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The Observer view on the prospects for 2017 | Observer editorial

Europe, Trump, the Middle East… a year of uncertainties It is the conceit of every generation to believe that its experience …read more

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Displaced: faces of some of the world’s 63 million people fleeing disaster

War, weather, climate change and terrorism have made millions homeless. UN photographer Muse Mohammed has documented how they have coped <a class="colorbox" …read more

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UN welcomes Syria ceasefire against backdrop of deadlock and dissent

The truce led by Russia and Turkey is holding – but the different players in the peace process still have …read more

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Russia pushes for UN security council support for Syria ceasefire

Moscow says it wants the United Nations to be involved in peace talks between Damascus and rebels in Kazakhstan Russia is …read more

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The restaurant is called Legendary. But is it? Jonathan Gold sits down for showstopping Sichuan

Are you going to order the garlic shredded pork the first time you visit the Legendary Restaurant? You are probably …read more

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Run-D.M.C. files $50 million trademark infringement suit against Wal-Mart, Amazon

Attorneys for the Run-D.M.C. brand have filed a $50 million lawsuit against Amazon Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Co., Jet.com …read more

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Cathy O’Neil, author of ‘Weapons of Math Destruction,’ on the dark side of big data

Cathy O’Neil calls herself a data skeptic. A former hedge fund analyst with a PhD in mathematics from Harvard University, …read more

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Farmers market report: Swiss chard is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: A member of the beet family, chard is known for its long, frilly leaves and thick, …read more

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Jonathan Gold reveals where to eat on NYE and the best Chinese food on the Westside

Every week our food critic, Jonathan Gold, fields tons of questions about the best places to eat in Los …read more

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Syria ceasefire remains intact despite apparent government violations

Helicopters and artillery target areas north-west of Damascus that supply much of city’s water, activists say Syrian government troops appear to …read more

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