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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 22nd, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libyan officials said on Thursday that French warplanes have bombed sites just outside of eastern Benghazi, killing 16 militants. The bombing forced the militants to retreat to nearby Edjabia, according to the officials. The French government on Wednesday...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 21st, 2016
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Rome, Italy ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The bodies of 21 women and one man were found on a rubber dinghy adrift near the Libyan coast on Wednesday, just hours after they had set sail for Italy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said. An MSF ship patrolling the central Mediterrane...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jul 16th, 2016
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This article by: Christopher Black 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. – The bold initiative by the Russian government to withdraw some of its forces from ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Apr 25th, 2016
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Hanover, Germany ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office, but warned that time was running short. Obama has pushed to complete two trade a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Apr 22nd, 2016
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Kalamata,Greece ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Ethiopian and a Somali say they were on two boats heading to Italy from Libya when one of the vessels sank. The UN refugee agency says up to 500 people may have drowned in the tragedy. Visibly shaken from their ordeal, the two men – 25-year-o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 11th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State has greatly expanded its control over territory in Libya and the militants are claiming to be the key defense for the North African state against foreign military intervention, United Nations sanctions monitors said. In their annual report to th...
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 TOP STORY
Mar 9th, 2016
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Tunis, Tunisia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The militants’ death toll rose to 42 following the security operation in Ben Guerdane in southwestern Tunisia, authorities said on Wednesday. At least seven terrorists were killed by security forces on Tuesday in an ongoing armed confrontation in Be...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 23rd, 2016
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Rome ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Italy has agreed to let armed U.S. drones take off from an air base in Sicily on a case-by-case basis for defensive missions against Islamic State militants in North Africa, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday. “If it is a matter of operations again...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 21st, 2016
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Benghazi, Libya (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Heavy clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have left at least 14 people dead and 32 wounded, medical officials said on Saturday. Five years on from the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is plagued by instability, and Islamist milita...