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Oct 14th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly unanimously appointed former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres on Thursday as the ninth secretary-general of the world body for five years beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Guterres, 67, will replace Ban Ki-moon, ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Myanmar has shuttered crossings on its border with Bangladesh and local schools following weekend attacks on police station outposts that left at least 17 people dead, including nine police officers. Early Sunday morning, attackers armed with ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-Selassie summoned Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Aboubakr Hefny on Wednesday in connection with the current situation in Ethiopia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Spokesperso...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Amsterdam, Netherlands (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- When summoned earlier Monday by the Russia foreign ministry, the Dutch ambassador in Moscow called on Russia to cooperate to bring the criminals behind the downing of flight MH17 to justice while Moscow continued questioning on the objectivity of the Joi...
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Foreign Minister Amina C. Mohamed Jibril to contest the post of the chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission. President Kenyatta said Monday his administration had submitted the candidature of Amina Mo...
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Oct 3rd, 2016
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – When it comes to picking fights with Republicans over Cuba, Barack Obama has apparently decided he’s only a lame-duck, second-term president once. The president announced Tuesday that he has nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the top U.S. diplomat curren...
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Countries hosting Ethiopian embassies in Europe have begun filing charges against those who trespass the vicinities of the embassies in those countries, Tewolde Mulugeta Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. In his weekly briefing he ...
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Sep 27th, 2016
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Miami,State of Florida, United States of America ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Canadian diplomat’s teenage son has been deported from the United States following his involvement in a fatal drug-related shooting, effectively nullifying the house arrest and probation he had been sentenced to serve...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 25th, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Speaking at the general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdusalam Hadliye Omer underscored that no one nation, no matter how big or p...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Paris, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – France summoned Belgium’s ambassador in Paris on Thursday, after detaining two Belgian police officers on French territory for allegedly depositing migrants across the countries’ border. The incident has raised concerns in Paris about Belgian police ope...