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By Tajuddin
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Sep 26th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia is at a critical juncture in its efforts to achieve security and stability, the country’s President told the United Nations General Assembly calling for continued support to strengthen Somalia as a security and ideological “firewall.” Addressing the ...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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New York (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda’s Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala on Friday said he spent much of the time on a recent trip in the U.S. explaining that the recent allegations that Ugandan troops in Somalia were sexually exploiting women were not backed by evidence. Human Rights W...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 26th, 2014
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London ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Britain’s parliament approved air strikes against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq by a decisive margin on Friday, paving the way for the Royal Air Force to join U.S.-led military action with immediate effect. Six Cyprus-based Tornado GR4 fighter-bom...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States warned on Thursday of possible new sanctions on South Sudanese leaders as President Salva Kiir snubbed talks in New York on the nine-month conflict wracking his country. Instead, Kiir sent his foreign minister to join the discussion on the ...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, accused Israel on Friday of failing to negotiate in good faith, said any return to negotiations would be “naïve at best” and called on the United Nations Security Council to press for a specific deadline to end Israeli ...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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Geneva ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Human Rights Council’s establishment in June 2014 of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights abuses in Eritrea is an important step toward justice for the victims, Human Rights Watch said today. On September 26, 2014, the President of the U...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The National Union of Somali Journalists convened over 40 journalists on Safety and Conflict Reporting workshop between 23 – 25 September 2014 in Mogadishu’s Siyaad City Hotel in Mogadishu. The training attracted journalists from Mogadishu’s Benadir region, Middle Sha...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 26th, 2014
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Galkayo ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Puntland authorities for the second day shut down airport in Mudug regional capital of Galkayo of central Somalia over security reasons as President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas” is holding extraordinary meeting with his regional cabinet ministers. The closure...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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Sana ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Deputy Minister of Oil and Minerals of the Yemen government Ahmed Basarih reviewed on Thursday with the ambassador of Eritrea Mohammed Abdul-Jalil aspects of cooperation in the area of oil, gas and minerals. During the meeting, the Eritrean ambassador highlighte...
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Sep 26th, 2014
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Tehran ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A senior Iranian lawmaker slams the UK premier’s recent accusations against the Islamic Republic, urging Iran’s Foreign Ministry not to allow reopening of the British embassy in Tehran. In his address to the UN General Assembly in New York, UK Prim...