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Gaza attack on media offices will deepen fog of war

Peter Greste
Peter Greste

The latest Israeli air strikes further reduce our understanding of what is taking place inside the Gaza Strip at a time when accurate information is more important than ever.

Shouts, a hurried evacuation, and then the bombs came

Fares Akram

My colleagues’ shouts awakened me, and the pounding of my heart drowned out the racing of my mind. What was happening? They were shouting: “Evacuation! Evacuation!”

Gaza unrest gets in way of Biden’s foreign policy goal

Victoria Cooper and Jared Mondschein

Biden wants to treat the Middle East like any other region outside of Asia. But overnight, he’s found out that’s easier said than done.

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North America

An Arizona Republican has hit back at criticism from Donald Trump, describing a statement from the former president as unhinged.

Trump ‘unhinged’, says Republican election official

The Republican who now leads the Arizona county elections department targeted by a GOP audit of the 2020 election results is slamming former President Donald Trump and others in his party for their continued falsehoods about how the election was run.

  • by Bob Christie
Waller County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Wes Manion approximates the size of the tiger that was seen loose the night before. Manion, who was off-duty at the time, arrived shortly after seeing posts by neighbours.

Texas tiger found safe after a week lost in suburbia

A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen wandering around a Houston suburb has been found and appears to be unharmed, police have announced.

  • by Juan Lozano

Europe

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Asia

Miss Myanmar Thuzar Wint Lwin appears onstage at Miss Universe 2021 in Hollywood, Florida.

‘I was so scared’: Miss Universe Myanmar arrives for pageant with a message

With the military seizing power in a February 1 coup and killing hundreds of protesters, Thuzar Wint Lwin hopes to use her platform to call attention to Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement.

  • by Richard C. Paddock
Where’s Modi: Despite calls from his BJP supporters, Modi has been silent on the second wave.

Modi missing in action during nation’s deadly crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been silent as India endures one of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the world.

  • by Amrit Dhillon

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A ball of fire erupts from the media building in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike.

Gaza attack on media offices will deepen fog of war

The latest Israeli air strikes further reduce our understanding of what is taking place inside the Gaza Strip at a time when accurate information is more important than ever.

  • by Peter Greste

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