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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Mogadishu , Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia has banned Christmas and New Year celebrations because they are ‘contrary to Islamic culture’ – days after a similar move by the Sultan of Brunei. Director General of Somalia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs, Sheikh Mohame...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has received a donation of 5,800 tents from the People’s Republic of China to help boost the voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees back to Somalia. Speaking after she received the donation, Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amb. Monica...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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London ( The Telegraph + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali refugee who raped two women in Britain has won the right to stay in this country indefinitely on human rights grounds. Abdalla Ali Hemed carried out a string of sex attacks, including one on a woman he drugged and raped within 24 hours of being r...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Paris , France ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – French authorities say that man suspected of beheading a businessman at a French gas factory in June has committed suicide in his prison cell. Deputy Prosecutor Jean-Michel Bourles in Evry, a Paris suburb, said Wednesday that Yassin Salhi hanged himself with...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The much-anticipated super Cup match in Somalia is slated for Thursday 24th of December 2015 and will be put before international audience by the London-based Universal TV and the State-owned Television [SNTV]. The supper cup is normally played between the National le...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A gauge of U.S. business investment plans fell in November and the prior month’s increase was revised sharply lower as the drag on manufacturing from a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector showed little sign of abating. But the outlook...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Mumbai, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it has decided to move a plea against the acquittal of actor Salman Khan in connection with the 2002 hit-and-run case. Government pleader Abhinandan Vagyani informed Justices A S Ok...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Berlin (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 24-year-old has categorically denied he wants a move away from Allianz Arena, saying he is more than happy to stay put regardless of his coach’s future. Thiago Alcantara has rubbished suggestions he will follow Pep Guardiola out of Bayern Munich at th...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The World Bank has taken the rare step of cancelling a $265m road project in Uganda amid allegations of mismanagement by the government and sexual abuse of minors by employees working for its contractors. The bank’s internal watchdog launched an investigat...
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Dec 23rd, 2015
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London (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that the club’s current injury problems are the same ahead of the Boxing Day clash with Stoke City. Van Gaal, who is believed to be under increasing pressure following a run of six games without a win in ...