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

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

Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

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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 ...

Tunisia set to lose <em>stolen</em> millions in Swiss banks

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Tunisia set to lose stolen millions in Swiss banks

Millions of dollars are frozen in Swiss bank accounts linked to ousted dictator Zine El Abedine Ben Ali.

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

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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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Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

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Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib call for Trump impeachment

Several Democrats have called for Trump's impeachment after his supporters stormed the US Capitol.

Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

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Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

The US Senate resumed work after the building was stormed by protesters, with many senators withdrawing their objections to the results of the ...

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Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

The country had signed a "mutual agreement with a Russian laboratory for acquisition of the coronavirus vaccine from January".

Trump supporters plan last-stand protest for January 6

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Trump supporters plan last-stand protest for January 6

Donald Trump has called on his supporters to gather for protests in Washington on January 6, when Congress is due to certify Joe Biden’s ...

Rouhani says US demanding vaccine payments via  banks

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Rouhani says US demanding vaccine payments via banks

Rouhani is criticising America after it said it wants payments for the coronavirus vaccine to go via the banks, with fears that the money will ...

Iranian cash '<em>stolen</em> from Russian foreign ministry vodka box'

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Iranian cash 'stolen from Russian foreign ministry vodka box'

A Russian foreign ministry official reportedly tried to commit suicide after discovering that one million dollars in Iranian money had ...

US Supreme Court dismisses Texas suit challenging election result

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US Supreme Court dismisses Texas suit challenging election result

The US Supreme Court dismissed Texas' bid to overturn the results of the presidential election, dealing another blow to President Donald Trump's ...

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Airbnb 'must withdraw' listings in illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

As Airbnb shares are expected to make their debut on Thursday, Amnesty International is calling on the US-based company to withdraw accommodation listings in illegal settlements.

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Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and communities as a ...

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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

During his first post-poll rally, US President Donald Trump launched into another litany of allegations that the polls won handily by Democrat ...

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Turkish women charged in US over 'birth tourism' scheme

Six pregnant Turkish women have been charged with fraud in the US over an alleged 'birth tourism' scheme that involved dozens of others.

Iran accuses Israel after assassination of top nuclear scientist

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Iran accuses Israel after assassination of top nuclear scientist

Iranian media reported that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahbadi was shot and killed in the city of Absard near Tehran, as Iranian officials accused ...

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Trump says will leave office if Biden victory confirmed

Asked if he would leave the White House if the Electoral College confirmed Biden's victory, Trump said, 'Certainly I will. And you know that.'

Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

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Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces have entered the Kalabjar district, which was handed over by Armenia under a Russian-sponsored deal to end fighting over the ...

Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Lebanese police hunt dozens after mass jailbreak

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Lebanese police hunt dozens after mass jailbreak

Lebanese Police are on the hunt for 44 prisoners who escaped a detention centre.

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