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May, 2017

  • 21 May

    Kiwi Red Cross nurse describes South Sudan horror – Newshub

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    NewshubKiwi Red Cross nurse describes South Sudan horrorNewshubA Kiwi Red Cross nurse working in South Sudan has described the moment the hospital she'd been working in was hit by rockets and heavy gunfire. Lucy Gallagher has just come home from the conflict-torn country and says that despite witnessing ...

  • 21 May

    Sudan’s Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summit – News24

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    News24Sudan's Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summitNews24Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump, his office said on Friday. "President Omar al-Bashir has apologised to King ...Sudan's President Will Skip Saudi Meeting With TrumpNew York TimesSudan's Bashir declines to attend Saudi summit with TrumpBBC NewsSudan president will not attend Saudi summit with TrumpWashington PostAllAfrica.com -The Hillall 57 news articles »

  • 21 May

    Sudan: Darfur Rebel Leaders, Sudan Officials Meet in Berlin – AllAfrica.com

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    Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)Sudan: Darfur Rebel Leaders, Sudan Officials Meet in BerlinAllAfrica.comBerlin — On Friday, leaders of the Sudan Liberation Movement faction of Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) met with a delegation from the Sudanese government in the German capital, in the presence of representatives of ...RSF

  • 21 May

    US Sudan Policy Continues to be Defined by Disingenuousness and Distortion: Radio Dabanga’s interview with former … – South Sudan News Agency

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    South Sudan News AgencyUS Sudan Policy Continues to be Defined by Disingenuousness and Distortion: Radio Dabanga's interview with former ...South Sudan News AgencyOver the next three months, the United States will decide whether Sudan has made sustainable progress on certain areas and it will remove 20-year-old economic sanctions imposed on

  • 21 May

    South Sudan: More than one million on brink of starvation – Aljazeera.com

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    Aljazeera.comSouth Sudan: More than one million on brink of starvationAljazeera.comIt has been three months since famine, which has been caused by a long-standing conflict between the government and rebels groups, was declared in some parts of South Sudan. But areas outside the famine zones are also suffering from severe food ...and more »

  • 21 May

    Darfur Rebel Leaders, Sudan Officials Meet in Berlin

    [Radio Dabanga] Berlin -On Friday, leaders of the Sudan Liberation Movement faction of Minni Minawi (SLM-MM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) met with a delegation from the Sudanese government in the German capital, in the presence of representatives of the US government.

  • 21 May

    Bashir Not Attending Saudi Summit With Trump

    [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -President Omar Al Bashir will not take part in the Islamic-American Summit in the Saudi capital Riyadh this weekend.

  • 20 May

    South Sudan: Local Aid Workers On the Front Line of South Sudan’s Civil War – AllAfrica.com

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    AllAfrica.comSouth Sudan: Local Aid Workers On the Front Line of South Sudan's Civil WarAllAfrica.comJuba — Gunshots suddenly crackled as Stephanie and her colleagues went about a routine seed distribution in a small farming community in South Sudan's Upper Nile State. The moment she heard the bullets zipping through the air, the young aid worker ...

  • 20 May

    Sudanese army, SLM-MM in fierce fighting in Darfur – Sudan Tribune

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    Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)Sudanese army, SLM-MM in fierce fighting in DarfurSudan TribuneIn a statement extended to Sudan Tribune Saturday, SAF's spokesperson Ahmed Khalifa al-Shami pointed out that the armed forces and the security services have been closely monitoring the movements of armed groups “mercenaries” in South Sudan and ...Sudanese government, armed movements in Darfur agree to resume talksJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)all 4 news articles »

  • 20 May

    South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, U.N. says – Chicago Tribune

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    Chicago TribuneSouth Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, U.N. saysChicago TribuneSouth Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends a ceremony marking the 34th anniversary of the Sudan People's Liberation Army in the capital Juba, South Sudan on May 18, 2017. South Sudan's civil war has killed tens of thousands and driven out more than 1.5 ...South Sudan government

  • 20 May

    Sudan: Population Movement Emergency Appeal n° MDRSD024 – Reliefweb

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    ReliefwebSudan: Population Movement Emergency Appeal n° MDRSD024ReliefwebThis Emergency Appeal is launched on a preliminary basis and seeks a total of 4,184,769 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) deliver assistance and support 63,540 people (South Sudanese refugees) for ...

  • 20 May

    South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months – UN – South African Broadcasting Corporation

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    South African Broadcasting CorporationSouth Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months - UNSouth African Broadcasting CorporationThe most recent round of fighting in oil-rich South Sudan's civil war flared up last July when the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir chased his rival

  • 20 May

    Sudan releases pastor and activist sentenced for espionage

    Last week, Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir pardoned a pastor and an activist sentenced together with a Czech missionary Petr Jasek who had already been released by the end of February. The two men were sentenced to 12 years for colluding with the Czech filmmaker who had been condemned for espionage, waging war against the state and inciting hatred against religious congregations.

  • 20 May

    Eight months after approval, new U.N. troops trickle into S.Sudan

    Some eight months after the U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of an extra 4,000 peacekeepers to war-torn South Sudan, the first of those troops have just trickled in amid bureaucratic hurdles by the country's reluctant government. "Meanwhile the situation in the country has deteriorated at a rapid pace," U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a monthly report on the status of the deployment and obstacles facing some 13,000 peacekeepers already on the ground.

  • 20 May

    South Sudan President Restructures SPLA leadership

    Soldiers from the Sudan People's Liberation Army examine a map at the front-line position in Pana Kuach, Unity State, South Sudan, May 11, 2012. The army will be restructured into three separate forces: a ground force, an air force and navy units.

  • 20 May

    S. Sudan denies UN report on killing of civilians in Yei border town

    South Sudan has denied authorizing the killing of civilians in the Yei border town following the latest United Nations report blaming government troops on 114 civilian killings. President Salva Kiir's spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said in Juba on Friday that the UN report is false, arguing that the SPLA could have acted in self defense while fighting opposition rebels operating in the restive town located some 150 km South West of the capital.

  • 20 May

    Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Trump

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  • 20 May

    Suna Forum to Host Islamic Rahma Organization On Nakba Day

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Regular Press Form of Sudan Sews Agency (SUNA) will host the Islamic Rahma Organization, at 12:00 noon Monday to highlight on commemoration of Palestinian Nakba Day ( Day of Palestinian Catastrophe).

  • 20 May

    With Participation of President Al-Basher – Doha Forum Activities Start

    [SNA] Doha -The Activities of Doha Forum kicked off, Sunday, at Doha Sheraton under the motto' Development, Stability and Refugees Issues' with the participation of 5the President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher, a number of experts, Parliamentarians, scholars businessmen, media men, representatives of regional and international organizations as well as the civil society organizations.

  • 19 May

    Irish nuns face down death threats in South Sudan so they can help millions of refugees – The Irish Sun

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    The Irish SunIrish nuns face down death threats in South Sudan so they can help millions of refugeesThe Irish SunIRISH nuns working in war-torn South Sudan say they will have to be 'shot' before they abandon missionary work helping to keep hundreds of thousands of refugees safe. More than 1.8 million people have been displaced in the country as violent clashes ...