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Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three troopers including two officers and a militant were killed on the second day of gunfight at a government building on Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, taking death toll to seven, officials said. One army officer and the milit...
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States rejected a North Korean proposal to discuss a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War because it did not address denuclearization on the peninsula, the State Department said on Sunday. State Department spokesman John Kirby made the com...
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Bujumbura, Burundi ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – When U.N. Security Council envoys flew to Burundi in January to try to end months of violence, the central African country’s leader flatly rejected their offer of help and hundreds protested against what they saw as meddling. A month later, wi...
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Washington (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Saturday withdrew from his race for the White House after he lost the South Carolina primary. “The people of Iowa and New Hampshire and South Carolina have spoken, and I really respect their decision,” said Bush...
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Mogadishu,Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Federal Government of Somalia has successfully imposed an order to restrict and ban dozens of local websites written in Somali language. Attorney General, Mohamed Dahir submitted their case to the Ministry of Internal Security to block 35 websites widely read a...
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Mumbai, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indian film actor Salman Khan feels it’s the younger generation who should be honoured and is not desirous of getting nominated at all. The actor went on to tell us that awards hold no importance in his life. Speaking at Zee Cine Awards, Salman told Ind...
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Zurich, Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has revealed that he is receiving support from his ex-girlfriends in his fight to clear his name from accusations of corruption. The 79-year-old has been banned from all footballing activity for eight years for...
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Doha, Qatar ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Betlhem Desalegn of the UAE completed a middle-distance double at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Doha on Saturday, taking gold in the 3,000m to go alongside the 1500m title she won the previous evening. Ethiopian-born Desalgen, 24, won in a time o...
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has extended a congratulation message to Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Uganda. “I am greatly pleased to seize this great opportunity to ext...
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Niamey, Niger ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Niger began voting in an election on Sunday in which President Mahamadou Issoufou is running for a second term with a promise to crush Islamist militants and develop the economy in one of the poorest countries in the world. He faces 14 candidates includi...