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日期:2021-01-11

This is the BBC News with Fiona McDonald.

President Donald Trump has accused Twitter of conspiring with the Democrats and the radical left after the company shut down his personal online account. Twitter said there were concerns about further incitement to violence by Mr. Trump after Wednesday's assault on the US capital building by supporters. Here's our North America correspondent David Willis. Twitter has enabled him to both build and to rally his base, and it will no longer be available to him, twitter citing what it called the risk of further incitement of violence for its decision. And president Trump once famously said that without Twitter, he wouldn't be here, and he's also boasted of being the Hemingway of 140 characters.

Google has suspended Parler, an online social App popular with US conservatives, saying it had not sufficiently removed posts and inciting violence and hate. Apple has also told the owners of Parler deleting the App from its online store because it refused to moderate its content. The platform’s several high-profile contributors, including the Republican senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who's nearly 5 million followers.

Democratic Party members of congress have revealed the draft of a new impeachment resolution against President Trump. It accuses him of inciting an insurrection and of endangering the security of the United States and its institutions. In an interview with CBS News' 60 Minutes program, the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Trump needed to be removed from office. Sadly, the person who is running executive branch is a deranged, unhinged, dangerous President of the United States, and only a number of days until we can be protected from him. He has done something so serious that there should be prosecution against him. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the impeachment motion next week. But reports in the US media suggests it's not expected to reach the Senate until after Mr. Trump has left office.

A second round of peace negotiations between Taliban and Afghan government officials as due to resume later in the gulf state of Qatar. The two sides will discuss how they'll try to bridge their division over how they believe the country should be run. The talks have been overshadowed by ongoing violence in Afghanistan. Here's Secunder Kermani. Last month, they finally agreed upon the rules governing the talks. Now they'll be turning to the agenda for the negotiations, and that will bring them to the very different priorities the two sides have. The Afghan government wants to see a ceasefire declared as soon as possible. The Taliban say that will have to wait until a power-sharing arrangement has been reached, establishing what they term as a new Islamic government.

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