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Coronavirus live news: Austria to hear first lawsuit over resort outbreak; Africa vaccine shortfall raises risk of deadly variants, WHO warns

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Vienna court to hear civil suit over outbreak at Ischgl ski resort in March 2020; parts of Africa could become ‘breeding grounds for vaccine-resistant variants’

Greece’s deadly wildfires were sparked by 30 years of political failure

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After the second world war, Greece’s countryside experienced two debilitating human surges – an exodus of villagers, then a most peculiar human invasion of its fringes. These two surges, aided by a weak state and abet...

Algeria: 61 arrested after mob kills man falsely accused of starting deadly fires

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Algerian police have announced another 25 arrests over the lynching of a man falsely accused of starting deadly forest fires last week, taking the total number of suspects to 61. The latest arrests were made in severa...

Haiti: drone footage shows devastation after deadly earthquake

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Aerial footage shows the extent of destruction in Haiti following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. The quake struck the south-western part of the country on Saturday, almost razing some towns and triggering landslides that...

Deadly Marburg virus discovered for first time in west Africa

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Health authorities in Guinea have confirmed one death from Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the World Health Organization says. It marks the first time that the deadly disease ha...

‘A sample of hell’: Rohingya forced to rebuild camps again after deadly floods

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The process of rebuilding has begun once again for Rohingya refugees living in camps in Bangladesh after a week of heavy rains made thousands homeless. The chest-high waters that flowed through parts of Cox’s Bazar ha...

Retailers accused of selling possibly deadly cat food after recall

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Retailers have been accused of doing too little to warn customers about recalled cat food that has been linked to the deaths of potentially thousands of pets, prompting concern that some remains on sale in shops. As m...

World weatherwatch: deadly Turkey wildfires rage on

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At least eight people have been killed and dozens are in hospital as a result of wildfires in southern Turkey caused by a heatwave in south-east Europe over the last week. Peoples’ homes burned down and authorities ev...

Colombians mourn after deadly protests as Amnesty cites ‘unlawful repression’

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Nicolás Guerrero, a 26-year-old artist from the Colombian city of Cali, took to the streets on 2 May to protest against the lack of opportunities he saw in his country. He had started a family in Spain that he had hop...

Deadly rains hit central China as subways flood and tens of millions impacted – video

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Heavy rains have flooded parts of central China's Henan province, upending the lives of tens of millions and leaving at least 12 dead. More than 20cm of rain fell in one hour in Zhengzhou, the regional capital, floodi...

Deadly coral disease sweeping Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

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A virulent and fast-moving coral disease that has swept through the Caribbean could be linked to waste or ballast water from ships, according to research. The deadly infection, known as stony coral tissue loss disease...

The Guardian view on Covid confusion: government inconsistency will be deadly

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“My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it,” Boris Johnson declared many years ago. The joke has served his career so well that he has often returned to the theme, making promises without fretting about his...

Boris Johnson’s deadly ‘freedom day’ gamble

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Christina Pagel explains why the NHS will struggle to cope with the increasing rate of hospitalisations due to Covid-19, when the government abolishes all restrictions in England on 19 July (Boris Johnson gave two rea...

Deadly heat: how rising temperatures threaten workers from Nicaragua to Nepal

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William Martínez, who as a child worked on a sugarcane plantation in rural Nicaragua, learned the hard way what many in the US and Canada are now realising: that rising temperatures are costing lives and livelihoods. ...

Charlottesville removes Confederate statues that helped spark deadly rally

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Work was under way on Saturday morning to remove a statue to a Confederate general that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in 2017. The small Virginia city said the equestrian statue of ...

Charlottesville to remove Confederate statues that helped spark deadly rally

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A statue to a Confederate general that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in 2017 is set to be removed on Saturday. In a news release, the Virginia city said the equestrian statue of Gen...

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