Woman arrested after accusing Taliban official of rape

The Taliban announced they have arrested and will soon sentence an Afghan woman who appeared in a video on social media earlier this week and said a senior Taliban official forced her into marriage an..

Meta working on more paid Instagram and Facebook features, report says

Facebook parent company Meta is reportedly building a new team to develop “possible paid features” across its platforms. The new division would be the first such team within Meta to build paid featur..

World saw record-high greenhouse gases, sea levels and ocean heat in 2021, report finds

Global heating shows no sign of abating as key measures such as greenhouse gas concentrations, sea levels and ocean heat reached record highs last year, according to an international review of the wor..

A backlash against Texas' new abortion ban should help Beto O'Rourke – but will it be enough?

Beto O’Rourke – looking to become Texas’s first Democratic governor for 30 years – claims opposition to a near-total abortion ban is uniting voters in a way he has never seen in his life . Ahead of N..

Johnson urges Britons to have ‘hope and perspective’ during ‘tough’ months ahead

Britons faced with an 80% increase in the energy price cap face tough times ahead but should have a sense of “hope and perspective”, Boris Johnson said. The outgoing Prime Minister said a “huge amoun..

Satellite images show damage to Ukraine nuclear plant buildings right next to reactor

Fresh satellite images from Ukraine’s Russia-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant show damage caused to the buildings next to several reactors at the site. High-resolution images taken by geospa..

Germany upbeat on energy security; Russia cuts gas to France

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Tuesday that his country is well-prepared to tackle a possible energy shortage because of Russia's squeeze on European gas supplies, even as fears grow about the jug..

Trump legal team advances broad view of presidential powers

A newly unsealed FBI document about the investigation at Mar-a-Lago not only offers new details about the probe but also reveals clues about the arguments former President Donald Trump's legal team in..

Editorial: Boris Johnson had to go – and he should not make a comeback

Some people in the Conservative Party seem to have extraordinarily short and selective memories. The prime minister, in his final days, seems to have no awareness of recent history at all. Nothing oth..

Nasa say they cannot commit to new Artemis I launch date

Nasa cannot yet commit to a new launch date for its Artemis I rocket as it is “too early to say what the options are”, a spokesperson for the cancelled mission has said. Artemis Mission Manager Mike ..

Trump demands ‘new election immediately’ in bizarre post on Truth Social

Former president Donald Trump on Monday issued a bizarre demand that he be declared the winner of the 2020 election nearly two years after he lost his re-election bid to Joe Biden, or a new election b..

Judge rejects Georgia Governor Kemp’s request to quash subpoena in Trump Fulton County case

A superior court judge for Fulton County, Georgia rejected Republican Governor Brian Kemp’s attempt to block a subpoena to testify before a grand jury in a case being brought by the county’s district ..

Ohio's Ryan breaks from Biden, own votes on student debt aid

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Torture and trafficking victims could be sent to Rwanda because of ‘inherently flawed’ process, lawyers warn

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Germany rethinks gas surcharge after backlash over profits

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Powell: Fed could keep lifting rates sharply 'for some time'

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Russia burns off ‘$10m of gas a day meant for Europe’ after huge flame seen near Nord Stream pipeline

Russia is burning off vast amounts of natural gas which experts believe would once have been destined for Germany, as Europe struggles with rocketing energy costs exacerbated by Vladimir Putin’s war i..

UK is a friend to France despite Truss comments, says Macron

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Proportion of Ukrainians in UK employment rises by 42%

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Crypto firms say US sanctions limit use of privacy software

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