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By Tajuddin
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Aug 17th, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A passenger plane that crashed with 54 people on board in Indonesia’s Papua province was carrying cash worth around $470,000 for remote villages, a post office spokesman said Monday. Rescue teams were heading to the mountainous site where the Trigan...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 15th, 2015
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Kismayo, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- The leader of Raskamboni militia in Somalia, Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madobe) ,which seized power in Kismayo city ,with the support of Kenyan tanks under the AMISOM umbrella, has declared himself as president of Jubaland state of Somalia. Ahmed Madobe said that he has bee...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Stockholm (DPA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A stowaway on a plane from Ethiopia survived the eight-hour journey in the cargo hold, where he was discovered on Friday, police said. The man has applied for asylum in Sweden. Duty officer Stefan Fardigs with the border police at Stockholm Arlanda Airport said b...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press statement issued by the Office of the Somali President,the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has made key remarks on several issues facing the country particularly in politics, security, economy and social affair...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Mogadishu (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) -The newly appointed United Nation’s Deputy Special Representative for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, on Wednesday expressed concerns about the influx of returnees and Yemeni refugees into the country. De Clercq said over 28,000 people have arrived in Somalia since April. ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Madrid, Spain ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Colombian navy patrol boat has joined the European Union’s counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia, Spain’s defence ministry, which leads the force, said Wednesday. The patrol boat, the “7 de Agosto”, joined Operation Atalanta on Saturday after u...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Nairobi,Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report issued by Human Rights Watch on assaults against Somali civilians in the province of Lower Shabelle in southern Somalia,African Union (AU) forces in Somalia (AMISOM) should impartially investigate the killing by alleged Ugandan army troops of six m...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Five Somali pirates must spend life in prison for waging a mistaken and dramatically unsuccessful attack on a U.S. Navy ship, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that a jud...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2015
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Brooks,Alberta, Canada ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Brooks Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) along with RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigators are treating the late July disappearance of 44-year old Mohamed Jama Abdi of Brooks as a homicide. According to RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Josée Valiquette, Mohame...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 13th, 2015
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Baku,Azerbaijan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Azerbaijani authorities are seeking the arrest of a former diplomat abroad after he publicly criticized the government following a deadly Baku apartment-building fire. Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor-General’s Office says Arif Mammadov, the former head o...