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Sep 8th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it has so far repatriated 3,634 Somali refugees from Dadaab refugee camp in northeast Kenya to the Horn of Africa nation since December 2014. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi-Weekly Update released i...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Asmara , Eritrea ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki looking for an opportunity to break the diplomatic blockade and sanctions imposed on his country, declaring his readiness to attend the Third India–Africa Forum Summit. Third India–Africa Forum Summit is scheduled to be held in...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Aden, Yemen ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Saudi-led alliance launched more air strikes on Yemen’s capital and more foreign troops were reported to be moving into the country as the campaign to rout Houthi forces intensified. The Houthi-run state news agency Saba said that 15 citizens were ...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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This article by: Graham E. Fuller Former senior CIA official, author of numerous books on the Muslim World. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The West ...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Queen Elizabeth II Elizabeth will soon eclipse her predecessors to become the longest serving British monarch in her country’s history, beating the record currently held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria, whose reign clocked in at 63 years and 7 mo...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States of America has reopened its diplomatic mission to Somalia, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, marking the latest step to restore diplomatic ties since the U.S. withdrawal from the war-torn nation in the early 1990s. However, the mi...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Nairobi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia needs more support for its national army and new investment to create jobs to help it fight al Shabaab Islamist militants, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. Al Shabaab, which once ruled much of Somalia, has been driven into smaller pockets of territ...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Mogadishu , Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somalia’s National football squad [the Ocean Stars], will camp in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for a month ahead of their first leg of the preliminary round of 2018 World cup qualifiers in October. On Tuesday, the team flew to Addis Ababa, where they will pl...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday killed at least 15 Al-Shabaab militants during a foiled attack on a police station in lower Shabelle region, southern Somalia, officials said. “This morning at 6:00 a.m. an attempt by Al-Shabaab to attack a police station...
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish jets have carried out airstrikes against a group of Kurdish rebels as well as the militants’ camps in northern Iraq. It said up to 40 rebels died in the overnight aerial operations. The Anadolu Ag...