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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 23rd, 2016
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Ottawa, Canada ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five people were killed and two critically injured in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan on Friday and a male suspect was in custody, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and police said. Trudeau did not give a motivation for the shoot...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 17th, 2016
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Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso ( Reuters + Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A couple kidnapped overnight in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Mali are Australian citizens who run a clinic and have lived in the West African nation since 1972, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said on Saturday. In a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 9th, 2016
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Ottawa,Canada ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali-Canadian woman is taking the federal government to court after being accused of having contact with criminals in her tight-knit community that made her too much of a security threat to work at Pearson Airport. Ayaan Farah worked for United Airl...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 28th, 2015
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Edmonton,Alberta Province , Canada ( CBC + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Canada’s immigration minister remains confident the government will meet its target to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February. But members of Edmonton’s Eritrean community are worried the response to the crisi...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 16th, 2015
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Pyongyang, North Korea (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — North Korea’s Supreme Court sentenced a Canadian pastor to life in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for what it called crimes against the state. Hyeon Soo Lim, who pastors the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was given the sentence afte...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 16th, 2015
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Toronto,Canada ( National Post + DIPLOMAT.SO) – After precisely five years and seven months in a high-security prison despite facing no charge or sentence, Abdirahman Warsame was finally told he could leave, Wednesday morning. Hearing the news from behind bars, sitting in his bright-orange pris...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 16th, 2015
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Ottawa,Canada ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A group of Ottawa Police officers are raising money to help run a school in Somalia. The school was built in 2012, from the fundraising efforts of Const. Moe Elmi, a community policing officer in the Herongate area, who dreamed of creating a brighter fu...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 11th, 2015
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Asmara, Eritrea ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Louis Mazel Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea, has published in the official Facebook page of the mission a report on the visit of foreign diplomats to Bisha Mine. The report is as follows: I had the opportunity November 21-22 to vis...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 11th, 2015
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Toronto, Canada ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country. Welcoming the 163 refugees, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was “showing the world how to open our hearts”. The newl...