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Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

Indian FM in <em>G7</em> meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

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Indian FM in G7 meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

New Delhi's top diplomat tweeted that he had been made aware Tuesday evening of 'exposure to possible Covid positive cases'.

<em>G7</em> seeks common front on China

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its ...

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap ...

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Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

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Kremlin aide says Putin-Biden summit possible in June

Russia is considering a meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in June.

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UK planning massive aid cuts to Middle East

The plans would drastically slash aid to war-torn and poverty-stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa

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UK sanctions Myanmar army chief for coup role

The sanctions will prevent the six from travelling to Britain, while British businesses and institutions are barred from dealing with them.

Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after <em>G7</em> condemnation, sanctions

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against ...

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Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

MPs voted unanimously to label China's treatment of Uighurs as 'genocide' and ministers called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to officially ...

Biden declares 'America is back' to allies

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Biden declares 'America is back' to allies

President Joe Biden declared "America is back" on the international stage at the Munich Security Conference.

Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

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Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

In advance of Biden’s virtual appearances, the White House sought to underscore that the new administration will move quickly to reorient the ...

UK, Canada sanction Myanmar generals after coup

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UK, Canada sanction Myanmar generals after coup

The UK and Canada sanctioned generals in Myanmar following the military takeover.

Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

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Myanmar medics lead sprouting civil disobedience calls after coup

Some medical teams posted pictures on social media wearing red ribbons -- NLD's colours -- and raising a three-finger salute in support for ...

Jim O'Neill

The BRICs at 20

Comment: For the BRICs, the last decade brought mixed fortunes. Much now depends on whether we can muster the political leadership for genuinely representative global economic governance, writes Jim O'Neill.

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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 ...

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Sisi thanks lame-duck Trump 'for strengthening US-Egypt ties'

Mr Sisi lauded the lame-duck President's "efforts and contributions" toward cementing "friendly ties" between the two countries.

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Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

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Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on the UK government not to go ahead with a planned cut to overseas aid.

Horriya Marzouk

Biden and Sisi: A favourite dictator no more?

Analysis: While Biden has criticised Trump's support for Sisi, the president-elect has a mixed legacy when it comes to supporting human rights ...

Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

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Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

G20 finance ministers and central bankers held talks aimed at spurring global recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession.

Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

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Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked ...

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person <em>G7</em> summit

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Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against hosting an in-person G7 meeting.

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