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More than 100 human skeletons found in mass grave in Sri Lanka

More than 100 human skeletons found in mass grave in Sri Lanka

Find made in town where Tamil guerrillas and state forces clashed during civil warInvestigators say they have unearthed more than 100 skeletons from a mass grave in the northern Sri Lankan town of
Windrush scandal: boxer trapped in Jamaica for 13 years allowed back to UK

Windrush scandal: boxer trapped in Jamaica for 13 years allowed back to UK

Vernon Vanriel came to the UK in 1962. This week he learned he could return but, ill and destitute, wonders how he will afford the fareAt the height of his boxing career, Vernon Vanriel fought several
'I don’t want to lie to myself any more' - French environment minister quits live on air - video

'I don’t want to lie to myself any more' - French environment minister quits live on air - video

Emmanuel Macron's climate commitment to 'make this planet great again' is on shaky ground after his environment minister dramatically quit during a live radio broadcast. Nicolas Hulot, an
Theresa May dances at school on first day of Africa trade trip

Theresa May dances at school on first day of Africa trade trip

Prime minister engages in dancefloor diplomacy during visit to school in Cape TownTheresa May has turned her hand to dancefloor diplomacy on the opening day of her trade trip to Africa.The prime
French environment minister quits live on radio with anti-Macron broadside

French environment minister quits live on radio with anti-Macron broadside

Nicolas Hulot says he is leaving government because president is not doing enough to meet environmental goalsEmmanuel Macron’s climate commitment to “make this planet great again” has come under
'National shame': 147 Indigenous people die in custody in Australia in a decade

'National shame': 147 Indigenous people die in custody in Australia in a decade

Calls for action after Guardian Australia publishes damning analysisEvery Indigenous death in custody since 2008 trackedAustralia’s shocking treatment of Indigenous people has been laid bare with the
All sides in Yemen may be responsible for war crimes, say UN experts

All sides in Yemen may be responsible for war crimes, say UN experts

Report criticises governments of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen, and Houthi rebels Individuals at the highest level from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the government of Yemen and Houthi
North Koreans at work and play – in pictures

North Koreans at work and play – in pictures

Even in the face of international negotiations aimed at easing tensions on the Korean peninsula, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea remains one of world’s the most isolated and secretive
Toyota to invest $500m in Uber for self-driving car programme

Toyota to invest $500m in Uber for self-driving car programme

Firms expand relationship in bid to catch up with rivals over autonomous vehiclesThe Japanese car maker Toyota is to invest $500m (£388m) in the ride-hailing company Uber as the two companies expand
North Korea threat remains despite Trump summit, says Japan

North Korea threat remains despite Trump summit, says Japan

Tokyo maintains Pyongyang poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ to its securityJapan is refusing to alter its hardline stance towards North Korea, claiming the regime poses a “serious and imminent
The Guardian Essential Report, 28 August results

The Guardian Essential Report, 28 August results

This report summarises the results of a weekly poll conducted by Essential Research with data provided by Your Source. Some questions are repeated regularly (such as political preference and
'Asmara is a jewel': but can Eritrea's modernising capital retain its charm?

'Asmara is a jewel': but can Eritrea's modernising capital retain its charm?

It is unlike any other city in the developing world – brilliantly planned with hardly any slums. As the cold war with Ethiopia finally ends, Asmara can at last look to the futureNakfa House, a mammoth
Class acts from across the globe – in pictures

Class acts from across the globe – in pictures

As schools in the UK prepare for the start of another academic year, we celebrate the work of Unicef in providing the opportunity for children in some of the world’s poorest countries access to
Jamaican schoolgirl banned for her dreadlocks can go to class, court rules

Jamaican schoolgirl banned for her dreadlocks can go to class, court rules

School in Kingston required five-year-old to remove dreadlocks but mother said this was against the family’s beliefsA five-year-old girl banned from attending school in Jamaica unless she cut off her
John McCain's death roils rough-and-tumble Republican primary in Arizona

John McCain's death roils rough-and-tumble Republican primary in Arizona

A bitter battle for the GOP Senate nomination, overshadowed by Trump, shows party’s transformation in McCain’s home state The office of Joe Arpaio is decorated with framed photographs of the former
Tuesday briefing: 'Hello Enrique?' Trump dials Mexico and hangs up on Nafta

Tuesday briefing: 'Hello Enrique?' Trump dials Mexico and hangs up on Nafta

President puts Enrique Peña Nieto on speaker in media stunt … immigration rules swamp lawyers and judges … and loneliness of the ‘wolf child’ of SpainHello, it’s Warren Murray bringing you the news of
Nepal plane crash caused by 'emotionally disturbed' captain

Nepal plane crash caused by 'emotionally disturbed' captain

Abid Sultan was smoking, crying and talking continuously before crash that killed 51, leaked official report finds A plane crash at Nepal’s international airport that killed 51 people happened because
Peter Dutton intervened in au pair visa case for AFL boss Gillon McLachlan's relative

Peter Dutton intervened in au pair visa case for AFL boss Gillon McLachlan's relative

Exclusive: Home affairs minister issued visa after his department heard of concerns through AFL chief executiveThe home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, saved an au pair from deportation, intervening
Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics

Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics

Minivan equipped with sensors makes four round-trips a day on a busy stretch of road, picking up paying passengersA self-driving taxi has successfully taken paying passengers through the busy streets
London's new drinking fountains a splash hit

London's new drinking fountains a splash hit

The first four of London’s new water fountains have been used tens of thousands of times since they were installedLondon’s new wave of drinking fountains have proved popular, with figures suggesting