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By Tajuddin
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Feb 1st, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – NUSOJ has issued a report about the freedom of the press in Somalia, See here : 21 January,2015: Puntland authorities briefly arrested Hussein Yasin, Editor of Shacabkamedia website in the administration’s capital in Garowe. Puntland authorities did not comment the re...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 1st, 2015
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Egyptian authorities have released and deported an Australian journalist jailed for more than a year in a case that had been criticized by human rights groups. The Australian, Peter Greste, is one of three journalists for Al Jazeera’s English-language affil...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Manama, Bahrain ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal launched his new Arabic TV channel, Alarab TV, in Bahrain on Sunday. The channel, said to have 280 staff including correspondents in 30 countries, is set to be a competitor to Qatar-backed Al Jazeera, establ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Baghdad ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence in the country amid the war against the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 1,375 people in January. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq, known as UNAMI, put the number of civilians killed at 79...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 1st, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday he is “infuriated” by the purported beheading of journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State group and vowed to hold the terror group responsible. “I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The growth momentum of the United States was lost towards the end of 2014 as weak exports underscored the risks that the country’s economic recovery faces from drooping demand from overseas market. The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by an...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Honkong ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pro-democracy protesters streamed through the heart of Hong Kong on Sunday in their first sizable show of strength since the police cleared occupations that blocked streets for 11 weeks late last year. The protest was much smaller and milder than the “Occupy”...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Maidaguri,Nigeria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria’s main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that killed at least eight people, witnesses and a security source said. Militant group Boko Haram has kill...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian officials have launched the pre-service testing of the country’s first ever inter-city light rail system, a $475 million project that the government hopes would ease traffic congestion in its sprawling capital of Addis Ababa. “The light rail project w...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organization for Migration is condemning growing violence against foreign nationals and their businesses in several Johannesburg townships. IOM is calling on the South African government to take urgent action to protect the migrants from xe...