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03Mar/17

Man of many hats: Trump changes caps during military visit

U.S. President Donald Trump sets aside his signature red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap to don a “USA” hat and a U.S. Navy cap given to him by the crew of the USS Gerald R. Ford during a visit to the aircraft carrier.

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27Feb/17

Barack Obama, next French president?

Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.

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21Feb/17

Trump visits National Museum of African-American History

Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.

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21Feb/17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday (February 21). Last year he was confirmed as his party’s sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94 years old.
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21Feb/17

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he is people’s choice for 2018 election

As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.

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17Feb/17

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn declines job

President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, has turned down the offer. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

13Feb/17

Nigerians react as president Buhari extends medical leave

Nigerians give mixed reactions as President Muhammadu Buhari extends his medical leave, deepening suspicions his health is worse than officials are admitting publicly.

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12Feb/17
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

White House attacks court, Sanders calls Trump “delusional”

White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller says the White House will pursue all available options regarding the immigration ban, while Senator Bernie Sanders sounds off on Trump as “delusional.”

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10Feb/17

U.S. Appeals Court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban-ruling

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday (February 9) unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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09Feb/17

Brawl breaks out during keynote Zuma speech

A session of South Africa’s parliament convened for a keynote address by the president descended into chaos as far-left lawmakers brawled with orderlies after interrupting the speech and the main opposition party walked out. Continue reading