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Feb 22nd, 2016
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is reportedly only willing to leave Stamford Bridge to join Real Madrid. The Belgium international was recently linked with Paris Saint-Germain and appeared to suggest that he would be open to joining the Ligue 1 giants. Hazard wa...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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London ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali-British distance-running star Mo Farah has insisted he wants his family with him when he defends his Olympic titles in Brazil later this year, despite the threat of the Zika virus. Farah won gold in both the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres in front of his ho...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Syrian freelance journalist Majid Dirani was killed on February 19 by Syrian military tank shells while covering fighting in a suburb of Damascus, one of his employers, Anadolu Agency, and other news outlets reported. Dirani, 21, was killed while trying to photograph t...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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N’Djamena,Chad (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Chadian student was shot dead and five others wounded Monday when soldiers broke up a protest over a girl’s brutal gang rape, as demonstrations showed no sign of abating ahead of a presidential vote. The death was the second in a week of protes...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian security forces are carrying out a relentless and bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in the Oromia region, at a cost of scores of lives, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday. “Almost daily accounts of killings and arbitrary a...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 1.5 million Somalis have lost access to healthcare over the last two years as around 10 hospitals have closed or cut back their services due to aid shortages, relief agencies said on Monday. The figure includes 300,000 children un...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Kuwait City (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Top military commanders from 30 nations fighting the Islamic State group gathered Monday in Kuwait to discuss ways to defeat the jihadists who occupy large areas in Syria and Iraq. Chief of staff of host country Kuwait, General Mohammad al-Khader, urged increas...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Istanbul,Turkey ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry,regarding the High-Level Partnership Forum on Somalia to be Held on 23-24 February 2016 in Istanbul. The “New Deal for Somalia” process has been launched by the international community to ensu...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Washington (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russia and the U...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Beirut,Lebanon (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Lebanese Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi resigned from the Cabinet Sunday, saying the militant Hezbollah group dominates the government and is harming Beirut’s relations with Arab countries. The resignation of Rifi, a longtime critic of the Shiite Hezbollah, com...