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Mar 9th, 2016
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Detroit,U.S. state of Michigan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Republican front-runner Donald Trump racked up primary wins in the big prize of Michigan as well as Mississippi and Hawaii on Tuesday, brushing off a week of blistering attacks from the party’s establishment and expanding his lead ...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Lashkar Gah,Helmand province, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least eight persons were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked government offices in Gereshk district of southern Afghanistan’s province of Helmand on Wednesday, an official said. “The gunbattle started roughly at ...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Harare,Zimbabwe (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe agreed to major reforms including compensation for evicted white farmers and a big reduction in public sector wages as the government tries to woo back international lenders, the finance minister said. The econom...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Skopje, Macedonia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The border between Macedonia and Greece has been completely closed for any transit of migrants since morning Wednesday. The new rules affect the migrants that are already traveling along the Balkan route, trying to pass through the Balkans and reach We...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An elephant marched hundreds of kilometres and briefly crossed into Somalia this month marking the first time the animal has been seen in the country in 25 years, conservationists said Wednesday. Morgan, a male bull in his 30s, was fitted with a tracking co...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Washington (CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two top Al-Shabaab figures were among the scores killed in a U.S. attack Saturday in Somalia, a senior Somali intelligence source said. The source identified the slain Al-Shabaab leaders as Yusuf Ali Ugaas, a regional commander, recruiter and influential preache...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Tehran,Iran ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel, defying U.S. criticism of similar tests carried out the previous day. State television showed footage...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 20 Al-Shabaab fighters were killed and scores injured on Tuesday night in a helicopter raid in Awdheegle district of Lower Shabelle province, southern Somalia. Awdheegle mayor Mohamed Aweys Madyarow said Wednesday the airstrike by foreign forces t...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Washington (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US troops took part in a helicopter-borne special forces raid against Al Shabaab insurgents in Awdheegle district , Lower Shabelle province in Southern Somalia, a US official said Wednesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the operat...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three police officers and one civilians were Wednesday in killed a suicide car bombing outside a cafe near the police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, said police Gen. Ali Hersi Barre. Police say they have arrested a suicide bomber in a critical ...