User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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Germany certain to win UN council seat, but contest in Asia 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Candidates for non-permanent seats are chosen by regional groups and the only contested race this year is for the Asia-Pacific group’s seat.
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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir sets big Cabinet reshuffle 15.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered a major Cabinet reshuffle, including seven ministers of state and eight regional governors.
Trump is reassessing aid to South Sudan. Observers say cuts would be a disaster. 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
its government has been accused of blocking critical humanitarian aid and prolonging endemic violence in the country.
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She fatally stabbed her husband as he allegedly raped her. A Sudanese court sentenced her to death. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
She fatally stabbed her husband as he allegedly raped her. A Sudanese court sentenced her to death.
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Sudan woman who killed husband over alleged rape given death 10.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A lawyer says a young Sudanese woman convicted of killing her husband while she claims he was raping her has been sentenced to death.
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War dividend 10.5.2018 BBC: Business
The global arms trade is now worth $100bn annually, with the US increasingly dominant as the world's top arms exporter.
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UN official: UN backs talks, not elections in South Sudan 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The United Nations opposes a plan by South Sudan’s government to move to elections if warring parties are unable to reconcile differences at peace talks now scheduled to start May 17, the U.N.’s deputy peacekeeping chief said Wednesday.
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South Sudan’s military chief dies during Egypt visit 20.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
General James Ajongo had taken over the role a year ago.
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Doctor saves lives in region under siege in documentary 'The Heart of Nuba' 20.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The title of the gripping, inspiring documentary “The Heart of Nuba” describes Catholic missionary Tom Catena, an American doctor running the Mother of Mercy Hospital in southern Sudan’s remote Nuba Mountains. Since 2011, the oil-rich, rebel-held region has been targeted for aerial bombings by...

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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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America’s Long History of Trying to Determine Who Rules Syria 13.4.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The CIA organized its very first coup in Syria in 1949 to overthrow a democratically elected president and install a military dictator. The U.S. has never given up trying to determine who rules Syria, comments Caitlin Johnstone By Caitlin Johnstone…Read more →
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Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes 12.4.2018 AP Business
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The sweaty mechanic tossed aside the used jeans one by one, digging deep through the pile of secondhand clothes that are at the center of another, if little-noticed, Trump administration trade war....
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Sudan’s president orders release of all political prisoners 10.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir ordered the immediate release of all political prisoners on Tuesday as part of national dialogue efforts, the state news agency said.
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South Sudan ex-military chief forms new opposition party 9.4.2018 Washington Post: World
South Sudan’s former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country’s upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.
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Caught in Congo’s tides of war: 40,000 have crossed a lake seeking refuge 7.4.2018 Washington Post
Nearly 400,000 people have been displaced by renewed violence, according to the United Nations. More than 40,000 have crossed Lake Albert in rickety boats to Uganda, where they have been resettled in an ever-expanding refu­gee camp.
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Pope, after Gaza violence, says ‘defenceless’ being killed in Holy Land 1.4.2018 Hindu: International
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign policy chief, and other leaders have called for an independent investigation into the bloodshed.
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UN: Conflict, drought bring ‘acute’ hunger to 124 million 22.3.2018 Washington Post: World
A U.N.-led report says 124 million people last year suffered such acute hunger that their lives were at risk, up from 108 million in 2016.
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Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, has died, putting his species on the brink of extinction 20.3.2018 Washington Post: World
The species can now only be saved by in-vitro fertilization, a costly and unprecedented intervention.
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Pentagon grapples with a thorny question after Niger ambush: What next in Africa? 19.3.2018 Washington Post
Pentagon grapples with a thorny question after Niger ambush: What next in Africa?
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Should U.N. peacekeepers launch preemptive strikes? The Cruz report seems to think so. 16.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Here are the 4 things you need to know.
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