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Heavily armed police launch huge push to seize control of Rio de Janeiro favela | Rio de Janeiro

Hundreds of heavily armed police have stormed one of Rio’s largest favelas at the start of what authorities claimed was a “transformational” bid to wrest back control from the drug gangs and paramilitary mafias which dominate huge swaths of the … Continue reading

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Fear and defiance on Ukraine’s frontline: ‘We don’t like dictators here’ | Ukraine

Yiry Ulshin surveyed a scene of ruin. Before him were the remains of what was once a school. Desks were covered in debris. A photo of the class of 2011 lay in the wreckage. There were abandoned crayons and year … Continue reading

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Emma Raducanu used heavy defeat to fuel good start at Australian Open | Australian Open 2022

Emma Raducanu has cited her reaction to recent adversity as essential in helping her remain on the right track and to arrive at the Australian Open in an optimal frame of mind. Last week in Sydney, Raducanu opened her season … Continue reading

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French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after skiing accident | Movies

The French actor Gaspard Ulliel has died at the age of 37 after a skiing accident. The star of A Very Long Engagement and Hannibal Rising was hospitalised after the accident in the Alps. Ulliel was transported via helicopter on … Continue reading

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The 2019ers: Tory unease as some of party’s newest MPs turn on Boris Johnson | Conservatives

They were once among Boris Johnson’s most loyal defenders. Many of the army of more than 100 MPs who sat in Westminster for the first time in December 2019 felt they owed the prime minister their seat. So they were … Continue reading

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