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Trump says US warship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf

Iran denies losing any drone after Donald Trump says US downed an unmanned Iranian aircraft in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

Uganda's gold boom leaves small-scale miners behind

With exports experiencing a sharp rise, Uganda is formalising its gold sector - but who is benefitting?

US, China discuss trade war on phone; in-person talks may follow

US, China discuss trade war on phone; in-person talks may follow

Standoff on trade war continues as Chinese, US envoys continue talks but dispute dampens global growth, analysts say.

US environment agency allows use of controversial pesticide

US environment agency allows use of controversial pesticide

Green activists say Trump's EPA move to lift Obama-era ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos threatens children's health.

Iran starting to brace for Trump re-election

Iran starting to brace for Trump re-election

Tehran knows impasse with United States may draw on for years to come.