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Boris Johnson’s inbox: the Commons clashes on the cards

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Boris Johnson has a significant inbox of spending, parliamentary rows and a likely reshuffle coming this autumn. As parliament returns and Whitehall prepares to take a tentative step towards “politics as usual”, we ta...

Palestinian boy shot by Israeli soldiers during clashes on Gaza border dies

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A 12-year-old Palestinian boy shot last week by Israeli soldiers during clashes along the border with Gaza has died of his injuries, the territory’s health ministry said on Saturday. Omar Hassan Abu al-Nile was hit la...

Fears for Afghan city of Lashkar Gah as fierce clashes continue

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Intense fighting has continued in Afghanistan’s key southern provincial capital of Lashkar Gah between the Taliban and government forces as the hardline Islamist group pushes on with its efforts to seize the city. Ami...

Line 3: protests over pipeline through tribal lands spark clashes and mass arrests

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Environmental protesters and Native American tribes have joined together to try to block construction efforts that would expand and repair a controversial pipeline called Line 3, which would carry hundreds of thousand...

Myanmar junta forces reportedly kill 20 civilians in fresh clashes

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Myanmar’s security forces have reportedly killed 20 people in clashes with villagers armed with catapults and crossbows in the Ayeyarwady river delta region. If confirmed, the death toll would be one of the worst days...

Scores injured in second night of Jerusalem clashes

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Clashes have erupted for a second night between Palestinians and Israeli police outside the Old City of Jerusalem as tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers prayed at the nearby al-Aqsa Mosque. At least 80 people were...

More than 205 Palestinians wounded in Jerusalem al-Aqsa clashes

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More than 205 Palestinians and 17 Israeli police officers were wounded during a night of intense clashes at a sacred Jerusalem site that holds the Dome of the Rock, medics and police said, a serious escalation in a we...

Gaza militants fire rockets after clashes flare in Jerusalem

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Militants in Gaza have fired at least 35 rockets into Israel in one of the most intense flare-ups in months, seemingly triggered by days of tensions in Jerusalem in which far-right Jewish groups and the Israeli police...

Northern Ireland clashes reflect loyalists’ fear of marginalisation

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A Sinn Féin funeral was the spark but loyalists in Northern Ireland have been throwing petrol bombs and burning cars partly because they fear political marginalisation. The union flag no longer flutters daily over Bel...

For democracy to thrive, clashes between protesters and police require proper scrutiny

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After protests in Bristol turned sour last week, one account came out on top as numerous media outlets splashed on reports from Avon and Somerset police that injuries to officers included broken bones and a collapsed ...