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For Trump supporters, his domination is a mark of his greatness. But he may be about to lose an election because during a pandemic voters expect a president to be in control, including of himself.
Housing developments in northeastern Colorado Springs, Colorado., are typical of the car-oriented suburbs developed in the United States after World War II.
Donald Trump has accused the Democrats of wanting to "abolish" and "destroy" the suburbs through a regulation aimed at diversifying housing, a claim unsupported by the facts.
Pope Francis, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, waves to the crowd after addressing Congress on September 24, 2015.
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump won 60% of the American Catholic vote. This year, it will be difficult for him to obtain a similar score, and that could have immense consequences.
Senator Joe Biden at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., announcing a new crime bill in 2007.
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Donald Trump claims to the the law-and-order candidate and accuses his rival of being "lax on security". Joe Biden's legislative record proves such accusations to be false.
COVID-19 has all but wiped foreign policy from the election debate, but a world still in crisis awaits the winner of the general election.
Demonstrators in Zimbabwe chant slogans and wave flags during a rally to denounce EU and US sanctions against the country on October 25, 2019.
Countries or international organizations regularly enact sanctions against individual states. But how can the effectiveness of these measures be evaluated?
COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Morrison government abandon long-held dogma on debt and deficits. But on climate and energy, it's singing from the same old songbook.
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The link between foreign military training and local insurgencies has yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
Workey Tadele, a radio operator, at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Guba in Ethiopia in December 2019.
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America has historically been a strong Ethiopia ally, but this latest move to withhold foreign direct assistance has thrown its loyalty into question.
Then-president of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto, U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sign the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The agreement was ratified in April 2020 and came into force last July.
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The Canada-U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement, which came into force in July 2020, puts more emphasis on the environment and gives greater authority in Canada in the matter.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, officials are preparing the envelopes for the absentee ballot, which will be opened on September 4.
President Trump has repeatedly said that mail-in voting will result in substantial voter fraud. However, the real issues are related to logistics and the support by each state.
Donald Trump in front of Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020.
An analysis of Donald Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore reveals the underbelly of his constant use of heroic rhetoric.
Biden goes way back with a number of world leaders, among them Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden's history says about his foreign policy priorities.
The normalisation of ties between Israel and an important Gulf state reveals an acceptance of the arguments for a regional buffer to counter Iran’s growing influence.
Underlying inequality, an under-resourced public health system and socio-political tensions have met in a dizzying, tragic outcome for the richest country in the world.
Scott Morrison says the COVID-19 crisis has created new opportunities for “like-minded economies” to work together.
COVID-19 ruthlessly picks on the most vulnerable in society. We've seen this in Australia and around the world.
A new study has found US mums have experienced a marked drop in their works hours during the pandemic. But this is not the case for dads.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arguably the world's best-placed agency to fight COVID-19. But it's been cut out of the loop, and pandemic data will now go straight to the White House.
Star trails in the desert.
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A new country launches a mission to Mars. A space expert explains what this means for the Middle East and the African continent.