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NORTH AFRICA

Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi goes on the attack in his first press conference | The World [Video]

Iran’s incoming president has fronted his first press conference since winning last week’s election. As well as calling on the US to immediately lift sanctions against Iran, Ebrahim Raisi accused Washington and Europe of violating the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal. Esfandyar Batmanghelidj from the European Council on Foreign Relations tells The World while Raisi will pursue negotiations to renew a nuclear deal with the West, his unwillingness to meet US President Joe Biden could crush any chance of increased diplomacy.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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EAST ASIA

Biden seeks EU support on China, but trade battles persist [Video]

#US President Joe #Biden will seek the #EU’s backing on Tuesday to face the rise of #China, but #Brussels wants a swift end to lingering trade rows and a clean break from Donald #Trump. After the European enthusiasm that followed Biden’s election, the president of the European Council Charles Michel, representing the 27 EU leaders, and the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will sound out Biden for more detail on his “America is back” pledge.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

China urges NATO to stop exaggerating ‘China threat theory’ [Video]

#China’s mission to the European Union urged #NATO on Tuesday to stop exaggerating the “China threat theory” after the group’s leaders warned that the country presents “systemic challenges”.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Joe Biden Goes To Europe and Kamala Harris Returns from Central America: Jeff Gedmin Joins The Panel to Examine the Emerging Worldview of the Biden Administration | Video [Video]

On Thursday, President Joe Biden arrived in the UK for his first overseas presidential trip: a three-day G-7 summit followed by a NATO meeting next week, which will include his first face-to-face meeting as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Meanwhile Vice President Kamala Harris is back in the US after her own first foreign trip. She visited Guatemala and Mexico to talk about what the administration calls the root causes of the crisis on the US southern border, and she returned to a wave of criticism from both the left and right. What does the Administrations debut on the global stage tell us about Bidens worldview and emerging foreign policy agenda? Tom Bevan, president and co-founder of RealClearPolitics, Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief, and Jeff Gedmin, co-founder and editor-in-chief of American Purpose join Andrew Walworth on todays RealClearPolitics Takeaway podcast.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Biden’s G7, Brazil & the Copa America, Macron slapped in the Drôme [Video]

Europe in eight days. For his first foreign tour as US president, Joe Biden storming the beaches of Cornwall Thursday in the company of his host Boris Johnson and their respective spouses. Biden played good cop one and if Boris Johnson fails to charm Irish Joe, the perfidious Albion always that time honored ace in the hole. Her majesty the Queen will have met all but one US President dating back to 1952 when she was still Princess Elizabeth.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

Biden says will show Russia, China that US-Europe alliance is ‘tight’ [Video]

President Joe #Biden left Washington on Wednesday for a series for summits with allies in #Europe and a face-to-face with #Russia’s Vladimir Putin, saying the trip would demonstrate the strength of the transatlantic alliance. FRANCE 24’s Kethevane Gorjestani tells us more.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NATIONAL

Biden suspends Trump-era oil and gas leases in Alaska refuge [Video]

US President Joe #Biden’s administration on Tuesday said it would suspend #oil and #gasleases that had been handed out in an #Alaska #wildlife refuge during the final days of the #Trump administration pending an environmental review.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en