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Antony Blinken: Who is America's new top diplomat?
The 58-year-old is on home turf in the state department, vowing to restore trust after the Trump era.
Covid Australia: Queensland to reopen to Sydney after outbreak contained
Travel bans ease across Australia after a Covid outbreak in its biggest city is brought under control.
What tech can the US president use?
From the ObamaPad to Joe Biden's Apple Watch and Peloton, being president can be a tech challenge.
Sani Abacha - the hunt for the billions stolen by Nigeria's ex-leader
A phone call in the middle of the night led one Swiss lawyer to pursue Nigeria's stolen money.
German Lübcke trial: Far-right defendant faces killing verdict
Stephan Ernst admits firing the shot that killed prominent pro-migrant politician Walter Lübcke.
Chinese New Year: Clamping down on going home for the holidays
China is striving to curtail the world's biggest mass migration event when people go home to see family.
Kristal and her students are fighting to eradicate ocean plastic
Kristal Ambrose set up the Bahamas Plastic Movement in 2013 in a bid to reduce pollution.
US issues 'heightened threat' alert after transition
Security chiefs warn that the storming of the US Capitol may embolden some home-grown extremists.
Biden: 'Time to act' on climate crisis
President Joe Biden signs executive orders on climate change, saying the US has waited too long.
Covid-19: US regulators issue warning over 'toxic' Mexico hand sanitisers
Dangerous levels of toxic ingredients are found in many alcohol-based sanitisers imported to the US.