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2015/07/01 21:16
2015/07/01 21:16
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Continuation of a fascinating true to life story of Wijesim Peelige Bandiya, son of a Kandyan ‘hack & burn’ peasant farmer, who sailed away from the Colombo harbour to the UK at a very tender age,...
2015/07/01 21:16
2015/07/01 21:16
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2015/07/01 18:27
2015/07/01 18:27
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Chris Miller's body is in a refrigerated morgue in Peru, while his grieving mother is pleading for its return. (Miller family) Christopher Miller, a native of Maryland with a passion for...
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2015/07/01 17:11
2015/07/01 17:11
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WASHINGTON - Today, Wikileaks released the most updated draft texts on the proposed TISA, along with substantive analysis, on each of four cross-cutting annexes: Domestic Regulation, the “Movement of...
2015/07/01 14:46
2015/07/01 14:46
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As world powers meeting in Vienna gave themselves another week to conclude a momentous nuclear deal with Iran, observers here were split on whether they would succeed by next Tuesday’s supposedly...
2015/07/01 07:34
2015/07/01 07:34
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APSwazilands King Mswati III was paid 130 young cows. Picture: Themba Hadebe Mbabane - King Mswati III accepted Swaziland’s highest lobolo cattle dowry this week and affirmed the higher number of...
2015/07/01 06:20
2015/07/01 06:20
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INSIGHT-In Yemen chaos, Islamic State grows to rival al Qaeda * Drones weaken AQAP, may indirectly help IS grow* Al Qaeda still main Yemen militant group By Sami Aboudi DUBAI, June 30 (Reuters) - Al...
2015/07/01 03:37
2015/07/01 03:37
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WASHINGTON - In the most significant move yet toward normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the Obama administration said Tuesday that the two had agreed to open embassies in each other's...
2015/07/01 00:10
2015/07/01 00:10
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Indira Gandhi and Margaret Thatcher, London, 1978 "Where were you during the emergency?" In the last one week, I have been asked this question by many diplomats, Indian and foreign, who were not born...
2015/06/30 21:29
2015/06/30 21:29
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I imagine diplomats travel the world in James Bond-like attire while swilling martinis, but the truth is they probably spend more time looking for a cell phone charger that works with the local power...
2015/06/30 20:09
2015/06/30 20:09
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In 1961, the economist Robert Mundell published a paper laying out, per the title, “A Theory of Optimum Currency Areas.” In it, he inquired about the appropriate geographic extent of a shared unit of...
2015/06/30 12:34
2015/06/30 12:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIALesothos new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili File photo: Leon Lestrade Maseru - Lesotho’s new Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili has decided to revoke the diplomatic passports of...
2015/06/29 21:59
2015/06/29 21:59
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The Economic Survey has strongly batted for the removal of restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI) in legal and accountancy services. It said 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail would not...
2015/06/29 19:00
2015/06/29 19:00
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The decision is aimed at reducing the work pressure on Indian Foreign Service officers because of an acute shortage of hands. In a decision aimed at reducing the work pressure on Indian Foreign...
2015/06/29 17:30
2015/06/29 17:30
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A new Foreign Commercial Service office (FCS) has opened in Ethiopia to facilitate US trade and investment. Ethiopia was the first such office to open this year as one of four new offices with the...
2015/06/29 17:30
2015/06/29 17:30
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The blame for the August 2012 Marikana massacre has been laid squarely on the South African Police Services (SAPS). President Jacob Zuma, who released the findings of the Marikana Commission of...
2015/06/29 02:49
2015/06/29 02:49
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Diasporian News of Monday, 29 June 2015 - Memoire by a Ghanaian Diplomat Ambassador Mrs Nana Bema Kumi, Ghana’s former Ambassador to Belgium, Luxemburg and the European Union launched her memoirs in...
2015/06/28 12:28
2015/06/28 12:28
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Nation remembers Narasimha Rao, patron of economic reforms Today is the birth anniversary of former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a message on the occasion to...
2015/06/27 19:59
2015/06/27 19:59
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Engagement and dialogue are essential to ensure dissenting views are heard and agrieved parties resolve their issues without having to resort to violence, said Minister of External Affairs Mangala...
2015/06/27 11:19
2015/06/27 11:19
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Annise and Dennis at Oyamel (Photo courtesy of daters) Interviews by Amanda McGrath She said:“I’m smart, ambitious, fit, have a huge heart, am fiercely loyal ... and have a larger-than-life laugh.”...
2015/06/27 09:09
2015/06/27 09:09
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Big meals, to be sure, are an indispensable tool of diplomacy. People who have come a long way need to be welcomed and put at ease by their hosts. They are more relaxed and friendly with good food and...
2015/07/01 21:16
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