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The collapse of Isis will inflame the regional power struggle

The collapse of Isis will inflame the regional power struggle

The collapse of the Isis caliphate’s last stronghold in Syria is sending shockwaves across the region, changing the calculations of the major powers as they jockey for advantage. Triumphalism in Washington, Moscow and Damascus risks obscuring the...

Guardian, Sunday, 07:16
 
Trump calls on European allies to take back 800 Isis fighters captured in Syria

Trump calls on European allies to take back 800 Isis fighters captured in Syria

Donald Trump has asked his European allies to “take back over 800” Islamic State fighters captured in Syria and put them on trial. “The Caliphate is ready to fall,” the US president said in a tweet. “The alternative is not a good one in that we will...

Guardian, Sunday, 06:57
 
Macron condemns antisemitic abuse during gilets jaunes Paris protest

Macron condemns antisemitic abuse during gilets jaunes Paris protest

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has condemned antisemitic abuse of a leading intellectual by gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protestors and said it would not be tolerated. Police intervened to protect philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut...

Guardian, Sunday, 06:10
 
Pandas Wang Wang and Fu Ni to stay in Adelaide zoo under Labor plan

Pandas Wang Wang and Fu Ni to stay in Adelaide zoo under Labor plan

A Labor government would spend $1.3m a year for Adelaide zoo to keep two giant pandas that have failed to produce any offspring since their arrival at the zoo almost 10 years ago. The opposition committed on Sunday to over five years of funding for...

Guardian, Sunday, 05:22
 
'Hidden city' travel: why airlines are cracking down on a discount trick

'Hidden city' travel: why airlines are cracking down on a discount trick

Airlines are cracking down on a ticketing loophole that can knock thousands of pounds off the cost of travel – but the fight back is only giving more publicity to the advantages of “hidden city” travel. At its most simplistic, hidden city ticketing is...

Guardian, Sunday, 05:17
 
Aamer Anwar backs Jihadi bride Shamima Begun's pleas for UK return and calls for mercy

Aamer Anwar backs Jihadi bride Shamima Begun's pleas for UK return and calls for mercy

A plea from Jihadi bride Shamima Begum to return to the UK divided the country. Here Aamer Anwar, lawyer for the family of Glaswegian ISIS convert Aqsa Mahmood argues that Britain cannot simply wash its hands of Shamima and others like her... When our...

Daily Record, Sunday, 05:05
 
US aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia, but delivery uncertain

US aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia, but delivery uncertain

A US military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuela has landed in the Colombian border city of Cúcuta, where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed. The shipment on...

Guardian, Sunday, 04:41
 
Cancún shooting: five people gunned down in Mexico's tourist hotspot

Cancún shooting: five people gunned down in Mexico's tourist hotspot

Five people have been shot dead and five more wounded in Cancún after gunmen burst into a bar in the Mexican resort city and opened fire. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said the attack on Saturday took place in a club called La Kuka, on a main avenue...

Guardian, Sunday, 02:50
 

Heather Nauert withdraws nomination as US envoy to UN

US President Donald Trump's pick to be America's new UN ambassador, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn her nomination for the post. Ms Nauert, a former Fox News presenter, said in a statement on Saturday that the decision was made "in the best...

BBC, Sunday, 02:04
 
Yellow-vest protests: Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse

Yellow-vest protests: Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse

French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed at a prominent intellectual by a group of "yellow vest" protesters in Paris. Police stepped in to protect the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut after he was bombarded...

BBC, Sunday, 01:49
 
Trump's UN ambassador pick, Heather Nauert, withdraws nomination

Trump's UN ambassador pick, Heather Nauert, withdraws nomination

The White House says Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to UN, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn. The US Department of State released a statement on Saturday evening Washington time saying Nauert had withdrawn and another nominee would be announced...

Guardian, Sunday, 01:05
 
Oscars reverses plan for ad-break presentations after industry outcry

Oscars reverses plan for ad-break presentations after industry outcry

Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar...

Guardian, Sunday, 00:51
 
Nan Goldin threatens London gallery boycott over £1m gift from Sackler fund

Nan Goldin threatens London gallery boycott over £1m gift from Sackler fund

The National Portrait Gallery will be forced to turn down a gift of £1m from members of the multibillionaire Sackler family if it goes ahead with a prestigious new exhibition of the work of US artist Nan Goldin. The photographer and activist is...

Guardian, Sunday, 00:39
 
Lee Radziwill: Jackie Kennedy's sister dies aged 85

Lee Radziwill: Jackie Kennedy's sister dies aged 85

Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has died at the age of 85, US media report. Radziwill, who became a fashion icon and counted Andy Warhol and Truman Capote among her friends, died at...

BBC, Sunday, 00:20
 
Theresa May issues plea to Conservatives to unite over Brexit

Theresa May issues plea to Conservatives to unite over Brexit

Theresa May has issued a fresh plea to Conservative MPs to unite and deliver on Brexit, urging her party to “move beyond what divides us” and sacrifice “personal preferences”. The prime minister’s rallying cry follows another tumultuous week in...

Guardian, Sunday, 00:20
 


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