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Recount in Wisconsin county demanded by Trump increases Biden’s margin

Overall, Joe Biden won the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election with 306 Electoral College votes to Donald Trump’s 232 A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by Republican President Donald Trump’s election campaign ended Friday with Democratic President-elect Joe Biden gaining votes. Also read: U.S. Presidential election | No evidence of voter fraud, say poll […]

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Watch | Who is Maryam Nawaz?

A video explainer on the journey of Pakistani politician and Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz Maryam Nawaz, the eldest of the third generation of the Sharif dynasty in Pakistan, is credited with scripting the current political movement of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that is bringing the masses to the streets. From Punjab to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]

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Video images of police beating Black man ‘shame us’, says Emmanuel Macron

The officers involved in the beating of Zecler were suspended during an internal police investigation. French President Emmanuel Macron has said video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and condemned violence both by and against the police. Mr. Macron asked the government to quickly come up with proposals “to reaffirm […]

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Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia’s Tigray region targets Eritrea, say diplomats

The TPLF has accused Ethiopia of enlisting Eritrean military support, a charge Ethiopia denies. At least one rocket fired from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea Friday night, four regional diplomats told AFP, the second such attack since Ethiopia’s internal conflict broke out earlier this month. “There was one rocket coming from Tigray that […]

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U.S. presidential elections | Appeals court rejects Trump appeal over Pennsylvania race

The ruling comes four days after Pennsylvania officials certified their vote count for President-elect Joe Biden President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign’s latest effort to challenge the state’s election results. Mr. Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the […]

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With Cabinet picks, Joe Biden remains close to the political centre

If the nearly four years under U.S. President Donald Trump led the country away from international alliances and eschewed Washington’s commitment to globalisation and multilateralism, it appears that the administration of Joe Biden, Democrat and winner of the 2020 election, will aim to reverse that experience. The recent announcement by Mr. Biden and Vice President-elect […]