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Oct 20th, 2014
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Dublin ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) -Four years ago Luwam Estifanos fled from the military in Eritrea in east Africa and paid $4,000 and risked her life to be smuggled across the border. The 25-year-old now lives in Norway, where she lobbies the international community to highlight the conditions in her...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 20th, 2014
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London ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia aims to produce oil within six years, Petroleum Minister Daud Mohamed Omar said on Monday, as he announced plans to reassert control over a sector which has foundered since the outbreak of civil war in 1991. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resourc...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Jeddah ( Saudi Gazette + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia’s non-oil producing private sector economy continued improvement, with SABB/HSBC Saudi Arabia Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for September 2014 posting 61.8, up from August’s 60.7 and the best reading since June 2011. The PMI has now risen ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Indianapolis, IN, USA ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Police in northwest Indiana identified the suspected serial killer believed to have murdered seven women over an unknown time period, and warned at a news conference that the body count could rise. The man accused of killing a woman Friday at a ...
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Beirut ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Lebanese soldier announced Monday that he has joined the Nusra Front, citing the Army’s alleged persecution of Sunnis as the motive behind his decision, in the fifth such defection to jihadist groups this month. In a video posted to a Nusra-affiliated Twitte...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned an attack on African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces in Hiran region and called for calm as rival clans caused insecurity in the area. Armed men and rioters blo...
By Tajuddin
In SPORTS
Oct 20th, 2014
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Madrid ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Real Madrid have confirmed that Gareth Bale has suffered a hip injury, but refused to rule the Welshman out of this week’s Champions League clash with Liverpool. The attacker reportedly picked up the injury on international duty and missed his side’...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Barcelona ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Barcelona attacker Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior has claimed that his brilliant form this season is down to feeling more “at home” in Spain. The 22-year-old arrived at the Camp Nou from Santos last summer and scored 15 times during what was a fairly low-ke...
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Manchester ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Frank Lampard will sit out Tuesday’s trip to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League through injury. The experienced midfielder was stretchered off with a thigh problem during his side’s ...
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Oct 20th, 2014
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Singapore ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ana Ivanovic has admitted that she is “very disappointed” by her defeat to Serena Williams at the WTA Finals in Singapore. The Serbian lost her opening match of the tournament on Monday as she went down 4-6 4-6 to the defending champion. “...