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Jul 20th, 2014
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT)- A dusk to dawn curfew has been declared in Lamu a day after seven people, including four policemen, were killed. Inspector-General of Police David Kimaiyo last evening announced the ban as security agencies grapple with runaway insecurity in the county for the last one month. Mr K...
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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...
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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...
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Jul 17th, 2014
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Kuala Lumpur – (DIPLOMAT) Prime Minister Najib Razak today announced an immediate probe into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft, which was reportedly shot down over Ukraine today. “I am shocked by reports that an MH plane crashed. We are launching an immediate investigation,”...
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Cape Town – Pro-Palestine marchers on Wednesday called for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador to South Africa and also for the South African government to institute sanctions against the Israeli state. Thousands of people, many with small children and babies adorned in the green, red black...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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Moscow (Diplomat)- The death toll in a Moscow metro derailment Tuesday now stands at 20, according to the state-run ITAR-Tass news agency, citing Russia’s Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov. The Moscow health care department gave a slightly lower figure, saying 19 were confirmed dead. Anothe...
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Jul 15th, 2014
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The Gulf Stream meanders clockwise from the Gulf of Mexico, past the mid-Atlantic coast toward Europe. It is one of the most powerful currents in the world, and it is full of life. Many species of pelagic fish, endangered marine turtles and other marine organisms roam the relentless conveyor belt of ...
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Jul 13th, 2014
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Despite rumors of nascent contacts about a cease-fire, Israel on Sunday further escalated its military strikes on the Gaza Strip and confirmed that ground troops were deployed in a lightning raid overnight. Israel’s military warned residents of Beit Lahiya, in northern Gaza, to evacuate the area and ...
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Jul 12th, 2014
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John Kerry has met rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day in an effort resolve a disputed election that threatens to stir ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. The US secretary of state’s talks on Saturday with Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah were held...
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Jul 12th, 2014
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Rehabilitation centre hit on fifth day of Israel’s aerial offensive on Hamas, which PM Netanyahu says will not stop. Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 12:39 At least four people have been reported killed in a bomb strike on a rehabilitation centre for the disabled in Gaza, medical sources say, as the t...

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