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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.N.’s envoy for Libya held talks in Tripoli Friday, seeking to encourage the administration there to commit to a national unity government that would end years of bloodshed. Martin Kobler, on a desperate diplomatic push to get Libya’s two separate admi...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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This article by: Hisham Melhem is a columnist and analyst for Al Arabiya News Channel in Washington, DC. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – Generations ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. military has stopped flying drones from the southern Ethiopian town of Arba Minch, which they had used since 2011, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia said. The two countries agreed that a U.S. presence in Arba Minch isn’t need...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security o...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Aden, Yemen ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Saudi-led coalition that has been bombing the Houthi movement in Yemen for nine months announced on Saturday the end of a ceasefire that began on Dec. 15, the Saudi state news agency SPA said, in a setback to attempts to end the conflict. The ceasefire b...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Since childhood, Ethiopian Asmelash Zeferu has dreamed to become a pilot. Decades later, although not a pilot, the 35-year-old built his own plane. The aircraft with a two-seat cockpit was made from pieces of material including wood, metal, and alu...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Kiev, Ukraine ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Ukraine says it will introduce a wide-ranging ban on food imports from Russia in a week, a response to Russia’s ban on food products from Ukraine. The decree published on Ukraine’s government website on Saturday said the imports will be banned as ...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China’s POLY-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings Ltd has finished drilling two appraisal wells in Ethiopia’s southeast and will soon know the size of gas deposits there, a senior Ethiopian official said. Ethiopia says the wells in the Calub and Hilala f...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Somali National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) claimed its troops have foiled a planned attack on the African Union forces’ headquarters that also houses foreign diplomats and the United Nations offices on the New Year’s Eve on Thur...
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Jan 2nd, 2016
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Copenhagen, Denmark ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Princes Mary of Denmark looked beautiful as she attended the Danish palace’s annual New Year’s Eve banquet. The royal beamed broadly as she arrived at the event alongside Crown Prince Frederik. Arm-in-arm with her husband of 11 years, the princess...