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Democrat Raphael Warnock claims victory in one of two crunch US Senate runoffs – world news

Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the Democrats’ reach. A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. It was a stinging rebuke of outgoing ...

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India vs Australia: Captain Rahane and bowlers lead Team India to comprehensive victory at Melbourne, series tied at 1-1 – cricket

India bounced back in style to register an eight-wicket win against Australia on the fourth day of the second Test match at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground, chasing down the fourth innings target of 70 runs. Debutant Shubman Gill stayed unbeaten on 35 while captain Ajinkya Rahane completed the job he started in the first innings with a century as ...

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1971: A military victory and the birth of a nation – analysis

There was deep resentment against the Pakistani establishment among the Bangla-speaking people in East Pakistan, who had been treated as second-class citizens in their own country. The Pakistani army decided to crush the voices of self-determination through a crackdown called Operation Searchlight which resulted in large-scale rape, murder and looting. The flood of refugees into India meant another confrontation with ...

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New Zealand closes in on victory in 2nd test vs West Indies – cricket

New Zealand was in touching distance of an innings win and series sweep over the West Indies on Sunday when bad light stopped play on the third day of the second cricket test. The West Indies were 244-6 in their second innings at stumps — drawn early because of the light — still trailing New Zealand by 85 runs after ...

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Bowlers push NZ to brink of first test victory v Windies – cricket

New Zealand’s bowlers twice ripped through the West Indies batting lineup on Saturday and pushed them to the brink of a comprehensive first test victory at the end of the third day at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Only some counter-attacking resistance from Jermaine Blackwood (80 not out) and Alzarri Joseph (59) took the tourists to 196 for six in their ...

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Brilliant Bairstow guides England to victory in first T20 v South Africa – cricket

England’s Jonny Bairstow bludgeoned a brilliant unbeaten 86 from 48 balls as the tourists chased down 180 to beat South Africa by five wickets with four balls to spare on a slow wicket in the first Twenty20 International at Newlands on Friday. Sent into bat, South Africa posted a respectable 179 for six in their 20 overs, before claiming early ...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Joe Biden on US election victory – world news

Chinese President Xi Jinping finally joined a growing number of world leaders to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory. It came as Biden introduced members of his foreign policy and national security team on Tuesday with a sharp message for the world – the US was returning to reassert its global leadership to fight terrorism, control the ...

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Georgia affirms Joe Biden’s victory as Trump attempts to undermine election – world news

After a painstaking recount, Georgia officials confirmed on Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in the battleground state on Nov. 3, further narrowing the president’s dubious effort to overturn the election results. The result of the six-day hand recount of the state’s 5 million ballots had been widely expected, despite baseless allegations from Trump and his allies ...

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UK PM Johnson, Prince Charles mark Diwali with victory of light over darkness messages – world news

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles used the analogy of victory of light over darkness as reflective of overcoming the coronavirus pandemic crisis as part of their annual messages to mark the festival of Diwali on Saturday. Johnson issued his 10 Downing Street statement to mark the “spectacular, joyful festival of Diwali”, which bursts through the autumnal darkness ...

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China finally congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris for their victory in US presidential election – us presidential election

China on Friday shed its initial hesitation and congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris for their victory in the 2020 US presidential election, saying Beijing respects the choice of the American people. “We have been following reactions on the US elections from both within the US and the international community,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin ...

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