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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 30th, 2018
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Sochi, Russia (Irna + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The newest round of talks, aimed at restoring peace in Syria, and backed by Iran, Russia, and Turkey, began with a meeting between Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, and the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. The t...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 29th, 2018
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Johannesburg, South Africa (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – BRICS leaders will make all efforts to strengthen the multilateral trading system, according to a declaration released here on Thursday. The emerging-market bloc of BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, issued the ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2016
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Benaulim, India (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday a rising tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation was endangering the world economy’s still fragile recovery as BRICS leaders vowed to forge closer business and trade ties. At a summit in the Indian tourist...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 14th, 2016
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Washington (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – WikiLeaks on Thursday released nearly 2,000 emails it says hacked from the campaign of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, bringing the total number of the hacked emails released in the past week to roughly 9,000. The Thursday release is the...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 14th, 2016
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Khartoum, Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan signed with Russia a number of agreements for exploring mineral fields in Sudan, said Sudan’s minister of minerals on Thursday. The agreements, signed between the mineral ministry and the Russian State Geological Company, covered development ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 14th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a law ratifying Moscow’s deal with Syria to deploy its forces in the country indefinitely, in a move seen as firming their long-term presence. The agreement — signed between Moscow and Damascus ...
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 BUSINESS
Oct 10th, 2016
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Anakara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey has agreed to sign a joint investment fund with Russia on Sunday, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said. The $1 billion fund aims to boost relations in many areas such as tourism, energy, agriculture and transport. Speaking to journalists ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 9th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that Russia had the means to protect its assets in Syria if the United States decided to carpet bomb the Syrian government’s military air fields. Lavrov said he had heard that this was one optio...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 4th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were establi...