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Inkwazi on Presidential flight duty in US and to the Queen’s...

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That government funds were hastily found to pay subscription fees for a flight planning and navigational aids products service was shown to be a...

More huge drug busts in the Gulf of Oman

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United States and Royal Navy vessels have seized two large drug shipments in the Gulf of Oman as part of Combined Task Force (CTF)...

UN chief names US diplomat to run Libya mediation

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appointed US diplomat Stephanie Williams to lead mediation efforts in Libya after his special envoy quit just weeks...

Ethiopia asks US to stop spreading false information on war

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Ethiopia's government has asked the United States to stop spreading falsehoods against the country, the state minister of communication said on Thursday, after the...

Military moves in Ethiopia risk undermining progress toward peace talks -US...

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The US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said on Tuesday that "nascent progress" toward getting all parties to Ethiopia's conflict into negotiations...

US tells Sudan that deal to reinstate Prime Minister Hamdok is...

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday told Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and military leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan that an agreement...

Four Burundians to be US sanction-free

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The US will lift restrictions on four Burundians it sanctioned in 2015 over violence in the country, the White House said. In 2015, the US...

US Ethiopia in ceasefire talks

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A US special envoy met Ethiopia's deputy prime minister in a bid to revive ceasefire talks, as government gave permission for 369 aid trucks...

Democracy, security on US/Nigeria talks agenda

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss domestic and regional security and West Africa's democratic backsliding, including Abuja's...

US blacklists Eritrea military, warns of more action on Ethiopia

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The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on the Eritrean military and other Eritrea-based individuals and entities, as Washington warned it was prepared to...

US confronts Russia as UN renews Central Africa peacekeepers

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Russia and China abstained in a UN Security Council vote on Friday to extend a UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR)...

Taliban hold military parade with US-made weapons in Kabul in show...

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Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul on Sunday using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters in a display that showed their...

US to partner with Israel to combat ransomware attacks

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The US Treasury Department said on Sunday it will partner with Israel to combat ransomware, with the two countries launching a joint task force...

ISS: Rule of law prevails on Chang extradition – but at...

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The decision that Mozambique’s former finance minister be extradited to the US will test Pretoria’s relations with Maputo. Johannesburg’s High Court kept Pretoria legal, but...

US concerned about Egyptian human rights

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Top US diplomat Antony Blinken said Egypt has more work to do on human rights amid calls for Washington to take a tougher stance...

Window of opportunity in Ethiopia

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The African Union and the United States see a small window of opportunity to end fighting in Ethiopia as the United Nations warns the...

Sudanese general ignored US warning as army rolled out coup plan

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Hours before Sudan’s army seized power and dissolved its government, a senior U.S. envoy warned the country’s top general not to take any steps...

Top US general confirms ‘very concerning’ Chinese hypersonic weapons test

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The top US military officer, General Mark Milley, has provided the first official US confirmation of a Chinese hypersonic weapons test that military experts...

China surprises US with hypersonic missile test, FT reports

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China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August, showing a capability that caught US intelligence by surprise, the Financial Times reported, citing five unnamed...

US elected back to UN Human Rights Council that Trump quit

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The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected the United States to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council, more than three years after the Trump administration...

US authorities disclose ransomware attacks against water facilities

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US authorities said on Thursday that four ransomware attacks had penetrated water and wastewater facilities in the past year, and they warned similar plants...

China has won AI battle with US, Pentagon’s ex-software chief says

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China has won the artificial intelligence (AI) battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the...

US, UK, Norway urge end to blockades in eastern Sudan

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The United States, United Kingdom and Norway on Friday called for an end to blockades of port and transportation infrastructure in eastern Sudan. The so-called...

US envoy presses Sudan to move toward civilian rule

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The United States warned Sudan this week that failure to make progress on a transition to civilian rule could put at risk political and...

White House plans 30-country meeting on cyber crime and ransomware –...

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Top US national security advisers will gather officials from 30 countries this month with plans to combat the growing threat of ransomware and other...

US security adviser discusses rights in visit to Egypt, official says

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US national security adviser Jake Sullivan discussed securing "tangible and lasting improvements" in human rights with Egypt's president and other top officials during a...

US court orders Facebook to release records of anti-Rohingya content for...

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A US federal judge has ordered Facebook to release records of accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the social media giant had...

Migrant year to date

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Cold, hunger and danger - these are conditions people face when they flee their countries, often risking their lives to escape circumstances ranging from...

US paves way for more sanctions over Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

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The United States on Friday paved the way for further sanctions to be imposed on parties to the conflict in northern Ethiopia, where thousands...

North Korea warns US risks ‘dangerous nuclear arms race’ over Australia...

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North Korea warned on Monday that the United States risked a dangerous nuclear arms race by providing submarine technology to Australia, criticising its "double...

UN envoy meets new Afghan interior minister wanted by US

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A UN envoy has met Afghanistan's new interior minister who was for years was one of the world's most wanted Islamist militants and is...

Ex-US intel operatives admit hacking American networks for UAE

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Three former US intelligence operatives who worked as cyber spies for the United Arab Emirates admitted to violating US hacking laws and prohibitions on...

SAMIM stabilises parts of Cabo Delgado as next round of US...

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Armed soldiers conducting almost continuous patrols have, according to the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM), brought calm and stability to at least three areas...

US urges immediate talks over Ethiopia conflict as reported abuse grows

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The United States is gravely concerned about fighting in parts of Ethiopia, the US State Department said on Friday, urging the Ethiopian government and...

Regional envoys to hold talks with Guinea junta over coup

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A delegation from West Africa’s main political and economic bloc arrived in the Guinean capital on Friday in hopes of steering the junta that...

Guarded reception for Taliban’s new Afghan government in Asia, Europe

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Germany, China and Japan offered a lukewarm reception on Wednesday to the Taliban's provisional government in Afghanistan, following the Islamist militants' lightning seizure of...

US agency says Tigrayan forces looted aid warehouses in Ethiopia’s Amhara...

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Forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region in recent weeks looted warehouses belonging to the US government's humanitarian agency in the Amhara region, USAID's mission director...

Taliban hail victory with gunfire after last US troops leave Afghanistan

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Celebratory gunfire resounded across the Afghan capital on Tuesday as the Taliban took control of the airport following the withdrawal of the last US troops, marking the end of...

Explainer: What happens now that US troops have left Afghanistan?

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For the first time since 2001 there are no American troops in Afghanistan after the United States completed the evacuation of most of its...

Rockets target US troops as final Kabul withdrawal begins, core diplomats...

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US anti-missile defences intercepted rockets fired at Kabul's airport early on Monday, as the United States flew its core diplomats out of Afghanistan in...

US, EU warn of influx of Eritrean troops in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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The United States and European Union are raising alarm over the recent deployment of troops from Eritrea to Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where nine months...

US blacklists Eritrean official over human rights abuse in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on an Eritrean official it accused of being engaged in serious human rights abuse in the conflict...

US recruits commercial airlines to help move Afghanistan evacuees

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The United States has enlisted the help of six commercial airlines to help transport people after their evacuation from Afghanistan as Washington seeks to...

US aid chief says emergency food in Ethiopia’s Tigray to run...

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For the first time in nine months of war in Ethiopia's Tigray region, aid workers will this week run out of food to deliver...

Planes, guns, night-vision goggles: The Taliban’s new US-made war chest

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About a month ago, Afghanistan's ministry of defense posted on social media photographs of seven brand new helicopters arriving in Kabul delivered by the...

UK to probe US private equity purchase of defence firm Ultra

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Britain said it will investigate possible national security risks from the planned 2.6 billion-pound ($3.6 billion) acquisition of defence firm Ultra Electronics by rival...

BlackBerry software flaw could impact cars, medical devices – US agencies

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A cybersecurity flaw in a software designed by BlackBerry could put at risk cars and medical equipment that use it and expose highly sensitive...

Evacuation flights restart from Kabul after Afghans desperate to flee cleared...

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US military flights evacuating diplomats and civilians from Afghanistan restarted on Tuesday after the runway at Kabul airport was cleared of thousands desperate to...

Congo says US to deploy counter-terrorism advisors to restive east

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Special forces from the United States will soon deploy to Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east to gauge the potential for a local anti-terrorism...

Uganda to take 2 000 Afghan refugees at US request

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Uganda said on Tuesday it had agreed to a request from the United States to take in temporarily 2 000 refugees from Afghanistan fleeing...

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