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At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill to challenge Joe Biden’s election win.

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of Trump's border wall with Mexico.

Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

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Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

The Biden administration said it will review last year's deal with the Taliban amid suring violence in Afghanistan.

Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

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Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

The impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump commences in the first week of February.

Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

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Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

The newly formed Biden administration is set to review the fragile peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

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Biden administration, Iran already in talks for 'weeks': report

The bilateral meetings have excluded other key signatories to the landmark 2015 deal, according to an Iranian source.

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

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With new US administration, the Khashoggi case could resurface

After Joe Biden was sworn in as its 46th president, the US faces questions on how to approach Jamal Khashoggi's murder blamed on the Saudi ...

US-UAE arms deal approved as Trump leaves office

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US-UAE arms deal approved as Trump leaves office

The sale of 50 F-35 jets and up to 18 armed drones was promised to the UAE when it agreed to normalise relations with Israel in August.

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Ilhan Omar hails Biden presidency as a 'new day'

Just hours into his presidency, Joe Biden reversed key Trump administration policies.

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

Democrats control US <em>Senate</em> after Georgia pair sworn in

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Democrats control US Senate after Georgia pair sworn in

Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock were sworn in as the US Senate's newest members, handing their party control of the chamber.

What Biden's presidency means for the Horn of Africa

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What Biden's presidency means for the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well ...

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

The leader of Iran welcomes the end of Trump's presidency.

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US to review Houthi terrorist designation, support for Saudi

Joe Biden's upcoming administration will review categorising Houthi rebels as terrorists.

Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

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Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

Biden State pick to review Yemen Houthi terrorist label

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Biden State pick to review Yemen Houthi terrorist label

President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state said the incoming administration will revisit the terrorist designation of Yemen's ...

Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

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Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the US Treasury said the US will work to combat China's "abusive" trade practices.

Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican <em>Senate</em> leader McConnell

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Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US ...

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