Hurricane Ida is seen at 1630 GMT on August 29, 2021
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Hurricane Ida is seen at 1630 GMT on August 29, 2021
It’s an image that has come to symbolize America’s chaotic end to 20 years of war in Afghanistan: a lumbering U.S. Air Force C-17 taking off from Kabul’s International Airport, chased by thousands of desperate Afghan men, scrambling to get on the departing aircraft and escape Taliban rule
Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaignCase is ‘major blow’ in country with weak workers’ rights and puts trade deals in question, says Human Rights Watch Sawit Kaewvarn, president of the rail workers’ union in Thailand, was sentenced to three years in prison, along with 12 other union officials. Photograph: Handout
Hong Kong leader defends election after single opposition figure makes it to 1,500-strong committee. Carrie Lam rejects criticism over the lack of opposition figures in the election committee, saying ‘non-patriots’ may undermine Hong Kong
LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed the issue of taxation when he met Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos in New York, Downing Street said. "The prime minister raised the issue of taxation, and hoped progress could be [made] in implementing the G7 agreement on tax," a Downing Street spokesperson said in a readout of the meeting. Bezos pledged on Monday to give away $1 billion in grants this year to focus on efforts around conservation.
Women aged 18 to 24 less likely to check their breasts consistently, says charity
As part of a series of special reports on the German election, Euronews examines why Germany in 2021 is still struggling to embrace digitalisation. View on euronews
The duke would play a trick on his grandchildren and end up covering the ceiling with mustard, the royal family has said.
Justin Trudeau thanked his supporters for ensuring “brighter days ahead” on Tuesday as he clung onto power in Canada’s snap election. In a victory speech in Montreal in the early hours, Mr Trudeau said Canadians had voted to “send Canada through the pandemic” after his main rival conceded defeat. Mr Trudeau decided to gamble on an early vote and capitalise on his government’s handling of the pandemic, which included massive spending to support individuals and businesses and a push for high vaccination rates.
Guardians of the Sea: Cape Verde’s ‘fish detectives’ try to keep extinction at bay. As boats from bigger islands flock to fish off Maio, locals take turns to safeguard their pristine waters
Only travellers who have been fully vaccinated with a recognised vaccine will be welcomed, with a test within three days of the flight
Maggots and mayhem: a day on a bin round in broken Brexit BritainThanks to the HGV driver shortage, many refuse collectors are quitting to earn up to £30,000 more driving lorries. But what does this mean for our streets, as the rubbish and recycling piles ever higher? ‘Sometimes the smell is that bad you think: how was that ever edible?’ … Andy Gee with his recycling truck in Torbay, Devon. Photograph: Mark Passmore/Apex
TV tonight: Bake Off is back! . A dozen more baking hopefuls arrive in the tent. Plus: Never Mind the Buzzcocks returns. Here’s what to watch this evening
Labour should be approaching its party conference with hope, not despair . Economic woe is about to collide with the Tories’ empty promises – giving the opposition a chance to prove itself to the electorate
Weatherwatch: the slow death of tall trees by lightning strikesEcologists monitoring damage to older trees, vital to the rainforest ecosystem A fallen redwood continues to burn in Big Basin Redwoods state park, California, last year, eight months after a lightning strike ignited hundreds of wildfires. Photograph: Marcio José Sánchez/AP
Remarks are latest allegations that Democrat is too old to be president, and ignored Donald Trump’s golfing time
Australia has lost about 30% of its koalas over the past three years, hit by drought, bushfires and developers cutting down trees, the Australian Koala Foundation said, urging the government to do more to protect the creature's habitat. The independent non-profit group estimated the koala population has dropped to less than 58,000 this year from more than 80,000 in 2018, with the worst decline in the state of New South Wales, where the numbers have dropped by 41%. "The declines are quite dramatic," said Australian Koala Foundation Chair Deborah Tabart on Tuesday.
Trouble in paradise! The White Lotus cast – ranked by awfulnessPrivileged, greedy, traitorous and pretending to be woke – the characters in HBO’s hotel drama hit new lows in villainy. But who was the worst? Campaigning for change, as long as it doesn’t cut into their privilege … Sydney Sweeney as Olivia (left) and Brittany O’Grady as Paula. Photograph: HBO
Trump's Georgia election challenge is 'insanity,' CNN commentator says
Canada election result: Trudeau wins third term after early vote gambleJustin Trudeau says voters have given him ‘clear mandate’, but his Liberal party is expected to remain as a minority governmentCanada general election 2021: full results Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau greets supporters in Montreal early on Tuesday after winning a third term. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters
Country diary: fungi like ripe peach flesh magnifies the veteran oaks. Moccas Park, Herefordshire: One of Britain’s finest woods illustrates that nature cannot be easily measured by net gain