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

Twelve US National Guard troops were pulled from protecting Joe Biden's presidential inauguration following an investigation of far-right links.

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

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Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

Riots continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with hundreds of protesters clashing with security forces in cities across Tunisia.

Capitol Police orders lockdown during Joe Biden inauguration rehearsal

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Capitol Police orders lockdown during Joe Biden inauguration rehearsal

The US Capitol temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National Guard to deploy 25,000 troops.

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a ...

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Fauci: Biden's 100 million vaccinations in 100 days feasible

Joe Biden's goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is "absolutely" achievable, top ...

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Biden to scrap 'Muslim ban' on first day

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven Muslim-majority ...

CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

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CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

Wolf Blitzer posted a photo of National Guard troops in the Capitol and reminisced about Baghdad and Mosul, to the chagrin of many ...

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Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

In a statement on Friday, Iraq's Media and Communications Commission called on Facebook and Twitter to review a decision to ban accounts linked ...

Iranian <em>Guard</em> holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

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Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump plans to leave town before his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

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Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

"Strong evidence... supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States ...

Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

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Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

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EU watchdog launches Frontex investigation over migrant harassment allegations

The EU has launched an investigation into claims that Greece is pushing migrants on boats back into the sea.

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

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Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

Social media chatter among extremists and Trump supporters about holding armed marches and threatening violence in the US capital has reportedly ...

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Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

Iran unveiled two new domestically made warships in the two-day drill, the missile-launching Zereh and the Makran, the country's largest ...

Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

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Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and ...

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

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How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

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Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the Hankuk Chemi and arrested its multinational crew of 20 near the strategic Strait of ...

Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of ...

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