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Feb 15th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali official was killed by unknown gunmen in western Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said. Militants killed Youssef Mohamed Siyad, an official with Somalia’s ministry of planning and international cooperation, while on his way to work, eyewitnesses...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Cairo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State released a video on Sunday purporting to show the beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya, violence likely to deepen Cairo’s concerns over security threats from militants thriving in the neighboring country’s chaos...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( BBC + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia is often described as the world’s most dangerous country, the quintessential failed state. It has had no effective central government for more than two decades, and is affected by conflict, drought, piracy and famine. The BBC’s Africa Editor ...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Damaturu , Nigeria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a bus station in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Damaturu, killing at least 16 people, police said. An additional 32 people were injured in the explosion and taken to the hospital, Danladi Marcus, police co...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – If his Facebook page is any indication, Craig Hicks doesn’t hate Muslims. An avowed atheist, his online posts instead depict a man who despises religion itself, but nevertheless seems to support an individual’s right to his own beliefs. “I hate...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Addis Ababa (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia will complete expansion work on the capital’s airport in 2018 to triple the number of passengers it handles from 7 million a year now and will soon pick a site for a new hub to deal with 10 times the number in future, a senior official said. ...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Rome ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Italy’s coast guard went to the rescue of at least 1,000 migrants in difficulty in the sea between Europe and North Africa on Sunday, the third operation of its kind in as many days. The coast guard said it had plucked more than 130 people from two rubber ...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Rome (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali trafficker who raped and attacked migrants he had led through the desert to Libya to make the perilous crossing to Italy has been sentenced to 30 years in prison by an Italian court, media reported. Mouhamud Elmi Muhidin, 34, was identified by several survivo...
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kardashian West clan is about sharing the love – especially on Valentine’s Day. Kim Kardashian took to social media to celebrate the two people closest to her heart on the special day on Saturday. The 34-year-old star is clearly a big fan of ...
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sorry, Benedict Cumberbatch fans: The actor is officially off the market. The “Sherlock” star, who is up for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in “The Imitation Game,” wed theater director Sophie Hunter on Saturday at the Isle of Wight in...