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Battle of the left

January 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
France picks its Socialist presidential nominee in a fight for the party's direction, even its survival.
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Roman Polanski picked for French film panel, sparking outrage

January 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
Director Roman Polanski picked as head judge for France's film awards despite long-standing rape case.
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Chapecoense plane: Footballer Neto dreamt of crash

January 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
Chapecoense football club player Neto is one of six survivors of a plane crash that killed 71 people in Colombia last November.
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Why the French presidential election matters

January 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Why the French presidential election matters
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Austria arrest 'foils terror attack' in Vienna

January 20, 2017 - 6:56pm
The public are told be alert and report any suspicious objects as police quiz an 18-year-old suspect.
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Syria conflict: US says Idlib strike kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters

January 20, 2017 - 6:37pm
Air strike against al-Qaeda training camp comes in final hours of Barack Obama's presidency.
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Barack Obama's last day as 44th president

January 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
From leaving a note for his successor on the Oval Office desk to giving a final speech.
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The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh 'to quit and leave'

January 20, 2017 - 4:41pm
The Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down, officials involved in negotiations say.
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Trump inauguration speech: 'Angry', 'authentic', 'primal'

January 20, 2017 - 4:34pm
Conservative commentators react to Trump's speech online.
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Donald Trump inauguration speech was ‘angriest ever’

January 20, 2017 - 3:42pm
An expert in US politics has claimed President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was the angriest he had ever heard.
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US President Donald Trump's first speech

January 20, 2017 - 3:32pm
It was 20 minutes long and touched on jobs, patriotism, rebuilding, radical Islam and winning. We have boiled it down to two and a half.
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Barack Obama: 'Yes we did, yes we can'

January 20, 2017 - 3:32pm
Former US President Obama addresses staff and supporters before heading off on holiday to California.
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Compare 2017 and 2009

January 20, 2017 - 3:19pm
It's been eight years since a new president took the oath of office at the US Capitol. Here's some side by side comparisons of Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's in 2017,
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Trump's @POTUS Twitter account used Obama crowd image

January 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
Donald Trump's account is rapidly evolving after using an image of Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration
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El Chapo: US prosecutors seek $14bn seizure from drug lord

January 20, 2017 - 2:41pm
US lawyers want to seize billions from the extradited Mexican drug lord who denies trafficking charges.
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Donald Trump: 'America first, America first'

January 20, 2017 - 2:08pm
"A new vision will govern... it's going to be only America first, America first", the US president told the crowd at his inauguration.
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Trump: 'People became the rulers of this nation again'

January 20, 2017 - 1:39pm
Donald Trump said his inauguration day would be known as the day "the people became the rulers of this nation again".
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Trump tracker: Can he deliver?

January 20, 2017 - 1:36pm
Donald Trump begins his presidency with a far lower approval rating than his three predecessors. Can he turn that around?
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Full text of speech

January 20, 2017 - 1:13pm
The full speech delivered by new US President Donald Trump after taking the oath of office.
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US President Donald Trump sworn in

January 20, 2017 - 1:01pm
Donald Trump is sworn in as US president in Washington DC.
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Enjoy this live recording of “Butterfly Dance” by the German darkwave band Diary of Dreams