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Afghanistan live news: US embassy warns of ‘specific, credible threat’ at Kabul airport as Biden says terror attack ‘highly likely in next 24-36 hours’

Former officials and lecturers at Afghanistan universities have called on the Taliban to maintain and upgrade the country’s education system instead of creating a new one, AP reports. Former minister of higher education Abas Basir said at a conference on higher education held by the Taliban that starting over is a mistake made by previous…

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Capitol police officers sue Trump and far-right groups over 6 January attack

Capitol police officers who were attacked and beaten during the insurrection at the US Congress on 6 January by extremist supporters of Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the former Republican president, his ally Roger Stone and members of far-right extremist groups.

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Afghanistan live news: warnings of ‘imminent’ terror attack as evacuations enter final phase

The Royal Air Force has so far airlifted more than 12,000 people out of Afghanistan in the race against time to help those fleeing the Taliban before the deadline for the departure of foreign forces. But there are fears hundreds could be left behind, with a terror threat at Kabul airport heaping pressure on the…

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Afghanistan live news: UK defence secretary says it is ‘unlikely’ evacuation of Kabul will be extended

Pakistan’s foreign minister has called for an inclusive political settlement with the Taliban, Reuters reports, describing it as the best way forward for peace and stability in Afghanistan. According to a foreign ministry statement, Shah Mahmood Qureshi made the remarks in a phone call with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, about the situation in Afghanistan.

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‘A complete shock’: the rightwing contrarian leading the California recall race

Larry Elder is a confounding frontrunner in the Republican race to replace Gavin Newsom as California governor. The outspoken libertarian radio talkshow host entered the recall campaign just days before the filing deadline. He has zoomed to the top of a long list of candidates running against the state’s Democratic governor – perhaps both despite…

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Australia anti-lockdown rallies: protesters violently clash with police in Melbourne

Anti-lockdown protesters clashed violently with police as thousands of unmasked people marched through the streets of Melbourne on Saturday. Victoria police said they had made 218 arrests and that six officers were hospitalised during a series of altercations. Police said in a statement the majority of the estimated 4,000 demonstrators “came with violence in mind”.

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Jabbed adults infected with Delta ‘can match virus levels of unvaccinated’

Fully vaccinated adults can harbour virus levels as high as unvaccinated people if infected with the Delta variant, according to a sweeping analysis of UK data, which supports the idea that hitting the threshold for herd immunity is unlikely.

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Humans ‘pushing Earth close to tipping point’, say most in G20

Three-quarters of people in the world’s wealthiest nations believe humanity is pushing the planet towards a dangerous tipping point and support a shift of priorities away from economic profit, according to a global survey.

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Haitians heartbroken as deadly quake heaps misery on crisis-hit nation

Winnie Hugot Gabriel was presenting her Saturday morning radio show when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ripped through southern Haiti, sending terrified listeners racing into the streets. “Even here in Port-au-Prince you could feel it. It was strong,” said the 32-year-old journalist from the Magik 9 station, who abandoned her microphone and sprinted outside after the tremor.

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US troops start to arrive for Afghanistan evacuation as Taliban close in on Kabul

US troops have begun arriving in Afghanistan to help evacuate thousands of people, including embassy staff, and Afghans and their families who worked for them as a sweeping Taliban offensive draws ever nearer to Kabul.

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