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President Buhari returns from Kenya

President Buhari returns from Kenya

Pledging to mobilise a total of $30 billion in funds to invest in Africa over the next three years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that the eastern nation would offer support to development led by Africans for Africa . The first five TICADs were held in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013, all in Tokyo. President Buhari told the session, attended by several African leaders, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and worldwide business executives, that his administration's ... Read More

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Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, requested documents related to the Clinton Foundation from the State Department on Thursday. The report published Tuesday showed that during the first two years of her term as secretary of state, more than half of Clinton's non-government meetings were with individuals or groups that had donated to the Clinton Foundation. Read More

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Owen Smith accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being 'happy' about vote for Brexit

Owen Smith accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being 'happy' about vote for Brexit

Labour is due to begin its conference in Liverpool, north west England, on September 25, the day after the leadership contest result reveals whether veteran left-wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn has clung on to his job. But a party source hit back: "It's a deliberate attempt to stoke up ill-feeling and anger among Jeremy's supporters". I hope to be re-elected leader and we will continue working together in the future. Read More

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Typhoon threatens to bring flooding to northern Japan

Typhoon threatens to bring flooding to northern Japan

The northeastern region of Honshu, the biggest island of Japan, has braced itself for the arrival of Typhoon Lionrock, which will be the third to hit Japan in just over a week . Some 120 domestic flights have also been cancelled, public broadcaster NHK said. Toyota earlier suspended production for two shifts at plants in Iwate and Miyagi prefectures, where the automaker produces models including the Sienta and Prius c, spokeswoman Kayo Doi said by telephone. Read More

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GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday

Her plan stresses early diagnosis and intervention and calls for a national initiative for suicide prevention. His surrogates and allies struggled on Sunday talk shows to explain his position. They're all important swing states. But lately, he's been exploring the issue's complexities in public. Trump won the GOP primary largely by appealing to the party's conservative base with vows to deport all of the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, as well as to build a wall ... Read More

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Turkish push complicates front against Islamic State -White House

Turkish push complicates front against Islamic State -White House

He also noted that the U.S. had asked the Kurdish YPG to withdraw their forces east of the Euphrates and said "they are doing that". "Therefore, we are not entering there [in Syria] to fight a terror organization and gain ground on another terror organization", Turkish EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Omer Celik said Monday, speaking at a news conference with Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, in Ankara. Read More

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Clinton up 5 over Trump nationally

Clinton up 5 over Trump nationally

Her lead continued to grow as Trump made a string of hateful and weird comments, including insulting the Muslim-American parents of a fallen USA soldier, questioning why the US should hold up its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obligations, dragging his feet in endorsing House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) re-election bid and encouraging Russian officials to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails. Read More

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Myanmar President in India, India's Focus will be on Border Management

Myanmar President in India, India's Focus will be on Border Management

During the visit, leaders of the Myanmar government told Swaraj that they would not allow any insurgent group to use Myanmar's territory against India. Suu Kyi, Myanmar's state counselor and foreign minister, visited China for her first official visit outside ASEAN. "We have checked with our authorities and it has been conveyed categorically and clearly that Indian Army did not cross into Myanmar. Read More

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Mexicans say 'adios' to beloved singer Juan Gabriel

First it was David Bowie in January, then Prince in April, and now Juan Gabriel, who ranks among the most beloved of all musicians by Mexicans, Mexican-Americans and Spanish speakers around the world. 28, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Gabriel a songwriter and singer who was an icon in the. In his last concert on Saturday, as part of his tour 'Mexico es todo, ' Juan Gabriel showed his pride for the country where he was born. Read More

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White House defends vetting process for Syrian refugees

Ambassador Alice Wells met on Sunday with three refugee families ahead of their departure to San Diego, California, and Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr. While the number of refugees entering the U.S.is on track to meet the President's goal, the number appears small compared to the outpour of migrants and refugees into the Europe and the countries surrounding Syria. Read More

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Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the USA economy and inflation. Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer upped the ante, saying the Fed might find room to raise rates two times this year. Increases expected this year were delayed because of slow economic growth and uncertainty about global developments. Read More

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Kidnapped Aussie aid worker released

Kidnapped Aussie aid worker released

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop released a statement saying that Kerry Wilson, 60, was "safe and well" and expressing appreciation for "authorities in Afghanistan whose support and assistance facilitated her release" and Australian consular staff, local media reported. Read More

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