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Jan 21st, 2015
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Campbell, California, United States ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – EBay Inc., preparing to spin off its PayPal electronic-payments business later this year, said Wednesday that it plans to cut about 7% of its workforce and announced an agreement with Carl Icahn that will give the activist investor...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned recent violence in Defow,Hiran region, central Somalia. There have been reports of dozens of casualties, including women and children. The SRSG appealed for calm, underl...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Nairobi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency said Wednesday that some 826 Somali refugees living in northern Kenya have voluntarily returned home since a pilot project was launched on Dec. 8 last year. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi- weekly Update that a ...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Mogadishu (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s Shebab militants, Al-Qaeda’s main affiliate in Africa, on Wednesday urged supporters in Europe to follow the example of Islamist gunmen who carried out attacks in Paris. The Shebab, who called the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali’s capital security has been placed on high alert and extra troops have been deployed Mogadishu major roads to gear up any attack attempt from the Islamists in the country. The police have already commenced checking vehicles and quarters across Mogadishu. Senior...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Kramatorsk, Ukraine — Shelling from both Ukrainian military and rebel separatist positions continued Wednesday over a remote border checkpoint northwest of Luhansk that Ukraine said was seized Monday by Russian troops, a chief spokesman for the Ukrainian military said. With President Petro O. Poroshe...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraq’s prime minister on Wednesday appealed to the U.S.-led coalition and the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying the assistance pledged so far falls short of the nation’s urgent nee...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, late on Wednesday, as part of his official visit to the countries of the northeastern Horn of Africa peninsula. Erdogan and his delegation landed at Addis Ababa...
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — President Obama made four veto threats, asked Congress to pass seven or eight bills, and announced an executive action on paid sick leave Tuesday. But of all the powers of the presidency on display during his State of the Union Address, the most important may ha...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japanese officials want to talk to ISIS. But can they get in touch with the militant group? And if they do, can they do anything to save the lives of two Japanese men being held hostage? Time is running out: ISIS put out a video Tuesday giving the Japanese [&he...