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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 26th, 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today appealed to donors for an additional $115.4 million to fund the voluntary return and reintegration of Somali refugees from Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. Funding is also required for relocation of refugees from Dadaab to Kakum...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
May 30th, 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland (DIPLOMAT.SO) – A high-level trade union delegation from Somalia, headed by Omar Faruk Osman, General Secretary of the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) had arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 105th session of the International Labour Conference, which start...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Apr 23rd, 2016
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Geneva, Switzerland (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Friday that Syrian talks aiming to broker a political end to the conflict will continue next week despite Syria’s main opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) delegation pulling out of ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 1st, 2016
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Geneva ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Lutfi Elvan has called on the United Nations to categorize the PKK and its Syrian affiliate the PYD as terrorist groups. “We called on the UN to recognize the PKK and the PYD as terrorist organizations. The PYD is linked to ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 25th, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland (Swissinfo + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Swiss Attorney General has dropped criminal investigations into alleged illegal tax collection by the Geneva-based Eritrean consulate. Prosecutors said the consulate could not be charged as the levies were authorized by the Eritrean state. It ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 1st, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Organization for Migration is condemning growing violence against foreign nationals and their businesses in several Johannesburg townships. IOM is calling on the South African government to take urgent action to protect the migrants from xe...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 15th, 2014
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Valletta (DIPLOMAT.SO)- The death of 700 immigrants – Instead of Somalia and Eritrea, the Syrians , Palestinians, Egyptians and Sudanese are joining a death trip to reach Europe. More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 25th, 2014
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Geneva (DIPLOMAT)- The United Nations said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State (Isis) had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation. But doubts emerged on social media about the basis for the report. One document poste...