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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 14th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly unanimously appointed former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres on Thursday as the ninth secretary-general of the world body for five years beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Guterres, 67, will replace Ban Ki-moon, ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 19th, 2015
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Brasília, Brazil ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- A postmortem exam is being conducted Monday on a 24-year-old Brazilian man who collapsed and died aboard an Irish aircraft Sunday after he bit another passenger. Cork police arrested a 44-year-old Portuguese woman traveling with the man after discovering fi...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 10th, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The list of four candidates to contest the Fifa presidency has been confirmed by the world football’s governing body. Current incumbent Sepp Blatter has been in the role since 1998, but his reign has been overshadowed in recent times by alle...
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Jan 30th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Luis Figo and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein have announced that they have met the minimum requirement of five nominations from national associations in their bids for Fifa presidency. The former Portugal star and the president of the Jordanian FA are among six men...
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Nov 3rd, 2014
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New York ( WSJ + DIPLOMAT.SO) Kenyans swept the top spots in the men’s and women’s races at the 2014 New York City Marathon for the second year in a row and the fourth time in the race’s history after 44 stagings. In a tactical race that was tied for the closest women’s finish ever, […]...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 2nd, 2014
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Madrid ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Portugal international is touched by the fact that Red Devils fans are desperate for him to return to Old Trafford but he says that he is happy at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo has described Manchester United as his “family” but insi...
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Sep 11th, 2014
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Lisbon (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Paulo Bento has stepped down as head coach of Portugal by mutual consent. The 45-year-old has agreed for his contract to be terminated following the Seleccao’s shock 1-0 home defeat to Albania in their opening Euro 2016 qualifying clash. The Portuguese Football ...