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Dec 12th, 2014
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Bangui, Central African Republic ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Away from the international spotlight, the Central African Republic’s rural areas are turning into fields of violence as war over territory and livestock hits a highly vulnerable population, with effects increasingly felt in neighbour...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Bossaso ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least three soldiers of Puntland state of Somalia were killed today, and about four others wounded after a roadside bomb planted by the Al shabaab insurgents in Galgala heights , near the city of Bossaso, capital of Bari Province . The blast on friday, caused by a re...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Nairobi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organisation of Migration ( IOM), in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees ( UNHCR) early this week embarked on a voluntary repatriation of 94 Somali refugees living in Kenya. The exercise, which started on Monday ...
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Acting Interior Minister Abdullahi Godah Bare said there are some ten thousands Somali refugees who are registered to return voluntarily from Kenya to Somalia, he was speaking in a ceremony to launch a new agency for resettlement of refugees and IDPs held at conferenc...
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Los Angeles ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rihanna is renowned for her fearless and edgy approach to red carpet fashion, however the 26-year-old opted for a more classic look as she hosted her first ever Diamond Ball on Thursday night. The Barbadian beauty channelled old Hollywood in a floor-lengt...
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Nairobi,Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – This is the heartbreaking moment young girls in Kenya are sold into arranged marriages for a dowry of livestock as part of a traditional ceremony which marks their passing into womanhood. Clad in tribal jewellery and with their hair tied up in braids, s...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Jerusalem ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Israeli army says a Palestinian threw acid at a Jewish family in the West Bank, after which a passer-by shot at the man and wounded him. The Palestinian acid-thrower was subsequently arrested by police and taken to hospital under custody. The military s...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Seoul, South Korea ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A furor in South Korea over an airline executive who ordered a flight back to the gate after a contretemps over macadamia nuts continued Friday, as the head of the airline apologized on live television and said that the executive — his daughter — had bee...
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Istanbul ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – In accordance with Turkey’s African Expansion Strategy, a Djibouti and Ethiopian Trade and Engineering Committee was established under Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci. Speaking at the Ethiopia-Turkey Business Forum, Zeybekci announced that the expansio...
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Dec 12th, 2014
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Sacramento,California, United States of America ( BBC + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Facebook is thinking about adding a way to “dislike” posts on its site, founder Mark Zuckerberg has said. Speaking at a Q&A session in California, he said it was one of the most requested features the social...