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Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaign

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One of Thailand’s most prominent union leaders is facing three years in prison for his role in organising a railway safety campaign, in a case described as the biggest attack on organised labour in the country in deca...

US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds

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The US mistakenly targeted and killed an innocent aid worker for an American company in a drone strike in Afghanistan, the New York Times suggested in an investigation into the country’s final military action of the r...

‘Open season on media’: journalists increasingly targeted at Los Angeles protests

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Los Angeles has seen volatile protests almost every weekend this summer over trans rights, political opposition to masks and vaccines, and the recall of the Democratic governor. At least seven journalists have been ph...

Welsh teen in hospital with Covid targeted online by anti-vaxxers

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A 17-year-old in hospital with coronavirus has said she has been targeted by anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theorists on social media after urging young people to have the vaccine. Maisy Evans said she has been accused o...

Afghanistan drone strike targeted Islamic State ‘planner’ in car, US says

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The US drone strike in Afghanistan targeted a mid-level “planner” from the Islamic State’s local affiliate who was travelling in a car with one other person near the eastern city of Jalalabad, US official sources said...

Coalition acknowledges targeted lockdowns may still happen once vaccination rate exceeds 70%

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The federal finance minister, Simon Birmingham, has acknowledged that targeted lockdowns could still happen once 70% aan 80% of adults are vaccinated, and has moved to reassure Australians “we are not about to walk awa...

US targeted Black Lives Matter activists in bid to disrupt movement, verslag vind

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The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation and beyond last summe...

Foreign officials and corrupt business people targeted under changes to Australia’s sanctions powers

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Foreign government officials could face sanctions for “gross human rights violations” while corrupt business people could be banned from travelling to Australia and have their assets and bank accounts frozen. New sanc...

Private equity buying spree hits new record as British firms targeted

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UK plc is the target of a private equity buying spree. Private equity firms have announced 124 deals for UK companies (both takeovers and minority stakes) with a combined value of £41.5bn so far in 2021, according to ...

Fake delivery scam texts soar in pandemic with 60% of Britons targeted

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Fake delivery scams have soared during the pandemic with more than 60% of Britons reporting receiving at least one such text in the past year, research from the consumer rights group Which? has revealed. The scams are...

Scotland becoming ‘lawless’, says councillor targeted by fire and acid attacks

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A councillor who says he has been driven out of his home by criminals has claimed that Scotland risks becoming a “lawless society” as he steps back from politics following a campaign of intimidation that has left him ...

‘I can’t be that careless’: Australian Uyghur activist targeted online

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A Uyghur activist in Australia who has been the target of cyber-attacks by hacker groups in China says the Australian government needs to do more to educate the Uyghur community in Australia to protect themselves onli...

‘Hosnia had dreams’: grief in Kabul as girls’ school targeted

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Latifa and Hosnia had been sharing a wooden bench in their classroom at Kabul’s Sayed Al-Shuhada school for the past three years. When Latifa transferred to Sayed Al-Shuhada, the two girls were immediately drawn to ea...

Japan to declare targeted state of emergency as Covid cases surge

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Japan is hoping that a short blast of tough coronavirus measures will halt a recent surge in coronavirus cases, with the prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, poised to announce a targeted state of emergency for Tokyo, Osak...

‘Targeted attack’: Nine Network investigating claims cyber-attack stopped TV shows being broadcast

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The Nine Network is scrambling to fix “technical issues” that have plagued its weekend programming in Australia. The broadcaster’s Weekend Today show did not air in its usual Sunday timeslot of 7am to 1pm and viewers ...

Russia targeted Trump allies to hurt Biden in 2020 verkiesing, US officials say

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Russia tried to influence the 2020 US presidential election by proliferating “misleading or unsubstantiated allegations” largely against Joe Biden and through allies of Donald Trump, US intelligence officials said on ...