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Jan 9th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An aide to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air strike in the western province of Anbar, a media network affiliated with the Iraqi Defense Ministry said on Saturday. The man, identified as Ali Mohammed al-Ubaydi, was...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Investors who were bloodied in the year-opening stock rout will be hard pressed to find any salve next week. With prospects dimming for a strong start to earnings season, and worries about slow growth in China continuing to overhang the market, even a price-d...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Aden, Yemen ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemen’s Saudi-backed government said on Saturday that peace talks due to be held on Jan. 14 would most probably be postponed beyond that date. “The thinking is to postpone the round of peace talks from mid-January to another date,” spokes...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey has summoned Iran’s ambassador to Ankara over the controversy created by some Iranian media outlets on Erdogan’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia. Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday the Iranian ambassador was summ...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Mexico ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mexico’s government aims to fulfill a request from the United States to extradite the newly-recaptured drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman to face drug trafficking charges, sources familiar with the situation said on Saturday. The Mexican Attorne...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Damascus,Syria (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Saturday that his country is ready to partake in the upcoming meetings on Syria crisis in Geneva, according to the state news agency SANA. Al-Moallem made the remarks during his meeting with the visi...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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San José,Costa Rica ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Costa Rican police on Friday arrested five Somali migrants hidden in the back of a private ambulance stopped on the border with Nicaragua, authorities said. The vehicle was being driven by two Costa Ricans who were not paramedics and who had no li...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Portland, Maine State, United States of America (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five new police officers were sworn in for the Portland department this morning, including the city’s first Somali officer. Zahra Abu has been working in the department as a Cadet. She will officially become an off...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Jowhar, Middle Shabelle province , Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen dressed in Somali military uniform have opened fire on a civilian bus in Warsheekh town of Middle Shabelle province, killing one person and injuring five others, an official said on Saturday. Confirming the incident, Muridi Hass...
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa , Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia has presented representatives of Egypt and Sudan with explanations regarding the adequacy of the two outlets of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in letting water to the two downstream countries. The experts’ team drawn from the three cou...