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Oct 31st, 2019
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – The United Nations envoy to Somalia today voiced his concern over the flooding affecting thousands of people mainly in the southern parts of the country, and highlighted the world body’s willingness to support efforts to provide aid to those affected. “I am saddened by...
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Jul 30th, 2018
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Brussels, Belgium (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Council of the European Union today extended the mandate of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta until 31 December 2020. The Council also decided to relocate the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Operational Headquarters from Northwood (UK) to Rota (Sp...
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pressed Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Friday, while in Syria the militant group launched a counter-attack against an alliance of militias trying to oust it from its de facto capital of Raqqa. In ...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not allow terrorist organizations to enter Mosul, Iraq, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. “We will not allow Mosul to be given to either Daesh or other terrorist organizations,” Erdogan told a ceremony in the B...
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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 14th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a law ratifying Moscow’s deal with Syria to deploy its forces in the country indefinitely, in a move seen as firming their long-term presence. The agreement — signed between Moscow and Damascus ...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes on Thursday to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has said that its forces had withdrawn from some small towns in Hiiraan region to maintain the security of the provincial capital, which will host the election of federal MP’s. The withdra...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi , Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than eight out of 10 Somalis living in the world’s largest refugee camp, which Kenya plans to close by November, are unwilling to return home, fearing rape, forced recruitment into militias and lack of medical care, a chari...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States government is working closely with the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), the Interim Galmudug Administration (IGA), and Puntland Administration officials to address concerns related to the September 28 collective self-defense strike by the Un...