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Cairo ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Cairo on Monday to meet his Egyptian counterpart, with both sides eager to strengthen ties and show both have options outside of the West to pursue their goals. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi greeted Putin, accomp...
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Brussels ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – European Union foreign ministers threatened sanctions on Monday against “spoilers” who obstruct efforts by the United Nations to halt fighting in Libya. Libya has been in chaos since a NATO-backed revolt ousted Muammar Gaddafi nearly four years ag...
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Yaounde, Cameroon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram escalated its attacks in neighboring countries Monday, as a car bomb exploded in one Niger town repeatedly targeted by the militants and residents said other fighters in Cameroon had abducted 20 p...
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Johannesburg , South Africa ( SAPA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The case against a man who allegedly shot a teenager during looting was withdrawn in the Atteridgeville Magistrate’s Court on Monday because of a lack of evidence, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. “The NPA couldn̵...
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Asmara , Eritrea ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to some Eritrean Websites , The Eritrean Ministry of National Development, UNHCR and the Office of Refugee Affairs (ORA) signed an agreement to ensure international protection for 2,820 Somali refugees in the Umkulu camp in Eritrea in January. The par...
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Feb 9th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. President Barack Obama, confirmed Monday that his administration is weighing the possibility of sending arms to Ukraine to help the country beat back Russian-backed separatists, if diplomacy fails. The comments came during a joint press conference with Germ...
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Eritrean delegation called upon the African Union (AU) to push for the delimitation of the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia at the 24th summit of the organization held in Addis Ababa from the 23rd through 31st of January. The delegation, which was l...
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Addis Ababa , Ethiopia ( The Independent + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian government has refused to allow a delegation of parliamentarians to visit a British dissident facing the death penalty in the African country. Andy Tsege, who is the secretary-general of a banned Ethiopian opposition movement, ...
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Manama , Bahrain ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bahrain announced on Monday the permanent closure of a new pan-Arab news channel owned by a Saudi billionaire that took to the air for less than 24 hours. The Alarab News Channel had vowed to practise “objective” journalism in a politically-ch...
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt has blamed football fans for a deadly stadium stampede that killed at least 22 people on Sunday night, arresting supporters of a Cairo club and suspending the only footballer who refused to play on as violence unfolded outside the stadium. The accusation ...