User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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Sudan’s president visits Russia, asks for protection from US 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said on a visit to Russia that his country needs protection from the U.S.
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‘Better to die in combat than in hunger’: Rescued from war, South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back 11.11.2017 Washington Post
In 2015, during a lull in the country’s civil war, 1,775 boys promised the United Nations that their lives as combatants had ended. Two years later, the boys are returning to the battlefield, and the United Nations’ hopes of ending the global problem of underage fighters are fading.
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They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back. 10.11.2017 Washington Post
They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back.
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‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally 21.10.2017 Washington Post
‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
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U.S. lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The African nation had been under an embargo — which also was ended permanently — for grave human rights abuses in the conflict in the country’s Darfur region.
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Clashes between rebels and armed forces in South Sudan leave nearly 100 dead 5.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Ankara [Turkey], Oct 5 : At least 100 people have been killed in the clashes between government armed forces and rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar in northeastern part of South Sudan.
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US freelancer Christopher Allen killed while reporting in South Sudan 31.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, 31 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering conflict there on August 26, was deserving of civilian status.
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USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan 29.8.2017 Washington Post
USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan
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US man killed in South Sudan; army says 'caught in fighting' 27.8.2017 AP Top News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- An American has been killed in civil war-torn South Sudan, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday, while South Sudan's army and opposition said the journalist was caught in the fighting between the two sides....
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Yemen is humanitarian catastrophe. U.S. officials don't want you to know why 3.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A boat carrying 140 Somali refugees was traveling from Yemen to Sudan in the dark, early hours of March 17 when suddenly an Apache helicopter appeared overhead. Hovering over the bodies huddled on the deck below, it opened fire, killing 42 people on board.

“I knew too well that my daughter was...

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UN considers new base in South Sudan's troubled Yei region 14.7.2017 Hindu: International
The United Nations says it is considering opening a peacekeeping base in South Sudan’s troubled Yei region, which has “gone through a nightmare” in recent months amid warnings of ethnic violence. It w...
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On South Sudan's sixth birthday, here are 6 things you should know 9.7.2017 Washington Post
On South Sudan's sixth birthday, here are 6 things you should know
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For Sudan, A Looming Deadline On Possible Lifting Of U.S. Sanctions 8.7.2017 NPR News
Before leaving office, President Obama suspended some sanctions on Sudan. By July 12, the Trump administration has to decide whether or not to stick with this approach.
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Unhappy Anniversary, South Sudan 8.7.2017 NPR News
On Sunday, South Sudan marks six years as independent country. Between its civil war and humanitarian crisis, things are so bad that anniversary celebrations were canceled.
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UN votes to sharply reduce peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur 30.6.2017 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution sharply reducing the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, a move that will save hundreds of millions of dollars.
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I Spent 4 Days In Jail In South Sudan. I Won't Stop Reporting On The Crisis There 20.6.2017 NPR News
NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.
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As manhunt ends, top African warlord Kony eludes justice 9.5.2017 AP Top News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Indicted for killing thousands and kidnapping children to become soldiers and sex slaves, Joseph Kony has been Africa's most notorious warlord for three decades. Now that the United States and others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army, it appears Kony may never be brought to justice....
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UN chief: parties to conflict suspected of sexual violence 5.5.2017 Washington Post: World
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says 46 parties to conflict are “credibly suspected” of committing rape or other forms of sexual violence in 2016 including seven designated as “terrorist groups” for links with the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida.
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