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Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and called for decisive action from the Biden administration.

US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

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US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

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Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

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In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

As a draconic Muslim-targeted legislation is passed in France on the eve of Ramadan, Florence Massena finds out the sentiments of French Muslims ...

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Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has dropped his controversial bid for an extended stay in office following overwhelming opposition and clashes between rival factions of the army.

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John Kerry denies informing Iran of Israel's Syria strikes

The former Secretary of State Kerry John Kerry slammed the allegations as 'unequivocally false'.

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Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Analysis: Biden's decision to recognise the Armenian genocide could further strain already tense ties between Turkey and the US.

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Egypt’s information minister resigns after months-long standoff with media

Osama Heikal resigned after months of pressure by pro-government figures who disapproved of his criticism Egypt's media.

Exchanges of gunfire during Mogadishu anti-Somali president Mohamed protests

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Exchanges of gunfire during Mogadishu anti-Somali president Mohamed protests

Somalia's lower house of parliament passed a bill extending President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's term by two years in April.

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US looks to fight Taliban from neighbouring states: CENTCOM

Comments from the head of US Central Command's suggest Washington is keen on remaining involved in Afghanistan despite withdrawing its last ...

US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

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US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

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Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

France to hold 'national consultation' to define secularism

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France to hold 'national consultation' to define secularism

The "general states of secularism" will be launched in France on Tuesday as a way to define secularism.

Biden delays plan for expansion of refugee admissions

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Biden delays plan for expansion of refugee admissions

The Biden administration has announced that it will not expanded the refugee admissions programme as was expected and promised.

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

Despite fresh allegations and a scathing media rebuke, Prince Hamzah will not face prosecution over an alleged coup in Jordan.

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American activist, ex-justice official Ramsey Clark dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, described as a defender of 'Palestinian and human rights' and an opponent of US wars with Iraq, died aged 93 on Saturday.

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Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

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Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

The commission's creation comes six months after the highly controversial confirmation of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme ...

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Somalia's political deadlock: Why have elections been delayed?

Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly ...

France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

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France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

A senate vote in France to ban on anyone under the 18 wearing the hijab, part of a controversial anti-separatism bill, has prompted an ...

US Capitol attack sparks debate over security

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US Capitol attack sparks debate over security

Officials in Washington appealed for balance between securing the US Capitol and public accessibility after the second deadly attack this year ...

Officer killed in US Capitol car-ramming attack

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Officer killed in US Capitol car-ramming attack

An attack at the US Capitol has left one police officer dead, as well as the attack, who was shot by police.

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