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Frontrunner Labour bars race row MP from UK election run

Diane Abbott says Labour will not allow her to run in July election despite party reinstatement.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 11:45 am

Video: Maternity hospital in Rafah damaged in Israeli attack

Israeli strikes have damaged a maternity hospital in Rafah and caused injuries to those nearby.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 11:07 am

Hundreds of Georgian NGOs pledge to defy ‘foreign influence’ law

The NGOs say they're ready to pay penalties under 'the Russian law ... which nobody will obey'.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 11:05 am

The race for clean energy is gathering speed but who will win?

The technology to build green economies is mainly produced in China. The US and EU are trying to catch up.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 11:00 am

As Ukraine war rages, Russia activates sabotage plans in Europe: Experts

Russia is accused of putting into effect psychological, economic and military operations planned by the USSR.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 10:17 am

DR Congo ends impasse to appoint new government

Five-month delay since election featured an attempted coup as conflict rages in mineral-rich east.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 10:12 am

Pro-Palestinian protesters occupy train station in Italy’s Bologna

Pro-Palestinian protesters in Italy have taken over a train station in Bologna to protest Israel’s war on Gaza.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 10:07 am

Israel shrugs off UNSC bid to ‘stop the killing’ to continue Rafah assault

Israeli tanks penetrate centre of Rafah and air attacks persist across the city despite global calls to end the carnage.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 8:57 am

G-force changes likely cause of Singapore flight injuries, probe finds

Singapore's Ministry of Transport says Boeing aircraft experienced 54-metre altitude drop during incident.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 8:40 am

New Delhi records highest-ever temperature of 52.3C as north India swelters

Brutal weather forces schools to close in several cities and raises the risk of heatstroke for people working outdoors.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 8:32 am

Why did global talks to fight pandemics break down?

Countries were fiercely opposed to proposals they said were against their national interests. But talks could resume.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 8:30 am

At least 28 killed after bus falls into ravine in Pakistan’s Balochistan

The bus from Turbat city in southern Balochistan was headed towards the provincial capital of Quetta.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 7:36 am

North Korea flies rubbish-filled balloons to South in ‘tit-for-tat’ attack

South Korea condemns ‘low-class’ attack which comes amid tensions raised by Pyongyang’s failed satellite launch.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 7:35 am

Netherlands feared ‘great suffering’ in Gaza after UNRWA snub, memo reveals

Dutch officials also expressed concern about regional destabilisation, newly released documents show.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 6:59 am

Clashes erupt at Mexico City protest against Israel’s war on Gaza

Police fire tear gas at protesters rallying outside the Israeli embassy in Mexico's capital.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 6:44 am

NBA Finals: Minnesota Timberwolves beat Dallas Mavericks in Game 4

If Minnesota win the playoff series, they will become the first team in NBA history to advance after trailing 3-0.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 5:55 am

Who is Dhruv Rathee? From Modi fan to Indian PM’s most formidable critic

When the 29-year-old YouTuber attacks Modi, he gets a bigger audience than any opposition leader. What's his secret?

Published on 29 May 2024 | 5:40 am

Former Thailand PM Thaksin Shinawatra to go on trial for royal insult

The case relates to an interview the politician gave to South Korean media while in self-imposed exile in 2015.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 5:21 am

‘We will win’ South Africa election: ANC confident despite ‘missteps’

Is the ‘freedom’ the governing party brought to South Africa still enough for voters 30 years later?

Published on 29 May 2024 | 5:15 am

Russia plans higher taxes for rich, companies as cost of Ukraine war mounts

New tax thresholds and hike in corporation tax are expected to raise about 2.6 trillion rubles ($29bn) a year.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 3:11 am

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 824

As the war enters its 824th day, these are the main developments.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 1:59 am

Melinda French Gates says she’s donating $1bn in support of women, families

Philanthropist says it is 'frustrating' that some believe it is not the right time to discus gender equality.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 1:35 am

Haiti transitional council names Conille prime minister amid gang violence

Garry Conille, who briefly served in the role from 2011 to 2012, has since worked as a regional director for UNICEF.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 12:41 am

The art project aiming to keep Australia’s Indigenous people out of jail

Aboriginal people make up a third of all people in Australian prisons, but The Torch is working to change that.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 12:24 am

Closing arguments wrap up in Trump’s hush-money trial: Here’s what to know

Jurors will now deliberate before delivering a verdict in historic New York trial against former US president.

Published on 29 May 2024 | 12:07 am