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COLORADO: 7 people die in birthday party shooting in U.S.

  Colorado, US | XINHUA | Six adults were killed early Sunday morning when a suspect opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, a city in U.S. state of Colorado, police said, adding the suspect took his own life on scene. The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said …

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USA: Time to bring our forces home from Afghanistan

Brussels, Belgium | XINHUA | U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday the time has come for international forces to pull out from Afghanistan. “Together, we went into Afghanistan to deal with those who attacked us and to make sure that Afghanistan would not again become a haven for …

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China, U.S. should tackle epidemic together – spokesperson

Beijing, China | XINHUA |  As two major countries globally, China and the United States should and can join hands to tackle the COVID-19 epidemic, a foreign ministry spokesperson said in Beijing on Friday. Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said this at a press briefing when commenting on an article published by …

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ICJ want Nicholas Opiyo’s money laundering case dropped

  Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Lawyers for Lawyers together with the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have condemned the ‘spurious’ charges that the government late last year slapped on Ugandan human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo. In a statement seen by The Independent, the two organizations said the …

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COMMENT: Return rationality to China-U.S. relations

COMMENT | Xinhua writer Lu Jiafei | At a critical juncture when the world is wrestling with a once-in-a-century global health crisis and the accompanying economic fallout, the importance of a stable and sound China-U.S. relationship cannot be overstated. When Joe Biden assumes the U.S. presidency later Wednesday, he will …

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Larry King 1933-2021

  Los Angeles, US |  XINHUA |  Larry King, a veteran U.S. talk show host and former CNN interviewer, died on Saturday at the age of 87 after media reported earlier this month that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our …

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46TH: Biden sworn in as US president

BIDEN: Through a crucible for the ages, America has been tested anew. And America has risen to the challenge Washington, US | XINHUA & THE INDEPENDENT | At an unusual inauguration closed to public due to the still raging coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th …

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Amb Brown explains why US will not observe Uganda polls

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Natalie E. Brown, the American Ambassador to Uganda has said the US has cancelled its Diplomatic observer mission for Uganda’s upcoming election scheduled for Jan. 14. “It is with profound disappointment that I announce the U.S. Mission in Uganda’s decision to cancel our diplomatic …

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