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Japanese diplomat indicted over arson at embassy in Congo

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not very bright, This one was

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So...what does $260,000 equate to in Congo currency? And you still borrow from fiends?

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Diplomats are paid by our tax money. Give him a big kick in the ass on his way to jail.

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Security risk? How did he get the job? Connections? Will the new secrets law stop this kind of problem (Answer: NO).

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It's so sad that a diplomats life is now a complete mess. There are so many things one get addicted to. The common denominator is that it can ruin your life. Whether it be gambling or substance abuse, your life can quickly spin out of control if you aren't careful. There are some people that are born with an addictive personality. However when it comes to addiction, there is nothing fair about it.

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Novenachama, he did it to himself. He is also an arsonist and an embezzler who should consider himself lucky that no one got killed in the fire..

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@Iowan: Roughly 480 Central African Francs (XAF) to 1 US $.

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First drugs in china now embassy fires in the congo? What are these diplomats doimg?

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The most common way for these guys to make money is to convert money ro pay local salaries and local bills at the blackmarket rate instead of the official rate.

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It's so sad that a diplomats life is now a complete mess.

Others are revelling in his demise; including I daresay the 4th Secretary, who has stepped up to fill the vacancy created.

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Hahaha, did they strip-search him?

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Better get used to these casino crimes if the LDP get their way.

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