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#MeToo Campaign for Sudanese Teen Highlights the Need to End Western Saviorism 2.9.2018 Truthout.com
The flash-in-the-pan activism of Noura’s case raises questions about #MeToo and women in the Global South.

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DHS asks for 'positive gems' about war-torn countries to justify returning immigrants 25.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Before ending temporary protected status for immigrants whose home countries suffer from war or disasters, officials tried to show the countries were getting safer, even when that was not true.
Food Security in Africa Requires Governmental Regulations 23.7.2018 Truthout.com
Food security is just as much about safety of food as it is about availability.

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Why Unarmed Civilian Protection Is the Best Path to Sustainable Peace 22.7.2018 Truthout.com
Unarmed civilian protection has been proven to save lives, empower communities and secure lasting peace.

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Global refugee count highest ever in 2017: UN report 21.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The number of refugees worldwide registered an annual increase of 13% to reach 25.4 million in 2017, the highest known total to date, according to a U
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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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