Sunday 19 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-19

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AFP - 11/17/17

A top US official Friday called on Sudan to stop demolitions of churches, insisting that Washington would push for human rights and religious freedom in the country...

AFP - 11/17/17

The United States is prepared to hold talks on removing Sudan from its blacklist of "state sponsors of terrorism," a senior US official said in Khartoum on Thursday...

AFP - 11/16/17

Sudanese security forces have freed a Swiss aid worker who was kidnapped in Darfur last month in an overnight operation in the war-torn region, Sudanese and Swiss...

AFP - 11/15/17

Dozens of Sudanese journalists on Wednesday demonstrated in Khartoum against a proposed new press law that aims to tighten restrictions on media freedom in the...

AFP - 11/6/17

A controversial Sudanese counter-insurgency unit said Sunday it had seized 19 tonnes of hashish in war-torn Darfur, in one of the largest hauls ever reported in Sudan...

AFP - 11/3/17

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Thursday accused Sudan of being a "source of weapons" fuelling the brutal civil war in his country as he met leader Omar al-...

AFP - 11/2/17

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir told his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir on Wednesday that Khartoum is keen to resolve all pending issues with South Sudan in a...

AFP - 10/25/17

Sudan on Tuesday freed a newspaper editor, jailed over an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of corruption, after a local journalist union paid off...

AFP - 10/24/17

Even as global donors reduce their aid offerings to war-torn Sudan, the European Union has vowed to provide the African country with humanitarian assistance for "as...

AFP - 10/24/17

The European Commission on Monday announced a 106-million-euro ($124-million) aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent humanitarian...

AFP - 10/23/17

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced a prominent newspaper editor to six months in jail for publishing an article accusing President Omar al-Bashir's family of...

AFP - 10/20/17

The United States has warned Americans about travelling to Sudan given the "risks of terrorism" in the African country, prompting an angry response from Khartoum on...

AFP - 10/9/17

A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in Darfur, officials said on Sunday, just weeks after the United Nations began downsizing its peacekeeping force in...

AFP - 10/9/17

Sudan's national carrier aims to revive its fleet by procuring new components from Boeing and Airbus after Washington lifted its 20-year-old trade embargo on Khartoum...

AFP - 10/8/17

The top US envoy in Sudan said Saturday that conditions have to be "right" for holding talks with Khartoum on removing it from Washington's blacklist of state...

AFP - 10/8/17

Sudan faces a "paradox", its foreign minister said Saturday, after Washington acknowledged Khartoum's support in tackling violent extremism but kept it on a blacklist...

AFP - 10/8/17

Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used to manage his family's expenses on his $400 monthly salary but he has since had to take out loans to...

AFP - 10/2/17

UN humanitarian air operations in Sudan face being grounded because of an acute cash crunch, aid officials say, affecting the delivery of relief to thousands of...

AFP - 9/27/17

The United States on Tuesday demanded a "thorough investigation" into clashes last week between residents of a Darfur camp for the displaced and Sudanese forces in...

AFP - 9/26/17

Sudan vowed Monday to step up efforts to normalise relations with the United States after Washington dropped the country from a list of countries facing a US travel...

AFP - 9/25/17

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence...

AFP - 9/24/17

Clashes between Sudanese forces and residents of a Darfur camp for the displaced killed three people Friday, the UN said, as President Omar al-Bashir urged...

AFP - 9/21/17

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday pressed on with a government campaign to collect arms from tribes in war-torn Darfur where a devastating conflict has...

AFP - 9/1/17

A leading Sudanese activist who was released after a presidential pardon said Wednesday that defending human rights was "not a crime", as he vowed to continue...

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