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By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One of the ZIM shipping company’s cargo ships was attacked by pirates Wednesday afternoon in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, adjacent to Somalia. Security guards stationed aboard the transport ship repelled the attack by the group of pirates who attempte...
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Radio Dalsan in Mogadishu , A Member of Somalia’s Federal Parliament Abdirahman Hosh Jibril has urged two Somali nationals working as special advisers for the United Nations Special Envoy for Somalia, Nicholas Kay to resign following political heat up bet...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Naypyidaw,Myanmar ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US President Barack Obama voiced optimism on Thursday (Nov 13) that Myanmar was on the right path to democracy despite worrying “backsliding” on its much celebrated reform process. Obama delivered his cautiously upbeat assessment after h...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Tripoli ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Car bombs exploded outside the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Tripoli, Libya, early on Thursday, apparently in a backlash against the two countries for their role in a regional proxy war playing out in Libya. No one was wounded in the blas...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Mosul ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An audiotape featuring a message purportedly from ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has emerged online, in what would be the leader’s first public comments since the shadowy figure appeared on camera in July. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called for ...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies ) — President Obama will ignore angry protests from Republicans and announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration enforcement system that will protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation and provide...
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Parliament Speaker Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari warns MPs against causing commotion during sessions After Tuesday’s commotion in the parliament, the speaker of the parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari said those MPs who caused it will be dealt with in ac...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Baghdad (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Wednesday sacked 36 army officers in an anti-corruption drive at a time when the military is locked in conflict with Islamic State group jihadists. His office said that Abadi, who also serves as armed forces commander in chie...
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Asmara ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Eritrean news website , Eritrean cyclist Daniel Teklehaymanot tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend over the weekend in Debarwa, according social media sites. No name was provided of the bride, or other details of the wedding. The 26-year-old, who joine...
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Nov 13th, 2014
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Security Council is expressing concern and strongly encouraging leaders in Lebanon to show “urgency and flexibility” in choosing a president, as the country has been without a head of state since May. The current council president, A...