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Three killed in explosions in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan

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At least three people have been killed and more than 18 people injured in three explosions in Jalalabad in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province. It is reported that the intended target may have been a passing conv...

Couscous cake and Middle Eastern mac’n’cheese: eight show-stopping new recipes from Team Ottolenghi

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Originally located under a railway arch in north London, built from equal parts brick and tahini, walls coated in olive oil and floors stained with spice, the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen started off simply as the place wh...

HS2 eastern leg to Leeds may be scrapped, new leak claims

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Northern leaders have reacted with dismay to further claims that HS2’s eastern leg to Leeds may be scrapped, while some “red wall” Tory MPs celebrated the mooted demise of a “hugely expensive white elephant”. All summ...

Middle Eastern stand-ups: ‘People assume we only do terrorist jokes’

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Every comedian expects rejection when they’re starting out. But an email mix-up convinced Jenan Younis that her jokes weren’t the problem. To research comedy nights on Facebook, Younis set up a new account, and to avo...

Afghans flee to eastern Turkey as Taliban takes control amid chaos

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Twenty-eight days into their journey out of Afghanistan, a woman and her five children are sitting in the shade near a bus station in Tatvan, a town on the shore of Lake Van in eastern Turkey. She is waiting for a smu...

NSW Covid update: Sydney’s eastern suburbs cluster grows as Qld asks residents to reconsider travel

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New South Wales has recorded a third Covid case connected to the eastern suburbs cluster, as the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, told residents to be on “high alert” but did not announce any new restrictions. The latest ...

Porsche driver Richard Pusey jailed for 10 months for filming Eastern Freeway crash

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Richard Pusey has been jailed for 10 months for his “heartless, cruel and disgraceful” actions in filming dead and dying police officers after a Melbourne crash. The 42-year-old had been pulled over for driving his P...

‘You can’t escape the smell’: mouse plague grows to biblical proportions across eastern Australia

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Drought, fire, the Covid-19 pestilence and an all-consuming plague of mice. Rural New South Wales has faced just about every biblical challenge nature has to offer in the last few years, but now it is praying for anot...