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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish ambassador to Ethiopia, Mette Thygesen, has disclosed that the Ethiopian government has failed to give concrete promises on when mobile internet and social media service will be restored. Thygesen who is the Danish representative for ...
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 TOP STORY
Sep 30th, 2016
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Brussels, Belgium (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Somali Federal Indirect Election Implementation Team (FIEIT) has announced a further one month delay of the electoral calendar, with the election of the new President to now take place on 30 November 2016. This marks a second extension going beyond the constitutio...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016, the Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, on behalf of the African Union, signed with the European Union the fifteenth contract for financial support to the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The latest contract c...
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
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Feb 20th, 2016
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Beijing/ Brussels (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday sealed a deal for “special status” in the European Union (EU) after marathon talks, ahead of Britain’s EU membership referendum expected to take place later this year. Donald Tusk, Presid...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 27th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged district governors to do their part, in line with the law, against violence carried out by PKK terrorists in Turkey’s southeast. Speaking to local-authority leaders at the presidential compl...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2016
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Brussels , Belgium ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The European Commission has announced €77m in funding for the Horn of Africa, with aid reaching Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. The commission said that the region faces a multitude of crises from recurrent cycles of conflict to food insecurity and na...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 17th, 2016
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Vienna ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iran emerged from years of economic isolation on Saturday when world powers lifted crippling sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return for Tehran complying with a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions. In a dramatic move scheduled to coincide with the scrap...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 15th, 2016
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Kiev, Ukraine (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday outlined his government’s work agenda for this year, saying that the settlement of the conflict in eastern regions remains an issue of paramount importance. “The top priority for us is ensuring p...