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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 3rd, 2016
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – When it comes to picking fights with Republicans over Cuba, Barack Obama has apparently decided he’s only a lame-duck, second-term president once. The president announced Tuesday that he has nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the top U.S. diplomat curren...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 20th, 2016
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Managua, Nicaragua ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An opposition contender for Nicaragua’s November presidential election said on Monday he would end his candidacy, the latest sign that President Daniel Ortega’s re-election is becoming a mere formality. Pedro Reyes, a lawyer leading the ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 28th, 2016
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Washington (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s plan announced this week to shut the American military prison at Guantanamo Bay, southeastern Cuba, in a final push to persuade Congress to help him close the site will be a tall order before he leaves office. While urging ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2016
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Paris, France (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – France called on the U.S. to lift the economic embargo against Cuba during a historic state visit Monday by the Caribbean island’s president aimed at boosting economic relations between Havana and Paris. Raul Castro’s trip comes after a breakthroug...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 15th, 2016
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This article by: Owei Lakemfa The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – ERITREA is a relatively unknown African country. Little news filters out. In October 20...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 11th, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Indonesia has received reaffirmation of supports on Indonesia’s sovereignty in Papua from countries joined in Pacific Island Forum (PIF) in recent meeting held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, a senior Indonesian official said on Friday. ̶...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
May 29th, 2015
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. State Department on Friday removed Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a crucial step in normalizing ties between Washington and Havana and the latest progress in President Obama’s push to thaw relations between the United States and ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Havana ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cuba has published the first photos of Fidel Castro in more than five months, showing the 88-year-old former leader engaged in what appears to be a lively conversation with a university student. Nearly two dozen images were published virtually simultaneously o...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 27th, 2015
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Havana ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended his long silence over his country’s restoration of diplomatic ties with the United States, indicating that he backs the talks even though he distrusts politics in Washington. The comments were the first by the 88-year-old...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 21st, 2015
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Havana ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The highest-ranking U.S. diplomat to travel to Cuba in nearly 40 years boarded a commercial flight Wednesday morning from Miami — ahead of negotiations to re-establish diplomatic ties between the two countries. Roberta Jacobson, assistant secretary of state fo...