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Andrew Beatty
20 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 7:17am
And immediately.... ALERT @AFP Navalny aides call for new anti-Kremlin rallies: social media https://t.co/HBzwGqmtFK

Andrew Beatty
20 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 7:15am
Absolutely fascinating that Putin felt he had to address this and felt ignoring the allegations wasn’t an option. It’s also a non-denial, the report said shell companies owned it for Putin. https://t.co/ZqgwtV7GAT

Andrew Beatty
20 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 7:04am
@AFP ALERT: Putin says palace in Navalny report 'doesn't belong to me'

Andrew Beatty
23 hours ago:   Monday Jan 25 - 3:58am
Brutal news for the UK - @AFP (London) Debenhams shuts all stores, around 12,000 jobs lost: source

Andrew Beatty
1 day ago:   Sunday Jan 24 - 2:14pm
RT @Sulliview: Fox News is a hazard to our democracy, and getting more extreme. It’s time to take the fight to the Murdochs. Here’s how. ... My column https://t.co/kYnYcbHceU

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 4:23pm
@AMartinezWSJ @MSavarese @wildfranz @AntonySguazzin A yeah, the must have won a trophy thing is very American

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 3:44pm
@AMartinezWSJ @MSavarese @wildfranz @AntonySguazzin Maybe we did, but I wouldn’t disagree with you. Cruyff was incredible, also I don’t think you can cheat and be great.

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 3:32pm
@AMartinezWSJ @MSavarese @wildfranz @AntonySguazzin Now do Northern Ireland

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 7:39am
“I’m not afraid” https://t.co/1aCa5xSUV0

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 7:35am
A lot of protesters on what is St Petersburg’s main street. https://t.co/bYAfAw5oUn

Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 7:31am
RT @polinaivanovva: Moscow. 15 mins before protest due to start https://t.co/anwqHsmfdS


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Andrew Beatty
2 days ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 7:31am
RT @XSovietNews: People shout "Freedom!" in St. Petersburg. https://t.co/v1SY3rUJAN

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:49pm
RT @JChengWSJ: @Lingling_Wei @bobdavis187 Biden's White House officials are also deciding which of Trump's actions against China to continue on Xinjiang, Huawei and Hong Kong, and weighing new policies on the South China Sea and perceived economic coercion of Australia. @Lingling_Wei @bobdavis187 https://t.co/KCKB1oKgox

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 1:13pm
RT @henrymance: why does he need to track himself https://t.co/1O1ifvDuUT

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 12:53pm
RT @GeorgeWParker: Scary headlines on the more deadly virus variant will surely follow that press conference. Context: Patrick Vallance said this related to a possible 1.4% mortality rate for a 60-year-old compared to 1.0% for original strain. But even this was shrouded in "a lot of uncertainty"...

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 4:05am
@carrickj Of course. It’s faux outrage, no one in the UK gives a shit except to score a political point. But it’s a bit sad they are willing to humiliate the country to do it.

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 3:58am
A disclaimer though, I grew up in the UK and we never had a Churchill bust in our house, unlike the other families. https://t.co/kbBgXg8p3r

Andrew Beatty
3 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 3:53am
The UK is having a meltdown about an ornament again. As usual no one in DC cares, but the exasperation is showing a bit more this year, “yes, yes darling, mummy loves you very much, now run along and play while we adults sort out this absolute galaxy of real problems.” https://t.co/yTKeXcn5ps

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 3:30am
RT @DmitryOpines: Negotiations with the EU will be a critical and perpetual feature of UK life for decades, even if this government turns its Brussels embassy into a strip club and appoints the Queen's dorgi ambassador in an effort to pretend otherwise. https://t.co/BG9QL3VSRJ

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 9:02pm
RT @pourmecoffee: 90% of searches in Australia are for "antidote." https://t.co/c40lIbHN3Y

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:08pm
@TomMcIlroy Ummm. Even if it's approved tomorrow -- and fair enough, they are not using emergency procedure a la FDA or EMA -- they don't have the vaccines or the systems in place.

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 8:03pm
@TomMcIlroy Doesn't sound very "front of the queue"

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 7:18pm
RT @b_judah: Something is happening in Russia: https://t.co/2PKZWbgEU6

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:11pm
We didn’t ask @seanspicer any questions at all in his first briefing because he had a tantrum about the inauguration crowd size, butchered the Mexican president’s name then skedaddled before we could. https://t.co/5XfOIrkL8h

Andrew Beatty
4 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:07am
RT @AFP: #BREAKING Fire at world's biggest vaccine maker in India: local media https://t.co/7K5Wlztvvc


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 1:02am
RT @SamRoggeveen: Stumbled on this 2017 debate between Hugh White and @elyratner. Ely's Washington dream team has not been fully assembled, but still, it is fair to say that his argument is about to be tested... https://t.co/c8d2lz0aoD https://t.co/U9UbxMDPoG


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 12:10am
RT @AFP: Taiwan invited to US inauguration for the first time since 1979. Hsiao Bi-khim, Taipei's envoy, posted a video of herself at the inauguration saying she was "honoured to represent the people and government of Taiwan here at the inauguration..." https://t.co/WuulL9vlKa https://t.co/DNKr5YOaiY


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 12:05am
@DrewPavlou If memory serves me well he started talking about Warren and Pocahontas at the top of the pool spray.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:33pm
RT @malonebarry: The photo that launched a thousand memes today was taken by AFP's Brendan Smialowski. His wonderful Instagram here: https://t.co/0NTXZCujLV https://t.co/zs9Sg2qfaJ


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:30pm
RT @JeromeTaylor: Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the US was formally invited to President Joe Biden's inauguration in what Taipei on Thursday said was a precedent-setting first since Washington switched recognition to Beijing in 1979 -- @AFP https://t.co/Yu8Vb13x1x https://t.co/uAJwSfLDxV

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:51pm
Great to see @AFP alums colonizing major US media newsletters - @carolemlandry @nytimes's 'Briefing'; @StCollinson @cnn's 'Meanwhile, in America' and now @OKnox at @washingtonpost's 'The Daily 202.'

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:57pm
RT @JohnDelury: Oh no Katy Perry is playing the Kim Jong Un assassination anthem. Don’t take this as a signal guys! Just innocent American pop culture stuff. Not about you!

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:49pm
@justinsink @pboogaard 72. To channel Tony Hayward. It's my personal Deepwater Horizon.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:39pm
@brhodes I think so. But you can imagine which one I'm leaning toward.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:37pm
Is it disconcerting or reassuring to see how readily Americans fall back to the same old myths and the same old parables about themselves?

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:25pm
RT @business: NEW: Twitter has locked the official account for the Chinese Embassy to the U.S. after a post that defended Beijing's policies in the western region of Xinjiang https://t.co/THwKHiAQV7 $TWTR https://t.co/Vs2dRibnGe


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Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:13pm
Question, @ZekeJMiller (inaudible). It really is normal business resumed.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:08pm
@sstummeafp @DaveClark_AFP @NicolasRevise I thought Dave had a soft spot for Heather Nauert

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:05pm
RT @thomaswright08: You might have missed this given the day that's in it but China's announcement of sanctions against selected Trump admin officials (but apparently not Trump himself) is a big deal and probably also an attempt to intimidate current and future US officials https://t.co/Pgr8MerXYF

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:34pm
@LThometAFP @rdcParisAFP @doberah @AFP Not even in the early days of Yahoo!?

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:31pm
@wtmpacific @SamRoggeveen @benjaminbland It starts at home.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:14pm
@IrexitFreedom Are you going to delete this?

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:46pm
@IrexitFreedom This is total misinformation. I've been in hundreds of US presidential motorcades. There are always police and military with their backs turned. Their job is to monitor the intersection/open ground/perimeter not watch the show.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:41pm
@jeneps @petervelz I give it two days before "That's enough, one of those must have worked"

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:18pm
Incredible https://t.co/zRKJTgHTtc

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:17pm
I forgot to tag him @mikememoli

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:14pm
Finally a world leader who isn’t going to butcher Memoli’s name. #LookingAtYouObamaAndTrudeau https://t.co/bmaWobCtxe

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 9:06am
Before the 2016 vote @davidplouffe said: “It is not enough to simply beat Trump. He must be destroyed thoroughly. His kind must not rise again.” Well, democrats (small d) failed to do that twice. So this isn’t over. Trump wasn’t the cause, and his departure won’t be the solution

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:30am
You’d find almost as many people at the golf club and driving range at Joint Base Andrews on a Sunday. https://t.co/c092RH9HWp

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:15am
@Jordanfabian Dr Gorka please, have some frigging respect. He didn’t get that from a cereal packe... oh.

Andrew Beatty
5 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 8:12am
The world now getting a taste of what it’s like for the White House press pool waiting for a Marine One departure on the South Lawn (minus the rotors blasting -17c air into you)

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:17am
@Baddiel Because the country is founded in the idea of a new start — also they absolutely effing love a redemption story.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:08am
RT @AFP: #BREAKING Europe, US need 'new founding pact' after Trump: EU chief https://t.co/WhqM8ZdXxU


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Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:40am
RT @AFP: #UPDATES A partial lockdown is imposed on the Chinese capital, with 1.6 million residents banned from leaving Beijing, after a handful of Covid-19 cases are detected https://t.co/2gj7jkcBjY https://t.co/dF7rajT5E6


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Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:31am
@SuzyJourno With respect to Mr Allister, I’d say the pandemic, economic crisis, restoring America’s trashed reputation, reasserting the rule of law and dealing with rampant cultism might not leave Biden with a whole lot of time for activism and “meddling”.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:59am
RT @mojobeirut: Syrian mother Dahouk Idriss says she can't wait for US President-elect Joe Biden to be inaugurated, so she can finally visit her son for the first time in four years @AFP #travelban #Syria #Libya #Iran #NorthKorea #Yemen #Somalia #Venezuela https://t.co/x7xwJiEfb8 https://t.co/6kARk3IaRz


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Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:23am
The purest distillation of Trumpism. Bullshit supporters, while wedging your hand in the cash register. https://t.co/pe4XherZ8b

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:54am
"My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Our Constitution works; our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here the people rule." https://t.co/3nbQVmqujR

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:28am
@JohnDelury I was going to go with WWF, but having loved Transformers as a kid, those films are particularly offensive.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:07am
Politics aside, Stephen Miller brought a very particular brand of writing to the White House -- sort of 'Transformers' meets Oswald Spengler. https://t.co/X1y8A2Qdll

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:52pm
RT @sarahussein: Tokyo 'unwavering' on hosting 2020 Olympics, but fans aren't guaranteed, CEO Muto tells @AFP's @Andrew_McKirdy in an interview with just six months to go (again) until the Games: https://t.co/lTPfO78ci0

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:41pm
@JeromeTaylor Global Britain, init.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 11:12pm
RT @S_Rabinovitch: And here is the video clip of Jack Ma speaking today -- released just minutes ago by an official online news platform in Zhejiang, his home province. His speech is addressed to village teachers, no mention (unsurprisingly) of all the talk about him. https://t.co/UMowxz848s https://t.co/DLUogygKRv

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 8:52pm
@jcartillier For now

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 8:22pm
@KateNocera My first thought too, they will never be allowed to just be a normal pizza place.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 6:33pm
@Rory_Medcalf @tanvi_madan @JLFLitfest 'Chak de! India II' - Shah Rukh Khan might be getting on a bit to play Kohli though!

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 5:02pm
RT @Annaafp: Navalny team releases a jaw-dropping report about one of Putin's residences, which they call the world's most expensive palace. Located on the Black Sea coast, the secret residence has a casino and a hookah lounge complete with a vertical pole https://t.co/H6Pu03zzHF https://t.co/t1UCwWRgMG


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Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 4:59pm
RT @AFP: #BREAKING Italian PM wins crucial vote of confidence https://t.co/qa4hiqhVQf


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Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 4:07pm
RT @joshrogin: Blinken agrees with Pompeo’s determination that China is committing “genocide” against Uyghurs and other ethnic groups: “That would be my judgment, as well.”

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:59pm
Not sure the correct lesson from the Brexit/referendum catastrofuck is ‘ignore it’. https://t.co/debYsa4L4e

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:33pm
@jonlsullivan Creates an imperative to act. The legal part is debated. Clinton feared Genocide convention obliged US to “prevent and to punish", so avoided declaring the obvious in Rwanda. Bush folks decided obligation had no teeth, so Powell declared Darfur genocide. Neither policy ‘worked’.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:57pm
@CeciliaVega @ABC Brava!

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:31pm
More backlash from Xi’s crackdowns, abandonment of China’s ‘peaceful rise’ and his decision to turn China’s diplomatic corps into the Red Guards-lite. https://t.co/7gh69hyCPY

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 7:23am
@DaveClark_AFP @sarahussein The day after the election at the White House sitting with @jcartillier was quite something as well.

Andrew Beatty
6 days ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 7:15am
Even now I still can’t quite believe Donald Trump is President of the United States.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:14am
RT @AFP: #UPDATE India pulls off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane's Gabba ground since 1988 and clinch the four-Test series 2-1. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant starred with a swashbuckling 89 not out https://t.co/t8oETg9Vdw https://t.co/YeCbdCx4BQ


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Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:12am
RT @DaveClark_AFP: Cricket is trending in Belgium cc @AndrewBeatty @Bhuvanbagga https://t.co/067tRsOwXT


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Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 3:02am
@mcgregorrichard They bowled well. But I think India sensed they were being underestimated and Australia were getting a bit arrogant.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:59am
Lots of debate about what form of cricket is best (even if I think there should be no doubt) -- but #IndiavsAustralia has shown that T20 has also enriched Test cricket.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:45am
"Can't wait to get you to the Gabba"

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:41am
@KarlBrophy Amazing grit from India.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:39am
@Bhuvanbagga What a team.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:39am
RT @AFP: #BREAKING Record-breaking India clinch Australia Test series in Gabba thriller https://t.co/oE3uhSssQU


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Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:36am
OMG

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:18am
@JackNorton8064 Yeah. An a shame. Amazing cricket.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:05am
@JackNorton8064 Ah, was Wisden quoting Warne about aiming for the head of Indian players, after Hazlewood's antics.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 2:00am
RT @AFP: New coronavirus cases hit the Australian Open's troubled build-up as a backlash grows against international tennis players flown in during a raging pandemic https://t.co/Gw0o4QFalk 📸 Tennis players in quarantine look out of the windows of their hotel in Melbourne https://t.co/mIWkRObjmk


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Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 1:57am
@Bhuvanbagga Reminds me of watching South Africa chase down India's 458 but had to stop eight short because Morkel, batting last, had a broken toe or something. Won them the series though.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 1:49am
@Bhuvanbagga Not quite sure why India haven't shut up shop.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 12:15am
Living in South Africa, it was super easy to cheer players like Smith, AB, Faf, Amla, Kallis, Morkel and Steyn. Australian cricketers.... not so much. https://t.co/01HiocaA9m

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:55pm
@1tip1hand I thought "did you see that one"

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:27pm
@KeohaneDan Interesting you say that, never felt that in the UK. Australia is the only place I have had that experience to date.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 10:22pm
India's 21-year-old Shubman Gill slapping Australia around the park. It might soon be the Australians praying for rain.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 7:33pm
In fact, I'm pretty sure most countries would rather not too much travel to and from virus-ridden US right now. Israel and Australia banned most of the world to avoid a US-focused ban.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 7:29pm
RT @shauntandon: Quick Biden shootdown spares us prospect of second US administration in row unleashing mass travel confusion days after entering office https://t.co/KMMETPXjGP

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 7:25pm
And the Biden administration response... I imagine Trump thought it would put Biden in a bind reversing this and having to annoy European allies from the outset (cui bono?). In reality, most European capitals will understand. https://t.co/UsfoR82and

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 6:59pm
Another cadeau for Biden https://t.co/QIo0O4cuHS

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 5:46pm
@mcgregorrichard Similarities, but also many differences.

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Monday Jan 18 - 2:57pm
RT @samuelbbeckett: beyond this tumult there is a great calm

Andrew Beatty
1 week ago:   Sunday Jan 17 - 11:49pm
RT @thomaswatkins: There are now 10 times more US troops defending Washington than there are in Afghanistan