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  • Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

    FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China

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  • Maritime row: Somalia rejects AU commission invitation, sticks to ICJ hearing

    This comes as the US on Tuesday backed Kenya’s push to have the matter solved through political negotiations rather than through the court The ICJ said the first round of hearings will take place

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  • China strikes back in trade dispute with U.S. with new tariffs

    FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag on an embassy car is seen outside a hotel near a construction site in Shanghai, China, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song China unveiled on Friday retaliatory tariffs against

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  • US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq

    FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 file photo, plumes of smoke rise after an explosion at a military base southwest of Baghdad, Iraq. A fact-finding committee appointed by the Iraqi

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  • Qatar, Saudi Arabia rift in a new stage over Somalia

    While Qatar declared it would build a new seaport in Somalia, Saudi Arabia has recognized the autonomous Somaliland’s passport, a move that may deepen instability in the country Saudi

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Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China

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Saudi Arabia refuses to engage in WTO dispute with Qatar

Saudi Arabia told the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday that national security concerns meant it “simply will not engage in dispute settlement procedures” in an intellectual

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Ethiopian Parliament swore Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister

Ethiopia’s parliament swore in Abiy Ahmed as prime minister on Monday with a mandate to implement democratic reforms aimed partly at defusing ethnic tensions in the Oromiya province from which

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10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia

Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack. The officials, who

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