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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Cape Town, South Africa (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) on Tuesday recommended criminal charges against suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega for her negligence that led to the killing of 44 people during mining unrest in 2012. The ...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Brussels , Belgium ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – European Union President Donald Tusk released a draft on Tuesday of a proposal to renegotiate the United Kingdom’s terms with the E.U. The proposals will likely be discussed at the next E.U. summit in mid-February. The proposals aren’t binding, but...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State aims this year to recapture Iraq’s second city Mosul, working with Iraqi government forces, and drive the jihadis out of Raqqa, their stronghold in northeast Syria, Arab and Western officials say. If it succe...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan military personnel have killed four suspected al Shabaab fighters after a fierce shootout in a forest on the north coast, a government official said on Tuesday. Monday’s shooting between the security forces and the Somali Islamist militia oc...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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New Delhi, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indian stars are ruling the international scene: Even as Deepika Padukone prepares for her role opposite Vin Diesel in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, Priyanka Chopra, who has been in news for her American sitcom Quantico, is all set to present an aw...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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The Hague (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will deliver the verdict in the case of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo on March 21 in open session, the Court announced Tuesday. Bemba, ex-president and commander-in-chief o...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called on foreign vessels to remain vigilant off the coast of Somalia despite no Somali-based attacks being reported in 2015. The maritime body in its annual report for 2015 warned vessels transiting the Gulf of...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO + Bloomberg) – An Daallo Airlines flight out of Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu was forced to turn around and made an emergency landing Tuesday for reasons not disclosed. A passenger jet made an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital when a fire b...
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Mandera, Kenya,(Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities are holding three UN World Food Programmed (WFP) trucks in Mandera County near the Somali border for allegedly ferrying food supplies to Islamist militants Al-Shabaab in the Horn of Africa nation. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Sh...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cairo intends to sign a free trade agreement with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, according to the Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Tarek Kabil. “We consider it vital for Egypt and Russia to conclude a free trade agreement, ...