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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.
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Tillerson says Europe, U.S. united on threats to freedom

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Brussels, says the U.S. and its NATO allies stand united on stopping terrorism and confronting other global problems.
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Dogs lend their noses to Iraq’s de-mining effort

Vivi the 3-year-old Dutch shepherd is one of five specially trained dogs using their incredible noses to help U.S. and Iraqi partners clear the country of explosive devices that ISIS left in its retreat.
Wanted poster for Talal Hamiyah and Fu'ad Shukr (© AP Images)

U.S. offers up to $12 million to bring two Lebanese Hizballah...

The United States is offering multimillion-dollar rewards for information to bring Lebanese Hizballah terrorists Talal Hamiyah and Fu'ad Shukr to justice.
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Keeping Nigerian youths from Boko Haram’s clutches [video]

The president of the American University in Nigeria brought Muslim and Christian leaders together to meet the needs of refugees from Boko Haram's terror.

Global coalition unwavering in fight against Daesh terrorists

Special presidential envoy John Allen says the international community will not waver in its collective resolve to degrade and defeat Daesh.
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South Carolina city heals a year after church shooting [video]

After an attack on a church in Charleston, South Carolina, residents responded with forgiveness and an intensified commitment to mend race relations.

Iraqis get more help to combat Daesh

President Obama authorized deployment of additional advisers to build the capacity of Iraqi forces to battle Daesh in Anbar province.

What’s really causing violent extremism?

Countering terrorism is a global issue that requires a coherent strategy. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. Secretary of State John...