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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 13th, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two Syrian men were arrested in Geneva on Friday after traces of explosives were found in their car, Switzerland’s attorney general said on Saturday, confirming media reports. Criminal proceedings have been opened against the two under a law ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 12th, 2015
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Washington, DC ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Letter From President Barack Obama – War Powers Resolution: Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) I am providing this supplemental consolidated report, prepared by my Administration and consistent with the War Powers Resolution (Public Law 93-148), as par...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 11th, 2015
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Washington ( Economictimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – As US intelligence agencies grapple with the expansion of the Islamic State beyond its headquarters in Syria, the Pentagon has proposed a new plan to the White House to build up a string of military bases in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Middle East....
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 11th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One of the gunmen who opened fire at a Southern California office building last week reportedly tried to contact multiple Islamic extremist groups in the months before the attack, but was ignored. One of the groups Tashfeen Malik likely contacted was the Syria-b...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 8th, 2015
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Toronto,Canada ( National Post + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Inside a high-security prison, wearing a bright-orange inmate’s jumpsuit, Abdirahman Warsame sat passively with arms crossed for most of his detention review, until suddenly angered with what a Canada Border Services Agency official was saying. “S...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 27th, 2015
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Riyadh,Saudi Arabia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, two Saudi newspapers reported this week, in what appears to be a warning to would-be jihadists at a time of militant attacks on the kingdom. Fifty-five people were awaiting ex...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 21st, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Pentagon has stepped up operations in Africa in recent years, insisting that a greater U.S. military presence is necessary to help counter threats from militants such as those who took hostages at a hotel in Mali. But U.S. Africa Command, which oversee...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 20th, 2015
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Bamako,Mali ( Nytimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen stormed a Radisson Blu hotel on Friday morning in Bamako, the capital of the West African nation of Mali, seizing scores of hostages and leaving bodies strewn across parts of the building. A senior United Nations official said that as many as 27 peo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 4th, 2015
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Amman , Jordan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan executed two al-Qaeda prisoners early on Wednesday morning, after a video released Tuesday purportedly showed Islamic State militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death. The pilot’s gruesome death sparked outrage and anti-Islamic ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 31st, 2014
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Djibouti ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Djibouti’s government announced Wednesday it had reached a deal with the Horn of Africa country’s main opposition party following 18 months of negotiations. The deal, seen as crucial for the stability of the strategic nation, paves the way for the opp...