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Oct 27th, 2014
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Johannesburg ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) The captain of South Africa’s national soccer team was fatally shot at a friend’s house during an attempted robbery on Sunday night, police said. Goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed around 8 p.m. after two gunmen entered a house in Vosloorus township near J...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Refugees in Kenya can apply and be granted citizenship, if a proposed law is passed and adopted. The law being drafted by the Department of Refugee Affairs will replace the Refugee Act of 2006, which the government said has failed to address refugee issues ad...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Baidao ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The speaker of Somali Federal Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari is in Baidoa for the establishment of administration for the new regional state of south western Somalia. Professor Jawari is expected to take part in the drafting of a new constitution which will guide...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Abuja ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Boko Haram militants reportedly abducted at least 30 boys and girls from a remote village in northeastern Nigeria over the weekend, throwing into question a government-declared cease-fire with the insurgents. The Islamist extremists on Friday raided Mafa, a tow...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Hanoi (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China’s top diplomat was greeted warmly as he arrived in Vietnam on Monday to repair ties ruptured by disputes over the South China Sea. Relations between the two communist neighbors plunged to the lowest point in years after China in May deployed a giant oil ri...
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In WORLD NEWS
Oct 27th, 2014
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Brasilia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Dilma Rousseff has promised to re-unite Brazil after narrowly winning re-election to a second term in office with 51.6% of the vote. She said “dialogue” would be her top priority after a bitterly fought campaign against centre-right can...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Voice of America (VOA) Amharic Service, on its October 21 special program, reports the killing of over 540 people, mostly from the Amhara ethnic group, in a conflict with the Mezenger people in the Gambella region of Western Ethiopia. The gruesome mas...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 27th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Starting a tour of the Horn of Africa, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday in Ethiopia announced $8 billion in funding for Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda. “The countries of the Horn of Africa are making imp...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Helsinki ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mahad Mohamed Salaad is in Finland where he met with the Finish Foreign Affairs Minister in the capital city of that country Helsinki, a member of Finish parliament and...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Mogadishu (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s president has instructed his cabinet to ignore a cabinet reshuffle by the prime minister, highlighting a possible rift at a time when Somalia is looking to build confidence in its government and reassure donors. Somali President Hassan Sheikh ...