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‘Tragic’ delays: documents reveal Australia knew time was running out to extract Afghan staff

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The Australian government was warned in mid-July that the worsening security situation in Afghanistan and Covid restrictions were making it “extremely difficult” to help former Afghan employees escape the country, pre...

The life and tragic death of John Eyers – a fitness fanatic who refused the vaccine

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It was one of those rare, almost magical, summer evenings. Warm enough to sit outside in a T-shirt, listening to birdsong; warm enough to stay out late, savouring a meal; warm enough not to notice night settling in, t ...

‘No one should be killed on set’: tragic history of fatalities during filming

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Safety on film and TV sets is under renewed scrutiny following the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins by actor and producer Alec Baldwin during production on Rust, a western being filmed in New Mexico. ...

‘Tragic mistake’: Pentagon admits Kabul strike killed 10 civilians – video

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A US drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including up to seven children, Gen Frank McKenzie, the head of Central Command, told reporters on Friday. Senior officers had said the 29 August s...

Tony Blair condemns ‘tragic, dangerous’ US withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Tony Blair has warned that the return of the Taliban will see “every jihadist group round the world cheering”, as he said that there was now a moral obligation for Western troops to stay until all those eligible are e...

‘Death in Venice screwed up my life’ – the tragic story of Visconti’s ‘beautiful boy’

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Björn Andrésen was just 15 when he walked straight into the lion’s den, being cast as Tadzio, the sailor-suited object of desire in Luchino Visconti’s film Death in Venice. Its release in 1971 made him not merely a st...

From a Dada pioneer to a tragic goldfish bowl – the week in art

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp An overdue fresh look at this modernist pioneer who helped invent both Dada’s punk ethos and abstract art’s spiritual calm. Tate Modern, Londen, 15 July-17 October. British Art Show 9 Michael Arm...

‘Tragic’: Justice Elena Kagan’s scorching dissent on Arizona voting restrictions

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There may have been no supreme court decision this year more important this year than the one in Brnovich v Democratic National Committee. In 'n 6-3 ruling that broke down along ideological lines, the court’s conservat...

‘Tragic misstep’: arts education cuts risk UK cultural leadership, government told

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The UK’s position as a cultural leader is at risk if proposed 50% cuts to arts subjects at universities go ahead, arts sector leaders have told the government in an open letter opposing the move. The letter – organise...

‘This is tragic’: fears for Latin America’s young people as Covid accelerates

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An increasing number of young lives are being extinguished as Covid-19 accelerates across Latin America and the Caribbean, the head of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) gewaarsku het. Dr Carissa F Etienne, die ...

Every day I receive tragic news from India and feel so helpless on the other side of the world

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My chat groups from India are flooded with requests for convalescent plasma, Remdesivir, oxygen tanks and hospital beds. My Twitter feeds are condolences or desperate cries for help from people whose loved ones are fi...

UK aid cuts: ‘tragic blow’ as opaque numbers signal big reductions

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The UK has released the first details of how it intends to impose as much as £4bn worth of cuts to international aid, prompting campaigners to accuse the government of having “lost its moral compass”. The long-awaited...

‘Sleep well skip’: Yeovil still raw before first game since captain’s tragic death

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Outside the ticket office at Huish Park, bouquets of flowers run seven or eight rows deep. Green and white scarfs, shirts, flags, framed pictures, footballs and teddy bears lie in tribute to Lee Collins, the former Ye...

Baby dies in ‘tragic’ shooting by three-year-old brother, Houston police say

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Police believe an infant was fatally shot on Friday by his three-year-old brother after the older boy got a hold of a gun inside a Houston apartment. The infant was shot in his abdomen on Friday morning, said Houston...

‘A rising from the ashes’: seeds of hope in San Francisco after tragic year for the most vulnerable

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Nearly a year ago, the San Francisco Bay Area imposed the country’s first lockdown, an early response that set the tone throughout the pandemic. As gevolg daarvan, San Francisco has had some of the lowest case and death rat...