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News: Djibouti

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US accuses China of pointing lasers at its pilots from Djibouti base

Friday, May 4th 2018, 12:28
related countries: China China, United States United States

China denies pointing military-grade lasers at American pilots from its base in Djibouti.
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Djibouti: Chinese troops depart for first overseas military base

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 4:15
related countries: China China

China says the military base will be used for peacekeeping and humanitarian aid in Africa.
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Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway line opens

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 17:01
related countries: China China, Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Addis Ababa

A Chinese-built electric train service from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to the Red Sea port in Djibouti opens with a test run for passengers.
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What's up dock?

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 23:00

Horn of Africa trade has pivoted around Djibouti for the last decade. But a new deal for the ancient maritime hub of Berbera, on the Somaliland coast, looks set to change that.
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Djibouti president wins fourth term

Saturday, April 9th 2016, 8:53

Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh has won a landslide victory, officials say, in an election criticised by opposition parties and rights groups.
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Djibouti’s thin-skinned democracy

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 11:08

BBC election reporter held incommunicado for 19 hours
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Djibouti expels BBC reporting team

Monday, April 4th 2016, 15:47

The BBC writes to the government of Djibouti to ask why its reporting team was detained for 16 hours and expelled without explanation ahead of elections on Friday.
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In pictures: Is Djibouti’s rich cultural mix under threat?

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 0:31

Djibouti's bid for modernisation may threaten rich cultural mix
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VIDEO: Yemenis search for sanctuary in Djibouti

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 17:18
related countries: Yemen Yemen

As fighting continues in Yemen despite agreement to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva, Lyse Doucet meets some of those forced to flee their country.
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VIDEO: Yemenis shelter in Djibouti camps

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 9:21
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The UN Secretary General has announced talks later this month in Geneva to try to end a mounting crisis in Yemen.
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