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By Tajuddin
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Pretoria ( DIPLOMAT) – An urgent application has been brought before the High Court in Pretoria to ensure a 12-year-old Somali girl receives life-saving surgery, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) said on Wednesday. “She arrived in South Africa on July 4 as an asylum-seeker with the intention of ap...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Beirut (NEWYORKTIMES + DIPLOMAT) — Feted by supporters, whom he hailed as the victors of his country’s brutal civil war, a triumphalist President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third seven-year term after an election that was widely seen as a gesture of calculated defiance toward the Un...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Djibouti ( DIPLOMAT) – Djibouti plans to deploy an additional battalion of troops to Somalia to bolster the existing 1,000-strong force it has in the war-torn country, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said. The soldiers will help consolidate gains made by Djibouti’s armed forces in Somali...
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Jul 16th, 2014
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New York ( REUTERS + DIPLOMAT)- A United Nations panel that monitors compliance with U.N. sanctions on Somalia has accused the country’s president, a former minister, and a U.S. law firm of conspiring to divert Somali assets recovered abroad, according to a new report. The Somalia and Eritrea M...
By Tajuddin
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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...