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By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt received three more Rafale fighter jets from France on Thursday, the second batch of a deal signed in February 2015, said an Egyptian military spokesman. “The deal includes handing Egypt 24 Rafale warplanes and a FREMM multi-mission frigate,R...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Addis Ababa , Ethiopia ( Reuters + UTV Ireland) – The Irish government has announced it will give an extra €3.5 million in funding to drought-stricken Ethiopia, bringing the total humanitarian relief donated to the African country to €9.1 million. Last years short and long rains, known locally ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 29th, 2016
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Santa Ana,California State, United States of America ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A 44-year-old woman who worked as an English teacher at a Santa Ana jail was arrested Thursday on suspicion of helping three inmates mount a daring escape last week, officials said. The arrest comes after police an...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press release issued by the Committee to protect journalists (CPJ)- Ugandan regulators should immediately allow the privately owned radio station Endigyito FM to resume broadcasts, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Endigyito FM ceased broa...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Nicosia , Cyprus (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cyprus, Israel and Greece agreed on several collective projects including preparing a plan for a joint pipeline to carry natural gas to Europe, the leaders of the three countries said here on Thursday. They set a target of obtaining tangible results wit...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 29th, 2016
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Khartoum , Sudan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the opening of his country’s border with South Sudan for the first time since the south’s secession in 2011, paving the way for better economic links between the two nations. The border...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 29th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan’s economy minister resigned today as he fended off corruption allegations, in a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to rev up growth in the world’s third-largest economy. Akira Amari choked back tears as he announced his resignation in a telev...
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Salem, Oregon State, United States of America ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The FBI released video Thursday that shows Oregon State Police troopers fatally shooting one of the men who occupied an Oregon wildlife refuge. Officials said he was reaching for a handgun that was in a pocket inside his ...
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Jan 29th, 2016
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George Town, Cayman Islands ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A massive luxury yacht owned by Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Paul Allen destroyed most of a protected coral reef during a visit to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean earlier this month, media reported. An anchor chain from the vessel...
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Stockholm , Sweden ( USA Today + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sweden, which has been one of Europe’s most welcoming nations for migrants in 2015, said Thursday it may expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers in coming years. Interior Minister Anders Ygeman told Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri that any depor...