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Bangui, Central African Republic ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thirty people were killed and 57 others wounded during an attack on refugees by largely Muslim Seleka militia in the north of Central African Republic on Wednesday, U.N. peacekeepers said on Thursday. Avenging what they said was the re...
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Oct 14th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A white-and-blue van carrying Buddhist monks and the remains of King Bhumibol Adulyadej led a royal convoy Friday from a hospital to the Grand Palace, where the body will remain to allow people pay respects to the monarch who many Thais revered as their father ...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan will lease additional land next year to expand a military base in Djibouti, eastern Africa, as a counterweight to what it sees as growing Chinese influence in the region, three Japanese government sources said. China is seeking closer ties with Afric...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least six people were killed and 36 others injured as a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a group of Ashura mourners in the north Afghanistan Wednesday, a local official said. “A procession of Ashura mourners were on a street in...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A total of 80 women have been elected as MPs following Friday’s parliamentary elections in Morocco, local media reported on Wednesday. The Moroccan daily Assabah said 60 women MPs have been elected from the national lists, while another 20 secured t...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s government was on Wednesday forced to deny President Salva Kiir had died, following days of rumours over his health that have heightened tensions in the capital Juba. “This is a mere lie, there is nothing as such, Salva Kiir has...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Iraq’s prime minister is rejecting Turkish claims that their forces must be included in an operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. “We will liberate our land through the determination of our men and not by video calls,” Haider al-Abadi...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mihtarlam, Laghman Province , Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One police and three militants were killed and 22 other persons injured when Taliban attacked checkpoints in outskirts of Mehtarlam city, capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman on Tuesday, the provincial gove...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Pretoria, South Africa ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Africa’s top prosecutor said on Tuesday he was still studying a Constitutional Court order from last week which said his office could not appeal a ruling that may see corruption charges reinstated against President Jacob Zuma. Shaun ...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Tuban, Indonesia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Law enforcers have reiterated their call for Indonesia’s anti-terror laws to be strengthened, warning of the threat posed by nationals who joined Daesh in Syria. The chief of the National Counter Terrorism Agency said Tuesday that around 500 In...

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