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Dec 1st, 2014
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London ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Melanie Brown is not a lesbian, but she had some spicy news to share. “I did have a four-year relationship with a woman,” the former Spice Girl told British newspaper The Guardian about her previous love affair with Crista Parker. Brown opened up to the publi...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a decision issued by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Somali National Army (SNA) will move outside the capital in Mogadishu to expand his bases and capacity outside the main city after years of battle with armed group Al Shabaab. The Somali arm...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Wajir, Kenya (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Explosions struck the town of Wajir in northern Kenya near the border with Somalia on Monday evening and one person was killed in a gun attack that coincided with the blasts, emergency workers and police said. A police officer said the assault was probably...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Juba ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s central bank has issued a new order aimed at curbing the illegal sale of dollars on the black market, amid rising inflation. The bank order imposes restrictions on the sale of hard currency by foreign exchange bureaus. It requires the bureaus to sell only to ...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Kuala Lumpur ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Thai and Malaysian premiers agreed on Monday (Dec 1) that stalled talks on ending southern Thailand’s deadly insurrection could only resume once all rebel attacks cease and its various insurgent groups come to the table as one. The conditions spelle...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraq’s new government has discovered 50,000 “ghost soldiers” who received army salaries without showing up for work, a practice which accelerated the military’s collapse in the face of Islamic State fighters six months ago. The names w...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Washington ( ABCNEWS + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The FBI on Sunday issued the strongest warning to date about possible attacks by the ISIS terrorist group against the U.S. military inside the homeland, officials tell ABC News. In a joint intelligence bulletin issued overnight by the FBI with the Departmen...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has advised the strategic withdrawal of KDF from Somalia as a measure to curb the rising insecurity in the country. Kalonzo said the deployment of Kenyan forces to Somalia was a “hot pursuit” and is only a tempor...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Pietermaritzburg ( SAPA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Tugela Ferry man who shot dead a 70-year-old woman was jailed for 14 years by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Monday. Dolokwakhe Majozi, 29, pleaded guilty to shooting Mbukelakude Ngema twice on a footpath in January. Prosecutor Kandy Can...
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Dec 1st, 2014
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Wellington ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Pirates in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia are still holding 30 hostages in illegal captivity, the New Zealand navy officer who has just ended command of a multinational anti-piracy task force said Monday. Commodore Tony Millar, who had comman...