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Oct 9th, 2016
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Jerusalem ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Palestinian assailant, firing from a car, shot and wounded at least six people in Jerusalem on Sunday and was then killed by Israeli police, police and medical officials said. At least two of the wounded – a police officer and a female pedestrian ...
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Oct 3rd, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Deputy Prime Minister of the Repuplic of Turkey Numan Kurtulmus announced Monday that Turkey’s state of emergency, initially declared after the July 15 defeated coup, will be extended for 3 more months. Speaking to reporters after a Cabinet...
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Oct 2nd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, officials and the group said. Police said a suicide car bomb rammed the Blue Sky restaurant in...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations has appointed its first special envoy for Somali refugees to ensure they receive protection, following accusations by a rights group that Kenya has been forcing them out of the world’s largest refugee camp in a...
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The AU Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira has said Somalia needs a multi-pronged approach to solving long-standing challenges. Ambassador Madeira said restoration of peace and stability in the country needed the involvemen...
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States strongly condemns the September 27 assassination of Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali Haji in Mogadishu. Mr. Abdiaziz Ali Haji worked for Radio Shabelle/Shabelle Media Network. The United States extends sincere condolences to Mr. Abdiaz...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 30th, 2016
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New York ( UN News Centre + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Regretting an extension to the 2016 electoral process in Somalia announced by the country’s electoral body, the United Nations Security Council has called on all parties in the country to upload their commitments on the elections and to come to an agreement ...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday requested an explanation from the United States after Somali officials said a U.S. “friendly fire” air strike killed at least 22 soldiers and civilians in the Horn of Africa nation. Officials...
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Horn Observer + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) strongly condemned the assassination of the prominent Somali Journalist, Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali Haji who was killed in Mogadishu Yaqshid district by two unknown armed gunmen, NUSOJ reported. It’s a big lo...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Asmara, Eritrea ( The Africa Report + DIPLOMAT.SO)- This comprehensive report from Eritrea is authored by: Mark Anderson – Outside a cafe on the crossroads of a busy intersection in Asmara, three 25 year olds sip macchiatos and catch up on the latest gossip in the bright morning sunshine. Punct...

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