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Jan 31st, 2016
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Addis, Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Member states of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed they had reached an consensus that Somalia needs more economic, military and political backing to deepen peace and stability in th...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least three men were killed in a village in Kenya’s coastal Lamu county in the early hours of Sunday during a raid by suspected Islamist militants, police and officials said. At least five gunmen who spoke Somali came to Pandanguo village, sea...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 50 Al-Shabaab suspects have been arrested in a joint security operation conducted by Somali National Army (SNA) and AU peacekeeping mission forces in Jowhar town, the capital of Middle Shabelle province on Saturday. Somali government’s police...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived i...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Jerusalem ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more “sober” approach towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as only encouraging Palestinians to shun compromise. The proposal on Friday by...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Damascus, Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A double suicide bombing killed at least 45 people and wounded dozens more near a Shiite shrine south of Damascus, the Syrian capital, state television reported Sunday. The Sayeda Zeinab shrine, in what was once a busy market area, has been a major symbol t...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A report released on Friday by the United Nations panel of experts accuses Israeli government of supplying South Sudanese government with high-tech communications interception equipment. The report say Israel keeps exporting modern spy devices to South Sudan...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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San Salvador, El Salvador ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores died Saturday in a private hospital in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, his party confirmed. Flores, 56, had been in a coma since undergoing emergency surgery. Flores, who led El Salvador fr...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Qoryooley,Lower Shabelle province, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On Friday, Somali National Army (SNA) foiled a vicious attack by Al Shabaab militants tried to seize a town in the south of the capital Mogadishu. Fighters belonging to the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabaab attacked Qoryooley district, pr...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 16 fighters of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed Friday in operations in southeast Turkey, the Turkish military said on Saturday. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that nine PKK militants were killed in Cizre,...