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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 22nd, 2016
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New Delhi, India ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Indian air force plane carrying 29 people went missing on Friday on a flight to a remote island chain in the Bay of Bengal, the Defence Ministry said. The Russian-made AN-32 was on its way to Port Blair, the capital of India’s Andaman and Nic...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Mar 7th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia, the navy said on Monday, exposing a possible violation of a U.N. Security Council arms embargo. The United Nations has a decades-...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called on foreign vessels to remain vigilant off the coast of Somalia despite no Somali-based attacks being reported in 2015. The maritime body in its annual report for 2015 warned vessels transiting the Gulf of...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 21st, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO ) – According to the security sources in Mogadishu, several gunmen attacked the Beach View hotel and Liido Seafood restaurant in Lido Beach at the sea side of Indian Ocean in Mogadishu,shooting people on the beach, while the hotel was hit by two explosions. Secu...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 11th, 2015
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New Delhi, India ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The prime ministers of Japan and India are set to agree a $15bn preliminary deal to build India’s first high-speed rail line. Officials in the two countries said an agreement to build the 505km bullet train link between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will be s...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jun 5th, 2015
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This article by: Abukar Arman former Somali diplomat and a foreign policy analyst. 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. – Two major developments in So...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
May 31st, 2015
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Djibouti ( France24 + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Since independence from France in 1977 this tiny republic at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden has turned itself into a regional player with strategic and commercial clout. Not long ago Djibouti was known for little more than French legionna...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 9th, 2014
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Copenhagen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish government has compensated nine Somalis suspected of trying to hijack a Danish ship in 2013 because they were detained too long before being brought before a judge. According to Danish authorities the nine Somalis were detained last November whi...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 4th, 2014
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Singapore ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, as a steep decline in Somali pirate attacks and hotter competition erode fast-thinning margins. Hundreds o...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Nov 13th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One of the ZIM shipping company’s cargo ships was attacked by pirates Wednesday afternoon in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, adjacent to Somalia. Security guards stationed aboard the transport ship repelled the attack by the group of pirates who attempte...