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Israel moves to rein in rights group over 'apartheid' use

18 January 2021 | 1:13 pm :
Israel’s education minister says he's banning groups that call Israel an “apartheid state” from lecturing at schools…

Biden inauguration: Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons before leaving office – live

18 January 2021 | 1:11 pm :
US defense officials fear insider attack on inaugurationJoe Biden to cancel $9bn Keystone XL pipeline’s permit‘An unmitigated disaster’: America’s year of CovidKamala Harris: how will the next vice-president wield her power? J…

UK Covid live: Starmer says PM's decision to abstain on extending £20-per-week benefit uplift 'pathetic'

18 January 2021 | 1:11 pm :
Latest news: Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Nadhim Zahawi for calling Labour’s vote on keeping the £20-per-week universal credit uplift a ‘stunt’Scrap benefits cut to stop millions falling into poverty, PM toldLondon to start…

Russia expels 2 Dutch diplomats in quid pro quo move

18 January 2021 | 1:11 pm :
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has announced the expulsion of two Dutch diplomats in a quid pro quo move…

Report: Fossil fuel firms failing to curb climate gas leaks

18 January 2021 | 1:10 pm :
The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren’t doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions…

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