli army’s violent response to
Mali mass grave victims had been in military custody, claims Amnesty

Mali mass grave victims had been in military custody, claims Amnesty

Security situation continues to deteriorate, with bombings and abductions by armed groupsA mass grave has been found in central Mali, amid a deteriorating security situation marked by bombings and
Toronto police withdraw application to join Pride parade

Toronto police withdraw application to join Pride parade

Force faced calls to drop out over perceived failures to tackle crime against the LGBT communityToronto’s police force has withdrawn its application to march in the city’s Pride parade after
Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan jailed for 30 days in Mueller's first conviction

Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan jailed for 30 days in Mueller's first conviction

Dutch attorney, 33, is first to be formally sentenced for lying to FBITrump says ‘nobody’s been tougher to Russia than Donald Trump’A Dutch attorney was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 days in prison for
Workers at risk as robots set to replace 66m jobs, warns OECD

Workers at risk as robots set to replace 66m jobs, warns OECD

One in seven vulnerable employees in developed world least likely to be receiving helpThe west’s leading economic thinktank has warned its members that they are failing to prepare workers for an
Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge nearly $1bn in aid for Yemen at UN conference

Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge nearly $1bn in aid for Yemen at UN conference

Almost half the $2bn promised by nations at Geneva fundraising event is from two key protagonists in the conflictA UN donor conference for people affected by war in Yemen – which has been labelled as
Will China turn Taiwan into the next Crimea?

Will China turn Taiwan into the next Crimea?

US support for Taiwan may prove red rag to bullish China given trade war and military rivalryChina could do to Taiwan what Russia did to Crimea if Beijing’s relations with Washington, strained by an
Brazil court to rule on former president Lula's jail term

Brazil court to rule on former president Lula's jail term

Decision on when Worker’s party leader should start 12-year jail term expected to further polarise the country’s politicsThe fate of Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is in the