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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)In its election congress held here in Mogadishu on Friday, 8th of August 2014, the Somali Judo Federation stakeholders elected a new executive board which will govern the country’s Judo for the next four years. The federation which hasn’t achieved more both in and outside the coun...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Ankara (DIPLOMAT)- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the presidential election with 52 percent of the vote, according to early results. Thus, Erdogan has become the country’s first popularly-elected head of state. The High Election Board (YSK) chair, Sadi Güven, has announced ...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Cairo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT) – Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Sunday to an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting at 2100 GMT (2200 BST), officials from the warring sides said. “Israel has accepted Egypt’s proposal,” a senior Israeli government official said, adding...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Nairobi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT)- War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday. Lazzarini said rapidly rising malnutrition and food ...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Tunis (DIPLOMAT) – Tunisian coastguards on Saturday intercepted 90 African migrants whose makeshift boat heading from Libya for the Italian island of Lampedusa broke down off Zarzis, the Red Crescent said. “At 0500 GMT the Tunisian coastguard rescued 90 African illegal migrants from a makeshift...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Kabul (Reuters + DIPLOMAT) – A suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of foreign forces in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least four Afghan civilians, including children, and wounding dozens, Afghan security officials said. The attacker detonated his vehicle in a busy part of western Kab...
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London (DIPLOMAT)- Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams believes Mesut Ozil would not be at the Emirates – if Jack Wilshere were fulfilling his potential. Adams has accused Wilshere of letting his talent go to waste, arguing that Gunners boss Arsene Wenger would not have had to splash a club-recor...
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Aug 10th, 2014
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Tehran (AP + DIPLOMAT)- An Iranian regional passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from the capital, Tehran, killing 48 people onboard, state media reported. The aircraft, an Iran-140 typically used for short domestic flights, crashed near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport, Iran’s state-...
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Kampala (DIPLOMAT)- UGANDA’S government has filed an appeal against a court ruling that overturned an anti-gay law, which stipulates life sentences for “aggravated” homosexual sexual acts that include intercourse with a minor and HIV transmission. “THE Attorney General filed a...