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    Biden makes diplomacy dull as president-elect

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:02am on November 15, 2020

    After Donald Trump in his first week as president spoke to Australia’s prime minister, leaks of the call left many dumbfounded, with the new US...

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    Trump fires defence chief Esper

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 09:52am on November 10, 2020

    Donald Trump fired defence secretary Mark Esper on Monday, further unsettling a government facing uncertainty over the US president’s refusal to concede election defeat to...

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    Top US Republican urges Trump to ‘fight hard’

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:32am on November 09, 2020

    One of the most prominent Republicans in the US Congress on Sunday urged Donald Trump to ‘fight hard’ and not concede his loss to Joe...

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    Bush toasts Biden, urges Americans to ‘come together’

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 11:02am on November 09, 2020

    Former United States president George W Bush had offered his ‘warm congratulations’ to president-elect Joe Biden, calling the Democrat ‘a good man, who has won...

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    Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:37am on September 18, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump will not attend next week’s UN General Assembly gathering in person, his chief of staff told journalists aboard Air...

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    Police kill black man in US capital Washington

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:27am on September 03, 2020

    Police shot dead an African-American man in the United States capital Washington on Wednesday, the force said, in the latest of a slew of police...

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    Trump’s sister calls him ‘cruel’, ‘liar’ on secret recordings

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:12am on August 23, 2020

    Donald Trump’s older sister described the US president as cruel and a liar whose lack of principles meant he could not be trusted, according to...

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    World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100mn

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:19am on August 21, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people back into extreme poverty, World Bank president David Malpass warned on Thursday. The...