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Biden hosts the Angolan president in an effort to showcase strengthened ties, as Africa visit slips

President Joe Biden is hosting Angolan President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço in the Oval Office as he seeks to reaffirm his commitment to Africa Learn More


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Henry Kissinger, secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford, dies at 100

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has died, his consulting firm says More »


Global leaders pay tribute to Henry Kissinger, but his record also draws criticism

Global leaders are paying tribute to former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, but there's also sharp criticism of the man who remained an influential figure decades after his official service as one of the most powerful diplomats in American history More »


More Israeli hostages freed by Hamas as truce in Gaza lasts another day

Hamas released two Israeli women from captivity as the truce in Gaza endured another day More »


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Two Israeli hostages are released after Hamas and Israel extend their cease-fire More »


UN weather agency says 2023 is the hottest year on record, warns of further climate extremes ahead

The U.N. weather agency says 2023 is all but certain to be the hottest year on record, and warning of worrying trends that suggest increasing floods, wildfires, glacier melt, and heat waves in the future More »


A deadline for ethnic Serbs to sign up for Kosovo license plates has been postponed by 2 weeks

Kosovo’s government has postponed a deadline by two weeks for ethnic Serbs living in the country to register their vehicles with Kosovo license plates instead of Serbian ones More »


On 1st day, UN climate conference sets up fund for countries hit by disasters like flood and drought

Nearly all the world’s nations finalized the creation of a fund to help compensate countries struggling to cope with loss and damage caused by climate change, seen as a major first-day breakthrough at this year’s U.N. climate conference as early cash started going into it More »


What to know about the Sikh independence movement following US accusation that activist was targeted

The U.S. has charged an Indian national in what prosecutors allege was a failed plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist at the behest of an unnamed Indian government official More »


Some OPEC+ members will cut the oil that they send to the world to try to boost prices

The OPEC oil cartel and allied producers have made another big swipe at propping up lagging crude prices More »


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