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Senior North Korean Diplomat in Cuba Defects to South Korea

High-Ranking North Korean Diplomat Defects: A Saga Unfolds A prominent North Korean diplomat stationed in Cuba jumped ship to South Korea last November, mere months before Seoul and Havana initiated formal diplomatic ties, South Korea's intelligence agency disclosed on Tuesday. Ri Il Kyu, the North Korean diplomat, had been overseeing political operations at Pyongyang’s embassy in Havana since 2019. His specific mission was "to sabotage the formation of diplomatic relations between South Korea and Cuba," according to…

We stay Somalia’s greatest donors, US diplomat says

We stay Somalia's greatest donors, US diplomat says MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United States of America now says it stays Somalia's largest donor of safety, stability and humanitarian help, including that it is decided to push for the democratization of the nation of Horn of Africa. For many years, Somalia has lain in ruins with little progress regardless of large investments from varied…

The tip of Malia’s mission for the UN diplomat

Completion of mission for an essential character from Bamako. After five years in Mali, Chadian Mahamat Saleh is leaving Annadif, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Mali. At the end of one last field visit he has just made in northern Mali, our correspondent went to Mali to meet him to take stock of his mission.…

Ethiopian forces launch offensive against Tigray’s capital Mekelle: diplomat, Tigray’s forces leader

Ethiopian government forces launched an offensive to capture the regional capital of Mekelle in the rebellious northern Tigray region on Saturday, a diplomat said in direct contact with residents and the leader of Tigray's forces. Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), told Reuters in a text message that Mekelle was under "heavy bombardment". The Ethiopian military uses artillery in the attack, he said in a subsequent text message. The diplomat said explosions…

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