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By Tajuddin
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Feb 28th, 2016
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Shanghai (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China and the BRICS New Development Bank signed documents on the bank’s headquarters in Shanghai on Saturday, marking the completion of the legal procedures before the operation of the bank. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the bank’s President ...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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London ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali-British distance-running star Mo Farah has insisted he wants his family with him when he defends his Olympic titles in Brazil later this year, despite the threat of the Zika virus. Farah won gold in both the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 metres in front of his ho...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 3rd, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an int...
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Feb 2nd, 2016
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The Hague (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will deliver the verdict in the case of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo on March 21 in open session, the Court announced Tuesday. Bemba, ex-president and commander-in-chief o...
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Brasília, Brazil ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Brazil’s state-led oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) is on the verge of selling its stake in Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA (BRKM5.SA) and expects to complete the sale by the end of June, a Petrobras source told Reuters o...
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Jan 15th, 2016
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Brazil’s oldest zoo in Rio de Janeiro was ordered Thursday to close owing to overcrowding of animals, poor sanitation, crumbling infrastructure and other problems. The Brazilian Institute for the Environment ordered the closure of the the mu...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Barcelona, Spain ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Barcelona defender Dani Alves will reportedly be the subject of a big-money move from China at the end of the season. The Brazilian international was strongly linked with a move away from Barcelona last season, but ultimately signed a new short-term ...
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Jan 6th, 2016
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Brasília, Brazil ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) will start selling the new Kicks crossover in Latin America this year, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn announced on a Monday visit to the plant in Brazil that will produce the vehicle. Nissan is investing 750 million reais ($186 ...
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Jan 1st, 2016
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Brasília,Brazil ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israel’s nomination of a pro-settlement hard-liner as its next ambassador to Brazil, and Brazil’s delay in approving the appointment, is heightening diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu four months ago...
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Dec 28th, 2015
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Manchester , UK ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Manchester United are reportedly preparing a bid in excess of £40m for Lazio attacker Felipe Anderson. The Red Devils are winless in their last seven games in all competitions and it is understood that the board will make funds available for new signi...