A spirit of cooperation is tested ahead of a crucial series of meetings to prepare for a Nov. 15 US summit.
Failed talks and the killing of yet another aid worker highlight the growing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.
The deportations follow a string of xenophobic attacks. The crackdown began on as South Africa moved to convene negotiations between Zimbabwe's warring political parties.
As the violence escalates, observers warn of famine and the worst humanitarian crisis on the African continent.
The Chinese government says that it has cleared away the algae that had been blocking the Olympic sailing course in the eastern city of Qingdao.
Russia says that the proposed US defense shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, an initial agreement for which was inked this week, is targeting Russia, not rogue states.
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