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By Tajuddin
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- Speaking from the US-Africa Summit in Washington DC, The President outlined precautions Somalia is taking to ensure the ebola virus disease (ebola) does not affect Somalia. The ebola outbreak first began in Guinea in March 2014. Since its initial outbreak, the virus has spread ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Kabul (AP + DIPLOMAT) – A U.S. major general was shot and killed Tuesday by a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform who opened fire at an army training academy outside Kabul, the Associated Press reported. At least 15 soldiers — reportedly mostly Americans and some Germans –were wou...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT) – As part of its efforts to take actions in the regions affected by the drought the Federal Government of Somalia Special committee has briefed yesterday all Cabinet during an extraordinary meeting providing the latest update on the drought and food shortages in the country. The ...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Cincinnati (AP + DIPLOMAT) – The Cincinnati Bengals signed quarterback Andy Dalton to a six-year extension, the team announced at a news conference Monday. Details on his contract were not released. Dalton said he was relieved to have the deal signed before the season. Dalton has passed for mor...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Makkah (DIPLOMAT) – A new law in Saudi Arabia banns men from Marrying Bengali, Pakistani, Chadian and Burmese women, while it sets new restrictive rules on marrying Moroccan women. According to the Saudi daily Makkah newspaper, any Saudi man who wishes to marry a Moroccan woman has to prove that her ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Aug 5th, 2014
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London (DIPLOMAT)- Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government, saying its policy on the crisis in Gaza is “morally indefensible”. She wrote on her Twitter feed that she was leaving with “deep regret”. Lady Warsi, who was previously chairman of the ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT) – The President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, speaking from Washington DC, where he and members of the Federal Government of Somalia are attending the historic US-Africa Summit, today announced several new initiatives aimed to empower Somali youth. With one of the largest youth ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 5th, 2014
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New York ( DIPLOMAT) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has named Somali-Canadian Omar Abdi as Deputy Executive Director of the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF). An Ottawa resident, Omar Abdi currently serves as Director of UNICEF’s regional office for the Middle East and North Africa i...