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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...
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Sep 8th, 2014
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Nairobi (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO)- African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. HRW documented 10 incidents of rape and sexual assault, including the rape of a 12-year-old girl, by...
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Sep 5th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT.SO)- the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud spoke today on the death of the leader of al-Shabaab, Ahmed Godane: “US forces conducted an airstrike against an identified al-Shabaab training camp in southern Somalia on the evening of Monday, 1st September, using manned and u...
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Aug 30th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Somalia asked the International Court of Justice in The Hague to determine the maritime boundary between the coastal nations, and filed an application against Kenya because of its aggression on Somali maritime boundary. Please Click here MOFA to read a press release from the Min...
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Aug 29th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Somalia filed a suit against Kenya and Yemen at the U.N.’s highest court, seeking to resolve a long-running dispute over lucrative oil reserves in the Indian Ocean,and re-ownership and eligibility of the Socotra Island to Somalia as long as it is located in an incubator re...