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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 14th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly unanimously appointed former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres on Thursday as the ninth secretary-general of the world body for five years beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Guterres, 67, will replace Ban Ki-moon, ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2016
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Jerusalem ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more “sober” approach towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as only encouraging Palestinians to shun compromise. The proposal on Friday by...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 31st, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 26th AU Heads of State Summit opened on Saturday in Addis Ababa, with a rallying call for unity, tolerance, respect for human rights and improved governance in order to tackle the continent’s myriad challenges effectively. Dozens of Afric...
By Tajuddin
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May 19th, 2015
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon warned in a new report that the crisis in Yemen could open a corridor for jihadist movements through Somalia, which is located just across the Gulf of Aden. Ban said in a report to the U.N. Security Council circu...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Maidaguri,Nigeria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria’s main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that killed at least eight people, witnesses and a security source said. Militant group Boko Haram has kill...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2015
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, has called for boosting the peace process in the Sudan in a way that would achieve peace and the peaceful exchange of power in the country, expressing concern over developments in Darfur and other areas of t...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jan 2nd, 2015
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called the new Prime Minister of Somalia, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, to congratulate him on his recent appointment, expressing hope that he will move quickly to form an inclusive Government, with the full participation o...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 5th, 2014
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New York ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has appointed Raisedon Zenenga of Zimbabwe as his deputy special representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Friday. Zenenga will succeed Fatiha Serour o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 4th, 2014
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. on Wednesday warned South Sudan’s foreign minister that United Nations sanctions could be the punishment for people who stand in the way of that country achieving peace after a year of conflict. At a meeting between Barnaba Benjamin and U.N. Ambassa...
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Nov 2nd, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has expressed deep concern over the political tensions between President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, which puts at risk the country’s efforts to achi...