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Calgary Sun
Life with killer coke kingpin... his story kept changing with time.” NAME: William Bradford Bishop Jr. AGE
Life with killer coke kingpin
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
... his story kept changing with time.” NAME: William Bradford Bishop Jr. AGE: 80 CIRCUMSTANCES: Bishop — a former U.S. Foreign Service staffer — is wanted for the March 1, 1976 bludgeoning murders of his wife, mother and three sons. After the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Diplomat's teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canadato make a contribution to society in a good way," said Dube, who's now Global A
Diplomat's teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canada
CBC.ca / Posted 14 hours ago
to make a contribution to society in a good way," said Dube, who's now Global Affairs' director general of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute based in Ottawa. "It's a case of someone who has gone through so much and who is more than able... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Diplomat’s teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canadato make a contribution to society in a good way,” said Dube, who’s now Global A
Diplomat’s teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canada
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
to make a contribution to society in a good way,” said Dube, who’s now Global Affairs’ director general of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute based in Ottawa. “It’s a case of someone who has gone through so much and who is more than able... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Diplomat’s teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canadato make a contribution to society in a good way,” said Dube, who’s now Global A
Diplomat’s teen son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
to make a contribution to society in a good way,” said Dube, who’s now Global Affairs’ director general of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute based in Ottawa. “It’s a case of someone who has gone through so much and who is more than able... Read more
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CTV News
Diplomat's son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canada: CPto make a contribution to society in a good way," said Dube, who's now Global A
Diplomat's son, snared in Miami double murder, deported back to Canada: CP
CTV News / Posted 16 hours ago
to make a contribution to society in a good way," said Dube, who's now Global Affairs' director general of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute based in Ottawa. "It's a case of someone who has gone through so much and who is more than able... Read more
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SiliconIndia
75 Former U.S. Ambassadors, Diplomats Endorse Clintonto a letter endorsing Clinton. The letter said Trump "entirely misunderstands
75 Former U.S. Ambassadors, Diplomats Endorse Clinton
SiliconIndia / Posted 2 days ago
to a letter endorsing Clinton. The letter said Trump "entirely misunderstands and disrespects" the high officials in the foreign service and intelligence communities that could guide him to a right course of action on crucial questions of foreign... Read more
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New Kerala
Sharif's UN speech a monumental error of judgement - newkerala.com #122869delivered at the UNGA appears to have been drafted by the GHQ without even elem
Sharif's UN speech a monumental error of judgement - newkerala.com #122869
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
delivered at the UNGA appears to have been drafted by the GHQ without even elementary vetting by Islamabad's professional foreign service. A young Indian First Secretary, Eeman Gambhir, delivered a befitting response. Her astute reprimand reminded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Without Buhari, Nigeria Would Have Packed Up By Now - Segun Onihad known when we were at school as one of the best brains we can find on the t
Without Buhari, Nigeria Would Have Packed Up By Now - Segun Oni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
had known when we were at school as one of the best brains we can find on the terrain which also had a good career in the foreign service. Look, things would work and I am confident things would work, but yes we are overwhelmed by the high... Read more
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New Kerala
Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the U.S. - newkerala.com #122596Sept. 22 : India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna was today appointed as
Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the U.S. - newkerala.com #122596
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Sept. 22 : India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna was today appointed as Ambassador to the U.S. Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service officer of the 1980 batch was serving as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) before he... Read more
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asianage
75 former US ambassadors, diplomats endorse Hillary Clintonto a letter endorsing Clinton. The letter said Trump "entirely misunderstands
75 former US ambassadors, diplomats endorse Hillary Clinton
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
to a letter endorsing Clinton. The letter said Trump "entirely misunderstands and disrespects" the high officials in the foreign service and intelligence communities that could guide him to a right course of action on crucial questions of foreign... Read more
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asianage
Navtej Sarna new US envoyin Washington following the November 8 presidential poll. According to news ag
Navtej Sarna new US envoy
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
in Washington following the November 8 presidential poll. According to news agency reports, Mr Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1980 batch, was serving as secretary (west) in the ministry of external affairs before... Read more
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The Hill
57 former ambassadors picked by GOP presidents endorse ClintonADVERTISEMENT It added that Trump "entirely misunderstands and disrespects" th
57 former ambassadors picked by GOP presidents endorse Clinton
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
ADVERTISEMENT It added that Trump "entirely misunderstands and disrespects" the high officials in the foreign service and intelligence communities that could guide him to a right course of action on crucial questions of foreign policy. The letter... Read more
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Business Standard India
Military men to have say on 7th Pay Commissiongreatest resentment has taken place through the relative dilution of status, wi
Military men to have say on 7th Pay Commission
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
greatest resentment has taken place through the relative dilution of status, with the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service having been granted allowances that the military believes... Read more
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Business Standard India
Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the USSarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1980 batch, was serving a
Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the US
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1980 batch, was serving as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs before he was posted in London in January. He succeeds Arun Singh, who is due for retirement. The 59-year-old... Read more
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New Kerala
Taranjit Sandhu appointed India's envoy to Sri Lanka - newkerala.com #1224362013. He assumed his new assignment as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy o
Taranjit Sandhu appointed India's envoy to Sri Lanka - newkerala.com #122436
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
2013. He assumed his new assignment as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India, Washington D.C on July 29, 2013. Mr. Sandhu is married to Mrs. Reenat Sandhu, who is also an officer of Indian Foreign Service (1989 batch) and has two child... Read more
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New Kerala
Navtej Sarna appointed as next Indian envoy to US - newkerala.com #122427take up his new assignment shortly, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a
Navtej Sarna appointed as next Indian envoy to US - newkerala.com #122427
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
take up his new assignment shortly, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement on Thursday. A 1980-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Sarna will take over from Arun Kumar Singh, who has retired from service. Fifty-nine-year-old Sarna... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salary Cuts Could Hurt Economy - Govt Warnedinitiatives such as suspending the 2016 and 2017 bonus payments, taxing civil s
Salary Cuts Could Hurt Economy - Govt Warned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
initiatives such as suspending the 2016 and 2017 bonus payments, taxing civil servants allowances, rationalisation of foreign service missionGovts and suspending of all government bailouts for parastatals," MMC said in an analysis of the... Read more
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dna
India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the USthe task of engaging with a new administration in Washington following the Nove
India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the US
dna / Posted 3 days ago
the task of engaging with a new administration in Washington following the November 8 Presidential poll. Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1980 batch, was serving as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs before... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Am TV reporter tries to spotlight Asian-American issuesshe survived as a three pound premature baby. Liberty Zabala, daughter of the
Am TV reporter tries to spotlight Asian-American issues
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
she survived as a three pound premature baby. Liberty Zabala, daughter of the late expatriate Philippines journalist and foreign-service diplomat Larry de Venecia Zabala, is now in her 20s, has indeed survived and risen to a full-time reportorial... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Navtej Sarna appointed Indian ambassador to the USto the United Kingdom, Navtej Sarna, as the country’s new ambassador to the Uni
Navtej Sarna appointed Indian ambassador to the US
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
to the United Kingdom, Navtej Sarna, as the country’s new ambassador to the United States. A 1980-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Sarna will take over from Arun Kumar Singh, who has retired from the service. “Navtej Singh Sarna... Read more
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Business Standard India
Military men will have their say on 7th Pay Commissiongreatest resentment has taken place through the relative dilution of status, wi
Military men will have their say on 7th Pay Commission
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
greatest resentment has taken place through the relative dilution of status, with the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service having been granted allowances that the military believes... Read more
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iol.co.za
A new leaf for Zim agriculturevery worried about many of the dams on the farms in Zimbabwe," he said and conf
A new leaf for Zim agriculture
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
very worried about many of the dams on the farms in Zimbabwe," he said and confirmed that the Chinese company appeared to be paying the correct minimum wage for new workers provided they had free accommodation and water. Independent Foreign Se... Read more
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iol.co.za
Over 50 people to apply for bail in Zimapplying for bail was caught looting or caught with any looted goods or service
Over 50 people to apply for bail in Zim
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
applying for bail was caught looting or caught with any looted goods or services. and they deny they participated in any violence,” Bamu said. “Most of them say they did not know that the demonstration was taking place.” Independent Foreign Ser... Read more
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Daily News
Migrant workers optimistic of their right to franchiseover electoral results,” said Gajanayake. He recommended that the measures sho
Migrant workers optimistic of their right to franchise
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
over electoral results,” said Gajanayake. He recommended that the measures should not be introduced in a hurry as the foreign service of the country was politicised and that not all facilities to conduct an election in a foreign country were... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipinos in SF hail Paynor’s appointment as envoy to USappointment as Ambassador Jose Cuisia replacement. “He has a wealth of knowledg
Filipinos in SF hail Paynor’s appointment as envoy to US
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
appointment as Ambassador Jose Cuisia replacement. “He has a wealth of knowledge and experience essentially on how a foreign service post should be run. And this is what he brings to the table.” He noted that Paynor was the chief of protocol... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fate of U.S. Citizen Unknown After Four Years in Prisonsaid the embassy has asked for access and information relating to these cases.
Fate of U.S. Citizen Unknown After Four Years in Prison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
said the embassy has asked for access and information relating to these cases. “We have had over the years our foreign service nationals harassed. Some arrested and some who are still currently being held by the government,” she said.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Services Should Be Appreciated, Says Ambassador Angualiain the ministry of Foreign Affairs including ministers. Excerpts below. There
Our Services Should Be Appreciated, Says Ambassador Angualia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in the ministry of Foreign Affairs including ministers. Excerpts below. There are also reports that most of you in foreign service are political failures favoured by President Museveni. No, I was not there because I failed in politics but... Read more
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Officer.com
Acts of Terrorism Investigated in New York, New Jersey and Minnesotaare beating the bushes," McJunkin said. "They are reviewing video and pulling i
Acts of Terrorism Investigated in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota
Officer.com / Posted 6 days ago
are beating the bushes," McJunkin said. "They are reviewing video and pulling in witnesses. They are checking foreign service reporting to see if something links back to this." Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.), a member of the House... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Alka Sirohi appointed Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) chairpersonUPSC conducts the prestigious civil services examination to select officers of
Alka Sirohi appointed Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) chairperson
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
UPSC conducts the prestigious civil services examination to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. The Commission is headed by a chairman and can have a... Read more
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The Chronicle
Immigration expert Stephen Kelly recounts foreign service experience, critiques Trump's policiesarrived at Duke in 2008 as the U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence and
Immigration expert Stephen Kelly recounts foreign service experience, critiques Trump's policies
The Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
arrived at Duke in 2008 as the U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence and stayed after officially retiring from the foreign service in 2010. Among his assignments, Kelly served as the Deputy Chief of Mission to Mexico and Canada. The... Read more
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Daily News
Business leaders to be made non resident ambassadorschildren overseas, enjoy a plush life and attend regular cocktail parties at Sr
Business leaders to be made non resident ambassadors
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
children overseas, enjoy a plush life and attend regular cocktail parties at Sri Lankan tax payer’s money. For some, the Foreign Service is their retirement plan. This has to change. “ Sri Lanka currently has 67 overseas missions and at the last... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Soviets 'never short of reasons' for losing in 1976, said diplomatsinaugural Canada Cup – a forerunner of this month’s World Cup of Hockey tournam
Soviets 'never short of reasons' for losing in 1976, said diplomats
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
inaugural Canada Cup – a forerunner of this month’s World Cup of Hockey tournament in Toronto. Behind the scenes, Canadian foreign service officers in Moscow keenly observed the reaction to the games, widely televised in the Soviet Union, through... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Soviets 'never short of reasons' for losing at hockey, diplomats found in 1976inaugural Canada Cup — a forerunner of this month's World Cup of Hockey tournam
Soviets 'never short of reasons' for losing at hockey, diplomats found in 1976
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
inaugural Canada Cup — a forerunner of this month's World Cup of Hockey tournament in Toronto. Behind the scenes, Canadian foreign service officers in Moscow keenly observed the reaction to the games, widely televised in the Soviet Union, through... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sleepless in Chisipiteparties fights the next election and beats Zanu-PF. “She knows all the mistake
Sleepless in Chisipite
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
parties fights the next election and beats Zanu-PF. “She knows all the mistakes they made and will be able to rectify them. “I like her for joining hands with the opposition and for taking on Zanu-PF and Mugabe.” Independent Fore... Read more
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Rappler
On the shoulders of giantsemotions and prejudices. Prudence, not populism, ought to navigate the country.
On the shoulders of giants
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
emotions and prejudices. Prudence, not populism, ought to navigate the country. The continued professionalization of the foreign service ensures that best practices will be adopted, but the public must hold our head-of-state accountable for the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tough time for Zim's finance ministerfor $1.8bn loan to pay off the World Bank in particular and the African Develop
Tough time for Zim's finance minister
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
for $1.8bn loan to pay off the World Bank in particular and the African Development Bank and the IMF so he can borrow for Zimbabwe and refurbish infrastructure to try to reduce imports and better balance Zimbabwe’s books. Independent Foreign Ser... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Complete fiction: Indian-American CEO’s daughter denies help’s claimsnot the first time an Indian or an Indian-origin American is in trouble over ab
Complete fiction: Indian-American CEO’s daughter denies help’s claims
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
not the first time an Indian or an Indian-origin American is in trouble over abuse of a domestic help. In 2013, an Indian Foreign Service officer was arrested in New York for paying the help much lower wages than the amount shown in visa... Read more
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The Irish Times
My personal presidency: Michael D Higgins talks to Fintan O’Tooleto be allowed to get into danger one way or another. “And I think there is a p
My personal presidency: Michael D Higgins talks to Fintan O’Toole
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
to be allowed to get into danger one way or another. “And I think there is a problem that is a bigger one for the Irish foreign service, and that is that it can’t become absorbed in the detail of the response of people whose major decision it is... Read more
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Daily Herald
State Department mourns death of ex-diplomatwho died Thursday of complications from cancer. Kirby says the former journali
State Department mourns death of ex-diplomat
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
who died Thursday of complications from cancer. Kirby says the former journalist brought a "reporters' curiosity to the Foreign Service and ability to create imagery out of words." Buzbee served in Iraq and Egypt, among other posts. Kirby says... Read more
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NBC News
Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte is a Latina blazing a trail in diplomacyshe said. She would, in fact, love to see more Latinas and Latinos in public s
Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte is a Latina blazing a trail in diplomacy
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
she said. She would, in fact, love to see more Latinas and Latinos in public service - at the State Department, and in the Foreign Service around the world. "There aren't enough of us here." Diversity plays a big part in developing a greater... Read more
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dna
Check www.upsc.gov.in: UPSC declares civil services prelims exam results 2016UPSC in three stages - preliminary, main and interview - to select officers for
Check www.upsc.gov.in: UPSC declares civil services prelims exam results 2016
dna / Posted 9 days ago
UPSC in three stages - preliminary, main and interview - to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. Thousands of candidates had taken the test held on... Read more
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The Hill
Return of the wise menAmerican partnership; and the free world will welcome the return of American le
Return of the wise men
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
American partnership; and the free world will welcome the return of American leadership. Bart Marcois is a former career Foreign Service Officer, and was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs during the Bush... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UPSC declares Civil Services Prelims exam 2016 results, check them hereservices and central civil services, including Indian Administrative Service (I
UPSC declares Civil Services Prelims exam 2016 results, check them here
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
services and central civil services, including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and others. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their results... Read more
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Inquirier.net
10 young Fil-Am leaders chosen for ’16 PH immersionsaid Chuasoto. The 2016 FYLPRO immersion trip on November 23 to December 2 is
10 young Fil-Am leaders chosen for ’16 PH immersion
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
said Chuasoto. The 2016 FYLPRO immersion trip on November 23 to December 2 is a joint undertaking by the Philippine Foreign Service Posts in the United States, the Ayala Foundation, Inc. and the Filipino Young Leaders Program... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zim finance minister's budget cuts fail - againloan to pay off the World Bank in particular and the African Development Bank a
Zim finance minister's budget cuts fail - again
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
loan to pay off the World Bank in particular and the African Development Bank and the IMF so he can borrow for Zimbabwe once more and refurbish infrastructure to try to reduce imports and better balance Zimbabwe’s books. Independent Foreign Se... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
While Britain Is Pulling Out of the EU, Buganda Is Welcoming Spaniards, Other Racesthat while Britain, and England in particular, is pulling out of the European U
While Britain Is Pulling Out of the EU, Buganda Is Welcoming Spaniards, Other Races
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
that while Britain, and England in particular, is pulling out of the European Union, Buganda is welcoming Spaniards and other races into its fold, as it has done for ages. Mr Kiwanuka is a journalist, retired foreign service officer an... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
John Buzbee, a US diplomat who served in Mideast, dies at 50WASHINGTON (AP) - John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served acr
John Buzbee, a US diplomat who served in Mideast, dies at 50
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across the Middle East, including two stints in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion, has died from complications from metastatic colon cancer. He was 50. Buzbee served in Iraq... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 16, 2016at the Fort Dodge Country Club. Sept. 16, 1966 NEWS: Gowrie native George A.
Sept. 16, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
at the Fort Dodge Country Club. Sept. 16, 1966 NEWS: Gowrie native George A. Anderson was promoted to Class 4 in the Foreign Service of the United States at Oslo, Norway, where he was stationed. SPORTS: Jim Tabat bowled a 214 game in the "4"... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Veteran US diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50WASHINGTON — John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across t
Veteran US diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON — John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across the Middle East, including two stints in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion, died Thursday from complications from metastatic colon cancer. He was 50. Buzbee served in Iraq... Read more
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Boston Herald
Veteran US diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50WASHINGTON — John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across t
Veteran US diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON — John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across the Middle East, including two stints in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion, died Thursday from complications from metastatic colon cancer. He was 50. Buzbee served in Iraq... Read more
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