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May 29th, 2015
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Zurich ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of voting in an election overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world soccer. Blatter’s victory came despite ...
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May 29th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. State Department on Friday removed Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a crucial step in normalizing ties between Washington and Havana and the latest progress in President Obama’s push to thaw relations between the United States and ...
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May 29th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia is a major repository for oil and minerals, but this wealth has not extracted yet because of the battles and infighting between the tribes as well as emerging terrorist movements . Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd., chaired by former U.K. Conservat...
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May 29th, 2015
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Riyadh (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, the second attack claimed by the Sunni militant group in a week in the world’s top oil-exporting country. The Int...
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May 29th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants asserted responsibility Friday for coordinated attacks on two of the Iraqi capital’s most upmarket hotels, claiming at least 15 lives after blasts struck as lavish weekend wedding parties were in full swing. Two cars rigged with explos...
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May 29th, 2015
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Rome ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A total of 741 migrants travelling in six boats have been rescued off Sicily, the Italian coastguard says. The migrants, who had set sail from Libya, were picked up by EU naval vessels on Thursday, a coastguard spokesman told AFP news agency. Last month the EU pledge...
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May 29th, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls, a resurgent dollar and disruptions at West Coast ports, but activity has rebounded modestly. The government on Friday slashed its gross domestic pr...
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May 29th, 2015
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Los Olivos , Santa barbara, California , USA ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Neverland, the onetime ranch of international superstar Michael Jackson in Los Olivos, is up for sale at $100 million. Now dubbed Sycamore Valley Ranch, the 2,700-acre spread retains the floral clock, railroad tracks and t...
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May 29th, 2015
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Abuja , Nigeria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s newly-elected president, was inaugurated on Friday as his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan steps down from office. Mr Jonathan has won praise for conceding defeat gracefully in Africa’s most populous nation, which ...
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May 29th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was confirmed reports that an anonymous bomb threat was made at the FIFA Congress in Switzerland. After two days of controversy surrounding FIFA officials, Sepp Blatter, the current president, and Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein ...