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By Tajuddin
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some European countries are rejecting asylum applications from Eritrean refugees, despite evidence they face imprisonment and torture if they are forcibly returned to the country, according to human rights group Amnesty International. Eritreans are the third l...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud welcomed the peace accord signed today (Wednesday) by both the president of Puntland State Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas and the President of Galmudug State Abdikarim Hussein Guled to end the bloo...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali National Army (SNA) backed by the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces on Wednesday arrested an ‘al-Shabaab’ commander in a security operation in Bula-Burte, Hiiraan region of central Somalia. Abdulasis Durow Abdi, Distri...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Paris, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – French authorities, operating under tough state of emergency measures adopted after the Paris terrorist attacks, have shut down three mosques for an alleged “pattern of radicalization,” the French interior minister said Wednesday. Interior M...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 2nd, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Problems with a glitch-prone rudder component and the way pilots tried to respond were major factors in the crash of an Indonesian AirAsia (AIRA.KL) jet last year that killed all 162 on board, investigators said on Tuesday. The Airbus (AIR.PA) A320 ...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Nicosia,Cyprus (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he would agree to meet with his Turkish counterpart this week to hear Turkey’s explanations on the downing of the Russian air force jet. Lavrov said he would meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusogl...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The public in the state of Oromia have so far contributed more than one billion birr for the ongoing construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The amount obtained in gift and bond purchase was made official during a training event o...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Baidao, Bay province, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali National Army forces have killed up to 10 Al-shabaab fighters and destroyed two militant training camp near Diinsoor town in Bay region, a district commissioner has said. Speaking in a phone interview with Radio Shabelle, Diinsoor DC Mohamed...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russia’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it had proof that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his family were benefiting from the illegal smuggling of oil from Islamic State-held territory in Syria and Iraq. Moscow and Ankara have been locked...
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Dec 2nd, 2015
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Naypyidaw,Myanmar ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Myanmar President Thein Sein congratulated opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her party’s victory in last month’s election and assured her there would be a peaceful transfer of power. The two leaders met Wednesday in the capital Naypyidaw for the...