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UK and US blame Iran for oil tanker attack which killed Briton The UK and US have blamed Iran for an attack on an oil tanker in which two crew members, including a British national, were killed.

Sprinter says she has been taken to airport against her will for criticising Belarus Olympic coaches An Olympic sprinter from Belarus is seeking protection from Japanese police at a Tokyo airport after apparently being taken there against her will by officials from her own country.

UK blames Iran for deadly oil tanker attack off Oman The UK has blamed Iran for an attack on an oil tanker in which two crew members, including a British national, were killed.

Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins Olympic men's 100m final with time of 9.79 seconds Lamont Marcell Jacobs has won the men's 100m final at the Tokyo Olympics after Team GB's Zharnel Hughes was disqualified with a false start.

Taliban continues attacks in Afghanistan following withdrawal of western forces Taliban rockets struck an airport in Afghanistan overnight as clashes continue to intensify in the region following the withdrawal of western forces.

Tourists evacuated by boat from holiday resort as Turkey wildfires burn Tourists staying at the Turkish holiday resort of Bodrum were evacuated and told to wait for rescue boats on Saturday evening as fresh wildfires erupted nearby, according to local media.

Transgender weightlifter praises Tokyo organisers for allowing her to compete in the Olympics New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has praised Olympics organisers for allowing her to compete in the Games ahead of her controversial debut in the 87kg category.

Wildfires and deaths across southeast Europe amid most severe heatwave in decades The worst heatwave in decades is causing deaths and mayhem across southeast Europe, with wildfires causing entire villages to be evacuated and millions of people instructed not to venture out into the midday sun.

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles withdraws from another two Games finals Simone Biles has pulled out of another two Olympics finals, USA Gymnastics has said.

Tokyo could be hottest Olympics ever - and the 'brutal' toll on athletes makes it a dangerous game Tokyo is hot in the summer. That's why back in the 1964 Olympics they shifted events into October and the athletes enjoyed pretty much perfect temperatures.

Satellite images show devastation caused by deadly wildfires in Turkey Satellite images have shown the devastation caused by deadly wildfires raging across southern Turkey.

Briton among two killed in attack on tanker in Arabian Sea A crew member from the UK was among two workers killed in an attack on an oil tanker off Oman, the firm managing the vessel has said.

Enough ice melted in Greenland on Tuesday to cover Florida in two inches of water The amount of ice that melted from Greenland on Tuesday alone would be enough to cover the whole US state of Florida in two inches of water, scientists have warned.

Human remains found are missing British hiker's, DNA test confirms Human remains found in the search for a missing British hiker have been confirmed as being hers, a charity says.

British military chiefs criticise China and Russia for 'reckless' behaviour in space Two military chiefs have criticised China and Russia for "reckless" behaviour in space, such as using weapons to destroy satellites, leaving a trail of dangerous debris orbiting Earth.

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney for streaming Black Widow at same time it was released in cinemas Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney - accusing the company of breaching her contract when it offered the film Black Widow on its streaming service at the same time as it was released in theatres.

'How can we protect our population?' - Kenya's president criticises vaccine nationalism Kenya's president has told Sky News that vaccine nationalism "has really shown how unequal this world is" - and has vowed to fight "day and night" to ensure that developing countries are treated equally.

Three dead in Turkey fires as authorities investigate causes of blazes - including possible sabotage Three people have died following wildfires in southern Turkey, with officials investigating the causes of almost 60 blazes.

Military called in to enforce Sydney lockdown as Delta variant fuels record rise in COVID cases Hundreds of military personnel have been called up to help enforce a COVID lockdown in Australia's biggest city.

Earth Overshoot Day: We've already consumed more this year than the planet can regenerate Humanity's global demand for ecological resources this year has already exceeded those that the Earth can regenerate in 12 months, according to researchers.

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