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By Tajuddin
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Sep 30th, 2014
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Portland ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A Somali American is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for attempting to detonate a weapon of mass destruction four years ago in Portland, Oregon. Mohamed Mohamud faces a maximum sentence of life in prison for the plot that was actually an FBI sting. Agents posing as t...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Ankara ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey on Tuesday said Islamic State (IS) militants were advancing on a tiny exclave considered Turkish territory in northern Syria, but insisted it was still in control of the land despite reports its guards there were encircled. The tomb of Suleyman Shah, th...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Tunis ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Tunisia’s election commission has announced that 27 candidates will be competing in November’s presidential election.For the first time in the country’s history, a woman, judge Kalthoum Kannou, will be running for president. Tunisians overthrew thei...
By Tajuddin
In SPORTS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Kansas City ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An American Muslim NFL player has been penalised after celebrating a touchdown by dropping to his knees in prayer. Husain Abdullah scored for the Kansas City Chiefs as they defeated the New England Patriots 41-14. Officials penalised him for breaking R...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and Director Julia Pierson promised them it would never happen again. Pierson acknowledged ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Government of Somalia Mr. Mahad Mohamed Salad today met with the new ambassador of Turkey, Olgan Bekar in Mogadishu. and discussed about the ties of the two friendly countries. Hon. Mahad Salad...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 30th, 2014
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Barawe ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Reports from Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region indicate that al Shabaab militant group on Monday reportedly executed four men accused of spying for the federal government and its western allies in Barawe town. The four, Mahad Hassan Isse, Hassan Haji Awow, Idle Mohamed Has...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Government of Somalia Mr. Mahad Mohamed Salad has held talks with Secretary of State of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Mr. Yves Rossier on strengthening the bilateral relations...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Reports say that 56 people died after a bus travelling from South Sudan to Uganda crashed into a truck, doctors say. “The police first brought something like 20 bodies … all in all they brought 56,” said Xaviour Okadi, a doctor at the main hosp...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 30th, 2014
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Khartoum ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A Spanish diplomat was found stabbed to death in his home in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Monday, Sudanese police said. The 61-year-old official headed the Spanish embassy’s visa section and had worked in the country for three years, a police statement sa...