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By Tajuddin
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Mexico ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mexico recaptured the world’s most notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman with U.S. help in a violent standoff on Friday, six months after he humiliated President Enrique Pena Nieto by tunneling out of a maximum security prison. Guzman,...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 8th, 2016
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Kinshasa,Democratic Republic of Congo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday they would stage rallies to put pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step down when his mandate expires at the end of the year. The announcement comes a year afte...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 8th, 2016
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This article by: Russell Whitehouse 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. – Fighting amongst neighboring peoples has been endemic throughout the history of h...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 8th, 2016
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Bangui,Central African Republic ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Central African Republic looks set for a run-off vote to elect a new president to try to end a cycle of Muslim-Christian violence after former prime minister Anicet Georges Dologuele topped the poll but fell short of a majority. Dologue...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 8th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two assailants armed with a gun, a knife and a suicide belt attacked a hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Hurghada on Friday, wounding two foreign tourists, security sources said. One of the injured was from Denmark and the other from Germany, t...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Human Rights Watch said Friday that Ethiopian sources killed at least 140 people and wounded many more in what the group says “may be the biggest crisis to hit Ethiopia since the 2005 election violence.” The rights group’s new estimate is...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 8th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Airlines from Friday will be using its Airbus A-321 aircraft to display national cultural figures as part of the ‘Discover the Potential-Turkey’ scheme. The airplanes, adorned with prominent, influential figures inside and outside, aim to...
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported on Friday that localised fighting between armed groups and government soldiers in the South Sudanese state of Western Equatoria is spurring new displacement in and from the African country. According to the a...
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Khartoum, Sudan ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has felicitated its vice president and Somali FA boss, Abdiqani Said Arab on his winning of the African Football leader of the year award. In a letter he wrote to president Abdiqani Said Arab, ...
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The president of Somali Football Federation and CECAFA vice president, Abdiqani Said Arab, has been crowned as the African Football leader of the year, after receiving the prestigious award during the Glo awards ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria over night on Thursday. ...