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By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Nairobi (AFP + DIPLOMAT) – Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to safeguard national security in the face of a wave of Islamist attacks and has warned of mounting internal ethnic tensions. He said the east African nation was now in a state of perma...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Washington (ABCNEWS + DIPLOMAT)- At least one American was on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 people when it was shot down by a missile over Ukraine, President Obama said today. The State Department identified the victim as Quinn Lucas Schansman, a US-Dutch citizen. Obama also called f...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Abudhabi ( DIPLOMAT) – A unit of Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala has signed a cooperation agreement with the Somali government which could see it developing oil exploration and production opportunities in the African country. Mubadala Petroleum said it has signed the agreement with the Ministry of Pet...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Bangui ( DIPLOMAT) A UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic will begin deploying in two months, with some 2,500 troops joining African and French forces, UN and French officials said Wednesday. Bangladesh, Pakistan and Morocco have agreed to contribute three battalions to the new UN force...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Los Angeles (DIPLOMAT): Singer Rihanna, who made a comment about supporting the freedom of Palestine on Twitter, was quick to delete it — but not before it was retweeted 70,000 times. “#FreePalestine,” Rihanna posted on Twitter. Moments later, she decided to delete the tweet. She never meant to send ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Manchester ( DIPLOMAT) Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are the biggest club in the world but have to re-establish themselves after last season’s horror show. Van Gaal took charge of his first press conference since taking the Old Trafford helm after leading Holland to third in the World C...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Madrid (DIPLOMAT) Toni Kroos has completed his £24million move to Real Madrid from Bayern Munich. The German champions announced on Thursday morning that an agreement had been reached between the clubs and he would make an immediate transfer. Kroos’ contract was due to expire next summer and the Worl...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Los Angeles (DIPLOMAT) – R&B singer Beyoncé and rappers Eminem and Iggy Azalea led the nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, one of the industry’s top televised showcases, the cable TV network has said. Beyoncé garnered eight nominations and will go up against Azalea in the coveted video o...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Kiev (DIPLOMAT) – On the evening of July 17th about thirty people, mostly Ukrainian Americans, gathered outside the United Nations building in New York City to commemorate the lives of the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Boeing BA -1.21% airliner MH17 – who tragically became innocent victi...

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