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Pyongyang,North Korea (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said nuclear warheads “have been standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles” through miniaturization, the official KCNA news agency reported Wednesday. “T...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Kismayo,Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu , At least six unarmed civilians were wounded in over night Al shabaab mortar fire on the southern coastal city of Kismayo, located around 500 kilometers south of Mogadishu, Somali capital. The mortar rounds hit Gulwade a...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A former missionary from Oklahoma convicted of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya was sentenced to 40 years in a federal prison. Matthew Lane Durham, 21, had faced up to 30 years on each of four counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct ...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia and Brazil on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Addis Ababa for the promotion of bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The signing of the MoU came following a visit by Brazilian Foreign Minister to Ethi...
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Dozens of university students protested in Ethiopia’s capital on Tuesday, demanding an end to police crackdowns that followed months of demonstrations over plans to requisition farmland in the country’s Oromiya region late last year. ...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South African company MTN is in talks with the telecoms industry regulator in Nigeria to reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards from its local network, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday. He ...
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigeria and Switzerland have signed an agreement that paves the way for the return of more than $300 million confiscated from the family of the Nigeria’s former military ruler, Sani Abacha, the office of Nigeria’s vice president said on Tues...
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Venice, Italy ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rome and Paris have expressed their satisfaction of Monday’s tentative Turkey-EU agreement in Brussels aimed at stemming the escalating refugee influx into Europe. “We are very pleased to have exerted all our efforts to open new pages ...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Tunis, Tunisia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The militants’ death toll rose to 42 following the security operation in Ben Guerdane in southwestern Tunisia, authorities said on Wednesday. At least seven terrorists were killed by security forces on Tuesday in an ongoing armed confrontation in Be...
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Nairobi,Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudanese authorities should immediately launch an independent, thorough investigation into the abduction and torture of journalist Joseph Afandy and punish those responsible, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Colleagues found Afandy dumped nea...