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Pompeo trolls critics in long goodbye as he looks to his future

by BLOOMBERG
By the time Secretary of State Michael Pompeo was wrapping up a 10-day swing through Europe and the Middle East, he had angered Turkey’s ...

Biden denounces ‘irresponsible’ Trump fight to reverse election

by Jerome Cartillier with Michael Mathes and Shaun Tandon in Washington / pic by AFP WILMINGTON – US President-elect Joe Biden (picture; left) on Thursday ...

Thai Parliament rejects monarchy reform

The lawmakers instead voted for setting up a charter rewriting committee that will skip any review of chapters governing the monarchy
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Trump asked aides about striking Iran nuke site: report

by AFP / pic by AFP
TWO months before he is due to leave office, President Donald Trump (picture) asked top aides about the possibility of ...

Biden wins Arizona, cementing US election lead

by AFP/ pic by AFP Joe Biden (picture) has won the state of Arizona, US networks said late Thursday, further cementing his lead in the Electoral College ...

‘No evidence’ of lost or changed votes: US election officials

by AFP/ pic by AFP WASHINGTON – Senior US federal and state election officials said Thursday that there was “no evidence” that votes were lost ...

Biden transition team calls on federal agency to declare winner

by BLOOMBERG/ pic by BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON • US President-elect Joe Biden’s (picture; left) transition team called on Monday on the General Services ...

Trump ousts defence chief Esper and climate office head

Esper’s relationship with Trump soured after he resisted Trump’s inclination to use active-duty forces to quell protests in US cities
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Biden gets muted reaction in China

China’s official reaction to Biden’s election victory has been relatively muted, with no public congratulations from Xi
by BLOOMBERG NEWS / pic by ...

Suu Kyi’s NLD party says it won landslide victory in Myanmar polls

The Nobel laureate winner remains a heroine for many in the Bamar majority heartlands
by AFP/ pic by AFP YANGON • Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling ...

What’s next for Trump? Maybe another run?

Some allies have already spoken of Trump planning a rematch in 2024
by AFP/ pic by AFP WASHINGTON • When networks projected he had lost his bid for ...

Can Trump challenge the election verdict?

by AFP/ pic by AFP WASHINGTON • Minutes after US media declared Democrat Joe Biden victor in the tight race for the US presidency on Saturday, President ...