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By Tajuddin
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Madrid ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed his delight after picking up three awards at the Spanish Football League gala in Madrid last night. The Real Madrid attacker was named the Best Striker and Best Player of the 2013-14 La Liga campaign, in addition to winning the B...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Manchester ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Manchester City have reportedly joined the race for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, who looks increasingly likely to leave the Bernabeu in January. The 27-year-old, who has been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United, will be a free agent ...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Barcelona ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has refused to deny reports that Lionel Messi had a painkilling injection before Saturday’s El Clasico against Real Madrid. A report on Monday claimed that the Argentine needed a painkiller to play at the Bernabeu after pic...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Moscow ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – While in Moscow for the official presentation of the World Cup 2018 logo, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has admitted that he feels it was an error to award Lionel Messi the ‘Golden Ball’ award at this summer’s competition in Brazil. Messi was presented with the ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Asmara ( The Guardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Eritrea is the most closed and repressive country in Africa, routinely denying access to the international media. No foreign journalists are based in the country and there is no independent local press. However, in a rare and courageous breach of the wall ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Kampala ( The World Street Journal + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda has started sending 2,700 new troops to war-torn Somalia, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, as African Union peacekeeping troops continue efforts to stabilize the nation. The fresh troops will reinforce the security of Somalia’s pre...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – For the first time since 1991, the World Bank Group is back at work in Mogadishu. A new World Bank-administered Multi-Partner Fund for Somalia has recently opened a facility to finance emergency expenditures in Somalia’s budget and several weeks ago, Mogad...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 28th, 2014
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Brussels ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The EU will launch a patrol mission in the Mediterranean on the first day of November amid warnings the number of boat migrant deaths could rise with Italy mulling pulling the plug on its own rescue mission. To complicate matters further, Britain said yester...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( Amnesty + DIPLOMAT.SO) Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state based solely on their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report released today. “Because I am Oromo” – Sweeping ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 28th, 2014
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Seoul (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A prominent North Korean defector who has advocated U.N. action to stop the country’s human rights abuses said on Tuesday authorities have taken his father hostage in a campaign to discredit his story of survival and escape from a prison camp. North Korea h...