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Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage

President-elect Joe Biden says his national security team will lead the way in reflecting the fact that “America is back” on the world stage. During...

Pennsylvania certifies Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as poll winners

Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, the US state’s governor said. Governor Tom Wolf, a Democrat,...

Trump suffers setback as Michigan certifies Biden win

Michigan election officials have certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state despite Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the...

Donald Trump appeals rejection of bid to stop Pennsylvania vote certification

Donald Trump is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his campaign’s effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. The president and other plaintiffs...

Trump’s campaign requests recount of Georgia presidential vote

Donald Trump’s legal team said on Saturday that his campaign has requested a recount of votes in the Georgia presidential race after results showed...

Pompeo ends visit to Israel with Jerusalem museum event

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a trip to Israel with a visit to a museum in Jerusalem that honours Christian...

Australian defence minister says war crimes report ‘made her ill’

Australian defence minister Linda Reynolds said she was “physically ill” after reading a military report which claimed to have evidence showing 39 Afghan prisoners,...

EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks

The European Union has issued one of its most upbeat assessments of the state of post-Brexit trade negotiations. EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen...

Trump fires head of election security agency

Donald Trump has fired the head of the federal agency that vouched for the reliability of the 2020 presidential election. Mr Trump fired Christopher Krebs...

US coronavirus surge continues to spike as cases top 11 million

Michigan has joined Washington and several other states in announcing renewed efforts to combat the coronavirus as more than 11 million cases of Covid-19...

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Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild

An owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree has been released back into the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller...

Suspect in Swiss knife attack had tried to travel to Syria

Police in Switzerland say a woman suspected of carrying out a knife attack that is being investigated as possible terrorism formed an online relationship...

Iran says British-Australian academic freed in exchange for three Iranians

Iran has released detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, according to Iran state TV. Ms Moore-Gilbert was a Melbourne...

China accuses UK of discriminating with tech ban

China has accused the UK of improperly attacking Chinese tech companies after the British government proposed a law to block market access to telecom...

Coronavirus cases in Europe are slowing down – WHO

The coronavirus pandemic has “slowed down” in the past week although death rates continued to rise, with more than 67,000 new deaths reported, the...
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