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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jun 30th, 2017
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London, UK (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Several British banks said on Friday they had stopped dealing in Qatari riyals, as the diplomatic crisis surrounding the tiny Gulf country disrupted overseas trading of its currency. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomati...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jul 14th, 2016
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London ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Theresa May struck a populist tone in her first public remarks as British Prime Minister on Wednesday, saying she planned to continue predecessor David Cameron’s “true legacy” of social justice. The Conservative Party leader spoke directly to the ...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Jan 30th, 2016
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are showing they can get their hands dirty by growing their own vegetables. The British royals have hired a gardener to help them start work to transform the grounds of their ten-bed Norfolk home in Anmer Hall. Cottage garden ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 30th, 2016
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Manchester, England ( Dailymail + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three Somali men who gang-raped a white 16-year-old girl in the bathroom of a hotel where they went to celebrate Eid have been jailed for 30 years. Muhyadeen Osman, Bilal Ahmed and Mowled Yussuf, all now 20, were just teenagers when they attacked...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 27th, 2016
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London ( Theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new round of deportations of asylum seekers was due to be carried out on Tuesday night by the Home Office, according to activists. Men and women from Sierra Leone and Eritrea were said to have been among those who were moved to Stansted from Home Office i...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 25th, 2016
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mohamed Emwazi, the terrorist known as Jihadi John who was killed by a drone strike last year, had warned his brother not to follow in his footsteps before leaving for Syria. Emwazi told his younger sibling Omar, 22, that his own encounters with the British se...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 22nd, 2016
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London (Theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Home Office is using misleading and biased information to decide the fate of Eritrean asylum seekers, an independent report has found, as its author claims the government distorted evidence to make it easier to reject them. The report, published on Frida...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Jan 22nd, 2016
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Queen Elizabeth II has stepped out for tea and ginger bread with the ladies of the Women’s Institute near her Sandringham home. The 89-year-old Sovereign made her annual visit to the group in West Newton, Norfolk, where she joined around 30 members to he...
By Tajuddin
In Entertainment
Jan 18th, 2016
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz has spoken out about her admiration for the Queen. The 66-year-old, who has just opened her new exhibit WOMEN: New Portraits at Wapping Hydraulic Power Station in London, spoke to CNN about the honour of photographing Her Maj...
By Tajuddin
In SPORTS
Jan 17th, 2016
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Tottenham , London , UK ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Inaki Williams will sign a new contract with Athletic Bilbao, scuppering Tottenham’s interest in the forward and raising his release clause to €70 million. The 21-year-old’s current deal is due to expire in 2017, but Goal can revea...