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19 Nov 2020
Donald Trump fired the director of CISA, a federal agency in charge of securing US elections, after the agency rebuffed the president's unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud.
13 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.⁣
5 Nov 2020
Donald Trump's presidency has been resolutely pro-business, with massive tax cuts, as well as tax breaks to attract investors near low-income urban areas. According to his supporters, such policies have helped lower the US poverty rate by two points over the past four years. Others argue that Trump's efforts to create a permissive fiscal climate have just one goal: to woo an elite group of super-wealthy Americans, one that the incumbent president has always portrayed himself as being part of. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.
3 Nov 2020
Animals from the Siberian zoo make predictions using watermelons for the US presidential election and predict Joe Biden's victory.
1 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.⁣
29 Oct 2020
Voting in a pandemic is hard. But voting in the US was confusing to many even before the age of COVID-19. DW explores the process in three states with different systems.
18 Aug 2020
Five years after the United States reopened its embassy in Havana during the Obama administration, Cubans share their expectations for both countries ahead of the US elections, amid a deep freeze in bilateral relations following new sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump's government.

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Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
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Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
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Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
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At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
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Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.