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Alexei Navalny: Dominic Raab joins international leaders in calling for immediate release of Putin critic | World News

January 18, 2021

Dominic Raab has called for the immediate release of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.The foreign secretary has joined a host of leading politicians who have condemned Mr Navalny’s arrest on his […]

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COVID-19: China confirms economic bounce-back with 2.3% GDP growth | Business News

January 18, 2021

China has confirmed its bounce-back from the coronavirus crisis as official figures revealed its economy grew by 2.3% last year. The expansion was the weakest since 1976 after the pandemic […]

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Into The Grey Zone: Political violence ‘much more likely’ when facts are undermined | World News

January 18, 2021

The risk of political violence increases when people are unable to agree on facts, a leading author on disinformation has warned, as the US braces for more protests from Donald […]

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Afghanistan: Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Kabul car ambush | World News

January 18, 2021

Gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in an early morning ambush, which also saw their driver wounded. The attack happened as the two judges, who have not […]

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COVID-19: First person in Brazil inoculated as two coronavirus vaccines approved | World News

January 17, 2021

A nurse has become the first person in Brazil to receive a coronavirus jab just hours after the country’s health regulator approved two vaccines. Monica Calazans, 54, who works on […]

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Uganda: After contentious election, people needed answers but opposition could not provide any | World News

January 17, 2021

We were expecting a cacophony of noise after the Ugandan Election Commission declared the result in a presidential poll that was both contentious and shockingly violent. However, we did not […]

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Uganda: After contentious election, people needed answers but opposition could not provide any | World News

January 17, 2021

We were expecting a cacophony of noise after the Ugandan Election Commission declared the result in a presidential poll that was both contentious and shockingly violent. However, we did not […]

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Alexei Navalny: Poisoned Putin critic detained after arriving in Moscow | World News

January 17, 2021

Poisoned Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been detained by police following his return to Russia. The dissident flew back from Germany where he had been recovering after being exposed to […]

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Joe Biden to blitz controversial Donald Trump policies hours after entering Oval Office | US News

January 17, 2021

In his first hours as president, Joe Biden is set to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the coronavirus pandemic. A 10-day […]

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Egypt: Dozens of 3,000-year-old coffins and mummies discovered in ancient temple | World News

January 17, 2021

Dozens of wooden coffins and mummies dating back over 3,000 years have been discovered in an ancient temple near Cairo. Egypt‘s former antiquities minister, archaeologist Zahi Hawass, revealed details of […]

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