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Somalia sending 20 doctors to help Italy fight virus

Doctors from Horn of Africa nation will help fight against coronavirus in Italy MOGADISHU, Somalia Somalia is sending over 20 doctors to help fight coronavirus in Italy, the country where the virus has claimed the most lives. Ismail Mukhtar Orongo, a Somali government spokesman, told Anadolu Agency over the phone …

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Is Ethiopia ready to hold August 2020 election?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The country is grappling with a number of challenges as it gears up for its election. PHOTO | FILE | NMG  ADDIS ABABA As Ethiopia gears up to a much anticipated national election, the horn of African nation grapples to crack multiple challenges standing along …

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2019 Top 100 Global Thinkers- Source Foreign Policy

Editor’s Note Welcome to Foreign Policy’s 10th annual special edition of Global Thinkers. A decade ago, in launching the series, FP’s then-editors wrote: “In a year of worldwide economic crisis and dangerous wars, of radical innovation and newfound realpolitik, street revolution and blunt rhetoric, we could think of no better way …

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House Democrats’ report on the impeachment inquiry finds Trump has solicited foreign interference in the 2020 election

BART JANSEN AND CHRISTAL HAYES | USA TODAY | Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and helped Donald Trump win. We look back at history and ask: Will they do it again? WASHINGTON – Three House committees investigating the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump uncovered a months-long effort “to use the …

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Trump impeachment: Three law experts tell committee he should be removed

Courtesy of BBC There is no doubt that President Donald Trump’s actions require him to be removed from office, three scholars of US constitutional law have testified. The three experts described Mr Trump’s efforts to solicit help from a foreign nation as a crime and accused him of obstructing justice. …

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Ethiopia PM’s key ally, Lemma Megerssa, rejects EPRDF merger

From the left PM Abiy and Defence Minister Lemma Megersa Courtesy of Africa News Ethiopia’s Defense Minister, Lemma Megerssa, has voiced opposition to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s much touted philosophy of “medemer” whiles adding that he opposed the recent merger of the ruling party. Megerssa is an Oromo, same ethnic group as PM Abiy. He …

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Gordon Sondland Is Aiming Right at Trump’s Achilles’ Heel

  He drew a careful distinction in his testimony between actual efforts to fight corruption and a public statement that would damage one of the president’s opponents. By David A. Graham – Courtesy of “The Atlantic” Nothing about Gordon Sondland’s handling of the Ukraine affair—either as the ambassador to the …

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