President Trump nominates Heather Nauert to succeed outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley

President Trump on Friday announced the nomination of State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. Trump, Friday morning said Nauert will be tapped for the…

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After 28 years, U.S. opens Diplomatic Mission in Somalia

(NAN) – The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in…

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USMCA: Trump-Trudeau-Nieto sign new trade deal

Presidents of the U.S. and Mexico and the prime minister of Canada have officially signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA)trade deal at the G20 in Argentina on Friday. President Trump, Canadian Prime…

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G20 world leaders convene in Argentina amidst tensions

The G20 summit hosted in Argentine’s Buenos Aires is attended by delegates and leaders of the 19 leading world’s most industrialised nations plus the EU. This year’s summit of the…

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Democrats win control of House of Representatives as Republicans retain control of the Senate

The hotly contested US mid-term elections ended with the Democrats picking up seats to take control of the House. Predicted to win in much touted “blue wave”, the Democrats though…

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Iran to defy US sanctions and sell oil, Rouhani reportedly says

(Reuters) Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told economists at a meeting…

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US reinstates tough sanctions on Iran, hitting oil, banking and shipping

(BBC)The US unleashed its “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran on Monday, a move that has already sparked mass protests in the oil-rich nation. The Trump administration reinstated all sanctions removed…

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