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  • Canadian intelligence chief concerned by citizens joining militant groups

    23 August 2014, 12:41 pm by: Reuters in Toronto

    Michel Coulombe highlights al-Qaida, Isis, al-Shabaab links Says: Well over 100 Canadians have joined militant groupsContinue reading...
  • Former Virginia governor takes stand in federal corruption trial

    23 August 2014, 12:36 pm by: Associated Press in Richmond, Virginia

    Bob McDonnell and his wife Mary stand accused of accepting more than $165,000 in exchange for favours Continue reading...
  • Ukraine rebels struggle to reach aid as Russian convoy returns home

    23 August 2014, 12:34 pm by: Alec Luhn Moscow

    Diplomatic row grows after Putin insists that the Poroshenko government in Kiev forced his hand Continue reading...
  • New York rally for Eric Garner: 'We dont want any more Michael Browns'

    23 August 2014, 11:32 am by: Joanna Walters in Staten Island, New York

    Crowds gather in Staten Island near site of Eric Garner deathUp to 15,000 people expected in call for fair policingProtesters echo Fergusons Hands up, dont shootFerguson police officer relieved of duty over videoBlame poverty not race, say Ferguson white…
  • UN calls for immediate action to avert massacre in besieged Iraqi town

    23 August 2014, 10:46 am by: Kevin Rawlinson and agencies

    Special representative for Iraq says situation in Amerli demands immediate action to prevent possible massacre of its citizens Continue reading...
  • Hamas backs international criminal court plan as violence continues on both sides video

    23 August 2014, 10:18 am by: Guardian Staff

    Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Masri says group backs Palestinian push for an international criminal court probe into possible war crimes in Gaza Continue reading...
  • Chinese fighter jet 'buzzed' US patrol aircraft over Pacific, Pentagon says

    23 August 2014, 9:37 am by: Kevin Rawlinson

    US officials say Chinese plane carried out 'unsafe and unprofessional' manoeuvre in international airspace Continue reading...
  • First world war centenary commemorations in pictures

    23 August 2014, 9:07 am by: Josy Forsdike

    Historical society members, city officials and the public gather for the commemorations in Mons. Today is the 100th anniversary of the first time British forces clashed with the German 1st army Continue reading...
  • Ferguson: officer relieved of duty after video of racist remarks surfaces

    23 August 2014, 9:04 am by: Jon Swaine in New York

    Dan Page, among the police working at Ferguson protests, is relieved after video emerges of him saying Im into diversity, I kill everybody Continue reading...
  • Interpol investigates 'baby factory' as man fathers 16 surrogate children

    23 August 2014, 8:49 am by: Kevin Rawlinson and agencies

    Lawyer for Mitsutoki Shigeta, 24, says the businessman simply wants a large family and has the means to support it Continue reading...
  • Sweden's Strictly star adds charisma to feminist push for parliament

    23 August 2014, 8:40 am by: Richard Orange in Malmö

    Gudrun Schyman, Feminist Initiative leader, friend of Abba and TV celebrity, is putting gender at the heart of Sweden's election Continue reading...
  • Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson's white minority

    23 August 2014, 8:30 am by: Chris McGreal Ferguson, Missouri

    Ex-mayor claims segregation isn't bad it's just human nature Continue reading...
  • Hamas declares support for Palestinian bid to join international criminal court

    23 August 2014, 7:31 am by: Staff and agencies

    Hamas says it will support proposal that could expose both the Islamist group and Israel to war crimes investigations Continue reading...
  • Ukraine condemns 'direct invasion' as Russian aid convoy crosses border

    23 August 2014, 7:12 am by: Alec Luhn in Moscow and Dan Roberts in Washington

    Crossing of border casts shadow over peace talks as US says Moscow's action is violation of sovereignty Continue reading...
  • Eyewitness: Ferguson, Missouri

    23 August 2014, 6:52 am by: Guardian Staff

    Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series Continue reading...
  • First trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into Russia video

    23 August 2014, 5:40 am by: Guardian Staff

    Around ten trucks from the aid convoy cross the border back into Russia. The lorries pass through the Donetsk-Izvarino border from the eastern Ukraine side. A day earlier a convoy of around 280 lorries had crossed into Ukraine without Kiev's permission…
  • Ferguson: officer relieved of duty after 'black little perverts' video surfaces

    23 August 2014, 5:05 am by: Jon Swaine in New York

    Dan Page, among the police working at Ferguson protests, is relieved after video emerges of him saying Im into diversity, I kill everybody Continue reading...
  • Ukraine to mark Independence Day with military parades

    23 August 2014, 3:00 am by: Oksana Grytsenko in Kiev

    Critics say celebrations are a waste of money and a dangerous diversion in wartime, but supporters say they will boost morale Continue reading...
  • The whale that swallowed New Zealand's election campaign

    22 August 2014, 11:21 pm by: Toby Manhire in Auckland

    A spectacular exposé alleging prime minister John Key and his National party colleagues were involved in dirty tricks campaigns has created the most significant political maelstrom in nearly six years in office and blown the governments re-election strategy…
  • Nine people injured in train crash at level crossing in Melbourne

    22 August 2014, 9:05 pm by: Staff and agencies

    Passenger service carrying 60 commuters was stopped at crossing in Altona when a second train collided with it Continue reading...
  • Senior government lawyer arrested for alleged part in drug ring

    22 August 2014, 8:39 pm by: Australian Associated Press

    Police allege Nicholaos Gouliaditis is part of an organised, sophisticated syndicate and sold the drugs GHB and ice to undercover officers Continue reading...
  • The British jihadis

    22 August 2014, 5:53 pm by: Guardian staff

    A Primark worker, a medical student, an ex-public schoolboy, teenage twins the faces of those who went to fight in Syria Continue reading...
  • Michael Brown case: judge releases demographics of grand jury

    22 August 2014, 5:24 pm by: Chris Campbell in St Louis

    Grand jury, comprising nine white people and three African Americans, will consider whether Ferguson shooting merits chargesWould Michael be here if we voted for the right people?Cloud over inquiry as prosecutor accused of biasContinue reading...
  • GoFundMe defends Darren Wilson fundraising page despite racist postings

    22 August 2014, 4:53 pm by: Jon Swaine in New York

    $225,000 raised on crowdfunding site for Ferguson officer who killed Michael Brown Website has removed racist statements posted by donors Continue reading...
  • US sued by immigrant rights groups over expedited deportation process

    22 August 2014, 4:48 pm by: Amanda Holpuch in New York

    Coalition says Obama administration policies to deal with influx at border is unfair to women and children who flee to safetyMigrant courts quick fix for children brings new problemsContinue reading...

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