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Leftist to become Chile’s youngest ever president after beating far-right rival

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A leftist former student leader has stormed to a resounding victory to become Chile’s president-elect. With nearly 97% of the vote already counted, Gabriel Boric claimed 55.8% to take a 12 percentage point lead over h...

Fortress EU is beating Belarus, with refugees as pawns in cruel game

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There was chaos at the border. Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees and migrants had massed at the crossing point to the European Union, hoping for a better life. Many had been taken to the barbed-wire fence on state-...

Biden vowed to make racial justice the heart of his agenda – is it still beating?

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Defying the punishing August heat, the Rev Al Sharpton recently led a gathering thousands strong through the streets of the nation’s capital on the 58th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King ...

Coronavirus live news: Hawaii governor wants to curb travel; Israel boosters ‘beating Delta’

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US state asks people to reduce movement to tackle spread of Delta strain; Israel sees cases dip in wake of third shots; Australia’s Crood plan

Afghanistan: reports emerge of Taliban beating Afghans seeking to flee Kabul

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Taliban promises of “safe passage” to the Kabul airport for Afghans trying to flee the country have been undermined by reports of women and children being beaten and whipped as they try to pass through checkpoints set...

Italian prisons under fire as video footage shows guards beating inmates

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Italy’s justice minister, Marta Cartabia, has ordered a report into conditions in the country’s prisons after the release of video footage showing guards brutally beating inmates at a jail near Naples who had demanded...

Tracey Emin on beating cancer: ‘You can curl up and die – or you can get on with it’

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‘I’m smiling and talking to you,” says Tracey Emin, sitting at her kitchen table. “But it’s not always like this.” We’ve been delaying this conversation until she finally felt well enough. She has been spending a lot ...

Chelsea reach Women’s Champions League semis after beating Wolfsburg

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The European player of the year, Pernille Harder, scored the opening goal against her former team Wolfsburg as Chelsea earned a place in the Champions League semi-finals. Further goals from the striker Sam Kerr and En...

Rodney King: 30 years after brutal beating, activists say LAPD ‘still corrupt and violent’

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Thirty years after the savage assault on Rodney King, the Los Angeles police department is facing a reckoning over its failure to curb brutality, racial profiling and officer misconduct since the historic uprising. Fo...