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The Taliban and Afghanistan

Sir, – The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, on foot of the withdrawal of US troops, was entirely predictable. Despite protestations to the contrary, P(...)

President Joe Biden speaking about gun violence and crime prevention, at the White House in Washington. Photograph: (Doug Mills/the New York Times

US president Joe Biden pledged to crack down on violent crime, as he warned that the recent surge in gun violence in the United States could spike as (...)

President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, vice-president Kamala Harris, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff during a ceremony at the White House on Monday. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

In a sombre address to the nation as the US surpassed half a million coronavirus deaths on Monday, President Joe Biden urged the country to unify in i(...)

Anthony Blinken during his confirmation hearing to be secretary of state at the Capitol, January 19th. Photograph: EPA/Graeme Jennings/Pool

As Joe Biden begins to implement his policy agenda as the 46th president of the United States, the final make-up of his cabinet is beginning to take s(...)

National Guard troops at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Heightened security measures, including the possible closure of the National Mall in Washington DC, are being considered for next week’s US presidenti(...)

Members of the New York Army National Guard prepare to close a road near the White House in Washington, DC on Tuesday. The city’s mayor, Muriel Bowser, urged residents not to engage with any protesters ‘seeking confrontation’.  Photograph: Erin Scott/Bloomberg

Residents of Washington, DC have been urged to stay away from downtown on Wednesday, as the city braces itself for protests to coincide with a joint s(...)

Julian Assange: has been held in high security Belmarsh prison since he was carried out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA Wire

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges because of the risk of suicide, a British judge h(...)

Japan’s benchmark Topix added 1.7 per cent, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 rose 1 per cent and 0.5 per cent, respectively.

UK stocks rallied on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to last week’s Brexit trade pact and the $900 billion (€736 billion) America(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden waves as he arrives in Atlanta, Georgia, to campaign for Democratic candidates in the US senate  run-off election. Photograph: Jim Watson/Getty Images

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris should receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible, leading immunologist Dr Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday, casting(...)

President-elect Joe Biden: Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev Raphael Warnock are seeking to flip two seats held by Republicans in Georgia. If both win, Democrats will have an effective majority in the Senate. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

The United States passed a new Covid milestone, recording 3,000 deaths in a single day, as the pandemic continued to spread across the country. More (...)

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