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By Tajuddin
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May 31st, 2015
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Mogadishu ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – News sources from the Somali Region in Ethiopia reveal that bloody battles continue on the sixth day in a row between armed militias of the region, “Liyu Police” of the Ogaden clan, backed by the Ethiopian regime and pastoralists from Habargidir and ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
May 31st, 2015
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Geneva ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Secretary of State John Kerry headed to a Boston hospital Sunday after breaking his leg in a bicycling accident in Switzerland and cutting short a diplomatic trip focused on nuclear negotiations with Iran. Kerry, 71, broke his right femur in the accident early...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Sanaa, Yemen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck military bases aligned with Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the capital Sanaa overnight and early Sunday morning, residents said. The raid hit an air base near Sanaa airport and a military installation overlooki...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
May 31st, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Israel (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jeb Bush said Saturday that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and called for the United States to move its embassy to there from Tel Aviv. “I support that, absolutely,” the former Florida governor said, responding to a question about whet...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Dover, Delaware,USA ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Beau Biden, former Delaware attorney general and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, the vice president said in a statement. “The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words. We know that Bea...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Addis Ababa (Sudantribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One of Ethiopia’s main opposition, Semeyawi (Blue) party rejected both the election process and the preliminary results issued on Wednesday from Sunday’s parliamentary election. “The Blue Party does not accept the process as free and fair and does not ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
May 31st, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore ( WSJ + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A senior Chinese naval commander has claimed new islands his country is building in the South China Sea will benefit the region, while stressing that such activities “fall well within the scope of China’s sovereignty.” Noting the military usefulness o...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
May 31st, 2015
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Djibouti ( France24 + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Since independence from France in 1977 this tiny republic at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden has turned itself into a regional player with strategic and commercial clout. Not long ago Djibouti was known for little more than French legionna...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Asia-Pacific security summit was briefly put on lockdown Sunday after police shot dead a local motorist who tried to flee a checkpoint in a car later found to contain drugs, officials said. The three-day Shangri-La Dialogue attended by US defense s...
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In WORLD NEWS
May 31st, 2015
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Moscow ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a U.S. warship that was acting “aggressively” in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, but the Pentagon denied any unusual behavior. RIA quoted an anonymous source in Russia&...