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Eritrean president arrives for first visit to Somalia, minister says

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) is welcomed by Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as he arrives at the Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar? MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived on Thursday for his first-ever visit to Somalia, Eritrea’s information minister said, in another sign of rapidly changing relations in the region ...

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Macron postpones visit to Serbia amid ‘yellow vest’ protests

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes BELGRADE/PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron decided on Monday to postpone his trip to Serbia for several weeks as he seeks a way out of the crisis prompted by nationwide anti-tax protests that ...

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Australia trade minister to visit China in sign of thaw

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s trade minister will travel to China on Sunday, in a sign that political tensions between the two countries may be easing. Simon Birmingham, the first senior Australian government official to visit China in a year, will attend the China International Import Expo, or CIEE, seen as an attempt by Beijing to allay foreign concern about its ...

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U.S. President Trump cancels planned visit to Colombia

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing on a campaign trip on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has canceled a visit to Colombia that he had planned for early December, the White House said on Friday. Trump had planned the visit to ...

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Putin accepts invitation to visit Italy

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a news conference after a Syria summit, in Istanbul, Turkey October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted an invitation to visit Italy, seen as one of the European countries most likely to press for a thaw in relations with Moscow and a lifting of EU sanctions. Prime ...

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Leicester City helicopter crash: Owner’s wife and son visit stadium

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Vichai’s wife Aimon and son Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha visited the King Power Stadium The wife and son of Leicester City’s owner have laid a wreath at the club’s stadium after he and four others were killed in a helicopter crash. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died on Saturday alongside two members of his staff, the pilot and a ...

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