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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 18th, 2015
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will not visit North Korea next week, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday after China’s Xinhua news agency reported that he will visit the North on Monday and stay for about four days. The state...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 3rd, 2015
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemen’s ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday that U.N.-led talks aimed at ending the conflict in the Middle East’s poorest nation would begin June 14 in Geneva. Ambassador Khaled Alyemany told The Associated Press that the United Natio...
By Tajuddin
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May 20th, 2015
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New York ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations and the United States condemned Tuesday a mortar attack on the Russian embassy in Damascus that did not, however, cause any known injuries. The 15-member council stressed that host countries have an obligation to “take all appropriate steps to ...
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In WORLD NEWS
Feb 15th, 2015
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Sanaa , Yemen ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Shiite militiamen who seized power in Yemen vowed to defy “threats” as the U.N. Security Council prepared to adopt a resolution Sunday calling on them to step aside or face consequences. Yemen is a traditional U.S. ally in the fight against ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Feb 4th, 2015
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – ” Somalia’s new prime minister will try again next week to put a Cabinet in place after the parliament rejected his first lineup amid weeks of political uncertainty that has worried the international community about the war-torn east African country...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 4th, 2015
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Jerusalem ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Israeli leaders on Sunday threatened to take tougher action against the Palestinians over their decision to join the International Criminal Court, a day after freezing the transfer of more than $100 million in tax funds. Last week’s Palestinian decision to ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Dec 16th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea’s UN representative decried CIA interrogations as “the gravest human rights violations in the world.” North Korea’s U.N. Ambassador has called on the world body to investigate the CIA for subjecting captured al-Qaeda operatives ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Dec 13th, 2014
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Khartoum ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is claiming victory over the International Criminal Court after the court’s prosecutor suspended the investigation of alleged war crimes in Darfur. Speaking in Khartoum Saturday, President Bashir said the S...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 19th, 2014
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London ( theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – With humanitarian agencies warning of another hunger crisis in Somalia, questions are being raised about Britain’s relationship with the country’s president in the wake of a report by UN investigators alleging corruption and links with Islamic militants. Ca...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 17th, 2014
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Kampala ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda will start buying weapons and other military hardware for South Sudan’s government under an agreement signed this week, sparking fears of an escalation in the nearly yearlong fighting between government forces and rebels. The joint military accord come...