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Democrats urge Egypt’s Sisi to free dissidents before jail terms ‘become death sentences’

More than 50 US Democratic lawmakers have urged Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to release human rights activists, lawyers, journalists and other prisoners of conscience “before their unjust imprisonments become death sentences in the face of massive Covid outbreaks”. In a letter sent on Monday, the 55 politicians, led by[…]

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Bernie Sanders suspends campaign for US presidency

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who saw his once-strong lead in the United States Democratic Party primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgement that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any[…]

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Pelosi announces IMPEACHMENT inquiry over Ukraine call, Trump says it will help him win elections

President Donald Trump has called a looming impeachment inquiry against him a “positive,” saying it will help him “win the election.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the investigation shortly afterwards. Speaking to reporters at the UN General Assembly in New York, Trump said that impeachment would be “a positive for[…]

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Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales

The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump’s planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan. The approval of the measures is another political rebuke of Trump’s relationship with Saudi Arabia,[…]

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