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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.

In a 'landmark' court ruling, an Israeli diamond magnate was sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges.

Donald Trump impeachment <em>trial</em> to begin in February

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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.

Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

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Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

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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.

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New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

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Italy prosecutors seek trial for Egyptians over student murder

Italian prosecutors requested a trial for four Egyptian security officers for the killing of student Giulio Regeni.

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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 chamber.

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Seven Turkish nationals face trial in Ghosn escape case

Nearly a dozen Turkish nationals face charges relating to Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan.

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

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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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Trump pardons 73 people, including Steve Bannon

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

'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

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

Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

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Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US Capitol.

Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'

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Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'

Emirates and Etihad said they would be among the first companies to test an application that allows pre-travel verification of coronavirus tests ...

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 ...

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Algeria announces repatriation of students stranded in Morocco

Algeria will repatriate over a dozen students who have been stranded in neighbouring Morocco since 11 January,

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Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

Walid al-Fitaihi, a prominent US-Saudi doctor and motivational speaker, will no longer serve time in prison. Last month, he was sentenced to six ...

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

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Egypt seizes assets of Morsi, 88 Muslim Brotherhood members

An Egyptian court ordered the seizure of assets of former president Mohamed Morsi and 88 other members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, a ...

UK vows to exhaust all efforts to free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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UK vows to exhaust all efforts to free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said his government had "intensified" negotiations to secure the "immediate" release of Nazanin ...

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Belgian court postpones verdict in Iran diplomat case

Diplomat Assadollah Assadi is accused of involvement in an alleged plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in Paris.

Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

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Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire ...

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.

Trump impeachment <em>trial</em> looms over Biden's first 100 days

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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor ...

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