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Journalist🧕🏼 (pronounced Ay-na). @nytimes International Fellow. Prev: @AJEnglish. Retweets ≠ declaration of undying digital love. 📧: aina.j.khan@nytimes.com

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Aina J. Khan
6 months ago
Five years ago, I commuted between London and Bradford (a 4-5 hour coach ride) just for unpaid journalism work experience. The financial strain was soul-destroying. Today is my first day as the @nytimes International Fellow. It's humbling and beautiful knowing how far I've come.
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BBC Breaking News
3 hours ago
@BBCPolitics "I will regret those remarks for the rest of my days" Allegra Stratton gives a tearful statement as she resigns as government adviser, after she was seen in video joking about lockdown Christmas party at No 10
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@nytimes
The New York Times
7 hours ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain has denied claims that his staff broke Covid rules by holding a Christmas party while the country was in lockdown. That story weakened after a video surfaced of senior staff members joking about just such a gathering.
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@nytimes
The New York Times
5 hours ago
There will be “effectively a diplomatic boycott” of the 2022 Beijing Olympics by Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. The country is joining the U.S. and other nations in not sending top officials to the Winter Games over human rights abuses.
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5 hours ago
"Both parties have subsequently concluded that it is not appropriate for the partnership to move forward at the current point in time," said Mercedes.
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Alex Marshall
9 hours ago
What did 30 years in politics do to Angela Merkel? According to Herlinde Koelbl, the photographer who's taken Merkel's portrait almost every year since 1991, it did one thing: the "glow disappeared in her eyes"
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Aina J. Khan
8 hours ago
Powerful personal account from Dr. @SaleyhaAhsan, who lost her father to coronavirus last year. The day the alleged Christmas party at Downing Street happened was the same day Dr. Ahsan's father, Ahsan-ul-Haq Chaudry, first became unwell with coronavirus.
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Good Morning Britain
10 hours ago
'I'm going to try and speak without bursting into tears because the day they were breaking into their secret Santas was the day that my dad became unwell.' Dr Ahsan lost her father to Covid last year & says the alleged Downing Street Xmas party brought back that 'horrific' time.
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Aina J. Khan
21 hours ago
The sheer irony that @AllegraCOP26, who is seen joking in this video with head of broadcast Ed Oldfield, would have helped break this story if she were still national editor at ITV News, a role she once held before pivoting to Downing Street.
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Paul Brand
a day ago
EXCLUSIVE: Video obtained by ITV News shows Downing Street staff joking about a Christmas party on 18th December last year. No 10 has spent the past week denying any rules were broken. This new evidence calls that into question.
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Ashley Wong
4 days ago
we did it, joe!! (i wrote a story about bagels) but seriously, there’s a major cream cheese shortage and New York City bagel makers are scrambling to hoard whatever they can
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Aina J. Khan
22 hours ago
2. The tides in Zanzibar change very rapidly. This strip of land I was standing on, became submerged ten minutes after I arrived on the island. I evidently survived to share the experience.
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Aina J. Khan
22 hours ago
Some important realisations I had while travelling in Zanzibar: 1. Despite what the French say, burkinis are like the swimming equivalent of pyjamas. Mine was INSANELY comfortable, and it saved me from being sunburned. Thanks @Nigella_Lawson for sharing your burkini wisdom.
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Josh Spero
a day ago
This is wonderful!
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Heshmat Alavi's Trenchcoat
a day ago
😍😍😍😍😍
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Aina J. Khan
a day ago
I spelled realise as realize without even thinking. Please advise, have I just revoked my British citizenship? 🇬🇧 —->?🇺🇸
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Aina J. Khan
a day ago
I'm looking to speak with anyone based in the United Arab Emirates, about the new four-and-a-half day working week that has been announced today for a New York Times article. My DM's are open!
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Aina J. Khan
a day ago
If there’s one thing you should eat when in Zanzibar, it’s the Zanzibar pizza, which actually bears no resemblance in taste or appearance to pizza as we know it, except that it is round.
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Katrin Bennhold
2 days ago
“Security will lie in the hands of strong women in this government." For the first time in 16 years Germany will be run by a man. But women will not just make up half the cabinet. They will be in charge of national security and diplomacy:
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Ben van der Merwe
6 days ago
How many people could Priti Patel actually deport? My analysis for @NewStatesman suggests *half* of British Asians could have their citizenship stripped, along with 39% of Black Britons.
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