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Dec 2nd, 2014
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Jerusalem (CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israel will soon have new elections, after its Prime Minister called for the dismissal of two critical members of his coalition Cabinet and announced he’d call for the dissolution of the nation’s legislature, his office announced Tuesday. Prime Minist...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US President Barack Obama has settled on Ashton B. Carter to be the next defense secretary, senior administration officials said on Tuesday, but is not prepared to announce the move because the White House has not completed its vetting of him. A former dep...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Offers Condolences in response to al-Shabaab’s attack on defenceless Quarry Workers in Mandera, Kenya: “We must use our outrage constructively, channelling it wholeheartedly into finding th...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 2nd, 2014
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Jilib ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia executed by firing squad a woman accused of espionage, the Islamist group and a witness said. The woman, named as Ruweydo Ibrahim, was shot dead in front of a crowd of hundreds of people in the town of Jilib, about 350 k...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Baghdad ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraq’s government and autonomous Kurdish regional authorities reached a formal agreement on Tuesday to end a longstanding dispute over oil exports and budget payments. Under a deal due to take effect at the start of 2015, the two sides agreed to the export o...
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Dec 2nd, 2014
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Mumbai ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Reality TV star Gauhar Khan, who was slapped by an audience member for wearing a short dress while shooting a reality show, on Tuesday said she was “hurt and shocked” by the attack but the incident has made her stronger. The attack happened on Sund...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Nairobi (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya’s president announced a security shakeup Tuesday, firing his Interior Minister and accepting the resignation of the national police chief, in the wake of a series of deadly attacks by Islamic extremists from neighboring Somalia. President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
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Dec 2nd, 2014
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Mousil ( MAILONLINE + DIPLOMAT.SO) A Somali-British jihadi who fled the UK to fight alongside the Islamic State terror group has been killed in a firefight with Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq. Abu Musa al-Sumali is understood to have been shot dead in a fierce gun battle with local resistance troop...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kenyan Nurses Union has given the government 48 hours to evacuate its members from Mandera County due to the security crisis in the region. Kenya National Union of Nurses General Secretary Seth Panyako issued the ultimatum Tuesday saying nurses cannot continue offeri...
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In WORLD NEWS
Dec 2nd, 2014
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Beirut (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday. The officials declined to give the name or nationality of the woman whom they described as o...