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Since it first took part in the Games as an independent nation in 1992, Bosnia and Herzegovina has sent a small team to every Olympics, but they have yet to bring back a medal. Amel Tuka, one of Europe’s top middle-distance runners, is looking to change that. When Amel Tuka was born in the little town of Kakanj, Bosnia in 1991, his country was on the verge of Europe’s most devastating conflict since World War II. The Bosnian war, in which Orthodox Serb troops carried out acts of genocide against
Mushrooming outbreaks of the highly contagious Delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions on Saturday as the WHO urged the world to quickly contain the mutation before it turns into something deadlier and draws out the pandemic. China's most serious surge of coronavirus infections in months spread to two more areas Saturday -- Fujian province and the sprawling megacity of Chongqing.More than 200 cases have been linked to a Delta cluster in Nanjing city wh
Sydney anti-lockdown protest blocked as organisers vow to regroup in August. Anti-lockdown protests planned in Sydney fail to materialise as police enforce exclusion zone
Anita Rani's autobiography explores her experience of self-harming as a teenager, and she has revealed the journey which brought her to putting it into the book.
Coconuts-2b is a gas giant six times the mass of Jupiter, and is orbiting a low-mass red dwarf star over nine hundred billion kilometres from it
<strong>Exclusive:</strong> The 26-year-old was tipped to be a serious medal contender in an event in which there are also high hopes for British duo Keely Hodgkinson and Jemma Reekie, but was withdrawn at the last moment
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Pedro Francke: relief in Peru as moderate is made finance minister. President Pedro Castillo completes his cabinet after causing shockwaves with appointment of controversial Guido Bellido as prime minister
Country diary: on the trail of the monster mollusc. East Dartmoor, Devon: Lurking in the woodland is an elusive member of the invertebrate night shift – the ash-black slug
Secret cameras found birds panting, crippled and resorting to cannibalism, vegan charity says
The Athletics Integrity Unit announced that Okagbare had tested positive for human growth hormone
Roll up, roll up: UK circus offers vaccine as take-up slows in under-25s. Festivals and sporting events such as Goodwood will host pop-up vaccination centres in England this weekend
An Afghan police guard was killed Friday when a United Nations compound came under attack in Herat, officials said, as fighting raged between government forces and the Taliban on the outskirts of the western city. Violence has surged across the country since early May, when the Taliban launched a sweeping offensive as the US-led foreign forces began a final withdrawal that is now almost complete.The militants have seized scores of districts across the country, including in Herat province, where
Thousands of new coronavirus cases have been reported in West Africa in recent weeks amid low vaccination rates and the spread of the delta variant
Campaign bodies have called out Disney for ‘attempting to characterise Johansson as insensitive or selfish for defending her contractual business rights’
This clip shows protesters encamping outside Downing Street, London, in solidarity with the Iranian people. Demonstrators are on hunger strike against water shortage in Iran, the crackdown on protesters, the human rights violations committed by the regime, as well as the lack of coverage of these humanitarian issues by Western media. The video was filmed on July 31.
A quarter of a century after her mother came up agonisingly short in her final Olympic regatta, Emma Wilson claimed bronze
There has been talk Spain and Italy could go on a new “amber watch list”. Talk of an amber watch list - where holidaymakers could see amber countries go straight to the red list - has sparked furore in Whitehall, according to reports. It comes as Italy tightened restrictions for British tourists while Greece has considered new rules.
Floods block food from reaching thousands of refugees in ColombiaFamilies fleeing drug gangs and paramilitaries have been cut off, with government accused of being ‘incapable’ of protecting them Indigenous Emberá people and displaced farmers line up for food at a local school used as a shelter in Ituango, Colombia, on 27 July. Photograph: Daniel Alvarado/AFP/Getty