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By Tajuddin
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May 17th, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia’s opposition has vowed to normalize relations with neighboring Eritrea and set a new foreign policy course if it won the upcoming parliamentary polls, slated for next week. “We want the two countries to return to their historica...
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May 17th, 2015
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Riyadh ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.N. envoy to Yemen on Sunday called on a Saudi-led military coalition and its adversaries to extend a humanitarian truce due to expire at 2000 GMT (4 p.m. ET), to allow for more aid to be delivered to Yemenis. Mauritanian diplomat Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed ...
By Tajuddin
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May 17th, 2015
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Burhakaba,Somalia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A suspected U.S. drone has crashed in a town previously overrun by the Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab militant group in the southwestern Bay region, local residents said Sunday. Locals in Somalia’s Burhakaba city told Anadolu Agency that the dr...
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May 17th, 2015
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New Delhi ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Calling her “humane and down to earth”, actor Irrfan says his “Jazbaa” co-star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is much more than what media perceives about the actress. Irrfan, 48, who is currently shooting the Sanjay Gupta-directed action-thriller with the 41-year-...
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May 17th, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malaysia prodded Myanmar on Sunday to halt the exodus from its shores as concern grew for uncounted migrants adrift in rickety boats around the Andaman Sea. The United Nations has called on Southeast Asian nations not to push back the boatloads of Rohingy...
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May 17th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Ethiopia of the upcoming elections scheduled for May 24, 2015. U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation throughout the electoral period. This Trav...
By Tajuddin
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May 17th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) The United States has expressed “deep concern” about a death sentence issued by an Egyptian court against deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and more than 100 others for their role in a mass jailbreak during the 2011 uprising. A U.S. State Depart...
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May 17th, 2015
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Maputo ,Mozambique ( APA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mozambique’s provincial director for transport and communications in the central Sofala province Elsio Canda has said the country loses up to US$100 million in road accidents per year as hundreds die and thousands are injured due to reckless driving and...
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May 17th, 2015
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Beijing ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, has expressed concerns over large-scale Chinese reclamation projects in disputed waters during a visit to China. Kerry met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi earlier today (16 May) and urged him “to take actio...
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May 17th, 2015
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Bujumbura, Burundi ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday made his first appearance in the capital since the attempted coup against his government last week. Mr. Nkurunziza appeared before journalists at his presidential palace in Bujumbura Sunday morning. He made...