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  • Yahya Jammeh
    U.S. commended Jammeh for departing The Gambia peacefully

    New York – The U.S. has commended Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for its show of leadership in peacefully ousting former President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, after weeks of political stalemate. The U.S. Department of State, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Mark Toner, also welcomed the ongoing peaceful transition in

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  • Trump
    President Trump signs 1st bill into law

    The U.S. President Donald Trump signed his first bill into law on Friday, moments after being sworn in, clearing the way for his Defence Secretary to be confirmed. The 45th President signed a bill passed by Congress earlier this month that would allow retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as Defence Secretary by waiving the

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  • Donald Trump
    Trump sworn in amid protests in US, UK

    Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, ten weeks after he defeated Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party at the November 8 polls. The property tycoon won an unexpected victory against Clinton in one of the most controversial campaigns in US history. Chief Justice John Roberts of

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  • Obama
    US visa-free residency for Cubans ends

    President Barack Obama has ended the longstanding policy that grants residency to Cubans who arrive in the US without visas. The 20-year-old policy allows Cuban migrants who reach US soil to become legal permanent residents after a year. In exchange, Havana has agreed to start accepting Cubans who are turned away or deported from the

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  • donald-trump-fought-in-wwe
    Donald Trump Names Son-In-Law Jared Kushner Top Political Adviser

    U.S President-elect has named his son-in-law, Jared Kushner as a Senior Political adviser. The 36-year-old Kushner is a millionaire who made his fortune in real estate and publishing. He is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka and the couple have three children together. Kushner was one of the influential figures in Trump’s presidential campaign despite staying behind the scenes. He will now serve as a top adviser to Trump in the White House but his appointment is not without controversy. The Democratic Party has called for his appointment to be scrutinized over possible nepotism.

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  • Obama
    US warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

    A US warship fired warning shots at the weekend at four Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels that approached it at high speed in the Strait of Hormuz, US defense officials said Monday. The shots fired by the destroyer USS Mahan on Sunday put an end to the incident, which US officials denounced as “unsafe and unprofessional.”

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