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  • UK stance on arms exports protects corrupt practices, experts claim
    Government accused of allowing arms industry to act with impunity, damaging development efforts and fuelling conflictThe British government’s role in arms exports has come under scrutiny amid accusations that the trade’s corrupt practices are bei…
    - 27 mins ago, 19 Jul 18, 9:00am -
  • Knife crime up 16% in England and Wales
    Rise in offences involving knives and guns in first three months of the year, says ONS “High-harm” violent offences involving weapons continue to rise, official figures have revealed, as knife and gun crime, as well as homicide, increase in Engla…
    - 30 mins ago, 19 Jul 18, 8:57am -
  • Trump says he holds Putin responsible for US election meddling – video
    The US president, Donald Trump, tells CBS News’s Jeff Glor he holds the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, personally responsible for Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential electionDonald Trump blames Putin personally for election medd…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 18, 8:21am -
  • No plan for surge in driving permits after no-deal Brexit, say auditors
    Post offices could need to issue up to 7m international driving permits in first yearThe government has no business plan if post offices are forced to issue up to 7m international driving permits in a single year in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Whi…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 7:45am -
  • 'It destroyed the girl she was': the toll of pregnancy on Paraguay's children
    Rampant child abuse, a culture that sexualizes young girls and draconian abortion laws have contributed to a child pregnancy rate that is among Latin America’s highest When she took her 10-year-old daughter to hospital suffering stomach cramps and…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 7:30am -
  • 'Suffocating climate of fear' in Turkey despite end of state of emergency
    Laws enacted after 2016 coup attempt are lifted, but Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appears determined to continue pursuit of opponents Turkey’s two-year state of emergency came to an end at midnight on Wednesday, but as trials of dissidents and journalists…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 6:39am -
  • Donald Trump blames Putin personally for election meddling in latest reversal
    After clashing statements on who was responsible, president claims he told Russian leader: ‘We can’t have this’Donald Trump now says he holds the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, personally responsible for his country’s meddling in the 2016…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 6:26am -
  • Hong Kong: the city still shaped by feng shui
    Feng shui masters are still regularly consulted to help make the city’s buildings harmonious and prosperous “A lot of people design spaces in Hong Kong and then consult a feng shui master afterwards. But for us it was very important to consult on…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 6:15am -

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  • Russians protest as Duma debates unpopular pension reform
    Around 200 people protested outside the Russian parliament on Thursday ahead of a vote on a hugely unpopular government proposal to raise the pension age to 65 for men and 63 for women.
    - 27 mins ago, 19 Jul 18, 9:00am -
  • Macron security official filmed hitting protester
    One of President Emmanuel Macron's top security officers was at the centre of a potentially damaging scandal for the French leader on Wednesday after being filmed hitting a protester.
    - 47 mins ago, 19 Jul 18, 8:40am -
  • Syria rebels agree to surrender zone bordering Golan: monitor
    Syrian rebels have agreed with government backer Russia to the negotiated surrender of a sensitive southwestern zone bordering the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, a monitor said Thursday.
    - 57 mins ago, 19 Jul 18, 8:30am -
  • Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law
    Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant discrimination against Arab citizens.
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 7:10am -
  • Thai cave boys pray for good luck after first night home
    Members of the "Wild Boars" football team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand prayed for good luck at a Buddhist temple on Thursday morning after spending their first night back home with family.
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 7:10am -
  • Thousands evacuate pro-regime Syria towns
    Several thousand residents evacuated two pro-regime towns in northern Syria on Thursday, putting an end to one of the longest sieges of the country's seven-year civil war.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 6:40am -
  • Ortega and Murillo: Nicaragua's shrewd power couple
    Nicaragua's first couple, President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo, tightened their grip on power after government forces seized an opposition stronghold on the eve of Thursday's Marxist revolution anniversary.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 6:10am -
  • 'It was a miracle': Thai cave boys describe two-week ordeal
    It was meant to be a fun excursion after football practice, but it turned into a life-threatening, two-week ordeal for a group of youngsters trapped in a cave with rising waters and no apparent escape route.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 5:40am -
  • Weinstein lawyers claim actress Judd made sexual 'deal' with disgraced mogul
    Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are calling on a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit from actress Ashley Judd -- who accuses the disgraced mogul of torpedoing her career -- on the grounds that she had made a sexual "deal" with him.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 18, 5:40am -

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