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Oct 16th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Thailand’s government has named a former prime minister as regent, who will act as caretaker of the monarchy while the country mourns the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. There was no official statement on Saturday about the appointment of Pr...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand (SMH + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The coronation of Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will be delayed more than a year as Thais mourn the death of their long-reigning king, Bhumibol Adulyadej. The 64-year-old Crown Prince will ascend to the throne after funeral rites for h...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Topeka, Kansas State, United State of America (Startribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A thwarted attack to target Muslim immigrants at a Kansas apartment complex has the Somali community in Minnesota on high alert, mindful of security measures at mosques and other gathering places. Federal officials char...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Washington (Bostonglobe + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration has intensified a clandestine war in Somalia over the past year, using Special Operations troops, airstrikes, private contractors, and African allies in an escalating campaign against militants in the anarchic nation. Hundreds of...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has announced the deployment of more troops along the Kenya-Somalia border to deal with the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Shabaab threats in the country. Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe said additional military personnel will be dispatc...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Xinhua + AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union (AU) adopted an agreement on piracy, illegal fishing and maritime security at a summit in Togo on Saturday. The Charter on Maritime Security and Safety and Development in Africa was signed on the last day of the six-day Afr...
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Oct 15th, 2016
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Washington (CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Donald Trump on Friday called himself a “victim” as more women continued to come forward on Friday accusing him of sexual assault and harassment. “As you have seen, I am a victim of one of the great political smear campaigns in the history of o...
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Oct 15th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari did not take kindly Friday to reports his wife may not support his re-election: The first lady’s place is the kitchen, he said. Buhari’s blatantly sexist remark came during a Berlin news conference with o...
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Oct 15th, 2016
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Manchester, United Kingdom (UK) ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged supporters to respect each other during Monday night’s match against Liverpool at Anfield. Past meetings between the two sides have been soured by chants directed at tragedies suf...
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Oct 15th, 2016
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Madrid, Spain ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cristiano Ronaldo has said that Real Madrid are determined to lift La Liga this season. The Madrid giants are 32-time winners of the Spanish title, but have not triumphed since 2012, which remains Ronaldo’s only league crown in Spain. Having watch...