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China keeps promising its African allies that coronavirus vaccines for the continent are a priority. But where are they?

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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi concludes a five-day tour of Africa this weekend without making a single concrete vaccine commitment to a continent hoping a benevolent Beijing will help inoculate its population out...

‘People can’t afford to wait’: Biden and allies push for quick confirmations of nominees, citing security threats

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President-elect Joe Biden is on course to lag behind his recent predecessors who had Cabinet nominees confirmed on the day of inauguration, causing concern that Biden's administration could be hampered in its early ...

Lindsey Graham defends Liz Cheney amid attacks from Trump allies

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, became the latest high-profile GOP elected official to defend Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming amid attacks from Donald Trump loyalists critical of her vote to impeach the...

Shutout by allies, Canada will produce its own vaccines by the end of 2021

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Ottawa Canada says it has signed a tentative agreement with US vaccine firm Novavax to produce millions of doses of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate at a facility in Montreal. The agreement, announced Tuesday by Canadi...

US and allies sanction Myanmar’s military for violent repression of protesters

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Washington US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced new sanctions against members of Myanmar's military on Monday for the ongoing crackdown on pro-democracy protests since the military seized power in a Februar...

Trump’s allies offer public praise but privately worry after debate

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The morning after a rancorous debate punctuated by President Donald Trump's refusal to condemn white supremacy, his advisers offered effusive public praise even as some privately worried his performance would aliena...

GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin urged by Trump allies to run for governor of NY amid Cuomo scandals

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Sources familiar told Fox News that Zeldin, R-N.Y., met with former President Trump at Mar-a-Lago last month. CUOMO INSISTS HE CAN STILL DO JOB AMID SCANDALS, SAYS GOVERNORS CAN HANDLE 'MULTIPLE SITUATIONS' While Ze...

Trump rages at allies as potential October surprises fizzle

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Halfway through October, President Donald Trump's surprises are sputtering. The developments he not-so-secretly hoped might resuscitate his political chances -- from a pre-election coronavirus vaccine to a damning t...

Tsereteli & Carafano: Putin threatens Ukraine – here’s the danger and what US, allies should do about it

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Now, with unrest in his backyard, Europe preoccupied with COVID and a U.S. president who looks disengaged and distracted, Putin appears to be on the prowl again. This time, in his old hunting ground: Ukraine.   An un...

Trump administration pushes allies to pressure China over its nuclear program

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Washington The Trump administration is working to pressure NATO allies to collectively crackdown on China's nuclear program as it looks to limit Beijing's growing influence in the global arms race. In a meeting with ...

America’s closest allies acknowledge Biden victory even as Trump refuses to concede

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Washington America's closest allies are calling to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden even as President Donald Trump refuses to concede the presidential election. Biden on Tuesday spoke with President Emmanuel Ma...

Trump allies clash with top intelligence officials in quest to declassify more Russia documents

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As President Donald Trump and his allies continue to publicly dispute the outcome of the election, they are also quietly seeking to discredit the Russia investigation that has cast a dark cloud over the administrati...

Joe Biden bets on old allies to help him confront new crises

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President-elect Joe Biden is leaning on familiar faces and old allies from his decades in public life as he builds an administration that will immediately confront a storm of extraordinary interlocking crises. With ...