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Assange supporters rally in London, as US prepares new extradition attempt

Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered in London to demand freedom for the jailed WikiLeaks founder. Meanwhile, the US is preparing a fresh legal fight to extradite Assange and try him for espionage.

G7 says no place for ‘state-sponsored’ forced labour in veiled dig at China

Western criticism of China’s human rights abuses against the Uygurs has intensified amid allegations of forced labour in Xinjiang cotton production.

Investors go crazy for Trump social network

Donald Trump’s announcement of his own social media network after being kicked off Twitter and Facebook has sparked a frenzy from investors eager to get on board.

Hungary's loyalties lie with U.S. and NATO, not China and Russia, Viktor Orban challenger says

Peter Marki-Zay, who is leading the anti-Orban alliance, told Newsweek the next election in Hungary "is really a matter of life or death."

Two Americas: How the US left and right stopped communicating

Donald Trump may have lost last year's US presidential election but within his own dominion he remains the undisputed leader of the free world.

Washington told to ‘pull back from brink’ over offer to US-based Hongkongers

US granting work-seeking rights to Hongkongers with safe haven status ‘brutally meddles’ in Chinese affairs and ‘tramples international law’, says foreign ministry.

Don't Underestimate Us: China Tells Joe Biden's Pick For US Ambassador

Nicholas Burns took a tough stand on America's ties with China during his Senate Foreign Relations Committee's confirmation hearing on Wednesday

Details of ‘safe haven’ programme for Hongkongers in the US are released

Eligibility will be extended to holders of both Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and British National (Overseas) passports.

G20 Leaders To Address Climate Challenge Ahead Of COP26: Italy

At the summit of Group of 20 advanced economies meeting on October 30 and 31, "we will anticipate some of the negotiations that take place during COP26 in Glasgow", the Italian premier told lawmakers.

Committee votes to hold former Trump aide Steve Bannon in contempt

A Congressional Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol has voted to hold the former White House advisor in contempt after he refused to appear before them.

US Nominee For Ambassador To China Burns Says Xinjiang "Genocide" Must Stop

Human rights advocates and the US government have termed China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region "genocide".

What California’s Recall Election Says About America

Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.

Colin Powell Embodied "Highest Ideals Of Both Warrior, Diplomat": Joe Biden

"Having fought in wars, he understood better than anyone that military might alone was not enough to maintain our peace and prosperity," US President Joe Biden said.

Despite all the severe sanctions that were supposed to boost US industry, imports from China are up and the economy’s in trouble

Despite all the early optimism of a post-Covid economic revival, soaring inflation stoked by the government’s multi-billion-dollar stimulus schemes is threatening to ruin Joe Biden’s dreams less than a year since he took office.

'It's going to be within our capability' to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says

The downturn in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths could end with another spike in infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. But the US could still prevent that spike with higher vaccination rates.

Fauci gives his blessing for Americans to ‘enjoy Christmas & Thanksgiving with their families’… if they are vaccinated

White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has granted his permission for Americans to enjoy traditional gatherings during the upcoming holidays, but his endorsement only applies to those who have got their Covid-19 shots.

America’s supply-chain crisis will drag into 2022, Pete Buttigieg tells CNN… taking brief break from his paternity leave

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has acknowledged that the national supply-chain breakdown, which intensified during his unannounced two-month paternity leave, will continue to keep store shelves empty next year.

School board group in Pennsylvania quits national association for suggesting angry parents are ‘domestic terrorists’

Pennsylvania state’s association of school boards has voted to leave the national federation for such governing bodies, saying the “final straw” was a letter to President Joe Biden that likened parents to “domestic terrorists.”

Regime-change hawk John Bolton says Russia is making ‘BIG MISTAKE’ by getting closer with China rather than Western powers

Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton told RT’s Going Underground that Moscow has chosen the wrong strategic path by building stronger ties with Beijing instead of mending relations with the US and Western Europe.

US Says Won't Join Afghanistan Talks Announced By Russia

Afghanistan: "We're not in a position to take part this week," State Department spokesman Ned Price said.

US Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law

President Joe Biden's administration said the controversial Texas law violates the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, which enshrined a woman's legal right to an abortion.

While Bush & Biden praise the late Colin Powell, ‘war criminal’ trends on Twitter

The death of General Colin Powell has drawn an outpouring of sympathy and praise from politicians, but social media users made “war criminal” trend instead, having not forgiven Powell for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.

"Can't Afford To Fail": EU Diplomacy Chief "Ready" To Meet Iran On Nuclear Deal

On Iran nuclear deal talks, European Union's diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said, "I'm ready, I'm ready to do that."