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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Kinshasa , Democratic Republic of the Congo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Western powers have urged Democratic Republic of Congo to withdraw or re-draft divisive changes to electoral law due to be voted through on Thursday, after days of deadly protests over the legislation, diplomatic sources said...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Kiev ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ukraine’s defence ministry says its troops have withdrawn from the main terminal of Donetsk airport, the scene of bitter fighting in recent weeks. It said the military retained control of parts of the airport, but that six soldiers had died and 16 were wou...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Málaga, Spain ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Antonio Banderas says he will “always love” ex-wife Melanie Griffith. The couple divorced in June after 18 years, and Banderas has since gone public with new girlfriend Nicole Kimpel. He told Spanish TV show “El Hormiguero,” “It was a hard year. I had a...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Los Angeles ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – It has emerged that Casper Smart’s dog recently escaped from Jennifer Lopez’s house and attacked one of her neighbours, leaving one woman with a broken hand. Although the incident reportedly occurred in December, Casper’s pooch – aptly named B...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Jerusalem ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Israeli man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of hacking into the computers of a number of international singing stars, including Madonna, and selling their songs online, a police source said. A police spokesman confirmed that a 39-year-old Israeli ...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Sanaa, Yemen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Authorities in southern Yemen re-opened Aden’s air and sea ports on Thursday in a sign tensions have eased, but heavily armed rebels remained stationed outside the Yemeni president’s house and palace in the capital despite a deal reached yesterday calling for ...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Tehran ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thousands gathered in Tehran Wednesday at a funeral procession for a Revolutionary Guards general killed by Israel, after his commander warned the Jewish state it should “await destructive thunderbolts”. General Mohammad Ali Allahdadi died alongsid...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. will transfer 20 mine resistant vehicles, commonly known as MRAPS, to African Union forces taking part in military operations in Somalia, Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa said Tuesday. Uganda and Burundi, two countries that have been deplo...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today led celebrations to commemorate the adoption of the standard written form of the Somali language – first written down 42 years ago. Attending the celebrations in Mogadishu were the Speaker of the Federal Parliament Mohamed ...
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Jan 22nd, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will tomorrow ( Friday) welcome Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Somalia. This is President Erdoğan’s second visit to Somalia, the first being in his role as Turkish Prime Minister in 2011. The two Presidents will hold b...