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FBI screens troops ahead of US inauguration

Agencies on lookout for Trump sympathisers after revelations some Capitol rioters had military ties.

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FBI screens troops ahead of US inauguration

Twitter suspends QAnon-linked Republican lawmaker’s account

Marjorie Taylor Greene is an ardent supporter of Donald Trump and similarly claims the election was 'rigged'.

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Twitter suspends QAnon-linked Republican lawmaker’s account

Australia unlikely to fully open borders this year, says official

The health department secretary says it is still unknown if mass vaccination will prevent transmission.

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Australia unlikely to fully open borders this year, says official

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Doctors treating wounded in open-air makeshift medical centre, after hospital flattened in quake.

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Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

French Muslim council agrees accord on ‘principles’ sought by Macron

Charter rejects politicisation of Islam, forced marriage, while embracing gender equality.

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French Muslim council agrees accord on ‘principles’ sought by Macron


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China GDP grows 2.3% in 2020, slowest in more than four decades

It is however slightly better than analysts expected.

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China GDP grows 2.3% in 2020, slowest in more than four decades

Miners trapped underground in China send note up to rescuers

More than 20 men underground for 8 days after blast 600m from surface.

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Miners trapped underground in China send note up to rescuers

Harris shatters highest glass ceilings

First woman veep helps bring Donald Trump’s turbulent rule to an end.

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Harris shatters highest glass ceilings

Biden team outlines crisis plans

Donald Trump impeachment trial overshadows inauguration week.

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Biden team outlines crisis plans

Global vaccine campaign gains pace

Brazil approves first jabs for Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, China’s CoronaVac.

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Global vaccine campaign gains pace

France urges Russia to release Kremlin critic

Alexei Navalny detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport yesterday less than an hour after flying in from Germany.

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France urges Russia to release Kremlin critic

Pop producer Phil Spector dies in jail at 81

King of rock ‘n’ roll producers convicted of 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.

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Pop producer Phil Spector dies in jail at 81

Kremlin critic arrested at airport

Alexei Navalny flew in from Germany, where he had been recovering from poisoning.

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Kremlin critic arrested at airport

25 more players in Australian Open quarantine

This follows a non-player passenger from Dubai to Melbourne testing positive for Covid-19.

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25 more players in Australian Open quarantine

Britain presses China to grant UN access to Xinjiang

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab decries slave labour, forced sterilisation, appalling human rights abuses.

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Britain presses China to grant UN access to Xinjiang


Dozens arrested in night disturbances in Tunisia

Govt says teenagers looted, vandalised shopfronts and cars despite a coronavirus lockdown.

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Dozens arrested in night disturbances in Tunisia

Thailand logs 374 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

National caseload stands at 12,054, total fatalities at 70.

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Thailand logs 374 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Britain mulls enforced hotel quarantine for all travellers

All new arrivals to the UK to quarantine, show negative Covid-19 tests results starting tomorrow.

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Britain mulls enforced hotel quarantine for all travellers

Rescuers detect signs of life from 22 trapped Chinese miners

Knocking sounds heard after drill down into mine near Qixia city.

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Rescuers detect signs of life from 22 trapped Chinese miners

Greek official axed after Olympian’s sex abuse claim

Federation shocked over allegation made by Sofia Bekatorou.

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Greek official axed after Olympian’s sex abuse claim

Death toll in Darfur clashes rises to 48

Violence that erupted yesterday also leaves 97 wounded.

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Death toll in Darfur clashes rises to 48

2 female Afghan judges assassinated in Kabul

Both shot dead by gunmen in early morning ambush, their driver wounded.

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2 female Afghan judges assassinated in Kabul

Five shot dead in rare Mexico City attack

Attack likely linked to organised crime, local media say.

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Five shot dead in rare Mexico City attack

Australian father and son released from Qatar detention

Both left for Turkey after being detained for 6 months on unknown charges.

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Australian father and son released from Qatar detention

Ecuador seizes 1.3 tonnes of cocaine bound for Estonia

Narcotics found in port of Guayaquil, thanks to drug-sniffing dog Garo.

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Ecuador seizes 1.3 tonnes of cocaine bound for Estonia