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Bombs, blackmail and wire-taps: how I spent my childhood on the run from the FBI

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I was born underground. When I was a kid, my parents were on the run from the FBI and my mom, Bernardine Dohrn, was on the US government’s 10 Most Wanted List. J Edgar Hoover called her “The most dangerous woman in Am...

We must join forces to defuse ‘carbon bombs’

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It is great news that a global coalition of activists and experts is to confront the governments and corporations responsible for the mega-carbon projects, recently exposed by the Guardian, that threaten life on Earth...

The Guardian view on carbon bombs: governments must say no

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These are frightening times. It is shocking to learn that just a few months after the show of international common purpose at the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow, countries including the US, Canada and Australia are a...

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

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Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burnsby Damian Carrington...

Russia bombs Kharkiv but Ukraine claims ‘tactical successes’

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Russia has bombarded Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, as part of its renewed push in the east of the country, while claiming the “draft of a possible treaty” between the two countries is being discussed on a daily basi...

Russia bombs Kyiv as UN head visits – video report

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Russia hit Kyiv with cruise missile strikes while the UN secretary general was visiting the city, and a few hours after Joe Biden had announced a doubling of US military and economic aid to Ukraine

Russia bombs Kyiv with cruise missiles during UN visit to Ukraine capital

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Russia hit Kyiv with cruise missile strikes in a menacing display of defiance while the UN secretary general was visiting the city and a few hours after Joe Biden had announced a doubling of US military and economic a...

Russia using cluster bombs to kill Ukrainian civilians, pictures suggest

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Russian troops have used a number of weapons widely banned across the world, which have killed hundreds of civilians in the Ukrainian region of Kyiv, research by the Guardian suggests. Evidence collected during a visi...

As the bombs drop and refugees flee for their lives, remember Ukraine’s children

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With 1.5m refugee children having fled Ukraine, we think about the urgent need for humanitarian relief: food, water, shelter and clothing. But we must ensure children’s education is central to the immediate response ...

Tanks, bombs, shootings: Ukrainians describe Russian takeover of villages

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Russian soldiers have shot people dead in the street as they took over Ukrainian villages, according to fleeing residents. Soldiers shot randomly at buildings, threw grenades down roads and went from house to house co...

Violinist Vera plays for group huddled in basement while bombs fall

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A gentle tune from a violin played by a musician who has been called Ukraine’s “cellar violinist” is a lullaby for a child sheltered in the dark basement of a block of flats in the besieged Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. ...

I’m in Kyiv and awake at the darkest hour – as Putin’s bombs rain down

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A famous Russian independent journalist called me for a quote after Russia launched airstrikes all over Ukraine. We have never met but she started begging for forgiveness for what her country is doing and may do to mi...

13 reported dead after two suicide bombs strike Kabul airport

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Two powerful suicide bombs have hit one of the main entrances to Kabul’s international airport, killing 13 people and reportedly injuring as many as five US soldiers just hours after western intelligence agencies war...

More than 100 unexploded bombs found in Solomon Islands backyard

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One hundred and one unexploded second world war bombs have been discovered in a backyard of a home in Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands in the south Pacific. The unexploded ordnances (UXO) were found by a man wh...

More than 100 unexploded bombs found in Solomon Islands back yard

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One hundred and one unexploded second world war bombs have been discovered in a back yard of a home in Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands in the south Pacific. The unexploded ordnances (UXO) were found by a man w...