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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 23rd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016 at a High Level Meeting on Somalia hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the close partners of Somalia namely the African Union, Canada, China, D...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 26th, 2016
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This article by: Jonathan Marshall is author or co-author of five books on international affairs, includingThe Lebanese Connection: Corruption, Civil War and the International Drug Traffic(Stanford University Press, 2012). Some of his previous articles for Consortiumnews were “Risky Blowback from Rus...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 24th, 2016
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Istanbul, Turkey (DIPLOMAT.SO) – A high-profile event on women, peace and security on the opening day of the third ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) asserted the rights of Somali women to become protagonists in the politics, security and state-building agenda of their country. The feder...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 26th, 2015
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Juba,South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The United States, the United Kingdom and Norway urged on Thursday the South Sudanese government and rebels to form a transitional government of national unity and warned that the peace treaty may collapse. The Troika countries, which participate in mediati...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 19th, 2015
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Beijing , China ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Beijing has vowed to bring ISIS to justice after the group said it had executed two hostages, a Chinese and a Norwegian. ISIS said it had killed the two men, identified as Chinese national Fan Jinghui and Norwegian citizen Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad in it...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Sep 10th, 2015
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Oslo, Norway ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Norwegian government has confirmed a man in his forties has been taken hostage by the Islamic State group after being kidnapped in January this year. Prime Minister Erna Solberg said crisis teams are in “full swing” to bring him home but “this is a v...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jun 3rd, 2015
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Oslo , Norway ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Norway’s conservative coalition government is mounting efforts to send asylum seekers from Eritrea back home. Critics claim that would be akin to returning refugees to “Africa’s North Korea.” Young asylum seekers from Eritrea now make up the single larg...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 6th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Somali – Norwegian man has been arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody massacres carried out by the terrorist group al-Shabaab last year, according to Kenya’s Standard newspaper. Mohamud Jamal, 40, was arrested on January 31 for ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 14th, 2014
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Juba (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — One year after mass violence broke out in South Sudan, battles between government forces and rebels continue, and aid officials say international assistance is needed to help residents stave off mass hunger. Government troops and armed youths have been battling in Uppe...