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How Trump’s ‘Co-conspirator No. 1’ went from hero to crank

Legal experts on both sides say, given the allegations in the indictment, Rudi Giuliani is likely to be the subject of a formal prosecution in the matter at some point.

Bill Wyman
Bill Wyman


Road back to the White House for Trump now passes through four different courtrooms

The charges in Georgia under anti-organised crime laws carry a penalty of between five and 20 years in prison. Crucially for Trump, they are also unpardonable.

Farrah Tomazin
Farrah Tomazin

North America correspondent

Putin sent this critic to prison as a birthday present. I spoke to him from his cell

He’s been sentenced to 8½ years in jail for discussing the massacre of Ukrainian civilians. His lawyer conveyed my questions to him and returned with his handwritten responses.

Peter Hartcher
Peter Hartcher

Political and international editor


North America

A young man performs a trick on a scooter during the sunset at a skate park on the sea wall of Calais, France.
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World of Photos - August 16, 2023

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Police Department shows a kitten that was found in a stolen car that police were examining for evidence, and now they are looking for his owner.

Kitten found in stolen vehicle after crime spree police chase

The gray-and-white male cat was perched under a seat in the stolen vehicle, which collided with a police car during a chase.




Steph Weisse, Elliot Foote, Will Teagle and Jordan Short in the video they recorded from the island.

‘They couldn’t see us’: Rescue plane flew over lost Australians five times

As the four Australians recounted their ordeal, more details emerged about the 36 hours they were missing at sea and about the plight of an Indonesian man still missing.

  • by Chris Barrett, Amilia Rosa and Karuni Rompies
A TV screen shows a file image of American soldier Travis King during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.

‘Disillusioned’: North Korea claims US soldier defected because of inequality in America

It’s the regime’s first official confirmation of detention of Private 2nd Class Travis King, who bolted across the border while on a tour on July 18.

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These days, with uncovered women a common sight on Tehran streets, authorities have begun raiding companies where women employees or customers have been seen without the headscarf, or hijab.

Iranian women forced to wash corpses for refusing to wear veil

The punishments highlight a widening crackdown on women and girls, as Iranian MPs vote to review, behind closed doors, new laws that would enshrine penalties.

  • by Lucy Cormack

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