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Africa: A place of trusted friends and partners [video]

The U.S. remains steadfast in its commitment to Africa, a top State Department official said, laying out four important themes that will guide U.S. policy.

U.S. and Vietnam: Once rivals, now partners

Vietnam and the U.S. are celebrating 20 years of normalized diplomatic relations. They have seen a dramatic rise in trade and people-to-people ties.
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Manufacturing Day in America [infographic]

The annual Manufacturing Day celebration (October 5) serves as a reminder of just how important the industry is to American prosperity and security.
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In photos: Pompeo in Europe

Secretary Pompeo is traveling in Europe the first week of October. Here are some notable quotes on religious freedom, trade and other issues.
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U.S. sanctions Maduro’s stepsons for exploiting Venezuela’s hungry

Associates of Nicolás Maduro used a subsidized-food program for personal enrichment, to reward political supporters and punish opponents.

Congress renews landmark U.S.-Africa trade legislation

The AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015 would extend the landmark law, originally enacted in May 2000, for another 10 years.
Shinzō Abe and Donald Trump shaking hands (© Susan Walsh/AP Images)

Trump’s Japan trip signals a strong friendship

President Trump and the first lady will soon pay a state visit to Japan, where they will meet the emperor and reinforce longstanding U.S.-Japanese ties.
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President Trump says ‘America is roaring back’

“There has never been a better time to hire, to build, to invest and to grow in the United States,” President Trump says at the World Economic Forum.
символика Huawei (© Andy Wong/AP Images)

U.S. warns it won’t share intelligence with compromised partners

The view of the U.S. is that Huawei equipment in any part of 5G networks represents an unacceptable risk to national security.