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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Vienna, Austria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An IAEA report verifying that Iran has kept its promises under last year’s nuclear deal with world powers and triggering sanctions relief for Tehran is likely to be issued on Saturday, a diplomatic source said on Friday. The report, if issued, wo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 28th, 2015
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Iran has accepted an invitation to join talks with the United States and Russia this week on a possible political resolution to the Syrian civil war, state news media reported on Wednesday. The talks would be Secretary of State John Kerry’s first formal negotiations...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 27th, 2015
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Beijing , China ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – China said it warned and tracked a U.S. Navy warship as it came very close to one of China’s artificial islands in contested waters in the South China Sea on Tuesday, slamming the patrol as “illegal.” China’s Foreign Ministry said i...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 26th, 2015
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Lyon, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of doctors’ warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and stomach cancer and that red meat is probably ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 23rd, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At a time of heightened tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, U.S. President Barack Obama urged Pakistan on Thursday to avoid developments in its nuclear weapons program that could increase risks and instability. In talks with Pakistani ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 22nd, 2015
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Brussels , Belgium ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – European stocks drove higher while the euro sank Thursday as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the central bank is open to rolling out further stimulus measures in an effort to bolster inflation in the eurozone. The Stoxx Europ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 6th, 2015
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San Diego , California , United States of America ( StarTribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An eight-year federal investigation into terrorist recruiting yielded what authorities say is one of its biggest breakthroughs Monday, when six Somali-Americans from Minnesota were charged with planning to leave th...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 5th, 2015
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. government delivered five M1A1 Abrams tank turrets to Egypt on Friday, the US embassy in Cairo said on Tuesday. The US had also delivered eight F-16 jets to Egypt over Thursday and Friday. Both deliveries are part of the annual $1.3 billion in military...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jun 5th, 2015
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Washington ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government t...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
May 31st, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore ( WSJ + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A senior Chinese naval commander has claimed new islands his country is building in the South China Sea will benefit the region, while stressing that such activities “fall well within the scope of China’s sovereignty.” Noting the military usefulness o...