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A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and supporters of President Donald Trump.

Former military chief Colin Powell warned that US President Donald Trump is drifting away from the constitution.

US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

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US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

Democrats vowed to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of George Floyd.

Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

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Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a ...

White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

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White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

The White House hit back at fierce criticism over the firing of the State Department's top watchdog, suggesting he was a disloyal member of a ...

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Trump dismisses concern over virus spreading in White House

US President Donald Trump dismissed concerns over the possible spread of coronavirus in the White House but said he may limit contact with Vice President Mike Pence

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Despite White House virus cases, top aides defend reopening

Two top US economic advisers defended the need for an expeditious reopening of the economy even as the coronavirus reached into the White House ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Jordan sends aid to the US while easing a lockdown, as Iran's foreign minister meets Assad for mask diplomacy.

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Jordan to send US medical equipment in coronavirus fight

The Jordanian monarch has said countries - whether they be traditional enemies or allies - must come together to fight the pandemic.

Bloomberg courts American voters in Israel to boost bid

Bloomberg courts American voters in Israel to boost bid

The Democratic primaries are heating up as its two Jewish candidates stand on opposing sides of the field when it comes to Israel.

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US says it isn't a 'policeman' after Idlib violence

America's national security adviser has said Washington does not intend to involve itself in the increasing violence between Turkey and the ...

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos says Saudi hacked his phone

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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos says Saudi hacked his phone

Jeff Bezos, who claims that it had hacked his phone over The Washington Post's coverage of columnist Jamal Khashoggi's death.

US official denies Soleimani targeted 'four US embassies'

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US official denies Soleimani targeted 'four US embassies'

US officials appeared to shy away from questions on the scale of the threat posed by a top Iranian commander killed by US forces.

Iran envoy denies any clearing of plane crash site

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Iran envoy denies any clearing of plane crash site

Journalists and a source from with the Ukrainian investigative team have said Iran 'bulldozed' the crash site.

Trump has 'suspicions' over Iran plane crash

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Trump has 'suspicions' over Iran plane crash

Unnamed intelligence officials have told US media that Iran mistakenly downed the Ukrainian airliner.

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Nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia going forward: US

Saudi Arabia and the United States are in talks to build Riyadh’s nuclear programme.

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UN investigator regrets failure to probe Khashoggi murder further

UN expert Agnes Callamard has urged the UN to investigate the "chain of command" behind the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Trump pulls 'nearly all' US troops from northern Syria

Nearly all US troops stationed in northern Syria have been ordered to withdraw amid a deadly Turkish offensive against Kurdish fighters in the ...

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Saudi women can now enlist in the army

The decision comes after a string of reforms, such as the historic reversal of the kingdom’s ban on female drivers.

Saudi women can now enlist in the army

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Saudi women can now enlist in the army

The decision comes after a string of reforms, such as the historic reversal of the kingdom’s ban on female drivers.

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Saudi activists tackle kingdom’s repression in honour of Khashoggi

A new Amnesty-backed initiative will see Saudi activists tackle the kingdom's repressive policies, the rights group said, on the anniversary of ...

Pro-MbS tweet by Khashoggi’s son raises concerns about safety

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Pro-MbS tweet by Khashoggi’s son raises concerns about safety

A new Twitter post by the son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, praising Saudi authorities, has raised concerns about his safety and ...

Fitch downgrades Saudi credit rating over Iran, Yemen tensions

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Fitch downgrades Saudi credit rating over Iran, Yemen tensions

The Fitch credit ratings agency has downgraded Saudi Arabia’s rating by one notch, saying that rising tensions in the Gulf were the cause.

Khashoggi killing ‘most influential’ event since 9/11, Erdogan says

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Khashoggi killing ‘most influential’ event since 9/11, Erdogan says

Wednesday marks the first anniversary of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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