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Windows smashed at four mosques in Birmingham
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Counter-terrorism officers investigating after series of attacks overnight Counter-terrorism police are investigating a series of incidents in which windows were smashed at four mosques in Birmingham.West Midlands police were first called at 2.32am to a mosque on Birchfield Road, Perry Barr, where a man was reported to be breaking windows. Officers who arrived there discovered that the attack had taken place some time earlier. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Facebook could have moved faster on Christchurch video 'if it were suicide'
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Admission comes two days after Facebook and YouTube initially defended responses to live stream of shootingFacebook has released more details of its response to the Christchurch terrorist attack, including the extraordinary admission that it did not deal with the attacker’s live stream as quickly as it could have, because it was not reported to the social network as a video of “suicide”.The company has a system called “accelerated review” when a complaint is raised over a live stream or video which flags it as an urgent priority. But on Thursday the company acknowledged that this process to date has only been activated on footage where suicide is reported. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Hamas violently suppresses Gaza economic protests
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Gaza’s rulers, who back Israeli border protests, accused of using force against dissentHamas appears to have forcibly suppressed a rare uptick of public dissent in Gaza, beating and arresting scores of people over the past week who were demonstrating against price rises and dire living conditions across the strip.A group of activists and civil society figures calling itself “We want to live” had planned for a general strike on Thursday. But following riot police attacks since last week, it was not clear if the strike would go ahead. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
US briefing: New Zealand gun ban, Brexit delay and slavery reparations
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Thursday’s top story: Ardern announces sweeping gun laws in response to Christchurch attacks. Plus, how the ‘Lavscam’ scandal has harmed Trudeau on his home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'He's not a bad person, but …' Justin Trudeau voters lament scandal
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In the Canadian prime minister’s Montreal base the Lavscam imbroglio has taken a toll on previously staunch supportNicola Papadakis says he is done voting for Justin Trudeau.The decision clearly bothers the retired cleaner, 76. Like many Greeks in the Montreal neighbourhood of Park Extension, Papadakis has a nearly unshakable loyalty to Trudeau’s father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. “He gave us hope, he kept us together,” says Papadakis of the elder Trudeau. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Delhi Crime: Netflix drama takes on gang rape that shocked India
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Series focuses on aftermath of crime that pushed government into changing sexual assault lawsTwo Delhi police officers drive along a dark highway to the home of an accused rapist, reflecting on the increasingly sadistic violence they are seeing in the Indian capital. “It’s simple,” one tells the other. “The bigger the gap between the rich and poor, the more the crimes.”Delhi Crime, a Netflix miniseries debuting globally on Friday, reconstructs the police investigation into the notorious 2012 gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh. The student’s killing triggered protests across India, reform of the country’s sexual assault laws and an ongoing reckoning about women’s safety in the country. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Scott Morrison tells Waleed Aly he sought to lower fears on Islam, not exploit them
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Prime minister admits shadow cabinet discussed issue in 2010 but insists that he was seeking to avoid worsening divisions The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has admitted a discussion took place in shadow cabinet in 2010 about community fears about Muslims, but said his contribution was intended to “lower the fears about Islam and not elevate them”.In a wide-ranging interview with Waleed Aly on the Channel Ten program The Project, Morrison refused to answer repeated questions about whether he would insist that One Nation be put last on how-to-vote cards, while declaring his track record was to bring communities together. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Cyclone Idai: satellite images show extent of flooding around Beira
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Tens of thousands still trapped by flood waters as rescuers in Mozambique race against clock to deliver aid and suppliesNew satellite images of the Mozambican port city of Beira have revealed the vast scale of flooding, as rescuers race to reach tens of thousands of people trapped by flood waters from Cylcone Idai.European Space Agency images show a huge new inland “lake” measuring 125km by 25km. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Donald Trump: 'I wasn't a fan of John McCain' – video
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Donald Trump has received widespread criticism for his comments about the late senator John McCain. The US president was speaking at a rally in Ohio when he revealed that he 'never liked' the Arizona Republican and 'probably never will''New bizarre low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Parties and passion in Burkina Faso by Ibrahima Sanlé Sory – in pictures
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Vibrant youth culture and a flourishing music scene leap out of the west African photographer’s Peuple de la Nuit, featuring the musicians, dancers and lovers who graced his hometown’s hottest venues Continue reading... (The Guardian)