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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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Uganda Airlines denies grounding planes after reports of cancelled flights

Uganda Airlines has disputed claims that it had grounded one of its planes and failed to make scheduled flights to Somalia this week. Early this month the airline launched flights to Mogadishu,

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Djibouti needed help, China had money, and now the U.S. and France are worried

By Nizar Manek The African nation is tiny, poor, strategically located—and deeply in debt to Beijing. Inside the carriages on the 10-hour rail journey through land-locked Ethiopia into the tiny

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