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A cityscape of Dakar is seen from the top of African Renaissance hill, Senegal December 19, 2016.

RANKED: The 28 poorest countries in the world — where people live on less than $1,000 per year

African and Middle Eastern countries ravaged by war and famine remain the poorest in the world, according to data published by the International Monetary Fund.

Trump strikes back at Jay-Z after the rapper criticized his vulgar reference to majority-black countries

President Donald Trump tweeted at Jay-Z on Sunday morning, saying the unemployment rate among black Americans was at a record low.
President Donald Trump.

Poll: 48% of Americans think Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks were racist

Americans are divided on whether President Donald Trump referring to African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries" was racist.
Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on her nomination to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in Washington

Homeland Security secretary denies under oath that she heard Trump say ‘shithole countries,’ but admits that he used ‘tough language...

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified on Tuesday that she "did not hear" President Trump use the word "shithole" to refer to foreign countries.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise will be issuing a formal diplomatic complaint against the US

‘Irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist’: Here’s how the world reacted to Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments

Leaders around the world, and especially in Haiti and Africa, have strongly condemned Trump's comments calling certain countries "shitholes."
President Donald Trump

Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments throw a wrench into already volatile government shutdown battle

President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark may cause trouble in upcoming negotiations to avert a government shutdown.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump holds joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Solberg at the White House in Washington

2 Republican senators claim to have not heard Trump’s ‘shithole’ countries remark

Two Republican senators claimed to have not heard the comments by President Donald Trump that certain countries are a "shithole" compared to European ones.

Botswana asks US for official answer: Are we a ‘shithole’ country?

Botswana strongly rebuked President Donald Trump's reported comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations being "shithole countries."

Senator on Trump ‘shithole countries’ comment: ‘He said these hate-filled things, and he said them repeatedly’

President Donald Trump at a meeting on immigration on Thursday repeatedly used "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, said a senator who was there.