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Donald Trump speaks during an election night party in the White House on 4 November

New York Post tells Trump to ‘Give It Up’ over election claim

President Donald Trump’s continued effort to overturn the 3 November election results got a front-page rebuke from one his most loyal backers: the New York Post.

Chinese delegation meets Nepal Communist Party leaders Prachanda, Madhav Nepal

The visit by the Chinese is believed to be a desperate attempt to avert a vertical split in the NCP where Prachanda claims to have taken control over the ruling party.

Trump signs bill on Tibet to block China’s interference in Dalai Lama’s succession

The bill also places restrictions on new Chinese consulates in the US until a consulate has been established in Lhasa and re-authorises various provisions.

Mystery cases in Greater Sydney, EU launches mass vaccination and other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

China jails former lawyer for 4 years over posts about govt’s struggle with Covid

Zhang Zhan's posts included a video of hospital hallways lined with patients on oxygen and another suggesting that people had been charged for virus tests they expected to be free.
Rishi Sunak arrives for a weekly meeting of cabinet ministers at number 10 Downing Street in London | Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg File Photo

Brexit deal should answer concerns over economy, Rishi Sunak says

Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, said the Brexit trade agreement 'gives us a strong platform to look forward optimistically and put the divisions of the past behind us'.
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South Korea’s beauty industry once minted billionaires, now there’s a stark reversal

Pandemic has hit the K-beauty industry hard. Social distancing & remote work have ushered in lifestyle changes that have made cosmetics less central to women’s daily routines.
Anthony Fauci arrives to a Senate HELP Committee hearing on June 30. | Bloomberg

‘A surge upon a surge’ — Top US health officials warn of jump in Covid cases after holidays

Anthony Fauci, US govt's top infectious-disease expert, warned that the country is at a 'very critical point' in combating the pandemic.

UK poised to approve AstraZeneca Covid shot as need for vaccines grows

The go-ahead would come about three weeks after the UK became the first western country to begin vaccinations, using a shot from Pfizer and BioNTech.
Postcards for sale in London on 17 December 2020 | Photo | Hollie Adams | Bloomberg

Brexit trade deal is done but many issues remain unresolved

The trade agreement between the UK and the European Union brought welcome relief to businesses, but the deal leaves major issues at risk of flaring up again.

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