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Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our nations".

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.

Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

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Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three cases involving billionaire associates and media moguls.

Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

Narendra Modi's Potemkin democracy

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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, ...

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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.

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter account suspended after Trump 'death threat'

One of Ayatollah Khamenei’s Twitter accounts has been suspended after a picture was posted showing former president Trump under the shadow of a ...

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Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

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

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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.

IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

Facebook 'supreme court' to judge Trump suspension

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Facebook 'supreme court' to judge Trump suspension

Facebook asked its independent experts to rule on whether it should uphold former president Donald Trump's suspension.

MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

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MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

'Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead' was launched online on Tuesday,

Macron's 'no apology' for French colonialism angers Algerians

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Macron's 'no apology' for French colonialism angers Algerians

A report commissioned by France has recommended that Paris dedicate more resources towards recognising and educating about its role in Algeria.

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Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Trudeau

President Joe Biden's first call to a foreign leader will be to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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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.

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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 ...

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

Wall Street closes at record high after Biden inauguration

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Wall Street closes at record high after Biden inauguration

Wall Street closed at a record high following the inauguration of US President Joe Biden.

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Iraq pushes back general elections to October

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Iraq pushes back general elections to October

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi claimed the move would give the country's election committee more time to be prepared to hold fair ...

Biden becomes 46th <em>US</em> president, vowing 'new day'

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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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