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Brexit will make Britain ‘second-rate player’: EU’s Tusk

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Britain will be a “second-rate player” after Brexit, unable to compete with big powers like the US, China and EU, outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk warned Wednesday. The former Polish premier said Brexit supporters were deluded if they thought leaving the EU would bring a …

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Experts caution African countries on loans from China

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | China’s loans to African countries have been questioned with experts saying China is here to actualize self-interests. This featured prominently in discussions at the 2019 Kampala Geopolitics Conference in Makerere University. Ingo Badoreck, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) director Rule of Law programme in West Africa …

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Trump announces ‘very substantial’ but partial China trade deal

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump on Friday hailed a breakthrough in his drawn-out trade war with China, saying the two sides reached an initial deal that included a surge in purchase of American farm products. With the agreement — which also covers intellectual property, financial services and …

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Trump openly calls on Ukraine, China to investigate Biden

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump openly called on China as well as Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden, taunting Democrats seeking his impeachment for inviting foreign election interference. Speaking in Florida, Trump blasted his accusers as “maniacs” pursuing “impeachment crap” as he …

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