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Moscow ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Russia has sent anti-aircraft missiles to Syria in order to safeguard its jets involved in airstrikes against militants in the war-battered Arab country, the commander of the Russian Air Force was quoted as saying Thursday. Russia has been carrying out airstrikes on ...
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Nairobi ( Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are paying Eritrea to help fight its anti-Houthi military campaign in Yemen in an agreement that may violate United Nations sanctions against the Horn of Africa nation, according to a UN report. Eritrea is allowing t...
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Juba, South Sudan (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A thirteen-month-old baby and a man who was found cradling the infant were the only survivors of a cargo plane that crashed soon after taking off from a South Sudan airport, killing 37 people, a witness and relatives said Thursday. Stephen Warikozi, who heads So...
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — John Pombe Magufuli was sworn in Thursday as the country’s fifth president in a ceremony attended by several African heads of state but boycotted by the country’s opposition which says the vote was rigged. Chief Justice Mohammed Othman Chande a...
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Mogadishu ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Four Iranian fishermen have been freed in Somalia after security forces rescued them from a pirate gang, security officials said on Thursday. Local elder Mohamed Moalim Abdirahman said the men appeared “healthy” despite their ordeal, but that the pir...
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite caught another tropical cyclone forming on Nov. 4, 2015 at 1255 UTC (7:55 a.m. EST) in the Arabian Sea. Deadly tropical cyclone Chapala had just dissipated over Yemen when tropical...
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Nov 5th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Banaadir court in Mogadishu on Wednesday ordered the deportation of 27 Kenyans for being in Somalia illegally, or imprisonment. The judge further said the Kenyans will be fined 10 USD each,for every day they spend in Somalia, while their employer will pay 10,000 USD f...
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Defenseone + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Last April, four al-Shabaab fighters killed 148 people at Garissa University in northeastern Kenya, just up the street from a major military installation. While students fled, barefoot and in their nightclothes, the soldiers remained on standby, uns...