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Crans-Montana, Switzerland (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived Crans-Montana Friday in a bid to push forward the ongoing peace talks on the reunification of Cyprus. The UN chief is supposed to meet in the Swiss Alpine town with participants of the co...
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Beirut, Lebanon (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said. The army said seven soldiers were wounded ...
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Washington (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Donald Trump on Friday will discuss North Korea and trade with South Korea’s new leader, whose pro-engagement stance toward the North could clash with the U.S. administration’s intent to crank up sanctions. Trump welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae...
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Jun 29th, 2017
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees entering the United States is finally scheduled to take effect later on Thursday, but in a scaled-back form that still allows in some travelers. ...
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Dec 24th, 2016
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Paris, France ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Europe’s open borders symbolize liberty and forward thinking — but they increasingly look like the continent’s Achilles’ heel. Europe’s No. 1 terrorism suspect crossed at least two borders this week despite an international manhunt, an...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Kinshasa, DR Congo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s ruling coalition and other smaller parties have agreed to delay next month’s elections to April 2018 – a move that will anger opposition groups who have accused the president of trying to cling onto p...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Troops of India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir, officials said. The firing happened in Nowshera sector of frontier Rajouri district, some 2...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Kuwait ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, dissolved the parliament Sunday, paving the way for holding early election. In a decree published by the official KUNA news agency, the emir cited “regional developments” and “security challenges” for d...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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New Delhi, India (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 24 people were killed and dozens injured Saturday during stampede at a religious gathering in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said. The stampede took place at Maliviya bridge, locally called Rajghat bridge, over river Ganga in...
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Benaulim, India (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday a rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation was endangering the world economy’s still fragile recovery as BRICS leaders vowed to forge closer business and trade ties. At a summit in the Indian tourist...