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Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing comparisons with Nazi treatment of Jews.

Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our nations".

UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

Winston Churchill's grandson slams Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

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Winston Churchill's grandson slams Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan published a letter in which they deplored Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus.

World leaders congratulate US President Biden

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World leaders congratulate US President Biden

World leaders extended their congratulations to US President Joe Biden.

Malia Bouattia

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Comment: The shameful food parcels handed out to needy parents show once again how a privatised pandemic response puts profit over people, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Comment: Debunking anti-vax conspiracy theories means taking an honest look at the profiteering and incompetence of Boris Johnson's ...

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

Malia Bouattia

The teachers were right all along

Comment: The government's refusal to listen to the National Education Union's advice on how to protect schools and students is nothing but a ...

'Capitol Building attack like Syria' and other Orientalist takes

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'Capitol Building attack like Syria' and other Orientalist takes

As the US picks itself up after a night of violence in the Capitol Building, some pundits are being criticised for Orientalist takes on the ...

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World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

World leaders condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

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British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

On the eve of the new year, British lawmakers finally agreed on a Brexit deal.

UK, Turkey to sign free trade deal this week

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UK, Turkey to sign free trade deal this week

The new UK-Turkey trade deal, which will extend existing trading arrangements, is set to be signed on Tuesday.

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

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EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

The 11th hour accord will go into effect on January 1.

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Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

European countries banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that a new strain of the virus was "out of control".

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Santa is 'immune' to Covid-19, says WHO

A lighthearted exchange between a World Health Organisation rep and and a journalist alleviated an otherwise serious conversation about the ...

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France's Macron tests positive for coronavirus, cancels Lebanon visit

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus and has cancelled an upcoming visit to Lebanon.

Germany lifts ban on deportations to war-torn Syria

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Germany lifts ban on deportations to war-torn Syria

Only 'serious' offenders will be considered for deportation, officials say.

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US hits Chechen leader, Yemenis, Haitians with sanctions

The sanctions target six Russian companies and five individuals that are part of the Chechen strongman's network, as well as five security ...

UK first nation to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

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UK first nation to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Pfizer chief executive Albert Bourla said the UK certification was a "historic moment in the fight against Covid-19".

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes ...

The problem with <em>Boris</em> trying to 'save Christmas'

Aniqah Choudhri

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Comment: Boris Johnson's ploy to 'save Christmas' sets a dangerous double standard, and sends a clear message to the UK's minority ...

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