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Feb 15th, 2015
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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...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPOMAT.SO) – Last week, Abdia Sheikh made her regular trip to Dahabshiil, a tiny office in Falls Church, Va., and a financial nerve center of the Somali community in Northern Virginia. She had brought $200 in cash, which she sends every month to the widow and children o...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi soldiers and militants of the Islamic State group clashed again over the weekend in a western Iraqi town that has changed hands several times in skirmishes near a military base where American troops are training Iraqi soldiers. Hundreds of Islamic State...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Athens ,Greece ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expects tough talks at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday over how to proceed with its international bailout but remains confident, he told a German magazine in an interview published on Sunday. “...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Sanaa , Yemen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Shiite militiamen who seized power in Yemen vowed to defy “threats” as the U.N. Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution Sunday calling on them to step aside or face consequences. Yemen is a traditional U.S. ally in the fight against ...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Luhanskoye, Ukraine ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists blamed each other on Sunday for a multitude of violations of a cease-fire during the first day the accord took effect. Some lingering violence was expected, given the recent intensity of the combat, ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Djibouti (Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia and Djibouti accused Eritrea of sabotaging regional stability, a charge denied by the Horn of Africa nation which has fought with both neighbors. Eritrea’s government has a “continuous destabilization policy” and the international community should t...
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Feb 15th, 2015
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Copenhagen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Danish police said a man they shot dead early Sunday was likely behind the two shooting attacks Saturday in Copenhagen that killed two civilians and wounded five police officers. Officials said no evidence suggests other gunmen were involved in the shootin...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 12th, 2015
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Rome ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 300 migrants who tried to cross the frigid Mediterranean in open, rubber boats, were reported missing Wednesday by survivors as the U.N. refugee agency and other aid groups sharply criticized the new EU rescue operation as insufficient and costing lives. The susp...
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Feb 12th, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese relatives of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 protested outside the carrier’s office on Thursday (Feb 12), demanding Malaysia withdraw a statement declaring all the passengers dead. The Malaysian government last month offici...