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Paris, France ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – France said on Tuesday it deplored a decision by Burundi to ban three U.N. investigators from its territory, saying the east African country was losing credibility over promises to respect human rights. In a brief letter from Foreign Affairs Minister Ala...
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not take instructions from Iraq on Bashiqa Camp, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. In his address to the 9th Eurasian Islamic Council in Istanbul, Erdogan told Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to “know his limits,...
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled support for protesters demanding wider freedoms in Ethiopia during a visit to the country on Tuesday, saying “a vibrant civil society is part and parcel of a developing country.” After meeting with Prime Minister Hai...
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Beledweyne, Hiiraan region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A section of politicians from Hiiraan region have revealed that plans to establish a state for the region of Hiiraan is at advanced stage. This administration will be independent from the HirShabelle state whose formation process is currently...
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said. Security official Abdirisak Moalim Ahmed said Ethiopian soldiers present...
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali aid workers said Monday Turkey’s government had delivered over 8,500 tons of food — including sugar, wheat and oil — to relieve drought-hit areas of the country. Mohamed Yaqub, a local worker for the Al-Manhal aid group, wh...
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ethiopia, where her meeting on Tuesday with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to focus on the country’s newly declared state of emergency and other issues including migration. This East A...
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) has disclosed that through the nationwide state of emergency, the government plans to calm down violence and pacify the nation. Getachew Reda, Ethiopia’s communication minister, briefed foreign...
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome in his opening speech to the joint session of the House of Peoples Representatives and House of Federation urged the need to reinforce efforts to resist anti-peace elements. Mul...