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By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 29th, 2018
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Johannesburg, South Africa (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – BRICS leaders will make all efforts to strengthen the multilateral trading system, according to a declaration released here on Thursday. The emerging-market bloc of BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, issued the ...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A ceremony was held Friday in Cote d’Ivoire to officially mark the initiation of electricity generation at Soubre hydroelectric power station, which was built by a Chinese company. Launched in February 2013, the project started generating elec...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jun 30th, 2017
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Beijing, China (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — China on Friday strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the sale would severely damage China’s sovereignty and security interests and run cou...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2016
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Benaulim, India (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday a rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation was endangering the world economy’s still fragile recovery as BRICS leaders vowed to forge closer business and trade ties. At a summit in the Indian tourist...
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
Oct 13th, 2016
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Tokyo, Japan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan will lease additional land next year to expand a military base in Djibouti, eastern Africa, as a counterweight to what it sees as growing Chinese influence in the region, three Japanese government sources said. China is seeking closer ties with Afric...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Sep 25th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 656 km Addis Ababa – Djibouti railway line is said to start trial service in the first week of October, according to the Ethiopian Railways Corporation. The trial service is expected to last three to six months, Dereje Tefera, Chief Officer...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 23rd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016 at a High Level Meeting on Somalia hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the close partners of Somalia namely the African Union, Canada, China, D...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Sep 17th, 2016
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Canberra, Australia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A large piece of airline debris found off the coast of Tanzania and examined in Australia has been determined to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, authorities have confirmed. A statement from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 17th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. will not share the full text of a recent deal with Russia on a truce in Syria, the State Department said Thursday. “It was worked out as a bilateral U.S./Russia arrangement,” according to spokesman Mark Toner. “It does deal with sensitive is...