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Sep 18th, 2014
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London (Daily Mail + DIPLOMAT.SO)- When the novelist Emile Zola fled his native France in order to escape a politically motivated jail sentence, he settled at the Queens Hotel in the leafy South London suburb of Upper Norwood. The hotel had been built at the same time as the Crystal Palace, that glit...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Harare (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Russia and Zimbabwe signed Tuesday a $3 billion deal to jointly mine platinum in the southern African country, the world’s third largest producer, with Moscow providing the investment funds. The project will see production of nearly 600,000 ounces a year, making...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A player who was using different identities for his club and international teams has been banned for two years by the Confederation of African Football. CAF says Tady Etekiama was registered under a Congolese passport for Congo club AS Vita, but was using the na...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Financial Times + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somalia is cancelling or renegotiating a series of high-profile contracts ranging from oil exploration to port operations as the country struggles to stave off donors’ concerns about government corruption. The contracts – nine multi-million-dollars deals – i...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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London (DIPLOMAT.SO)- the Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, today opened an international meeting focussed on Support to the Somali National Army (SNA), at Lancaster House. A senior Somali delegation led by the Prime Minister and including the Minister of D...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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New Delhi (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- India Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve a boundary dispute even as Beijing promised to invest $20 billion in India over the next five years. The border spat between the armies of the two countries in the Himalayas u...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Edinburgh,Scotland (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The people of Scotland are heading to the polls Thursday to vote on an historic referendum on whether to secede from the United Kingdom. The polls opened at 7 a.m. local time and will remain open until 10 p.m. local. A vote to break away would grant Scotla...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Sydney (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack “on a member of the public,” part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high. Initially, at least...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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London (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Mustafa Duhulow, Minister of Information today praised UK’s role on Somalia ahead of today’s London Security Event that will be attended by Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, the Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Shiekh Hassan, the Minister of Defence, Mustafa Duhulow and senior officials ...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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Berlin (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Arjen Robben has admitted that Bayern Munich have yet to find their best form this season in the wake of their 1-0 Champions League win over Manchester City at the Allianz Arena. The Bundesliga champions created a number of chances to open the scoring against City, bu...