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    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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Robert Mugabe to explain missing $15bn revenue, whether he likes it or not: Zimbabwean MPs

While Robert Mugabe will not appear before Zimbabwe’s parliamentary committe on mines as scheduled on Wednesday, its boss Temba Mliswa says its only a matter of time before the former head of

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Mogadishu, — Police in Somalia say a suicide car bombing near the presidential palace has killed at least six people and wounded several others. Col. Ahmed Mohamud says those killed in the

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