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Biden rallies global democracies as US hits a 'rough patch'

A backlash from authoritarian governments that were not invited to a summit meeting meant to support democratic values is hardly surprising

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Blinken faces an awkward visit to Paris, his ‘second home’

French officials found themselves blindsided when the news leaked in the Australian media that the United States and Britain were going to help Australia deploy a new fleet of nuclear submarines…

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Political crisis in Haiti deepens over rival claims to power

Angry civilians joined in the search for the assassins, capturing some suspects themselves, setting fire to vehicles thought to have been used in the attack and calling for vigilante justice.

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Biden will restore US relations with Palestinians, reversing Trump cutoff

The shift, which will include a resumption of American aid to the Palestinians, was announced Tuesday in a speech by Richard Mills

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Bravery or self-preservation? Resignations of Trump officials draw skepticism

The resignations include two Cabinet officials, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary Elaine Chao. Several White House aides also stepped down

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Largely out of sight in Washington, Kamala Harris preps for White House

In the days since he prevailed in the election, President-elect Joe Biden has made several public remarks and released summaries of his calls with foreign leaders as reporters track his every…

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