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Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said his platform's ban of US President Donald Trump sets a "dangerous" precedent.

Twitter has banned US President Donald Trump from its platform in the aftermath of the attack on the US Capitol.

Dollar down as Democrats close in on Senate

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Dollar down as Democrats close in on Senate

The value of the dollar fell as Democrats claimed the first of two key election runoffs that edged them closer to taking control of both houses of Congress

Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

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Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

The Democrats took a huge leap towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs.

Twitter to give presidential account to Biden once inaugurated

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Twitter to give presidential account to Biden once inaugurated

The presidential Twitter @POTUS account will be taken from President Donald Trump and given to Joe Biden on inauguration day, the ...

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Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

World leaders and officials were quick to weigh in, and there was both sympathy and something approaching schadenfreude.

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US formally starts withdrawal from World Health Organization

The United States has formally withdrawn from the World Health Organization amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed the ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump feeds his base with steady dose of xenophobia

Comment: Trump's latest order isn't aimed at protecting the health and safety of Americans, rather it seeks to distract from his failings and ...

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Syrian regime takes over Manbij as US troops withdraw

The US-led coalition confirms that its forces have withdrawn from Manbij as the Syrian regime takes 'full control' of the city.

Trump says Modi has Kashmir 'under control'

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Trump says Modi has Kashmir 'under control'

US President Donald Trump had earlier said he would mediate between India and Pakistan over the crisis in Kashmir.

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Trump blasted for 'anti-Semitism' after calling Jewish Democrats 'traitors'

US President Donald Trump has accused American Jews who vote Democrats of lacking knowledge and loyalty.

Trump retweets Katie Hopkins praising Boris Johnson

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Trump retweets Katie Hopkins praising Boris Johnson

Right-wing columnist Katie Hopkins said 'God willing / jihadi failing' she would be alive to see a number of right-wing leaders, including Boris ...

Religious freedom isn't about who you can discriminate against

CJ Werleman

Religious freedom isn't about who you can discriminate against

Comment: Rising Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in the US is seeing Muslims and Jews denied services in the name of 'religious liberty', writes ...

'Israel is on the side of God': US ambassador

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'Israel is on the side of God': US ambassador

US Ambassador David Friedman also claimed that the embassy move had not been protested, despite the deaths of 60 demonstrators in the besieged ...

Trump to host Israel's Netanyahu ahead of AIPAC summit

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Trump to host Israel's Netanyahu ahead of AIPAC summit

Netanyahu, whose close alliance with Trump has been a key feature of his election campaign, will be hosted by POTUS later this month.

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Trump breaks silence over Saudi journalist disappearance

'I do not like it' POTUS said of missing Jamal Khashoggi, who many believe has been murdered by Saudi authorities, adding that he hoped it would 'sort itself out'.

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US lawmakers urge sanctions over China's Muslim internment camps

China has denied allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps.

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Bush boot-lobber a shoe-in at Iraqi elections?

Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi, who infamously threw his shoes at George W Bush during a 2008 Baghdad press conference, has announced his ...

James M. Dorsey

Iran protests raise questions for US and Saudi policymakers

Comment: These protests will likely strengthen hardline conservative factions within Iran, which Saudi and US foreign policy may seek to ...

Cloaks and daggers: Saudi Arabia's gifts to Donald Trump

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Cloaks and daggers: Saudi Arabia's gifts to Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia presented Donald Trump during his visit to the kingdom with 83 gifts including swords, daggers, two robes lined with rare fur and ...

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Trump blames 'both sides' for Charlottesville: Twitter reacts

After bowing to pressure to condemn white supremacists involved in Saturday's violent Charlottesville clashes, Trump then reverted to his ...

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Dan Arel

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Comment: Even with empty gestures condemning white supremacy, these groups feel emboldened. For Muslims and other minorities, the damage has ...

Is Donald Trump a Salafi?

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Is Donald Trump a Salafi?

A recent tweet by US President Donald Trump has had some social media users scratching their head about the POTUS' religious leanings.

White House spokesman Spicer out in shake-up

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White House spokesman Spicer out in shake-up

White House press secretary Sean Spicer quit after Trump named a Wall Street financier as the new White House communications director - a role ...

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