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African Union decides to readmit Morocco

African Union re-admits Morocco after 33-year absence Addis Abeba, Ethiopia | AFP |    The African Union decided Monday to allow Morocco back in the fold after a 33-year absence, despite stiff resistance from some member states over the status of Western Sahara. After an emotional and tense debate, member …

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Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat is new African Union chief

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat was named Monday as the new AU Commission chairperson, beating four others to succeed South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, diplomats told AFP. Several delegates leaving the election hall confirmed the win, while grinning Chadian delegates hugged each other in …

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Sudan on Trump list, summons US charge d’affaires to protest ban

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudan on Sunday summoned US charge d’affaires Steven Koutsis to protest President Donald Trump’s visa ban which has already prevented some of its citizens from flying to the United States. The foreign ministry “expressed its displeasure” with Trump’s order to bar Sudanese and citizens from …

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By picking fight with Mexico, Trump shocks key partner

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP | By picking a fight with Mexico, US President Donald Trump is needling a strategic partner that could retaliate with a trade war and less cooperation on immigration and the drug war, analysts say. The neighboring countries face the biggest diplomatic rift in decades over …

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US-Mexico tensions rise as meeting scrapped, wall tax looms

Washington, United States | AFP | US-Mexican relations were rocked Thursday as Donald Trump’s administration suggested taxing imports from the southern neighbor to fund a border wall and Mexico’s president scrapped a meeting with the US leader. Trump had been scheduled to receive Pena Nieto at the White House on …

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UN Security Council renews call for more troops in South Sudan

United Nations, United States | AFP |  The UN Security Council stepped up calls Monday for regional troops in South Sudan, to help a UN contingent already there stem ongoing violence and stave off a brewing humanitarian crisis. Olof Skoog, UN ambassador from Sweden, which holds the rotating Security Council …

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