US Capitol riot: House panel says siege was ‘attempted coup’
11 June 2022 | 10:05 am
The US House committee presented new findings tying former President Donald Trump to the attack on the Capitol.
11 Dec 2019
Somali security forces have ended an attack on a hotel near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police said on Wednesday.
11 Mar 2020
It's now been nine years since the start of the war in Syria – and Syrian civilians are still dying and seeking safety as refugees. Our guest is a doctor who spent five years treating patients under the missiles and bombs of the Syrian regime and its Russian backers in Eastern Ghouta. Dr. Amani Ballour was just 25 years old and fresh out of medical school when the siege began. Her experiences and eventual evacuation were the subject of a documentary, "The Cave", which was nominated at this year's Oscars.
Wike rescues Joi Nunieh from police early morning siege, Buhari receives Nigeria’s first artisanally-mined gold and more
16 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
14 Jan 2021
President Donald Trump has been impeached for the second time after he was charged with "incitement of insurrection."The historic second impeachment comes after the breach of the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. that resulted in multiple deaths, including a police officer.
1 Feb 2021
At least nine people were killed when gunmen stormed the Hotel Afrik. The attack began in the evening with a car bomb blast at the building's entrance, and ended after a gun battle that lasted more than eight hours.
18 Feb 2021
Top Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has announced a probe into the breach of the US Capitol by former President Donald Trump's supporters in January. Some Republicans have also expressed support for the idea.
25 May 2021
The EU slammed the "kidnapping" of Mali interim President Bah N'Daw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane after soldiers took the civilian leaders into custody.
14 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
29 Jul 2021
The Democratic-majority panel has started hearing first-hand testimony from police officers who defended the building from attack.
8 Sep 2021
Jacob Anthony Chansley could face up to 51 months in prison over the January 6 unrest at the US Congress. He has since turned his back on the QAnon conspiracy theory, his lawyer said.
30 Oct 2021
It's been exactly four years since the Philippines government declared the end of a bloody siege in which over 1,000 people died. But the wounds are still raw for those whose loved ones disappeared amid the fighting.
8 Nov 2021
Six months ago, DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi placed North Kivu and Ituri – two provinces in the east of the country – under "a state of siege", effectively imposing martial law in a region that has been rocked by conflict for decades. Today, although the government claims that hundreds of armed militiamen have surrendered, massacres continue and security forces face mounting criticism. In the city of Beni, the justice system has ground to a halt and crime has soared. Our correspondents report.
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The legalization of cannabis and COVID lockdowns appear to have increased its regular use, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report finds.
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Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
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Group of Seven leaders have unveiled an infrastructure plan meant to bolster the global economy and counter China. But crippling debt owed by poorer countries may get in the way.
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The event in Portugal will present a nonbinding declaration meant to curb ocean pollution and destruction, as well as discuss financing models for ocean preservation.
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An oil supertanker that has been moored in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen since 1976 could break apart and unleash part or all of its 1.1 million barrels of oil on the Horn of Africa, the UN warns. Also in this edition: Britain's Prince Charles expresses regret for the legacy of slavery, and Rwanda is set to produce its own mRNA vaccines in a first for the continent.