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The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in China.

A ruling to jail the Kremlin's most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny was upheld by a court in Russia on Saturday.

Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

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Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

Mohamed al-Faki Suleiman, a member of Sudan’s ruling council, said normalisation with Israel needed to be discussed again in the context of a “complete foreign policy”.

Israel may not engage Biden on Iran nuclear strategy

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Israel may not engage Biden on Iran nuclear strategy

Israel has hinted that it will not work with the US to restart the Iran nuclear deal and called for tougher sanctions on Tehran.

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

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Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

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Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

This revives efforts undertaken by Barack Obama’s administration to close the high-security prison, referred to as “a stain on America’s global image.”

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Trump returns to spotlight in trial

The house impeachment managers have continued to present their case against former president Donald Trump, who they accuse of inciting a violent ...

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What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and ...

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Tens of thousands rally to protest Myanmar coup

Yangoon residents have massively taken the streets to request the return of their elected leaders, Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, arrested by ...

Trump parts with impeachment lawyers a week before trial

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Trump parts with impeachment lawyers a week before trial

A week before his impeachment trial, former President Donald Trump has parted ways with his lead lawyers.

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Lebanon central bank boss faces charges over forex scam

A Lebanon judge referred to judicial investigation Riad Salameh and Mayya Dabbagh on charges of professional negligence and breach of public ...

Sudan wants Israel normalisation deal ceremony in Washington: report

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Sudan wants Israel normalisation deal ceremony in Washington: report

A number of obstacles have kept Sudan from officially signing the US-brokered agreement with Israel.

Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

Russia welcomes US offer to extend nuclear pact

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Russia welcomes US offer to extend nuclear pact

Russia and the US are conducting diplomacy, with President Joe Biden at the helm.

US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

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US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

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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.

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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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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US presidency.

Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

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Biden aide slams Trump move on Yemen rebels

Jake Sullivan, Joe Biden's pick for national security advisor, tweeted that designating the Iran-aligned Houthis as terrorists would "impede ...

UN calls on US to reverse labelling Houthis 'terrorists'

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UN calls on US to reverse labelling Houthis 'terrorists'

The UN has urged the US to cancel its decision to classify Yemen's Houthi rebels as "terrorists" to avoid the risk of a famine

Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be ...

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