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Aug 5th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT) – As part of its efforts to take actions in the regions affected by the drought the Federal Government of Somalia Special committee has briefed yesterday all Cabinet during an extraordinary meeting providing the latest update on the drought and food shortages in the country. The ...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT) – The President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, speaking from Washington DC, where he and members of the Federal Government of Somalia are attending the historic US-Africa Summit, today announced several new initiatives aimed to empower Somali youth. With one of the largest youth ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 2nd, 2014
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Conakry ( REUTERS + DIPLOMAT) – West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease. The World Health Organisati...
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Aug 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( REUTERS + DIPLOMAT)- Islamist militants shot dead a Somali lawmaker in the capital Mogadishu on Friday by blocking his car and spraying him with bullets, police and witnesses said, after the fifth killing of a legislator in less than four months. Al Shabaab said they killed Sheikh Aden Mo...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- A press statement from the ministry of Foreign affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia has strongly condemned Israel’s indiscriminate attack on Gaza Strip. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh described Isr...
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Kiev (DIPLOMAT) – On the evening of July 17th about thirty people, mostly Ukrainian Americans, gathered outside the United Nations building in New York City to commemorate the lives of the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Boeing BA -1.21% airliner MH17 – who tragically became innocent victi...
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Beirut (NEWYORKTIMES + DIPLOMAT) — Feted by supporters, whom he hailed as the victors of his country’s brutal civil war, a triumphalist President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third seven-year term after an election that was widely seen as a gesture of calculated defiance toward the Un...