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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – China reopened its embassy officially in Somalia on Sunday. The country assigned a new ambassador to African country recovering from civil war. In 1991, like other countries, China also closed its embassy in Somalia after the breakout of the civil war. The natio...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Ethiopia’s government said it hopes U.S. authorities will prosecute protesters who tried to take down the national flag on the grounds of its embassy in Washington. A security attache at the embassy, who has since returned home, fired a gun during the Sept. 29 i...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 6th, 2014
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Washington (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Ethiopian government has pointed its finger at Eritrea and Ethiopian opposition groups over a disturbance that took place at the Ethiopian embassy in Washington. Ethiopia’s ambassador to the US, Girma Biru, said around 15 people had been involved in the...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 3rd, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Ethiopian diplomat who allegedly fired a gun during a protest this week at his country’s embassy in Washington, D.C., has left the United States to escape prosecution. The State Department on Thursday confirmed that it had asked Ethiopia to waive ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 30th, 2014
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Khartoum ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A Spanish diplomat was found stabbed to death in his home in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Monday, Sudanese police said. The 61-year-old official headed the Spanish embassy’s visa section and had worked in the country for three years, a police statement sa...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 26th, 2014
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Tehran ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A senior Iranian lawmaker slams the UK premier’s recent accusations against the Islamic Republic, urging Iran’s Foreign Ministry not to allow reopening of the British embassy in Tehran. In his address to the UN General Assembly in New York, UK Prim...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2014
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Vatican (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Vatican on Tuesday arrested a former archbishop accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic, the first-ever arrest inside the city state on charges of paedophilia. Jozef Wesolowski, a Pole who was defroc...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 17th, 2014
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Buenos Aires (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Argentina’s government scolded a U.S. diplomat on Tuesday for remarks he made about the country’s recent default, implying he could be expelled if he makes similar comments again. Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman called for a meeting with t...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 11th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Ugandan embassy in Mogadishu has just started the issuance of the visas to Uganda. In the past people in Somalia who wanted to travel to Uganda used to face challenges in getting visas to Uganda.Therefore, the embassy started the processing of the visas for students, fami...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 7th, 2014
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Stockholm (DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies ) – Sweden has ordered a diplomat from Eritrea’s embassy to leave the country within the next 48 hours. “I can confirm that a foreign diplomat has been ordered to leave the country but I can’t go into the reasons,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Charlotta Ozaki M...