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Diyarbakir , Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Turkish police officer and a soldier were killed by sniper fire and two Kurdish militants were shot dead in separate incidents in the mainly Kurdish southeast’s biggest city, security sources said on Sunday. Two police officers were also wo...
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Cairo, Egypt ( The Economist + DIPLOMAT.SO) – When Egyptian politicians discussed sabotaging the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in 2013, they naturally assumed it was a private meeting. But amid all the scheming, and with a big chuckle, Muhammad Morsi, then president, informed his colleagues t...
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya said a search and rescue operation was underway in Somalia on Sunday as Al-Qaeda-linked militants claimed to have killed over 100 Kenyan soldiers in Friday’s attack on an African Union base. The base in southwest Somalia was attacked by Shebab f...
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The Obama administration announced Sunday that it was imposing new, more limited sanctions on some Iranian citizens and companies for violating United Nations resolutions against ballistic missile tests. The move came less than 24 hours after the White House lif...
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist group said on Sunday it had captured some Kenyan soldiers during an attack last week on a military base in the west of Somalia near the Kenyan border. The group, which did not say how many soldiers were held after Fri...
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Nairobi, Kenya ( The Star + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Several Kenyan soldiers injured in an al Shabaab attack on an African Union base in El Adde, Somalia were flown to Kenya on Sunday. Four of the Kenya Defence Forces soldiers were received at Wilson Airport in Nairobi following the attack whose number o...
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Riyadh,Saudi Arabia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by Reuters – Somalia received a pledge of aid for $50 million from Saudi Arabia this month on the same day it announced it was cutting ties with Saudi rival Iran, a document seen by Reuters showed. The governme...
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Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso ( Reuters + Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A couple kidnapped overnight in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Mali are Australian citizens who run a clinic and have lived in the West African nation since 1972, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said on Saturday. In a...
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Quito, Ecuador ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government of Ecuador said Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can leave his hideout in its London embassy and go into exile in the South American country if Swedish prosecutors do not charge him after questioning him. “If they don&#...
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Manchester , England ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Sun claim there has been informal contact between Mourinho and United chiefs as they plot their next move. And Mourinho is even said to believe that he WILL get the job within six months. Van Gaal sgned a three-year deal to replace David Moye...