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Jan 19th, 2016
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Mexico ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – There are indications that drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman had business dealings with actress Kate del Castillo, who arranged a meeting between the drug boss and actor Sean Penn, Mexico’s attorney general said in an interview published Tuesday....
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 19th, 2016
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Taipei, Taiwan ( National Post + DIPLOMAT.SO) – “Today, the Taiwanese people have used their ballots to make history,” said 59-year old Tsai Ing-wen in her weekend victory speech, after her liberal Democratic Progressive Party won 59 per cent of the vote to make her Taiwan’s first-ever female p...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Peshawar, Pakistan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 20, officials said. The bomber rammed his motorcycle into a police vehicle next to the roadside chec...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 19th, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The humanitarian community in Somalia today launched a prioritized Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 2016 in Mogadishu calling on the international community to ensure predictable and timely funding. The new plan is seeking USD $885 million to re...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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This article by: Elliot Kratt is a political risk analyst with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – Ethiopia is experiencin...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 19th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libya took another step on Tuesday toward cobbling together a functioning central government, but still faced significant hurdles in uniting the fractured country. The country’s U.N.-backed presidential council nominated a 32-member cabinet, the latest ...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Nairobi,Kenya ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Kenyan man has been charged for publishing pictures alleged to be of Kenyan soldiers killed last week by Islamic extremist rebels in Somalia. The man, Eddy Reuben Illah, appeared in court Tuesday, denied the charges and was remanded in custody. The charge s...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the public to allow KDF to carry out its duties following the killing and capture of soldiers in an ambush in Somalia. The number of casualties in the attack, on a remote African Union base in El Adde last Frid...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( KUNA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Arab League Secretary General Dr. Nabil Al-Araby has condemned the recent terrorist attack carried out by Al-Shabbab militant group against an African Union Mission base in the town of El Adde, Gedo region in Somalia, which killed and wounded dozens of Kenya...
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Washington, D.C. ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the third time in less than a year on Tuesday, as new figures from Beijing showed that the Chinese economy grew at its slowest rate in a quarter of a century in 2015. To back its fore...