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By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The World Bank said Thursday it has taken a crucial step to help support the flow of remittances to Somalia, to ensure they continue to reach people who depend upon them as a critical source of income. Bella Bird, World Bank Country Director for Tanzania,...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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New York ( UN News Centre + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Warning of worsening violence and humanitarian crises across areas of East and Central Africa, the Head of Operations for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), John Ging, today called for additional support for ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 29th, 2015
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Tallahassee , Florida State , United States of America ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An engine on a passenger jet bound for Caracas, Venezuela, burst into flames while taxiing for takeoff at a Florida airport on Thursday, officials said, and several people were injured as they exited the plane usi...
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Beijing , China ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy, the ruling Communist Party said on Thursday, a move aimed at alleviating demographic strains on the economy. The policy i...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the third quarter as businesses cut back on restocking warehouses to work off an inventory glut, but solid domestic demand could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Gross domestic product...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Kigali , Rwanda ( DW + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Foreign Minister of Rwanda accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of having a racial bias and of being little more than a tool for Western countries “to manipulate African politics.” Louise Mushikiwabo made these claims in an exclusi...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Beijing , China ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China on Thursday called on Japan to stop “hampering” flights by Chinese military aircraft, after Japan said its scrambled fighter jets to prevent possible incursions by Chinese planes a record high number of times in the summer. Japan jets...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Khartoum , Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Around 16 Sudanese people have been killed in an attack by Ethiopian armed groups on the joint border, a Sudanese official said on Wednesday. Repeated clashes have been erupted on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border between the ’’Shifta’’ Ethiopian armed g...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Asmara , Eritrea ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Given the distances that must be traveled over sea to get to Aden from Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates, the port of Assab may be serving as a local logistics hub, situated relatively close to the conflict. If this is the case, ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 29th, 2015
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Baidoa, Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has commissioned and handed over a clinic for the Somali Police Force in the Bay region, in support of efforts to ensure improved access to healthcare by the police and the community in general. The ceremo...