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By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 4th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The dollar rose against the yen and euro on Tuesday, boosted by some upbeat U.S. economic news, while the pound wallowed near a three-decade low on concerns over a potential “hard Brexit” for Britain. The dollar added to overnight gains and wa...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 3rd, 2016
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Bogotá, Colombia (Nytimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Colombian peace deal that the president and the country’s largest rebel group had signed just days before was defeated in a referendum on Sunday, leaving the fate of a 52-year war suddenly uncertain. A narrow margin divided the yes-or-no vote, with 5...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Yangon, Myanmar ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The heads of Myanmar’s government and military have met with the leaders of two of the most powerful rebel groups to confirm their participation in an upcoming peace conference. Both groups had refused to participate in such talks with the...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 21st, 2016
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Berlin, Germany (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Britain will maintain close economic relations with Germany despite its intention to exit the European Union (EU), Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday during her visit to Germany. “Of course, our relations will change, but...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jul 14th, 2016
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London ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Theresa May struck a populist tone in her first public remarks as British Prime Minister on Wednesday, saying she planned to continue predecessor David Cameron’s “true legacy” of social justice. The Conservative Party leader spoke directly to the ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigeria and Switzerland have signed an agreement that paves the way for the return of more than $300 million confiscated from the family of the Nigeria’s former military ruler, Sani Abacha, the office of Nigeria’s vice president said on Tues...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 1st, 2016
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Harare,Zimbabwe ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Zimbabwe’s former vice president Joice Mujuru launched a new party to challenge her ally-turned-adversary Robert Mugabe, promising to revive the economy and repair strained relations with the West. Mujuru was Mugabe’s deputy for a decade an...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Mar 1st, 2016
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Asmara, Eritrea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Europe’s migration crisis and the conflict in Yemen have created opportunities for Eritrea to draw closer to the European Union and Gulf Arab states, offering the poor Horn of Africa nation the chance to end isolation it blames on U.N. sanctions....
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
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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...