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Calls abroad grow for release of Putin critic Navalny

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was being held in a Moscow police cell on Monday after his dramatic airport arrest, as calls grew in the West for his immediate release. President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critic was still waiting to see his lawyer hours…
SocietyWorld

World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020, according to a UN report released on Friday Some 281 million people were living outside their country of…
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U.S. House Democrats press forward on impeachment vote

The House voted to approve a measure calling for President Trump to be removed from office through the 25th Amendment following last week’s deadly Capitol attack. With at least five Republicans joining their push to impeach President Donald Trump over the storming of…
ChinaSociety

China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart the investigation. The long-awaited mission is of…
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Trump finally promises transition as calls mount to remove him

Donald Trump on Thursday acknowledged his presidency was ending and promised a smooth transition to Joe Biden in the wake of a mob attack by his supporters on the US Capitol now known to have left five people dead. After two of his cabinet secretaries quit in protest…
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Cabinet members discussing Trump's removal: US media

Members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet on Wednesday discussed the possibility of removing Trump from office after his supporters stormed the Capitol, three US news channels reported The discussions focused on the 25th amendment to the US Constitution…