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By Tajuddin
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Feb 6th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali – Norwegian man has been arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody massacres carried out by the terrorist group al-Shabaab last year, according to Kenya’s Standard newspaper. Mohamud Jamal, 40, was arrested on January 31 for ...
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Feb 6th, 2015
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Raqqa , Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State militant group said on Friday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held, the SITE monitoring group said. In Washington, U.S. officials ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Moscow ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany began talks Friday on a new proposal for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande brought a proposal to Moscow a day after di...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Putrajaya, Malaysia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leaders of Malaysia and Indonesia on Friday (Feb 6) pledged renewed efforts to resolve stubborn disputes over maritime borders that have long nagged at one of Southeast Asia’s most important bilateral relationships. Malaysian Prime Minister N...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Feb 6th, 2015
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Dhaka ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bangladesh has expelled a Pakistani diplomat posted at the high commission in Dhaka for allegedly running an operation to smuggle fake currency across the border to undermine India’s financial system and fund terrorist groups. The arrest has uncovered an ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Taipei (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The crew of a twin-propellor TransAsia plane which crashed into a river in Taipei killing 35 people had lost power in one engine but shut down and restarted the other, investigators said on Friday. The reason for the pilots’ action was unclear but a combin...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The population of Ethiopia would approach 90 million in this year, Ethiopian Central Statistical Agency (CSE) disclosed. During a press conference CSE Public Vital Statistics Sector Interim Deputy Director, Asalefew Abera, held today the population of the Ethi...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Khartoum ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said over 500 Sudanese arrive every week into refugee camps in South Sudan since last December fleeing the armed conflict in South Kordofan state. The UNHCR said that clashes between the Sudanese army and the Sudan People’s Liberati...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 6th, 2015
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Sanaa, Yemen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemen’s powerful Shi’ite rebels finalized their takeover of the country Friday, announcing they have dissolved parliament and are establishing a new presidential council to run Yemeni affairs. In a televised statement, the Houthi militia said...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Feb 6th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Employers in the United States of America added a better-than-expected 257,000 jobs in January as the resurgent labor market began 2015 on a positive note. The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a separate survey of households, rose to 5.7% from 5...