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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Edmonton , Canada ( CBC + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three Somali Canadians cousins from Edmonton, the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta have died while fighting overseas for ISIS, says the father of one of the men. Ahmed Hirsi says his 20-year-old son, Mahad, was killed last fall along with cous...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Ankara ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Parliament has approved a government-sponsored motion to extend the presence of Turkish navy in the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea and the coastal waters off Somalia for one year. The motion, first approved in 2009, extends for another year the Turkish ...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Sanaa, Yemen (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 35 African migrants went missing after their boat capsized in bad weather off southwest Yemen on Monday, a military official said. Authorities have rescued eight Ethiopians and five Somalis, including a woman, and the body of another Somali has been r...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Rome ( WSJ + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Tuesday said Greece needs “a bridge agreement” on its debt situation that could in turn lead to a full accord by June. Greece’s new premier Alexis Tsipras and Mr. Varoufakis are in the midst of a tour of European capitals in...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Saudi Arabia has been trying to pressure President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to abandon his support for President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, using its dominance of the global oil markets at a time when the Russian government is reeling from the effects of plumm...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia have refused to return to work, fearing attacks by Islamic extremists, a union official and teachers said Tuesday. The estimated 700 teachers demonstrated outside parliament in Nairobi demanding that th...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Washington (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States carried out a drone strike in Somalia against a senior leader of militant group al Shabaab, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, adding his death would represent a major blow to a group already losing ground in the country. The Jan. 31 Hellfire mi...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today received credentials from the newly appointed Serbian ambassador to Somalia, Mr Ivan Zikovic. The President assured the Ambassador Zikovic that Somalia warmly welcomes the new relationship b...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Beirut , Lebanon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – ISIS militants released a video on Tuesday purporting to show a captive Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage, just days after the militants beheaded a Japanese journalist. Jordan’s king cut short his visit to Washington, D.C., following...
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Feb 3rd, 2015
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Cleveland ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The FBI has joined a manhunt for a suspect in the abduction and killings of an elderly Ohio couple who is also believed to have committed armed robberies in three states over the weekend. A spokeswoman says the FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for information abo...