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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 16th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Seventeen Nigerian police officers recently deployed to serve on the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) yesterday began an intensive seven-day induction course to orient them with the functions of the Mission. The police officers recently arrived in Somalia ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Aden, Yemen, (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemeni army on Sunday stormed a key city in southern province of Abyan near Aden from different directions, following intense battles against al-Qaida terrorist group, a military source told Xinhua. The newly-trained army forces backed by Saudi-led warplane...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has published a video apparently showing recent footage of dozens of school girls kidnapped two years ago, and saying some of them have been killed in air strikes. Boko Haram seized more than 270 girls from th...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 15th, 2016
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Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 45 people were found dead in a massacre perpetrated on Saturday night in Beni city of North Kivu Province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, city mayor Nyonyi Bwanakawa confirmed on Sunday. According to th...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 15th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said. The advance began after heavy shelling and air st...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Singapore ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Oil prices edged up early on Monday and have risen more than 10 percent since the start of the month as speculation intensifies about potential producer action to support prices in an oversupplied market. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Aug 15th, 2016
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Karachi, Pakistan ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 25 people, including women and children, were killed and 20 others injured when a bus carrying guests for a wedding fell into a ravine in Pakistani-administered Azad Kashmir on Sunday, police said. The bus carrying over 50 passengers ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Kuwait ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kuwait said Sunday its border guards have arrested ten Iranian “infiltrators” trying to sneak illegally into the Gulf country. The Interior Ministry said in a statement that the ten Iranians had tried to infiltrate into the country by sea via the coastal...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Khartoum, Sudan ( SUNA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ghariballa Khidir, announced that a group of Sudanese nationals are among immigrants from different nationalities who are stranded at the Italian – French borders after the French authorit...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 14th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – As anti-government protests spread across Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia regions last weekend, state security forces once again used lethal force to break them up – killing as many as 100 unarmed protesters. More than 500 demonstrators are now estimated to ha...

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