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US presidential challenger Joe Biden on Sunday accused Donald Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team, surging infections nationwide and an uncomfortable admission by his chief of staff.

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Female passengers flying from Qatar were subjected to invasive searches after a premature baby was found abandoned in an airport bathroom, in procedures the Australian government described as “grossly disturbing” and “offensive”.

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Despite trailing in the polls barely one week from election day, US President Donald Trump will likely celebrate a monumental victory for the conservative cause: his third nominee confirmed onto the US Supreme Court.

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Early voting in the 2020 US election has surpassed all the pre-election ballots from four years earlier, an independent vote monitor has said, with nine days still to go before the 3 November poll.

Posted in Main | Leave a comment | ‘Joe Biden is wrong’ – Kremlin slams presidential hopeful calling Russia US’ number one threat

The Kremlin says that US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s assessment of Russia as the biggest threat to US national security was wrong.

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US Vice President Mike Pence tested negative for Covid-19.

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Dubai is introducing a facial recognition system on public transport to beef up security, officials said Sunday, as the emirate prepares to host the global Expo exhibition.

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US President Donald Trump denied that he is giving up on fighting the spread of Covid-19.

Posted in Main | Leave a comment | Covid-19 wrap: Iran reports one death every five minutes, Russia’s daily cases surge to record high

Covid-19 news from around the world.

Posted in Main | Leave a comment | US elections: Trump woos voters in Pennsylvania, a state which had been crucial for his 2016 win

With eight days to go until the US election, President Donald Trump wooed voters in Pennsylvania.

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