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Nov 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information last night took part Somali Pop Idol (Singing Competition) that four youths were competing to test their talents in singing, poets and music. “Somali Pop Idol is part of the Development of Somali Songs, Poetry, Culture, Art...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least one person was killed and two others wounded on Saturday in a car bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said. “One person… was killed and two others wounded this morning after a bomb attached to the car was remotely detonated,&...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) Somali military court has sentenced two Al Shabaab militant group members to life in prison and ten years in jail. Hassan Mohiyadin Ali was sentenced to life in prison while his colleague Abdirashid Ibrahim Ahmed. The two were found guilty for being part of outlawed Alqaeda l...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State (IS) has executed another 85 members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last week to further the militant group’s territorial advances, a tribal leader and security official say. Sheikh Naeem al-Ga’oud...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Asmara ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to news websites of Eritrea, a total of eight Ethiopian Air Force pilots have defected this month, according to a senior Eritrean official. Eritrean official who declined to be named didn’t specify if the pilots defected to Eritrea, or if they managed to ...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Egyptian court convicted eight men on Saturday of charges of “inciting debauchery” after their appearance in a video of a same-sex wedding party on a Nile riverboat, sentencing each to three years in prison. The Internet video shows two men exchanging rings ...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Minister of Information of the Federal Government of Somalia, Mustafa Sheikh Ali Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: the delivery of...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Kobani (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi Kurdish forces arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani with heavy weapons to help Syrian Kurds fend off attempts by Islamic State insurgents to seize the town and cement control in the Turkish border region. Syrian Kurdish fighters welcomed the fighters who a...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Ouagadougou ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A second military officer appears to have taken power in Burkina Faso, a third leader for the West African state in 24 hours. Colonel Isaac Zida said he had assumed the powers of head of state, and called on the international community to recognise his au...
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Nov 1st, 2014
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Maidaguri,Nigeria (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremists is threatening to kill a captured German. Abubakar Shekau says in a new video released late Friday that Boko Haram is still holding the unidentified German who he says is “always crying.” He says they ...