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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Sep 28th, 2016
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Nieuwegein, Netherlands ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The findings challenge Moscow̵...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 23rd, 2016
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Paris, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – France summoned Belgium’s ambassador in Paris on Thursday, after detaining two Belgian police officers on French territory for allegedly depositing migrants across the countries’ border. The incident has raised concerns in Paris about Belgian police ope...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 17th, 2016
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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections commission on Saturday petitioned the Constitutional Court for a postponement of presidential elections, formally confirming a poll delay that has created a dangerous political impas...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Apr 25th, 2016
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Brussels , Belgium (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Luxembourg joined German and requested Belgium to temporarily stop the operation of two Belgian nuclear reactors as questions about safety of the reactors persisted, reported the Belgian broadcastor RTBF on Sunday. Belgian reactor Doel 3 and Tihange 2...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Mar 22nd, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia – The government and people of the Federal Republic of Somalia strongly and unequivocally condemns the heinous and violent...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Feb 26th, 2016
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This article by: Jonathan Marshall is author or co-author of five books on international affairs, includingThe Lebanese Connection: Corruption, Civil War and the International Drug Traffic(Stanford University Press, 2012). Some of his previous articles for Consortiumnews were “Risky Blowback from Rus...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 25th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A video published on Sunday by the media center of Islamic State purported to show images and last statements of nine of the people who took part in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people on Nov. 13. Reuters could not independently verify the authentici...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 23rd, 2015
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Brussels , Belgium ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – After a dramatic security sweep late Sunday marked by the deployment of soldiers in the historic center of the Belgian capital, the authorities here announced early Monday that 16 people had been arrested in a joint police and military operation to...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 21st, 2015
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Brussels , Belgium (Cbsnews+ DIPLOMAT.SO) – Heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled key intersections, subways were closed and many stores shut their doors in Belgium’s capital Saturday as the government warned of a threat of Paris-style attacks. At least one suspect from the deadly P...
By Tajuddin
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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...