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Trump hits back at Twitter

  Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump has hit back at Twitter, that concealed one his tweets on Friday for “glorifying violence.” The US president says social media companies censor conservative voices like his. “Twitter is doing nothing about all of the lies and propaganda being …

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Three jailed Omar Bashir aides have virus

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudanese authorities said Wednesday that three former senior aides to ousted president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison. Former officials Ali Othman Taha, Ahmed Mohamed Haroun and Abdulreheem Mohamed Hussein have been held in Khartoum’s Kober prison since Bashir’s military ouster in …

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Twitter stands up to Trump over facts

Twitter calls Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time San Francisco, United States | AFP | Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts. …

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Israel’s Netanyahu arrives at court for start of corruption trial

Netanyahu to face court in ‘unprecedented’ corruption trial Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israel’s veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set Sunday to become the country’s first sitting premier to face criminal charges over a string of corruption allegations which he denies. Fresh from forming a new government after more …

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Veteran of Entebbe Operation new Israel foreign minister

Israel ex-army chief Ashkenazi to serve as foreign minister: party Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP |  Former Israeli army chief Gabi Ashkenazi, who spent nearly four decades in the military, will be nominated as Israel’s next foreign minister, his Blue and White alliance said Wednesday. Ashkenazi held talks with US Secretary …

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COVID-19 hits White House, Fauci self isolates

Washington, United States | AFP |  Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci is among three members of the White House’s coronavirus task force who will self-isolate after potential exposure to the pathogen, US media reported Saturday. On Friday, reports that Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary had tested positive heightened …

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