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By Tajuddin
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Washington (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov commit themselves to ensuring humanitarian aid access to Syria in “a sustained and unimpeded manner”, according to the State Department spokesman on Saturday. John Kirby said...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Bangui, Central African Republic ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Former Central African Republic prime minister Faustin-Archange Touadera has won a presidential run-off, the electoral commission said on Saturday, in what was widely seen as a step toward reconciliation after years of violent turmoil....
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Beijing/ Brussels (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday sealed a deal for “special status” in the European Union (EU) after marathon talks, ahead of Britain’s EU membership referendum expected to take place later this year. Donald Tusk, Presid...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt ( Ahram + DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to sources from the Egyptian media and officials,Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Saturday on cooperation means between the three countries in various fields, a statement by the Egyptian presidency read. According to presidency spokes...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thailand is pursuing closer ties – and possible arms deals – with Russia, with relations between Thailand and its traditional partner, the United States, cooling in the wake of a May 2014 coup. Two Thai deputy prime ministers will travel ...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Long-time Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni was on Saturday declared the winner of the country’s disputed presidential election, but the main opposition party rejected the results as fraudulent and called for an independent audit of the count. Museveni g...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, met with partners at the African Union (AU) Commission Headquarters, on 18 February 2016, to discuss enhanced support to the AU Mission in Somalia( AMISOM) and to the Somali National Instit...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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This article by: Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar Email:shaficiislow@yahoo.com 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. – Somalia’s authorities have mistaken the brand ...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Washington ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Department of Homeland Security added Somalia, Yemen, and Libya as “countries of concern” under the visa waiver program. This will make it harder for Somalis with citizenship from one of the 38 countries that participate in the visa waiver program and hav...
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about new visa restrictions imposed on foreign reporters in Thailand that if fully implemented could restrict coverage of the country. The new guidelines, outlined in a Ministry of Foreign Affairs press stateme...