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Australia politics live update: Albanese says PM ‘responsible’ for not condemning protesters’ violent threats; parliament returns; NT Covid cluster grows

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Simon Birmingham condemns threats of violence at protests; Morrison government faces battle over key legislation; SA deputy premier steps down from ministerial roles; authorities fear further outbreaks in Northern Ter...

The five biggest threats to our natural world … and how we can stop them

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The world’s wildlife populations have plummeted by more than two-thirds since 1970 – and there are no signs that this downward trend is slowing. The first phase of Cop15 talks in Kunming this week will lay the groundw...

Australia Covid protests: threats against ‘traitorous’ politicians as thousands rally in capital cities

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Thousands of people have marched in “freedom” rallies in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, with the largest crowds in the Victorian capital as protests against the state government’s pandemic legislatio...

Environment activist shot dead outside Nairobi home after death threats

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A prominent environment activist has been shot dead near her home in Kenya, after receiving multiple death threats following her campaign against the development of wetlands in a national park. Joannah Stutchbury, 67,...

MPs condemn social media firms over Chris Whitty death threats

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Social media companies have been accused of “taking their eye off the ball” over online death threats against public servants such as Prof Chris Whitty after he became the focus of violent language in channels set up ...

Police examine threats against staff at London school accused of racism

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A London school accused of institutional racism is at the centre of a police investigation after alleged death threats against its headteacher. Harris Academy Tottenham issued a safety notice to staff after its execut...

Man held on suspicion of making death threats against Angela Rayner

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Police have arrested a man accused of making threats to the Labour deputy leader, Angela Rayner. Sources close to Rayner, who is away from parliament on bereavement leave, confirmed she was the women concerned after G...

Death threats, distrust and racism: how anti-Chinese sentiment in Australia ‘seeped into the mainstream’

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Councillor Kun Huang received the letter on a Monday. Among the insults about his name, the threats of death, the blame for the Covid-19 pandemic, the accusation that he had been stealing all the milk powder, buying u...

‘A devastating impact’: Angela Rayner’s statement on receiving threats

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I have been off work over the last couple of weeks after losing a close loved one. Grief is the burden we bear for love and losing someone close is something that we all experience at some point in our lives, but that...

Syrian refugee drops out of German parliament election after threats

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A Damascus-born Syrian man running to become the first refugee to enter the German parliament has withdrawn his candidacy, citing personal threats and security concerns. Tareq Alaows, 31, who fled conscription in Syri...

Threats to US election workers take heavy and harrowing toll

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Happy Thursday, In the United States, a quiet army of people work in towns, cities, and states across the country to make sure that elections hum along smoothly. They’re responsible for all the mechanics that ensure A...

Abuse, threats, aggression: the fear that stalks MPs on Britain’s streets

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The constituent who “sidled up” to an MP to describe his make of car and where he had been driving it over the weekend… Another who warned an MP that they knew which school her children attended… An MP forced to act a...

‘Damned bastards – I’m still alive’: Gomorrah author hails court victory over mafia threats

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The internationally renowned anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano has declared that “journalism has been vindicated; words are vindicated – and so am I”, after a landmark judgment in Rome over threats to his life. Judges...

‘I’m still alive’: Gomorrah author hails court victory over mafia threats

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The internationally renowned anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano has declared that “journalism has been vindicated; words are vindicated – and so am I”, after a landmark judgment in Rome over threats to his life. Judges...

Jersey fishing row: French threats ‘pretty close to act of war’

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France’s reaction to post-Brexit fishing restrictions around the island of Jersey has been branded “pretty close to an act of war” by fishing community leaders in St Helier. They say they have been told 100 boats are ...

Biden trumpets democracy abroad in Post op-ed – as threats spread at home

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Joe Biden will use his visit to Europe this week to “rally the world’s democracies” in a reset of US foreign policy after four turbulent years under Donald Trump – all while threats to American democracy, stoked by Tr...

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