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Bogotá (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called on Monday for the central bank to pause after five quarter-point interest rate increases in as many months, which have taken the benchmark rate to 4.5 percent. Growth in Colombia’s economy has accelerated this...
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Washington (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online. A statement released by the agency Monday afternoon doesn’t elaborate on what steps are being taken to determine how intimate images ...
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Sep 1st, 2014
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London (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria will be forced to attend “deradicalisation” programmes to reverse their warped brainwashing, David Cameron announced. Dangerous fanatics made subject to court controls will be ordered to engage in anti-extremism schemes ...
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Sep 1st, 2014
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Riyadh (SPA + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – Saudi Arabia has stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus, the labour ministry announced Monday. The “preventive measure” is based on “directives from the foreign an...
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – The annual West Indian Day Parade kicked off Monday in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The parade is the culmination of the West Indian American carnival, a multi-day event that celebrates Caribbean and South American heritage representing s...
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Sep 1st, 2014
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Washington (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – President Barack Obama formally notified Congress on Monday that he had authorized airstrikes and humanitarian airdrops over the weekend in the Iraqi Shi’ite town of Amerli where Islamic State militants had trapped the civilian population. Iraqi secur...
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Sep 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- As part of the ongoing joint military efforts dubbed Operation Indian Ocean aimed at defeating Al-Shabaab terrorists, Somali National Army (SNA) and Burundian peacekeepers have in the past few days liberated several important towns in Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions as they...
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Sep 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information, today warmly welcomed cabinet approval of the draft Media Law, saying: “The Media Law is in the interest of Somalis, it will let us enhance the development of Somali Media.” The draft Media Law went through different stages of dev...
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Zürich (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The President of the world’s football governing body (FIFA) Mr. Joseph S Blatter has sent a letter of goodwill and congratulations to the newly-elected president of Somali Football Federation Mr.Abdiqani Said Arab. “I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations and best wi...
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Addis Ababa (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO )- African manager-Ethiopia is intensifying the hunt for new markets within the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), a significant step that is expected to usher in a new era of trade liberalisation. Ethiopia, which last March pledged to complete...