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By Tajuddin
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Afghan Taliban have released six crew members, including a Russian national, of a Pakistani helicopter which crashed in Afghanistan last week, officials said on Saturday. The helicopter, heading to Russia via Uzbekistan for repair, came down in easte...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 13th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan will not accept a 4,000-member United Nations protection force to ensure peace in its capital Juba and will not to cooperate with the world body, a spokesman for President Salva Kiir said on Friday after the U.N. Security Council authoriz...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – International football governing body FIFA has revoked the rights for Malaysia to host its 2017 congress, after Israeli delegates complained it was not being hospitable enough. Malaysia’s deputy prime minister confirmed to reporter...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 13th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not compromise with Washington over the extradition of the Islamic cleric it accuses of orchestrating a failed coup, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, warning of rising anti-Americanism if the United States fails to extradite....
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – the Minister of Information, Mohamed Abdi Hayir ‘Maareeye’, briefed the media on the development and security activities of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in past week. HE the Minister detailed activities that took place in the past week including: t...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Galkayo, Mudug region , Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Football Federation has on Saturday launched the 3rd phase of the regional football development program for the semiautonomous Somali state of Galmudug in the city of Galkayo about 750 kilometers north of the capital Mogadishu. A total of ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 13th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Uganda police contingent serving under AMISOM has been asked to help Somali security forces secure the forthcoming elections scheduled before year end. Deputy Police Commissioner, Christine Alalo, said Uganda security forces had a duty to help Somalia hol...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey’s foreign minister said on Friday that 32 diplomats were recalled after a coup attempt, but they have not returned yet. The 32 are among 208 Foreign Ministry personnel who were recalled to be assigned at the ministry’s headquarters, Mev...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian distance runner Almaz Ayana smashed the world record to win the Olympic 10,000 metres title on Friday, blowing away the competition in one of the greatest ever long-distance races at the Games. In only her second competitive 10,000 me...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leader of Islamic State’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters. The death of Hafiz Saeed Khan is ...