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Members of the Tigrayan-Ethiopian community in Pretoria, South Africa, protest against the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed says troops ordered to move on Tigray

The government had given the Tigray People's Liberation Front 72 hours to lay down their arms or face an assault on Mekelle, the regional capital of 500,000 people.

  • by Cara Anna

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US President Donald Trump, left, rushed the appointment and swearing in of Amy Coney Barrett, associate justice of the US Supreme Court, last month.

Amy Coney Barrett casts deciding vote to block limit on religious gatherings

The coronavirus restrictions imposed on the number of people allowed in religious services in New York state were opposed by Christian and Jewish houses of worship.

  • by Lawrence Hurley
US President Donald Trump has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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US Election 2020: Trump pardons former national security adviser

US President Donald Trump has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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The chair of the British parliament's foreign affairs committee Tom Tugendhat.

'Not here to be bullied': UK weighs in on China hitlist

Boris Johnson's foreign affairs committee chairman says China's list of grievances about Australia is an "attempt to undermine our own liberty".

  • by Jonathan Kearsley and Eryk Bagshaw
China is targeting Australian coal exports.

China says coal imports failed environment standards amid stalled Australian shipments

When asked about Australian coal stalled at Chinese ports, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said "we found that many coal imports have failed to meet environmental standards".

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Members of the Tigrayan-Ethiopian community in Pretoria, South Africa, protest against the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed says troops ordered to move on Tigray

The government had given the Tigray People's Liberation Front 72 hours to lay down their arms or face an assault on Mekelle, the regional capital of 500,000 people.

  • by Cara Anna

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