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'Myanmar military must stop oppressing the innocent', UN envoy makes emotional speech
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'Myanmar military must stop oppressing the innocent', UN envoy makes emotional speech

Opposing the military coup in his country, Myanmar's UN ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun appealed for the 'strongest' action from the international community

Joe Biden administration formally offers to restart nuclear talks with Iran
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Joe Biden administration formally offers to restart nuclear talks with Iran

The offer comes days before a Sunday deadline when Iran has said it will bar international inspectors from visiting undeclared nuclear facilities and conducting unannounced inspections

US secretary of state Antony Blinken speaks to S Jaishankar, expresses concern over Myanmar situation
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US secretary of state Antony Blinken speaks to S Jaishankar, expresses concern over Myanmar situation

This was Blinken's second phone call with Jaishankar after he became the top American diplomat last month. The two leaders first spoke on 29 January.

Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount
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Pro-Alexei Navalny protesters defy vast Russian police ops as signs of Kremlin anxiety mount

No signs have emerged of support for the protesters within the government, the Parliament, big business or the security services, which all remain firmly in Vladimir Putin’s grasp

China imposes sanctions on Mike Pompeo, other Trump administration officials for violating 'sovereignty'
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China imposes sanctions on Mike Pompeo, other Trump administration officials for violating 'sovereignty'

Pompeo and the others had 'planned, promoted and executed a series of crazy moves and seriously disrupted China-US relations,' said the Chinese foreign ministry

'Very strong potential' to deepen India-US ties on climate crisis, says secretary of state nominee Antony Blinken
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'Very strong potential' to deepen India-US ties on climate crisis, says secretary of state nominee Antony Blinken

At his nomination confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Blinken said that India has been a bipartisan success story of the US successive administrations

America isn’t back yet: Appointing Ivy League careerists alone won’t restore US global leadership
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America isn’t back yet: Appointing Ivy League careerists alone won’t restore US global leadership

The liberal values that lie at the core of Biden’s foreign policy and defines the analogous idea of his team are not enough to preserve America’s role as the global hegemon

From 'Secretary of Trump' Pompeo to 'Biden's alter ego' Blinken, US foreign policy set for sea change
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From 'Secretary of Trump' Pompeo to 'Biden's alter ego' Blinken, US foreign policy set for sea change

The two men provide a study in contrast: Where Pompeo has the reputation of being abrasive and blustery, Blinken has been described as "soft-spoken" with a gift for self-deprecating humour

President-elect Joe Biden to name longtime aide Antony Blinken as secretary of state: Reports
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President-elect Joe Biden to name longtime aide Antony Blinken as secretary of state: Reports

A mild-mannered policy wonk who is fluent in French and plays guitar on the side, the 58-year-old is a longtime aide to Biden who served as deputy secretary of state during Barack Obama's presidency

UN Security Council adopts tough sanctions against North Korea
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UN Security Council adopts tough sanctions against North Korea

The US said that the ​resolution on North Korea is “among the toughest in the history of the United Nations”