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By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Turkish Ambassador to Somalia Mr. Olgan Bekar has strongly denied reports that his government has officially recognized the passport of Somaliland administration. Speaking at a press conference in Mogadishu on Saturday, Bekar said Turkey respects the sover...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Jijiga, Somali region, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tubta Toosan Initiative with the support of IGAD and Japan conducted a four days training and consultation with over 50 young people from Somalia. The training took place 26 to 29 July 2016 in Jigjiga. The President of the Somali Region H.E. Abdi...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We may never know who is right, but one thing is for sure – Russia had motive, capability and form. Seen thr...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rebel fighters will enter South Sudanese capital Juba unless peacekeeping forces are sent, the country’s deposed Vice President Riek Machar told Anadolu Agency on Friday. Machar is the leader of rebels who fought a two-year civil war against g...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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New York (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Security Council authorized on Friday the deployment of up to 228 U.N. police to Burundi to monitor the security and human rights situation in the East African country, though four of the 15 members abstained from the vote. More than 450 peo...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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This article by: Kieran Cooke is a former foreign correspondent for both the BBC and the Financial Times, and continues to contribute to the BBC and a wide range of international newspapers and radio networks. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opini...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – 37 people including 28 security forces were injured in a foiled collective prison break in Morocco, local media reported on Friday. Nine prisoners were sent to Mohammed V Hospital following the attempt on Thursday midnight by a group of minors at the Juve...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Sirte, Libya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libyan forces made a fresh push on Friday to capture ground from Islamic State militants besieged in the center of their former North African stronghold of Sirte. Nearly three months into a campaign to recapture the city, brigades mainly composed of fight...
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Yangon, Myanmar ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The heads of Myanmar’s government and military have met with the leaders of two of the most powerful rebel groups to confirm their participation in an upcoming peace conference. Both groups had refused to participate in such talks with the...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Moscow has requested Kyiv’s preliminary agreement to appoint Mikhail Babich as new Ambassador to Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday. Mikhail Babich, currently the presidential envoy to the Volga Federal District, ...