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By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Following a high-powered mission to Beledweyne in Somalia, IGAD has called on the influential traditional leaders in Hiiraan and Middle Shabelle regions to support state formation process ahead of planned elections in August 2016 and for the security and stability of th...
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Jul 15th, 2016
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This article by: Abukar Arman is a foreign policy and world affairs analyst. Follow on Twitter: @4DialogSK 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. – Since the ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, extended condolences to the President of the Republic of France, François N. Hollande, following the brutal terrorist attack in Nice. “On behalf of the Somali Federal Republic and the pe...
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Yaoundé, Cameroon (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Authorities in Cameroon have arbitrarily arrested more than 1,000 people as part of their fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram and dozens have died of disease or been tortured to death, Amnesty International said on Thursday. Up to eight p...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Quito,Ecuador (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ecuador said on Thursday that state-owned company Petroamazonas had confirmed new proven oil reserves of around 1.67 billion barrels in the province of Orellana, 82 percent more than its original estimation for the find. The original estimation had placed ...
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In BUSINESS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 85 percent of the power supply line of Ethio-Djibouti Railway is finalized, according to Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) said. The overall performance of the railway project has reached 98 percent as the laying of rail, and construction of statio...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugandan military announced Thursday that armed gunmen attacked its troops on evacuation mission of the country’s citizens trapped in resurgence of fighting between two South Sudan rival army factions in the capital, Juba Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, spo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Manila, Philippines (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday said he was asking former President Fidel Ramos to help start talks with China over disputes in the South China Sea. The president, during a testimonial dinner hosted by the San Beda College, reit...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Nice, France ( NBC News + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A truck plowed into pedestrians during Bastille Day celebrations in the popular French seaside city of Nice Thursday, leaving at least 80 people dead in what the nation’s president called “obviously a terrorist attack.” The deadly toll,...
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In WORLD NEWS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Adddis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Aljazeera + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 10 people, including police officers and civilians, have been reportedly killed in northern Ethiopia following days of protests, according activists and a monitor. Demonstrations on Thursday and similar protests in recent days in the ...