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  • IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

    World Bank President David Malpass walks to the podium before he speaks at the opening ceremony of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis

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  • Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

    A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital after a mortar was fired by insurgents in Haskamena district of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. An Afghan

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  • Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault while Kurds withdraw

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir Turkey agreed on

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  • Vaping-related illnesses still rising, though at slower pace

    Photo (AP) Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace. Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the

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  • International Court of Justice grants Kenya another delay in maritime case with Somalia

    Kenya has been calling for an out of court settlement but Somalia has insisted on the International Court of Justice. International Court of Justice grants Kenya another delay in maritime case

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IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

World Bank President David Malpass walks to the podium before he speaks at the opening ceremony of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis

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Japan expands military presence in Africa despite drop in Somalia piracy

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US senators pin Khashoggi murder on Saudi crown prince

WASHINGTON –A group of Republican and Democratic senators defied the White House on Wednesday and introduced a resolution that would hold Saudi Arabia’s crown prince accountable for the

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Why the CIA doesn’t spy on the UAE

Photo/ Reuters The United Arab Emirates finances the military leader trying to topple a United Nations-recognised government in Libya. It helps lead a coalition of nations imposing an economic

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