Guinea protests turn bloody in fight to stop president’s third term | Global development

On the morning of 14 November Abdourahmane Diallo set out on his motorcycle taxi along the pothole-laden roads of Conakry, the bustling capital of Guinea. By nightfall he was dead. His family said the 16-year-old orphan was shot in the ear by police who were targeting opposition supporters in the Bomboly neighbourhood where the Diallos […]

European Green Deal to press ahead despite Polish targets opt-out | Environment

European Union leaders have vowed to press on with a major economic plan to confront the climate emergency, despite Poland’s opt-out from a net-zero emissions target by 2050. The Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, told journalists he had secured an exemption for Poland on the 2050 target, which is meant to become the legally binding […]

Pelosi on Trump impeachment: this is not about elections, it’s about the constitution – live | US news

U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled that the Republican governor will have to answer questions as part of a lawsuit filed by Fair Fight Action, an organization founded by Democrat Stacey Abrams, who unsuccessfully ran against Kemp in 2018. Prior to being elected governor last year, Kemp served as Georgia’s chief election officer as secretary […]

Iran state TV says ‘rioters’ shot and killed in last month’s protests | World news

Iranian state television has acknowledged that security forces killed “rioters” in several cities during the protests that convulsed the country last month, in the fullest admission authorities have given so far of the violence used to put down the demonstrations. Amnesty International says the government’s response to the nationwide unrest that followed a surprise rise […]