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Second term for Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was re-elected (March 29, 2018) for a second term. The election campaign was shrouded in controversy from the beginning five of his potential challengers were prevented from getting on the ballot. On 19 January, incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi had formally announced he would run for a

US-China trade war: Beijing hits back

China announced its first retaliation on March 23 against Donald Trump’s trade measures – levying a high tariff on steel and Aluminium (25 per cent and 10 percent respectively) and fresh tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports with indications of more protectionist measures in the future. The Chinese retaliation