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Trump-Putin summit – ‘US foolishness caused Russia tensions’

Donald Trump has said ties with Russia have "NEVER been worse" and blamed US politicians, ahead of his first-ever summit with counterpart Vladimir Putin. In a tweet, the US president denounced his predecessor's "stupidity" and...

Air of optimism sweeps France after World Cup glory

Winning the World Cup doesn't mean that France is poised for a surge of self-confidence, resulting in higher economic growth and contentedness for all. Nor does it mean that social divisions are suddenly healed. In...

Alarm over HIV rates in Mozambique army

Health authorities in Mozambique have expressed concern at the prevalence of HIV among the country's militarily. They say 11.5% of the force is HIV-positive. The head of military health, Agueda Duarte, said the force also had...

Eritrea re-opens Ethiopia embassy frozen in time

Eritrea has re-opened its embassy in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, for the first time since 1998 as part of the ongoing rapprochement between the two countries. Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki, who arrived in the neighbouring...

Prez Trump Refuses To Take Questions From CNN, Says Network Is ”Fake News” –...

President Trump refused a question from CNN's Jim Acosta at a joint press conference Friday afternoon with UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Buckinghamshire. Earlier in the press conference, Trump called out CNN after receiving...

ZTE edges closer to resuming US business

Chinese tech giant ZTE has signed an agreement with the US clearing the way for it to resume business in the country. Once ZTE makes a $400m (£303m) security deposit, an order to lift the...
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