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By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Amsterdam ( BBC + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A popular Somali band has been forced to seek asylum in the Netherlands after Kenya revoked its refugee status, its lead singer has told the BBC. Falis Abdi Mohamud said Kenyan officials seized her refugee card and that of four other band members when they flew ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2014
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.N. investigators have accused an advisor to Somalia’s president of involvement in the unauthorised diversion of Somali government weapons to Islamist militants with ties to al Qaeda, according to a confidential new report seen by Reuters. The accusati...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Barcelona ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Catalan President Artur Mas is battling to keep his pro-independence alliance together after accepting defeat in his bid to hold a referendum on Nov. 9. Mas said he wants to hold a regional election as the “definitive” test of Catalan opinion and run on a j...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Philippe Lazzarini, voiced extreme concern over the unfolding humanitarian crisis in southern, central and north-eastern Somalia where numerous communities remain “desperately” in need of water, food and healthcare...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 14th, 2014
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Pyongyang ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country’s official news agency says. The KCNA agency said on Tuesday that Mr Kim “gave field guidance” at a newly built scientists’ residenti...
By Tajuddin
In SPORTS
Oct 14th, 2014
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St.louis ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 49ers had Austin Davis on the run. San Francisco counterpart Colin Kaepernick had all day. San Francisco’s defense took charge after spotting the St. Louis Rams 14 points, sacking Davis five times in the 49ers’ 31-17 victory on Monday night. Kaeper...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 14th, 2014
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.K. inflation slowed more than economists forecast in September as falling oil prices and a stronger pound lowered the cost of imports. The rate of consumer-price growth dropped to 1.2 percent from 1.5 percent in August, the Office for National Statistics sai...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies ) – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health on Sunday disclosed establishing a modern laboratory centre in a bid to scale up the nation wide efforts to prevent entry of the deadly Ebola virus. The modern laboratory which is known as Bio safety level 3 and 4 will start...
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Oct 14th, 2014
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New York ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – War-torn Somalia’s government remains riddled with corruption while Shebab Islamists are as deadly as ever, UN investigators warned in a damming report seen by AFP on Monday. The report also says that weapons sent to the national army and supposed to be use...
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Oct 14th, 2014
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Toronto ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali-Canadian woman running for a city council seat is brushing off prejudiced messages scribbled on her campaign signs. Munira Abukar, who wears a purple headscarf in the photo on the campaign signs, tweeted images on Friday showing apparently racist mes...