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The source of the Nile attracts increasing numbers of Chinese visitors
The source of the Nile River in Uganda has become an international tourism site attracting more than 1 million tourists each year, according to Wiberforce Isabirye, Manager of Tourism at the river's source.
Yellen expects US inflation to fall to acceptable levels in second half of next year
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that she expected U.S. inflation rates to fall to acceptable levels in the second half of next year.
Trump sues Jan. 6 Capitol riot committee
Former U.S. President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against the National Archives and a House special committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot in a bid to block Congress from obtaining certain documents related to the insurrection.
US treasury secretary hopes Congress will approve global corporate tax deal
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that she hoped U.S. Congress would approve a key pillar of the global corporate tax deal agreed by some 136 countries and jurisdictions.
Biden urges US businesses to implement vaccine requirements
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged large companies and other organizations to implement his government's new COVID-19 vaccination mandates which have sparked concern and pushback.
Iranian president says his country does not trust US gov't's promises
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday that his country does not trust the promises made by the U.S. government.
Chinese ambassador urges US to improve bilateral ties
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang on Monday urged Washington to "make earnest efforts" to improve bilateral ties, stressing the role of economic and trade cooperation as the "ballast and propeller" of China-U.S. relations.
Alar Karis elected Estonian president in 2nd ballot
​Alar Karis, the sole candidate in Estonia's presidential election, was elected Estonian president on Tuesday in the second round of voting held in the country's 101-member Parliament (Riigikogu) during a continued extraordinary session.
Biden to host Israeli PM next week
U.S. President Joe Biden will host Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at the White House on Aug. 26, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Wednesday.
Canadian PM triggers federal election
​Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced Sunday morning that Canada's federal election will be held on Sept. 20.
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