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    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Alessandro de Meo) What is the Ethiopian leader’s interest in mediating talks between Somalia and

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  • Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: Trump threat to use military on protesters ‘very dangerous’

    © Greg Nash BY MARTY JOHNSON Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey has joined the dissenting voices of retired generals who have criticized President Trump for his handling of

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  • Egypt’s Sisi approves $84.5m loan from Kuwait

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi approved a second loan agreement worth 26 million Kuwaiti dinars ($84.5 million) to be offered by Kuwait for Egypt to fund the establishment of the Sharm

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    Brazil reports 1,473 new COVID-19 fatalities, while 816 more patients die in Mexico over past 24 hours. As the novel coronavirus continues to ravage Latin America, the death toll in Brazil topped

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  • South Sudan denies allowing Egypt military base near Ethiopia

    South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement resolving the controversy over its approval of Cairo’s request to establish a military base near the

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Abiy helps Somaliland put more facts on the ground

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Alessandro de Meo) What is the Ethiopian leader’s interest in mediating talks between Somalia and

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Turkish top officials meet Russian defense minister

Turkey’s National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Hakan Fidan, head of the National Intelligence Organization (MIT), met with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu in Moscow on Friday.

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Global virus death toll passes 94,000, but some signs of hope

Photo: Credit/AFP Punit PARANJPE Another horror day of the coronavirus pandemic saw the global death toll pass 94,000, although there were tentative signs of hope that the crisis was peaking in

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Stocks sink, bonds soar on fears virus will stunt economy

In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo specialist Erica Fredrickson works with a colleague on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb.

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