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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) Iraq’s leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants. The appeal by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi conveys the mounting pr...
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New York (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Investors sold equities worldwide on Tuesday after China’s market posted its worst day in five years and oil prices fell to levels not seen since 2009. U.S. and European shares were down for a second day in a row, in part due to concern that the decline ...
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Moscow (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced hope for expanding ties with India during his visit there and sought to assuage New Delhi’s concern about Moscow’s ties with Pakistan. Putin, speaking in an interview with the PTI news agency released by the Kremlin o...
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s rebel SPLM in Opposition faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar officially opened a consultative conference on Monday, with delegates to deliberate on proposals put forward during Addis Ababa peace talks with the government. The In...
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Abudhabi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information of Somalia was a keynote speaker of today’s Global Communications Expo in Abu Dhabi, that brings diverse experts to collaborate in developing and implementing innovative Counter Violent Extremists communications activities. ...
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) announced today that its trained troops arrested Hassan Hanafi Haji head of terrorist cell designate by Al shabaab group to arrange assassination operations against Somali journalists and foreign workers In the c...
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Kinshasa (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s second-largest opposition party, the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC), expelled its leader and two other senior officials on Monday, a day after they agreed to join a new national unity government. MLC Secretary-General...
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Nairobi ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have began the voluntary repatriation of 94 Somali refugees from Kenya, 23 years after conflict and famine drove them from their homeland. The refugees, from the s...
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Copenhagen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish government has compensated nine Somalis suspected of trying to hijack a Danish ship in 2013 because they were detained too long before being brought before a judge. According to Danish authorities the nine Somalis were detained last November whi...
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- More than three million people in Somalia — 20% more than last year — need urgent help because of malnutrition, war and other crises, the United Nations said Monday (December 8th). Thousands have been affected by fighting between al-Shabaab, government and Africa...