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White House confirms relocation of US Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 23 : In a highly controversial move, President of the United States Donald Trump will on Monday announce to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The White House has confirmed that

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US storms: At least 18 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

Severe weather has killed at least 18 people in the US South and injured many more, emergency officials say. A state of emergency has been declared by Governor Nathan Deal in seven counties in south-central Georgia, where 14 people were

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Trump team in fresh war of words with US media

Key figures in Donald Trump’s administration have become embroiled in a fresh war of words with the media. On Saturday the president had condemned media reporting of the number of people attending his inauguration. White House Chief of Staff Reince

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The Gambia ‘missing millions’ after Jammeh flies into exile

More than $11m (£8.8m) is missing from The Gambia’s state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, an adviser to President Adama Barrow has said. Mai Ahmad Fatty said financial experts were trying to evaluate the exact loss.

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Meet the ‘world’s first transgender dad and daughter’

ERIC and Corey House from Detroit, Michigan, share a bond like no other parent and their child: they’re both transgender. Corey was born a boy but at the age of 14 she told her mother she was transgender. That was

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Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing election

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. He boarded a plane to Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea, regional

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Pope Francis warns against rise in populism

Pope Francis has warned against a rise in populism and the dangers of allowing political crises to usher in dictators like Hitler. He made the comments as Donald Trump was being sworn-in as US president in a wide-ranging interview with

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Trump claims media ‘dishonest’ over crowd photos

President Donald Trump has accused the media of dishonesty over the number of people attending his inauguration. Mr Trump was speaking after photographs were published appearing to show more people attended the inauguration of his predecessor Barack Obama in 2009.

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Pakistan returns captured Indian soldier Chandu Babulal on “humanitarian grounds”

Lahore [Pakistan], Jan. 21: In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan handed over Indian soldier, Chandu Babulal Chohan, to Indian authorities today through the Wagah border, saying the decision was taken on “humanitarian” grounds. “The decision of the government of Pakistan to

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Marine Le Pen hails patriotism as the policy of the future

French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen has told a meeting of right-wing politicians in Germany that patriotism is the policy of the future. The presidential candidate predicted that voters in France, Germany and the Netherlands would follow their

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Yes! Trump decorates Oval office with Gold drapes

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 21: Known for enjoying gold accents and features in interior decorating, President Donald Trump has redecorated his new office with heavy gold drapes. Soon after Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President of the United

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Gambia crisis: Yahya Jammeh says he will step down

The Gambia’s long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections. In an announcement on state TV, he said it was “not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed”. The statement

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Trump takes first steps as president

Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor. His proclamation ordered agencies to ease the economic burden of the laws known as Obamacare. In Friday’s

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Trump swears-in as 45th President of the United States

Washington [USA], Jan. 20 : Donald J. Trump swore in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered him the oath as his wife Melania held the Bible and Trump repeated

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