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Aug 29th, 2014
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Ankara (XINHUA + DIPLOMAT)- Turkey’s former Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially sworn in on Thursday as first president elected by a popular vote in a highly polarized Turkish society. And a series of challenges are waiting to test his leadership. Erdogan, who served as the prime min...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Torino (Agencies + DIPLOMAT)- Juventus will be without veteran midfielder Andrea Pirlo for around a month after he sustained a hip injury in last weekend’s Trofeo TIM pre-season tournament. An MRI has confirmed that the 35-year-old has pulled a tendon in his hip and is set to miss the first fou...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Kampala (Agencies + DIPLOMAT)- The South African team had to dig deep on Thursday to defeat Mauritius 3-2 in the final of the team event category of the 2014 All Africa U-15 Badminton Championship . Mauritius’Alexandre Bongout started in style with a 21-8, 21- 10 triumph over Jaydon Beru in the...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- U.S. President Barack Obama says his priority is rolling back the gains the Islamic State has made in Iraq. The president spoke to reporters at the White House Thursday, moments before meeting with his national security team on the crises in Iraq and Syria. Obama said the Unite...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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jeddah (Diplomat)- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has made urgent appeal to its Member States and the international organizations to provide urgent assistance to Somalia. This is in light of the difficult humanitarian situation in the country which threatens another wave of famine that...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Mogadishu (AP + DIPLOMAT)- Somalia has asked the United Nations’ highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya. Somalia filed the case Thursday with the International Court of Justice, contending that both countries recognize its...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Bosaso (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT)- At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia’s usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation. Somaliland forces launched an offensi...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Geneva (DIPLOMAT)- The International Organization of Migrants reveal that nearly 2,000 people have died attempting to immigrate to Europe. The International Organization of Migrants (IOM) released a report on called, “Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Multiply in Summer Sailing Season,” which detailed the...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Nairobi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT)- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called on regional police chiefs to consolidate their efforts in combating terrorism and other organized crimes. Speaking during the official opening of the 16th East Africa Police Chiefs Co-operation Organization (EAPCCO) annu...
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- In recent years, Minnesota has become a place where terrorist organizations recruit young people to fight jihad. The Twin Cities has the largest population in the country of Somalis living outside East Africa. That alone makes this area a target for terrorist organizations and...