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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 7th, 2016
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Seoul, South Korea (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Thursday to cooperate for strong, effective resolutions in the United Nations Security Council over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s nucle...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 7th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir arrived here on Thursday for talks on anti-terror cooperation, officials said. The Saudi foreign minister is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Army Chief General Rahee...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 7th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 47 people were killed on Thursday when Libya’s worst bomb attack since the fall of Col.Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training center as hundreds of recruits gathered for a morning meeting. No group immediately claimed the attack in the tow...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 7th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration foresees Syrian President Bashar Assad’s stepping down sometime in March 2017, according to a report published Wednesday by The Associated Press. A timeline sets an unspecified date next March as the earliest for Assad ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 7th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Government of Somalia announced Thursday that it has severed diplomatic ties with Iran, according to a press statement issued by the Foreign Ministry. Click on the following links to peruse the statement in Somali , Arabic and English...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 7th, 2016
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New Delhi, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his leadership as “exemplary”. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, died on Thursday in New Delhi following a short battle with illness. Sayeed, ...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 7th, 2016
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This article by: Fatuma Lamungu Nur is a PHD holder in international politics and based in New York, USA 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. – The Ethiopia...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jan 7th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey 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. Turkish foreign ministry reported that building the training center i...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jan 7th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new contingent of 140 Nigerian police officers has been deployed in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to support ongoing pacification efforts. The newly deployed personnel replace their colleagues who completed a one year tour of d...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 7th, 2016
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This article by: Valerie Frank is completing a PhD exploring aspects of Eritrea’s foreign policy from Independence to 2009. She recently conducted fieldwork within the country. This article is based on observations and informal discussions conducted whilst she was there. The content of this [report/s...