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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Riyadh and Tehran in a bid to mend ties between the archrivals after the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric led to mob attacks on the kingdom’s diplomatic posts in Iran. Federal Information Min...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jan 16th, 2016
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Cairo,Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place in southern Somalia on Friday, in an official statement. The ministry said it stands by Somalia in its fight against brutal terrorism and it will continue to support the Afri...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 16th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia about the tragic attack against Kenyan Defecnce Forces in El Adde base, near Garbahaarey district, Gedo province, South west o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 16th, 2016
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso on Friday, a hospital director said, an attack for which al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibil...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 16th, 2016
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Djibouti (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Djibouti has launched a project to build a 300-megawatt (MW) solar power plant and is planning a 60 MW wind farm as part of an initiative to generate all the tiny nation’s power from renewables within five years, a minister said on Friday. The solar powe...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 16th, 2016
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Kampala , Uganda ( Marinecorpstimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Ugandan military is now better able to take on Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps. Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 6 assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Afri...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Pyongyang , North Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea on Saturday called for the conclusion of a peace treaty with the United States and a halt to U.S. military exercises with South Korea to end its nuclear tests. The isolated state has long sought a peace treaty with the United States...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Vienna, Austria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An IAEA report verifying that Iran has kept its promises under last year’s nuclear deal with world powers and triggering sanctions relief for Tehran is likely to be issued on Saturday, a diplomatic source said on Friday. The report, if issued, wo...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 16th, 2016
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Rome , Italy ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia faces its worst drought in decades, leading the United Nations food agency to call on Friday for an emergency cash injection of $50 million to help the country overcome the crisis. Crop production has fallen up to 90 percent in some regions and f...