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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

US and UAE discuss cooperation on countering ISIL and terrorism

US Defense Secretary met with UAE Crown Prince on the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and the battle for Mosul in Iraq.

Stratcom says US Strategic Nuclear Deterrence Needs Modernisation

Stratcom Commander warns any nation planning strategic attack on United States and its allies to think carefully about their actions and its consequences.

Marcos could be new VP if he wins electoral protest – Duterte

Marcos could become the new VP should he wins his protest against Robredo, says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Filipinos in Beijing.

Ghana: Buyer Failures Vex Cocoa Farmers

Ghanaian cocoa farmers allegedly threatened to smuggle their harvests to Ivory Coast should COCOBOD fail to rectify the situation.

Nigeria ready to provide counterpart infrastructure funding with China

Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding for all agreements with China to fast-track ongoing efforts in closing infrastructure gaps says Buhari.

Chinese archaeologist refutes BBC report on Terracotta Warriors

BBC quoted out of context, as the article ignored much of what she told BBC reporters says the Chinese archaeologist.

China to increase funding for poverty alleviation

China has 55.75 million people living in poverty it plans to lift out of by 2020 by pledging to allocate more funds into relief in the next five years.

China reacts to EU’s hefty steel import duties

Chinese products had been sold in Europe at heavily dumped prices says the European Commission.

Ghana: Cocoa Producer Pricing Adjusted

Ghana Cocoa Board have decided to pay bonus to farmers at the time of sale of their produce which all Licenced Buying Companies must comply.

United Kingdom Cuts Aid to Ghana

United Kingdom has stopped funding projects and programmes due to Ghana's new status as a low middle-income country.

Nigeria makes progress in releasing ‘untapped potential’ in palm oil

Thanks to forex controls, Nigeria's economic reforms in strengthening agricultural sector is benefitting the palm oil industry and on course to meet targets for output growth.

Philippines, China agree to enhance bilateral ties and dump US Dollar

Philippines, China agree to enhance cooperation and ties, including dumping the US Dollar.