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Sep 19th, 2014
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Asmara (DIPLOMAT.SO + Agencies ) – Over six-weeks after his arrest, and one week after the Arab League condemnation, the Eritrean regime handed the Djiboutian soldier it detained to the Qatari contingent which monitors the demilitarized zone between the two countries. The soldier, Master Corpor...
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Sep 18th, 2014
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London (DIPLOMAT.SO)- the Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, today opened an international meeting focussed on Support to the Somali National Army (SNA), at Lancaster House. A senior Somali delegation led by the Prime Minister and including the Minister of D...
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Sep 17th, 2014
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Juba (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The government in war-torn South Sudan said yesterday it will not be expelling any foreign workers, reversing a policy announcement made the previous day that caused a storm of protests from aid agencies and neighbouring countries. According to the United Nations, 1.3mn peop...
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Sep 16th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somali politicians and analysts said that the reconciliation conferences in Baidoa and Kismayo was not as expected which suggests a serious failure, because the committees in charge of these conferences did not offer invitations to the clan elders and leaders in the provinces...
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Sep 15th, 2014
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Paris (DIPLOMAT.SO)- Eritrea maintained its position in what it called Reporters Without Borders (trio-infernal) usual, which consists of Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea, where freedom of the press simply non-existent. The 2014 World Press Freedom Index spotlights the negative impact of conflic...
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Sep 14th, 2014
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Addis Ababa (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that Death of Ahmed Godane shows the beginning of the end of Al-Shabaab. In an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, the prime minister reaffirmed his country is seeking a “win-win” relation with Egypt, ...
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Sep 13th, 2014
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Paris (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – French intelligence services assisted Washington in the operation that killed the commander of Somalia’s Shebab militant group earlier this month, local media reported Saturday. “France and President (Francois Hollande) supported with intelligence and coo...
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Sep 11th, 2014
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San José (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Costa Rican police continued rounding up undocumented migrants this week with the detention on Wednesday of four Eritreans and four Somalis who were traveling toward the Peñas Blancas border crossing with Nicaragua. The arrests, which included a Costa Rican man trav...
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Sep 11th, 2014
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO)- IGAD has hailed the urgent action by the Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia to mitigate the devastating effects of the current drought in the country. The government has not only established a Special Committee to tackle the drought and its effects, but also follows...
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Sep 10th, 2014
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New York (DIPLOMAT.SO)- the Security Council held an open debate to discuss the Secretary-General’s latest report on children and armed conflict (S/2014/339). Special Representative of the Secretary-General Leila Zerrougui, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF Yoka Brandt and Under-Secretary General f...