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Jan 14th, 2016
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Washington , United States of America ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press statement issued by the U.S. Department of State – The United States is increasingly concerned by the continued stifling of independent voices in Ethiopia, including the detention of Oromo political party leaders....
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kurdish militants have attacked a police station in southeast Turkey with a truck bomb, killing six people including a baby and two toddlers, in one of the biggest strikes since the conflict reignited in July, security officials said on Thursday. The ov...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s suggestion to redesign parts of the water outlets of the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD), an Ethiopian official disclosed here Thursday. The Public Relations Director at the Ethiopian Ministry of Water an...
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region , Central Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A team of experts from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) visited the Djiboutian Contingent in Beledweyne to assess the impact of training offered to AMISOM Peacekeepers prior and during the course of their deployment. The...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Maputo, Mozambique (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mozambique is one of many countries feeling the strain of El Nino, which has dried up rainfall across southern Africa over the last year, killing crops and disrupting hydropower production. Although various factors have contributed to the area’s...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Brazzaville, Congo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Congo Republic’s opposition has conditionally agreed to run against President Denis Sassou Nguesso in an election in March, even though it is widely seen as unlikely to secure what would be the first change in leadership in nearly 20 years. Co...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Rome , Italy ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Italian police have arrested a Senegalese illegal immigrant who prosecutors believe killed Ashley Olsen, a U.S. woman who was found dead in her apartment in Florence last weekend. “We have collected very serious evidence of his guilt,” Florenc...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Washington (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Al-Jazeera America will shut down its cable TV and digital operations by April 30, the company announced Wednesday. The decision was “driven by the fact that our business model is simply not sustainable in light of the economic challenges in the U.S. me...
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malaysian authorities have beefed up vigilance over potential terror treats following the bombing attacks in Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Thursday. Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said police had raised the alert to the “highest ...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained at levels associated with a healthy labor market. Other data on Thursday showed import prices tumbled in December for a sixth straight month, weighed down by ...