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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Venice, Italy ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Rome and Paris have expressed their satisfaction of Monday’s tentative Turkey-EU agreement in Brussels aimed at stemming the escalating refugee influx into Europe. “We are very pleased to have exerted all our efforts to open new pages ...
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 Local News
Feb 20th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, met with partners at the African Union (AU) Commission Headquarters, on 18 February 2016, to discuss enhanced support to the AU Mission in Somalia( AMISOM) and to the Somali National Instit...
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 WORLD NEWS
Jan 31st, 2016
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Jerusalem ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for a more “sober” approach towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in dismissing a French peace initiative as only encouraging Palestinians to shun compromise. The proposal on Friday by...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 29th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt received three more Rafale fighter jets from France on Thursday, the second batch of a deal signed in February 2015, said an Egyptian military spokesman. “The deal includes handing Egypt 24 Rafale warplanes and a FREMM multi-mission frigate,R...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 25th, 2016
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Davos, Switzerland ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The darling of the Davos political and financial elite, Christine Lagarde has a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund sewn up just days after nominations opened, despite facing possible trial in France. The former French finance...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jan 18th, 2016
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Paris, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Declaring the French economy to be in a “state of emergency,” President François Hollande announced on Monday a 2 billion euro plan to subsidize job creation and temporarily move half a million unemployed people off the welfare rolls, as record unemploy...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 16th, 2016
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso on Friday, a hospital director said, an attack for which al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibil...
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In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Vienna, Austria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An IAEA report verifying that Iran has kept its promises under last year’s nuclear deal with world powers and triggering sanctions relief for Tehran is likely to be issued on Saturday, a diplomatic source said on Friday. The report, if issued, wo...