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The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol.

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected next week in Geneva.

Narendra Modi's Potemkin democracy

Shashi Tharoor

Narendra Modi's Potemkin democracy

Comment: The pandemic has given Modi's government the perfect excuse to dispense with the inconvenience of being accountable to the legislature, writes Shashi Tharoor.

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in ...

Trump's attorney argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

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Trump's attorney argues to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, returned to federal court to accuse Democrats in control of big cities of hatching a ...

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Bahrain's crown prince appointed new prime minister

Bahrain's crown prince was appointed as the country's prime minister following the death of his great uncle, the world's longest-serving prime minister.

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Trump alleges 'surprise ballot dumps' in key states

Trump did not offer any evidence for his allegation of 'ballot dumps' and there have been no reports of any irregularities.

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Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation ahead of election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign was boosted with the confirmation of his latest Supreme Court nominee on Monday.

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Biden calls Trump's Supreme Court push 'abuse of power'

White House hopeful Joe Biden branded Donald Trump's moves to fill a Supreme Court vacancy less than two months before the US ...

Egypt's Sisi ratifies law barring soldiers from seeking office

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Egypt's Sisi ratifies law barring soldiers from seeking office

Active and former military staff will only be allowed to run for office with the army's approval, in a bid to bar any of Sisi's rivals from the ...

Hanan Zaffar

'Another Palestine': Kashmiris fear demographic change under domicile law

India has issued 25,000 domicile certificates to non-Kashmiris, raising fears that New Delhi is engineering demographic change in the ...

Egypt to allow military personnel to run in elections

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Egypt to allow military personnel to run in elections

Egypt's parliament on Monday approved amendments allowing active or former military personnel to run for the presidency and parliament pending ...

Egyptian judge who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

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Egyptian judge who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

Veteran Judge Asim Abdul Jabbar had been set to resume membership of the seven-member council in 2021, before his name was suddenly dropped off ...

Israeli settlements built on private Palestinian land ruled illegal

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Israeli settlements built on private Palestinian land ruled illegal

Israel's top court has voided a law that would retroactively legalise some 4,000 settler homes built on private Palestinian land in the ...

Israel approves new lockdown measures as virus spreads

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Israel approves new lockdown measures as virus spreads

Under new regulations unanimously voted through by Israel's government, Israelis will only be able to leave the house under certain conditions.

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Modi says India can defeat Pakistan in 10 days

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he can make Pakistan 'bite the dust' in a week.

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India's Supreme Court fails to strike down 'anti-Muslim' law

The government will have four more weeks to respond to more than 100 petitions against a controversial citizenship law.

Aamir Ali Bhat

Anger rages on over India's controversial Citizenship Amendment Act

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was introduced by the Hindu nationalist-led government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his resounding ...

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Turkish court re-convicts journalists accused of 'supporting terrorist organisations'

The 12 are former journalists for Cumhuriyet, one of the last remaining opposition newspapers in Turkey.

Is Palestine's national election possible?

Yousef Alhelou

Is Palestine's national election possible?

Palestinian political factions on all sides welcomed Abbas's call for the overdue elections but ensuring they go ahead is another matter, writes ...

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Sisi mocked for claiming he isn't interested in power

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has delivered a speech saying he never lies and is not interested in power, exposing himself to more ...

Abbas calls for elections, but will they be held?

Yousef Munayyer

Abbas calls for elections, but will they be held?

Comment: Elections could be bad news for Abbas, but unless they can can happen freely and fairly, they likely won't happen at all, writes Yousef ...

Sisi is a 'good man', says Trump

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Sisi is a 'good man', says Trump

On the sidelines of the G-7 meeting, Trump praised Sisi as being a 'good man' despite having an abysmal track record on human rights.

Fears over Egyptian judiciary's independence arise after Sisi appointments

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Fears over Egyptian judiciary's independence arise after Sisi appointments

The independence of the Egyptian judicary is now at risk after the presidency appointed top judges for the first time in Egypt's modern history.

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