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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…
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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…
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Often-lectured Africa sees irony in US political violence

As they watched a violent mob smash into the US Capitol, some in Africa could not help but see a little irony in the chaos incited by President Donald Trump, who once famously called African nations “shitholes”. Others across the continent offered Washington…
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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…