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U.S.-Mekong partnership reaches milestone [infographic]

Learn how the Lower Mekong Initiative, a multinational partnership among the U.S. and five countries, has improved lives over the past decade.
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Countries in Africa reject Belt and Road deals

Some countries in Africa have suspended or canceled projects that are part of China's global Belt and Road Initiative. Find out why.
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A USNS Comfort mission by the numbers

The USNS Comfort left Panama after providing medical, dental, and eye-related treatment and care to 6,691 patients, some of them Venezuelan.

Report: Venezuelans protest for democracy more than ever [infographic]

Street demonstrations across Venezuela calling for democratic elections and restoration of basic services rose nearly 100% in 2019 from a year earlier.
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Iranian regime’s ‘warped vision’ for Palestinians

Iran's supreme leader is touting new weaponry as "progress" for Palestinians, continuing the regime's focus on conflict rather than peace and new jobs.
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U.S. commits additional support to end Ebola outbreak

The U.S., the single-largest contributor to ongoing efforts in the fight against Ebola, calls on international partners to increase assistance.
Pompeo and Moreno (© Ecuadorean Presidency/Handout/ Reuters)

The renewed U.S.-Ecuador relationship

Secretary Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is redoubling its efforts to strengthen ties in the Western Hemisphere, including its relationship with Ecuador.
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Keeping weapons away from terrorists in Africa

From securing pathogens in research hospitals to eliminating small arms in conflict zones, the U.S. is helping African governments protect their people.
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Eradicated diseases return amid Venezuela’s crisis

Venezuela's economic collapse has left its people vulnerable to once eradicated diseases that could spread across the Americas.