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By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Bujumbura, Burundi ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Security Council met with Burundi’s president on Friday to push for peace talks and an international force to quell worsening political violence, but U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said little was achieved. The meeting came ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ivory Coast’s army chief encouraged a coup leader in neighboring Burkina Faso during his failed bid to seize power last year, according to a recording of a conversation in the hands of Burkina Faso judicial authorities. The recording...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release, the Turkish government condemned the terrorist attack at a beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia capital which killed 20 people. “We condemn the heinous attack that targeted civilians and the country’s normalization...
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Madrid, Spain ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to again protest comments by Venezuela’s president against acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. A ministry statement Friday said the government expressed to Ambassador Mario Isea Boho...
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Davos, Switzerland ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn conferred with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on ways of boosting bilateral ties. The leaders agreed to enhance the bilateral rel...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Pretoria , South Africa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The South African government said on Friday it “strongly condemns the cowardly and barbaric terrorist attacks” at Liido Beach in Mogadishu‚ Somalia. Seventeen civilians were killed when five Islamist gunmen set off bombs and stormed a popular ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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New Delhi, India (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indian police have arrested 14 suspected Islamic State (IS) supporters or sympathizers in a nationwide crackdown on terror suspects, said local TV channel Times Now Friday. Six people suspected to have links with Islamic State (IS) were arrested in the ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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London (Theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Home Office is using misleading and biased information to decide the fate of Eritrean asylum seekers, an independent report has found, as its author claims the government distorted evidence to make it easier to reject them. The report, published on Frida...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Cameroonian authorities to drop all charges against three journalists for failing to disclose information to the state. The three are scheduled to stand trial before a military court on Friday. Baba Wame, president of the A...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 22nd, 2016
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Brussels, Belgium ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – European Parliament calls on India to release the 14 Estonian and 6 Briton seamen detained in the south of the country, strongly condemns the nuclear test conducted on 6 January by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and deplores the recent use of ...