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Oct 13th, 2016
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least six people were killed and 36 others injured as a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a group of Ashura mourners in the north Afghanistan Wednesday, a local official said. “A procession of Ashura mourners were on a street in...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Rabat, Morocco (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A total of 80 women have been elected as MPs following Friday’s parliamentary elections in Morocco, local media reported on Wednesday. The Moroccan daily Assabah said 60 women MPs have been elected from the national lists, while another 20 secured t...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s government was on Wednesday forced to deny President Salva Kiir had died, following days of rumours over his health that have heightened tensions in the capital Juba. “This is a mere lie, there is nothing as such, Salva Kiir has...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Iraq’s prime minister is rejecting Turkish claims that their forces must be included in an operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. “We will liberate our land through the determination of our men and not by video calls,” Haider al-Abadi...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mihtarlam, Laghman Province , Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One police and three militants were killed and 22 other persons injured when Taliban attacked checkpoints in outskirts of Mehtarlam city, capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman on Tuesday, the provincial gove...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Pretoria, South Africa ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Africa’s top prosecutor said on Tuesday he was still studying a Constitutional Court order from last week which said his office could not appeal a ruling that may see corruption charges reinstated against President Jacob Zuma. Shaun ...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Tuban, Indonesia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Law enforcers have reiterated their call for Indonesia’s anti-terror laws to be strengthened, warning of the threat posed by nationals who joined Daesh in Syria. The chief of the National Counter Terrorism Agency said Tuesday that around 500 In...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Paris, France ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – France said on Tuesday it deplored a decision by Burundi to ban three U.N. investigators from its territory, saying the east African country was losing credibility over promises to respect human rights. In a brief letter from Foreign Affairs Minister Ala...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Amman, Jordan (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Jordan is willing to allow regular aid drops by crane from its territory to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded on its sealed desert border, the government spokesman said on Monday. The comments by Mohammed Momani signaled an apparent shift in Jordan’s posit...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cambodian land rights protesters clashed with city security guards on Monday as demonstrators in the capital Phnom Penh called on the government to end forced evictions. Land disputes are a highly contentious issue in Cambodia, where tens of thous...