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By Tajuddin
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: The appointment of the new Prime Minister, President’s visit to...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia expects to complete the Chinese-backed construction of a $475 million metro rail system in the capital Addis Ababa next month, the head of the project said. The project, built by China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) and mostly financed thro...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Luanda , Angola ( DIPLOMAT.SO ) – Angolan security forces have arrested dozens of foreigners including Somali nationals in Angolan main towns. Somali nationals express since the security swoop has been launched. Ahmed Nur Hersi, one of the Somali nationals in Angola told to Radio Goobjoog in Mo...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The special representative of United Nations secretary general for Somalia Nicholas Kay briefing media outlets has shed light on the achievements of UN Political Office and AMISOM. The envoy has declared that a national referendum on the constitution will be held in 2...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. President Barack Obama recently announced to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba. While the announcement is subject to stringent public scrutiny, many are blaming this decision as well as President for taking ‘U’ turn from his 2008 stand. At that ti...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Pyongyang (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were “groundless slander” and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. An unnamed spokesman of the North...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Moscow ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, president Vladimir Putin said on Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. Both the European Union and United States adopted...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) welcomes the United Nations Security Council’s (UN SC) decision to de-list the former Al-Shabaab leader who has renounced violence and embraced the peace process, Sheikh Mohamed Said “Atom”, from the 1844 Sanctions list. M...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States transferred four detainees from the Guantánamo Bay prison to Afghanistan late Friday, the Defense Department announced Saturday, fulfilling a request from the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, in what officials here characterized as a s...
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Dec 20th, 2014
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A former Somali warlord who allied to the extremist Al Shabaab group but severed links this summer has been removed from a UN sanctions list. Mohamed Said Atom, a powerful arms dealer, was targeted with UN travel and financial sanctions for “kidnapping, piracy an...