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‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

‘Let’s start afresh’: Joe Biden becomes 46th US president and urges unity

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Joe Biden has entered the White House as America's 46th president, and after taking his oath of office he told his country it has been "a day of victory and hope".To the sound of cheers and applause from former presidents, he swore to preserve, protect and defend the US. And while his predecessor Donald Trump headed to Florida, Mr Biden said that "democracy has prevailed" and urged Americans to "start afresh"."Let's begin to listen to one another," he said. And he added: "We can see each other, not as adversaries, but as neighbours." After storming performances from Lady Gaga, J.Lo and Garth Brooks, the new president went to Arlington National Cemetery to pay his respects to America's fallen, before heading up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House with his family...
Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub

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Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans

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MEXICO CITY -- Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump.President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s administration is reaching out to other government to form a common front on the issue.“I can tell you that at the first G20 meeting we have, I am going to make a proposal on this issue,” López Obrador said. “Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression.”“How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on what is expressed?” he asked.Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Mexico is star
Trump impeachment move: Democrats start push to oust US president

Trump impeachment move: Democrats start push to oust US president

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Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections next spring

Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections next spring

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Nepal’s president has dissolved Parliament after the prime minister recommended the move amid an escalating feud within his Communist Party that is likely to push the Himalayan nation into a political crisisBy BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated PressDecember 20, 2020, 9:55 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleKATHMANDU, Nepal -- Nepal’s president dissolved Parliament on Sunday after the prime minister recommended the move amid an escalating feud within his Communist Party that is likely to push the Himalayan nation into a political crisis.Parliamentary elections will be held on April 30 and May 10, according to a statement from President Bidya Devi Bhandari's office.Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli decided to dissolve Parliament at a Cabinet meeting Sunday and immedi