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US Pledges Support for Climate Change Mitigation in Africa

DAKAR, SENEGAL — U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry pledged support for Africa’s efforts to deal with the impact of climate change during a…

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‘Difficult’ Discussion on Ukraine Predicted at Biden-Ramaphosa Meeting

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House Friday, with trade, energy, and security…

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US Believes al-Qaida, IS Shaken by Leadership Losses

WASHINGTON — Despite lingering doubts about the usefulness of so-called decapitation strikes, U.S. operations to kill senior terrorist leaders are paying dividends, according to one…

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As Monkeypox Drops in the West, Still No Vaccines for Africa

ABUJA, NIGERIA — With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the…

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Taiwan Hosts Dozens of Foreign Lawmakers in Washington to Push China Sanctions

WASHINGTON — Taiwan’s de facto ambassador in Washington, Hsiao Bi-khim, on Tuesday hosted dozens of international lawmakers who back sanctions on China for aggression toward…

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Africa-Europe must deepen ties – EU Vice President

BRUSSELS, Sept 14 (NNN-GNA) — Josep Borrell, Vice President and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, says Africa and…

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Key Issues to Watch in Biden’s Mideast Trip

WHITE HOUSE — President Joe Biden will be traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Saudi Arabia next week to push for Israel’s deeper integration into the region, urge Gulf countries to pump more oil to alleviate the global energy crisis and offer assura…

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G7 aims to raise US$600 billion to counter China’s Belt and Road

SCHLOSS ELMAU (Germany)— Group of Seven leaders pledged to raise US$600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.U…

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Growing numbers globally avoiding news as ‘too depressing’, trust in the media fell by half: research group

PARIS— The depressing state of the world is leading people to switch off from the news, the Reuters Institute reported on Wednesday.The combined impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war and cost-of-living crisis have led to declining interes…

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Strategic review meeting of the political process in the Central African Republic | Final communiqué

At the invitation of the Government of the Central African Republic, the Strategic Review Meeting of the Political Process in the Central African Republic was held on 4 June 2022 in Bangui, under the high patronage of His Excellency, Professor Faustin …

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