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Jun 4th, 2015
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Accra, Ghana ( NBC News + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Flooding in Ghana’s capital swept stored fuel into a nearby fire, setting off a huge explosion at a gas station that killed 150 people and set alight neighboring buildings, authorities said Thursday. The blast took place as dozens of people sought shelte...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Torino – Italia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The defender of Juventus has given his side a boost after Giorgio Chiellini was ruled out with a calf injury earlier on Thursday Andrea Barzagli has given Juventus a fitness boost after he was named in the 22-man squad to face Barcelona in Satur...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – FIFA has moved to clear up its reasoning behind granting the Football Association of Ireland a financial settlement to not contest in court their infamous World Cup playoff defeat in 2009. A controversial handball from Thierry Henry, which directly led to Will...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Paris , France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Serena Williams, battling the flu, “didn’t expect to win” after dropping the first set, but came up with another dramatic comeback to reach the final of the French Open on Thursday. For the fourth time in the tournament, Williams drop...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Beijing ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Chinese authorities on Friday morning began preliminary work on righting a cruise liner that capsized earlier this week with 456 people aboard, saying they had given up hope of finding more survivors. Just 14 people are known to have survived the late Monday disast...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Cape Town, South Africa ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jindal Steel and Power’s Africa unit said on Thursday it plans to build a $400 million power station in Mozambique and sign an agreement to sell electricity to the southern African country by year-end. “We can start building immedia...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak must stand trial for a third time over the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the popular uprising that ousted him, a court ordered Thursday. Mubarak, 87, ruled the country for three decades before he was...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Eight people appeared in court in Tanzania’s southern district of Mpanda on Thursday charged with chopping a hand off an albino woman, a court official told AFP. The victim, 30-year-old mother-of-four Remi Luchoma, was attacked in May and is ...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Sudan Tribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A South Sudanese academician, professor Wani Tombe Lako, died on Wednesday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. He was found dead while in his apartment on Wednesday morning. Tombe who used to live in exile in England last year came to Eth...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Former senior FIFA official Jack Warner, indicted in a wide-ranging bribery scandal, has promised to unleash a tide of evidence relating to the dealings of world soccer’s governing body and its president, Sepp Blatter. Warner said he fears for his life b...