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October, 2017

  • 21 October

    Victories, colossal defeats, and victories in the Middle East

    From Myanmar, Thailand, and the Kingdom of Bhutan in the Himalayas, we returned to Manila, rested for a few days, and then we journeyed on to Dubai, commercial and aviation center of the United Arab Emirates , whose capital is the oil-rich and largest emirate, Abu Dhabi. With much nostalgia, our son Jose de Venecia III, today honorary consul of Azerbaijan, was with us together with our parliamentary assistant of many years, Aldwin Requejo.

  • 21 October

    Serious Interest in Bulgarian Innovative Ideas at Dubai World Expo

    It was held from 8 to 12 October at the World Trade Center in Dubai , UAE. The Ministry of Economy and the Bulgarian Investment Agency supported financially the Bulgarian start-up companies with space and stand during the exhibition.

  • 21 October

    Why peace in Mindanao matters

    We received that piece of good news which came out of Marawi City last week with exhilaration and a sigh of relief. We welcomed the information that key personalities leading the forces which occupied Marawi and held it hostage for more than 100 days have been killed by government soldiers.

  • 21 October

    Ministry of Transportation Welcomes Cooperation With Turkey in Railways Field

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Transportation, Roads and Bridges, engineer, Makawi Mohamed Awad, met with the visiting delegation of the Turkish railways, led by engineer, Issa Abadin, the Chairman of Board of Directors, and General Director of the Turkish Railways, accompanied by a number of companies working in the railways field, in the presence of engineer Ibrahim Fadul Abdalla, the Director General of the Sudan's Railways Corporation.

  • 21 October

    Six Years On, No Word On Kidnapped Critics

    [CAJ News] Khartoum -THE whereabouts of two Sudanese opposition politicians remain unknown six years after their abduction by state security agents. The families of Musa Ali Ahmed Abdeen and Malek Abdallah Abdulgadir remain concerned about the duo's physical integrity and safety after Sudanese National Security and Intelligence Services (NISS) kidnapped them in 2011. Abdeed (46) and Abdulgadir (45) were kidnapped from their homes and offices respectively in Kaduqli, South Kordofan. State security agents have allegedly subjecte

  • 21 October

    With Wide Arab Participation.. Meeting of Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization Launched in Khartoum

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization held its 49 th meeting, Thursday, in Khartoum, under the auspices of the Industrial and Mining Arab Organization, hosted by the Sudanese standardization and Meteorology Authority, and chaired by Dr. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Sakarab.

  • 21 October

    Workshop for Institutional Promotion of Civil Society Organizations, Academic Institutions Launched in Kordufan University

    [SNA] Al-Obied -The director of Kordufan University, prof. Mohamed al-Nur Taha, asserted that the university opens its doors to the exchange of knowledge, experiences, and sciences that benefit the community and raise capabilities of individuals in all fields.

  • 21 October

    FM Receives Message From Cuban Counterpart

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy Foreign Ministry Undersecretary, Ambassador, Mahmud Hassan Al-Amin received, Thursday, at his office, the Cuban Ambassador to Sudan.

  • 20 October

    South Sudan oil conference fails to draw biggest energy firms

    South Sudan's president was a no-show for the nation's first international oil conference, a gathering that also failed to attract prospective investors from the biggest global energy companies. The turnout shows only smaller companies are risking bets on the oil sector of the world's youngest country.

  • 20 October

    Sudan: Musa Meets Minister of Agriculture

    The Assistant of President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed discussed with Minister of Agriculture, Abdul-Latif Al-Ojaimi possibility of funding the agricultural projects of States of East Sudan. Minister of Agriculture said in press statements following meeting with the Assistant of the President in the Republican Palace, Tuesday, that he briefed the Assistant of

  • 20 October

    Sudan:North Kordofan Villagers Demand Dismantling of Toxic Gold Extraction Factory

    The residents of El Marakh area of Jabrat El Sheikh village in North Kordofan submitted a memorandum to the Governor of North Kordofan, the federal Ministers of Health and Minerals and the locality authorities demanding dismantling of the 'Karta' factory that was established in the area. Ahmed Khater, the secretary general of the national committee for environmental advocacy, told Radio Dabanga that the memorandum presented by the heads of the popular committees, representatives of youth and notables of Kababish tribe dealt with the negative effects of the gold-extraction factories on the environment, that threaten the lives of people and livestock because of its use of cyanide.

  • 20 October

    .com | South Sudan forces ‘assaulted’ UN commander

    South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, a report obtained by AFP on Thursday said. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council that South Sudan's defence minister had apologised for the September 21 incident in Juba, the capital.

  • 20 October

    Ramada Ajman Reaches out to Charity for World Food Day

    The hotel donated excess food from its buffet, which will be distributed by the charity organisation to labour camps and underprivileged families. The team also affirmed its continuous commitment to reduce food wastage and help fight hunger.

  • 20 October

    UN Official Describes Revocation of U.S. Sanctions As Positive

    [SNA] New York -The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Unilateral Coercive Measures, Idriss Al-Jazairi, has described the lifting of the unilateral sanctions imposed on Sudan as 'positive and gears for Sudanese and the United States interests, noting his positive engagement with the Sudanese government through calm diplomacy aimed at bringing together the views of Sudan and the United States.

  • 20 October

    Chairman of Sudanese Businessmen – Saudi Investments Have Been Very Successful in Sudan

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Chairman of the Sudanese Businessmen Union, Suaud al-Berier, asserted that the Saudi investments in Sudan have achieved admirable success, calling for the creation of more Sudanese-Saudi investment projects.

  • 20 October

    Investment State Minister Underlines Private Relationship With Saudi Arabia

    [SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister of the Ministry of Investment, Osama Faisal, affirmed the importance of economic and trade relations between Sudan and Saudi Arabia, calling for their promotion for benefiting from the potential of the two countries to serve the welfare of the two peoples.

  • 20 October

    Cultural Cooperation Between Sudan, S. Sudan

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Culture, al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi, during his meeting at his office with, Mrs. Nadia Arb, the Minister of Culture, Youth, and sports of the State of South Sudan, asserted the unity of the peoples of the two countries, which represent one people in two countries, with the great similarity and common destiny that unite them.

  • 20 October

    25 Dead As Chad Camel Raiders Clash With West Darfur Posse

    [Radio Dabanga] Kulbus / Kabkabiya -At least 25 people were killed and an unknown number wounded when armed camel rustlers from Chad clashed with a local rescue team in West Darfur this week. The situation in the area is reportedly still tense.

  • 19 October

    Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as ‘people suffer’

    The exhausted 45-year-old hangs his head. He's been waiting four days at a gas station in South Sudan's capital, Juba, to no avail.

  • 19 October

    Solomon Is Police prepare for second UN deployment

    Update: 2:45PM THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has commissioned its second deployment of five officers to the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur, Sudan during a parade at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara today. The parade was also to officially welcome back the first deployment of five officers who