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Biden’s VP pick: a shrinking list of top contenders

As the rumours and leaks fly, analysts are working overtime to predict who Joe Biden will pick as his running...

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Spain’s scandal-hit former king flees ‘to Dominican Republic’

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, at the centre of an alleged $100-million corruption scandal, has reportedly fled to the Dominican...

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Malaysia ditches law to combat forest fire smog

Malaysia was criticised Tuesday for abandoning plans to introduce legislation that would have punished its firms operating in neighbouring Indonesia...

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Appeals court orders charges dropped against ex-Trump aide Flynn

The Washington appeals court ordered false-statement charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn to be dropped...

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Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Researchers in Brazil began administering an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University to volunteers, the Federal University of Sao...

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US states reimpose virus measures as cases spike

With coronavirus cases surging across the US South and West, officials are once again imposing tough measures, from stay-at-home advice...

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Macron says EU virus package ‘advancing’, in talks with Dutch PM

French President Emmanuel Macron said talks on a EU coronavirus recovery fund were “advancing” Tuesday as he met Dutch Prime...

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Germany orders first local virus lockdowns since easing

German authorities on Tuesday ordered fresh coronavirus lockdowns in two districts — the first since easing restrictions and a major...

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EU racism pledge clouded by ‘blackface’ controversy

A pledge by the EU to make its 30,000 strong civil service more diverse was overshadowed on Wednesday by the...

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China, India agree to reduce tensions after deadly clash

China and India have agreed to reduce tensions a week after clashes on their disputed Himalayan border-left 20 Indian troops...

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China threatens retaliation for US curbs on ‘propaganda’ outlets

China threatened Tuesday to retaliate against new US restrictions on Chinese state media, escalating tensions between the two superpowers as...

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North Korea’s Kim suspends military plans against South: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday, in...

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Amy Klobuchar exits VP contention, says Biden should pick black woman

US Senator Amy Klobuchar withdrew from consideration as Joe Biden’s potential vice president Thursday, saying the Democratic nominee should choose...

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Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program

The US Supreme Court dealt President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration efforts a fresh blow Thursday when it rejected his cancellation of...

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Troubled Trump attacks ex-aide who calls him not ‘fit’ for office

Donald Trump’s presidency was in turmoil Thursday after top ex-aide John Bolton declared him unfit for office, raising the stakes...

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Scientists announce major breakthrough for cure of COVID-19

A ray of hope emerged on the horizon yesterday, as scientists announced a major breakthrough in the search for a...

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London mayor takes pay cut over virus funding cut fears

London’s mayor announced Wednesday he will take a 10 percent pay cut due to a budget crisis caused by the...

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UK PM blasted for £900,000 plane paint job

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced scorn and ridicule Wednesday after the government revealed it will spend nearly a million pounds...