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Who is Kamala Harris?

Washington, US | XINHUA | Former U.S. Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has called Senator Kamala Harris “a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants.” He said this as he announced on Tuesday that he has picked Senator Kamala Harris of …

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US Africa Command leaving after Trump cuts troops to Germany

Stuttgart, Germany | THE INDEPENDENT |  The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) headquarters will shift from Germany following President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops based  there. As part of the U.S. European Command Review, the Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper  publicly announced plans to make U.S. force adjustments within the European area …

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China urges U.S. to discard Cold-War mentality, ideological bias

Beijing, China | XINHUA |  China on Thursday urged the United States to discard its Cold-War mentality and ideological bias, and work with China to move forward bilateral relations along the track of coordination, cooperation and stability. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the comment at a press briefing …

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US donates Land Cruiser Ambulances to UPDF

    Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The US government, through its Department of Defense (DOD), has donated four new Toyota Land Cruiser ambulances with a container of spare parts to the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF). These vehicles were donated as part of the African Peacekeeping Rapid Response …

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Iran to execute spy who helped US target general: judiciary

Tehran, Iran | AFP | Iran said Tuesday it will execute a man whose conviction for spying for the US and Israel by helping target a top Iranian general has been upheld by the supreme court. Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran’s armed forces “especially the Quds Force and on the whereabouts …

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Officer charged with murder as violent protests sweep US

Minneapolis, United States | AFP | Violent protests erupted across the United States late Friday over the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody, with murder charges laid against the arresting Minneapolis officer failing to quell boiling anger. Demonstrators clashed with police for a fourth straight night in …

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Merkel snubs Trump invite

Merkel a ‘no’ for Trump’s in-person G7 summit: report Washington, United States | AFP |  German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the Politico website quoted her spokesman …

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Trump hits back at Twitter

  Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump has hit back at Twitter, that concealed one his tweets on Friday for “glorifying violence.” The US president says social media companies censor conservative voices like his. “Twitter is doing nothing about all of the lies and propaganda being …

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Twitter stands up to Trump over facts

Twitter calls Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time San Francisco, United States | AFP | Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts. …

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