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IMF to launch global public and private borrowing database

IMF to launch global public and private borrowing database

With worldwide debt at $164tn, 190 countries will be included in database dating back to 1950sWith global debt currently at a record high, the International Monetary Fund is launching a database of
Parkland survivors meet man who took AR-15 from Waffle House gunman

Parkland survivors meet man who took AR-15 from Waffle House gunman

Survivors of recent mass shootings meet and take selfies in MiamiDavid Hogg tweets: ‘Lots of work ahead but young people will win’In Miami on Saturday, survivors of the Parkland school shooting met
Gove says development of Irish border technology should not delay Brexit

Gove says development of Irish border technology should not delay Brexit

But Ireland’s foreign minister reiterates Theresa May’s commitment to no border infrastructureMichael Gove has said he would not back any delay to the UK leaving the customs union beyond the
The UK must act to counter Trump’s destructive Jerusalem decision | Alon Liel

The UK must act to counter Trump’s destructive Jerusalem decision | Alon Liel

Britain’s recognition of the Palestinian state would bolster hopes of Middle East peace and preserve Israeli democracyNot many of us in Israel imagined, in recent years, that the fate of the
Paris knife attacker was known to counter-terrorism police

Paris knife attacker was known to counter-terrorism police

Khamzat Azimov, who struck in busy theatre district of French capital on Saturday night, had been flagged as a security riskFrench officials said the knife-wielding attacker who killed a passerby and
South African photographer Sam Nzima dies aged 83

South African photographer Sam Nzima dies aged 83

Picture of 13-year-old shot dead by police turned world’s attention to brutality of apartheid regimeThe South African photographer who captured the famous black-and-white picture of a dying
What is Canada like for a refugee?

What is Canada like for a refugee?

After the election of the Trudeau Liberals, Canada swiftly rebranded itself as a tolerant, open-armed society. But as alt-right sentiments seep across the border, how welcoming is the country? Omar
Bill Shorten rebukes Pauline Hanson over threat to deny Labor preferences

Bill Shorten rebukes Pauline Hanson over threat to deny Labor preferences

One Nation and Labor leaders in spat over byelection in Longman, which ALP holds by 1,390 votes • Sign up to receive the top stories every morningPauline Hanson has told the Labor leader, Bill
Fracking mogul Jim Ratcliffe becomes UK’s richest person

Fracking mogul Jim Ratcliffe becomes UK’s richest person

Petrochemical firm Ineos founder knocks Hinduja brothers from top spot in Sunday Times Rich ListFracking and chemicals billionaire Jim Ratcliffe increased his wealth by more than £15bn last year to
Seven decades of struggle: how one Palestinian village's story captures pain of 'Nakba'

Seven decades of struggle: how one Palestinian village's story captures pain of 'Nakba'

The 70th anniversary of ‘the catastrophe’ is approaching, when more than 700,000 Palestinians lost their homes in the wake of the creation of Israel. Farming families on the West Bank recount their
Midterms 2018: Republicans sense signs that blue wave can be broken

Midterms 2018: Republicans sense signs that blue wave can be broken

History suggest a bumper year for Democrats but while Trump may be an electoral liability in some districts in others he is an assetAfter months of hype about Democrats’ chances of taking back both
In the Belhaj case, Britain set aside the rule of law and moral principles | Will Hutton

In the Belhaj case, Britain set aside the rule of law and moral principles | Will Hutton

Abdel Hakim Belhaj got his apology, but we still lost the moral high ground It was one of the most shaming, self-abasing apologies ever made in the House of Commons, indeed arguably in any western
Margaret River shooting: father says he still loves man believed responsible for deaths

Margaret River shooting: father says he still loves man believed responsible for deaths

Aaron Cockman speaks to reporters as West Australian premier Mark McGowan defends firearms lawsThe shattered father of the four children killed in the Margaret River family shooting massacre says he
Indonesia church bombings: police say one family and their children behind attacks

Indonesia church bombings: police say one family and their children behind attacks

Husband, wife and four children aged nine to 18 believed to be responsible for worst attack in more than a decadeAt least 13 people have been killed and dozens injured in multiple suicide bombings at
Malaysia: Mahathir says Najib must 'face consequences' in corruption inquiry

Malaysia: Mahathir says Najib must 'face consequences' in corruption inquiry

The new PM fulfils a promise to investigate his predecessor, and seeks to heal decades-old divisions by appointing an ethnic Chinese as finance ministerMalaysia’s new leader, Mahathir Mohamad, said he
Defence department accused of locking Australian firms out of submarine contract

Defence department accused of locking Australian firms out of submarine contract

Senator Rex Patrick says decision to have French firm to carry out design and build work in Australia is ‘treachery’ • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonThe Department
Labor cries foul after Birmingham compares Tafe changes to subsidised 'basket weaving'

Labor cries foul after Birmingham compares Tafe changes to subsidised 'basket weaving'

Chris Bowen says Simon Birmingham’s remarks an ‘absolute insult’ to Tafe teachersLabor has hit out at the federal government’s criticism of a decision to fund the upfront fees for 100,000 Tafe
The core Isis manual that twisted Islam to legitimise barbarity

The core Isis manual that twisted Islam to legitimise barbarity

Experts rebut terrorists’ religious justification for beheading and kidnappingThe jihadist manual behind the brutality that underpinned Islamic State has been revealed for the first time in new
Black American bishop will give the address at royal wedding

Black American bishop will give the address at royal wedding

Michael Bruce Curry, bishop of Chicago, will speak at Windsor ceremonyThe first African-American bishop in the American Episcopal Church will give an address at the royal wedding in Windsor next
In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

Villagers, lured by new jobs and rich rewards for selling their land, now face poverty and heartbreak as claims of corruption engulf £2.5bn transport project‘They promised us we would get jobs there,”