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Jul 27th, 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has defended the enforcement of a controversial security law that the government plans to introduce next month, saying that the country needs such moves to counter rising terrorist threats, namely from...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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New York ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – The UN Security Council on Tuesday demanded all armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) “immediately and unconditionally” cease all forms of violence and release children from their ranks. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-nat...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Lilongwe, Malawi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the immediate arrest of Eric Aniva, a Malawian who told BBC that he had slept with over 100 girls as young as 12, and women as part of a so-called traditional “cleansing.” Aniva, who is in his 40s...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than 8,100 suspects have been charged and are being held in custody in relation to Turkey’s July 15 coup attempt, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said Wednesday. Speaking on broadcaster A Haber, he said the majority of the 8,113 in custody facin...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Cape Town, South Africa (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will participate in and also co-chair the Coordinators Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), scheduled for July 29 in Beijing, it was ann...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Harare, Zimbabwe ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Wednesday dismissed demands by once stalwart war veteran supporters to quit, saying he was in power by popular vote and accusing critics of plotting his ouster with longtime Western opponents. The 92-y...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Mombasa,Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were injured after their vehicle was hit by Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the coastal town of Lamu on Tuesday. Regional police commander Francis Wanjohi said the military tanker ran over an IED alleg...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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New York (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the convictions and prison sentences by a mainland Chinese court of Wang Jianmin and Guo Zhongxiao, the publisher and editor, respectively, of two Hong Kong magazines, alongside an editorial assistant and the publishe...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Ibbenbüren, Germany (Dailymail + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A refugee from Eritrea has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 79-year-old woman in a cemetery in Germany. The pensioner was attacked while visiting the grave of her sister in Ibbenbueren, North Rhine-Westphalia, on Sunday. The suspect, 40, who...
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Addis Ababa , Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – As confirmed by the Ethiopian News Agency ( ENA) – Minister of foreign affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Tedros Adhanom has today received President of South-West State of Somalia Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden . The two sides shared...