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Italian volunteer kidnapped in Kenya

November 21, 2018   23-year-old taken captive by gunmen in coastal area The kidnapped Italian lady is said to be a volunteer of Africa Milele Onlus, an NGO operating in the area. Photo: Teddy Eugene.   Rome (ANSA) – A young Italian woman working as an aid volunteer in Kenya was kidnapped in an armed attack in a coastal area ...

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Qatar Amir, Italian president hold official talks

November 20, 2018   His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace (The Quirinale) in Rome   By QNA     Ways to develop bilateral ties, Gulf crisis, Palestine, Libya figure prominently in discussions His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella held a ...

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US judge suspends Trump order denying asylum to illegal migrants

November 20, 2018   © Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters | A migrant looks through the border fence between Mexico and United States on November 19, 2018.   A federal judge on Monday put a temporary halt to a Trump administration order denying the possibility of asylum to people who enter the US illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation earlier this ...

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Crown prince to attend G-20 summit in Argentina: Energy Minister

November 20, 2018   The summit will take place in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping among attendees Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will participate in a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month. (SPA)   Arab News   RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

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Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trump’s criticism

November 20, 2018   US President Donald Trump has criticised Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism and the killing of Osama bin Laden. Photo: AFP   ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan on Tuesday (Nov 20) summoned the US Chargé d’Affaires in Islamabad to protest against remarks made by President Donald Trump who has criticised its role in fighting terrorism fight and the ...

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Putin, Erdogan Mark Key Phase in Natural Gas Pipeline

November 20, 2018   Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attend an event marking the completion of the offshore part of TurkStream natural gas pipeline that will carry natural gas from Russia to Turkey, in Istanbul, Nov. 19, 2018.   Associated Press   ISTANBUL, TURKEY – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

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Sudan’s FM begins European tour on Tuesday

November 19, 2018   KHARTOUM – The Sudanese Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed on Tuesday would travel to France at the start of a tour that will also take him to Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium. During his week-long visit to the four European nations, Ahmed would discuss with his counterparts ways to promote bilateral relations on the various fields ...

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Tigray People, Gov’t Support Measures against Human Rights Violation, Corruption: Deputy Chief Administrator

November 19, 2018   Addis Ababa (ENA) – It is in the desire of the people of Tigray and government that the detention of corrupt individuals and human rights violators continues, Tigray Regional State Deputy Chief Administrator Debretsion Gebremichael said. The detention should, however, be with due respect to the supremacy of the law, he added. In a press briefing ...

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Ethiopia Jews protest Israeli government’s emigration delays

November 19, 2018   Members of Ethiopia’s Jewish community gather to protest the Israeli government’s decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, at the synagogue in Addis Ababa, Nov. 19, 2018.   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government’s decision not to allow ...

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Japan to expand Djibouti base despite decline in piracy

DW | Published: November 19, 2018   In 2009, Japan set up a military facility in Djibouti to combat rising incidents of piracy off Northeast Africa. A decade later, the pirates have been largely defeated, but Tokyo intends to expand its Djibouti base. When Japan set up a facility in Djibouti in 2009 with docks for warships, an airfield and ...

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