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US ‘brokered’ agreements on Israel: Wind of change or toxic blast of extortion?

The United States is negotiating with African countries that will see them exchange Palestinian people’s rights for improved economic and trade conditions

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

‘US good, China bad’ is Pompeo’s message to Africa

During his African tour this past week, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked up Washington’s ability to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

Ties have deteriorated after an American precision drone strike killed Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup’

Trump faces the possibility of becoming only the third US president ever impeached by Congress

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest

Tensions in Venezuela have been ratcheted up after Juan Guaido announced on January 23 that he was the acting president under the constitution.

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense

US policymakers have grown exasperated with Pakistan for not doing more against Islamist extremists

Guaido ramps up pressure after deadly Venezuela border clashes

Humanitarian aid, much of it from the United States, has become the centrepiece of the standoff between Maduro and Guaido

Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

The top US diplomat held talks with King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

The US Secretary of State walks a diplomatic tightrope amid pressure from American lawmakers for a tough response on Jamal Khashoggi's murder

US withdrawal from Syria to be done in ‘prudent’ way — Trump

The initial pullout promise sparked outspoken opposition from within Trump's Republican party

US accuses China for massive Marriott hotel chain data theft

The world's biggest hotel chain revealed its network had been hacked in November, affecting 500-million people

Top US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington amid migrant crisis

The two countries are grappling with how to handle the thousands of Central American migrants who are camped at the common border

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