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Iraqi militias start withdrawing from US embassy

1 January 2020, 7:22 PM

Supporters of Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups began to withdraw from the United States embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after they stormed the outer perimeter, forcing Washington to dispatch extra troops and threaten reprisals against Iran.

The former Ambassador was sent a letter in October from AU Commission Chair Moussa Faki that brought her tour of duty at the top AU official in Washington to an end.

Former AU ambassador to Washington was not let go because of utterances

19 November 2019, 7:26 AM

The AU Commission has rejected as “blatantly untrue and unsubstantiated” aspersions in the media that former Ambassador to the United States was fired due to pronouncements or opinions she might have shared during her tenure.

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Oracle says investigators have asked it for information about Google

26 September 2019, 7:10 AM

Oracle Corp, which has clashed with Alphabet’s Google in business disputes, has received requests for information from congressional and state investigators looking into allegations that Google violated antitrust law.

Putin orders reciprocal Russian response to US missile test

23 August 2019, 4:01 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered a like-for-like response to a recent US missile test, which he said showed that Washington aimed to deploy previously banned missiles around the world.

Democrats target Trump rhetoric after deadly mass shootings

4 August 2019, 6:14 PM

Two mass shootings that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the United States’ political arena on Sunday as Democratic presidential candidates called for stricter gun laws and accused President Donald Trump of stoking racial tensions.

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