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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Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has said that its forces had withdrawn from some small towns in Hiiraan region to maintain the security of the provincial capital, which will host the election of federal MP’s. The withdra...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...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not take instructions from Iraq on Bashiqa Camp, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. In his address to the 9th Eurasian Islamic Council in Istanbul, Erdogan told Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to “know his limits,...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hundreds of Ethiopian troops pulled out of a town in central Somalia Tuesday, at least the second location vacated by their forces in recent weeks, a Somali security official said. Security official Abdirisak Moalim Ahmed said Ethiopian soldiers present...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Damascus, Syria (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tension has recently hit a new high between Moscow and Washington over the situation in Syria, which prompted the Russian leadership to send clear messages to the U.S. that the double-dealing and duplicity are no longer tolerable, analysts say. The Russi...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Kismayo,Somalia ( Goobjoog + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jubaland, Galmudug states and semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland have announced the candidates to be selected for the upcoming Upper House chamber amid recurrent delays to Somalia’s electoral process. Somalia’s Federal Indirect Electoral Imple...
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia is currently experiencing a state of insecurity as a result of large protests from the Oromo and Amhara. According to the News Agency of Ethiopia, the Council of Ministers has declared a six-month state of emergency effective from Saturday, ...
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday, saying it was to restore order after weeks of protests that have resulted in deaths and damage to mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms. La...