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December 08, 2019

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New EU chief pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

New EU chief pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen assured Africa of the EU's strong support during a visit to Ethiopia on Saturday, her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post.The former German defence minister, who took office on December 1, lande

Israel and Czech Republic sign $125 mn missile defence deal

Israel and Czech Republic sign $125 mn missile defence deal

Israel's defence ministry signed a deal with its Czech counterpart on Thursday to sell it radar systems used in the Jewish state's Iron Dome missile defence system.The radars will be integrated into the Czech air defence system which will use Prague's own r