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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 5th, 2016
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Washington (Nytimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – As tears streamed down his face, President Obama on Tuesday condemned the repeated spasms of gun violence across America as he announced new executive actions intended to reduce the number of mass shootings, suicides and killings that have become routine in ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 5th, 2016
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Tehran, Iran ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia could not hide its “crime” of executing a Shi’ite cleric by cutting ties with Tehran, but Iranian authorities disowned an attack on the Saudi embassy in Iran. Saudi Arabia, Ba...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 5th, 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota State, United States of America (Startribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than a dozen Somali and Twin Cities community and religious leaders stood shoulder to shoulder Monday evening, strongly condemning a new terrorist recruiting video as a “desperate attempt” to create hatred...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 5th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Todayszaman + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Turkish government has started to build a military training base in Somalia as part of its pledge to build up the national army for the Somali government, a senior Turkish diplomat has said. Emel Tekin, the head of the Foreign Ministry depart...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 5th, 2016
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugaas Abdirahman Ugaas Khalif Ugaas Roble,Sultan and leader one of the largest Somali clans, has been buried at the Daru-Ugaas cemetery in Halgan District, Hiiraan region, Central Somalia . The prominent Sultan of Hawadle clan died on Sunday ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 5th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Russian cruiser has crossed Egypt’s Suez Canal from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean to join Russia’s ongoing military operations in war-torn Syria. “The Russian cruiser Varyag… came through the southern entrance of the Suez Canal from the ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 5th, 2016
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Geneva (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Monday said Filippo Grandi began his five-year term as new UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Jan. 1, succeeding Antonio Guterres whose more than 10 years in office ended last week. UNHCR said the new High Commissioner, a UN offici...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 5th, 2016
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Bangui , Central African Republic ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two thirds of the 30 candidates standing for president of Central African Republic on Monday demanded the authorities halt the vote count because of what they said were irregularities in the ballot. Many voters hope the Dec. 30 poll w...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 5th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia’s coffee exports are increasing, thanks in part to government incentives, a Trade Ministry official told Anadolu Agency on Sunday. Coffee exports totaled 184,000 tons in 2014, and were worth $780 million, Shimelis Arega told...