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By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Helsinki (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Finnish prosecutors have charged four people with funding terrorist organisations in what is set to be Finland’s first terrorism trial. One of them has also been charged with recruiting for terror organisations and preparing to commit acts of terror. The prosecution...
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Juba (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The government in war-torn South Sudan said yesterday it will not be expelling any foreign workers, reversing a policy announcement made the previous day that caused a storm of protests from aid agencies and neighbouring countries. According to the United Nations, 1.3mn peop...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Sep 17th, 2014
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) Alex Salmond has claimed “no one can stop” an independent Scotland from using the pound, despite George Osborne’s repeated assertion that sterling will not be shared. Speaking on Sky news, the First Minister said: “All this stuff about being able to be vetoed from usi...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Berlin (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Qatar’s ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Wednesday that his country does not finance any terrorist organizations in Syria or Iraq and has never done so. “What is happening in Iraq and Syria is extremi...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Cologne (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Lufthansa struck an agreement with cabin crew union UFO agreeing to 20 percent cost cuts for selected long-haul flights, as the airline expands budget services to compete against low-cost rivals and fast-growing Middle East carriers. Germany’s flagship carrier is in t...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Damascus (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- At least 48 people including rebel fighters have been killed near the central province of Homs following two days of air strikes, according to a monitoring group. The attacks were reportedly carried out by Syrian government. Around 12 fighters and multiple rebel com...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 17th, 2014
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Interim chargé d’affaires at the US embassy in Djibouti Patrick Fenning on Monday (September 15th) signed an agreement that would provide 6.2 million francs ($34,200) to support local non-profit organisations in the country’s interior regions, the Djiboutian Inform...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Buenos Aires (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Argentina’s government scolded a U.S. diplomat on Tuesday for remarks he made about the country’s recent default, implying he could be expelled if he makes similar comments again. Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman called for a meeting with t...
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Washington (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Reaction was swift to the Pentagon’s top officer’s testimony to Congress yesterday that he would support sending U.S. advisers to accompany Iraqi troops into battle against Islamic State if necessary. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Army General Martin Dem...