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Liverpool , England ( Mirror + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An asylum seeker who raped a young woman as she walked to her boyfriend’s home has been jailed for 10 years. Eritrean Mebrehtom Abrha, 25, was snared following a BBC Crimewatch appeal after the attack at around 6.30am on Sunday, July 19 last year. A...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 14 security personnel and one civilian were killed and 25 others injured when a blast targeted an anti-polio drive in Quetta city of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday. Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti con...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Niamey, Niger ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hama Amadou, a major opposition figure in Niger and a presidential candidate, has declared himself a political prisoner, his lawyer said on Wednesday, meaning he is now likely to spend time leading up to the February polls in jail. Amadou was one of 15 c...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Aleppo, Syria ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three children were killed and another 25 people injured on Wednesday when Russian warplanes targeted a primary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to local Civil Defense sources. The sources, who are based in the targeted area, said th...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Jerusalem (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Prosecutors charged four Israelis Tuesday for brutally beating an Eritrean migrant worker as he lay bleeding from gunshot wounds after being mistaken for an Arab militant attacker last year, media said. Habtom Zarhum, 29, was shot by a security guard at a bus sta...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Rome, Italy (ANSA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Perugia, January 13 – A Perugia appeals court on Wednesday granted a defence motion to reopen the trial of Somali national Hashi Omar Hassan, who was convicted for the murder of Italian reporter Ilaria Alpi and cameraman Miran Hrovatin in Somalia in Marc...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Ethiopian official says plans to integrate the capital with surrounding towns have been cancelled following deadly protests by locals who opposed the move. Getachew Reda, the minister for government communication affairs, told the Associated Press ...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia – The Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia warmly welcomes the nomination of Mr. Stephen Michael Schwartz as the ...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Eldoret, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan two-time world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat wants US$1 million dollars (693,783 pound) to be retrospectively awarded to her as the rivals who pipped her to two lucrative World Marathon Majors series titles have since been banned for doping. Ru...
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ( Arabnews + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia and Djibouti held wide ranging talks that discussed bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, including strategic plans devised to utilize alternative energy in the two countries. Ali Yacoub Mahamoud, Djibouti’s minister of energy ...