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War in Darfur

Sudan: Darfur Peace Conference for Solution to Tribal Conflicts - ‎21 hours ago‎
Adam El Faki, the Governor of South Darfur said: "The movement from war to peace is a long way that needs an effort to extend the prestige of the state and collecting arms.
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Sudan ups pressure for exit of Darfur peacekeepers

New Vision - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Deployed in 2007, UNAMID has a mandate to curb violence in Darfur, a region the size of France. Un23 703x422. Sudanese children standing next to a member of the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) at the Zamzam camp for internally displaced ...
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Sudan defends expulsion of UN official over Darfur reporting

Press TV - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Sudan has effectively expelled a senior United Nations humanitarian affairs official after accusing him of filing “false reports” about people displaced by the conflict in the country's war-torn Darfur region. According to UN sources, Ivo Freijsen ...

Sudan will not seek to renew peacekeeping mandate in Darfur

Reuters - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in 2009 and 2010 on charges of war crimes and genocide in his drive to crush the Darfur revolt. Sudan asked UNAMID to prepare to leave in 2014 amid a ...
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The World Cup you've never heard of, where the teams have no state

New Statesman - ‎4 hours ago‎
There were some blowout scores of note however, with South Ossetia smashing Darfur 20-0 and Kurdistan beating the Tamils 9-0 at the event which took place in Östersund, Sweden.

Rescued migrants tell of horrific ordeal and reveal how they cheated death on people smuggling boat

The Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
English student Jamal Morsal Mohamed, 25, from war-torn Darfur in Sudan suffered a cut to his head after being thrown against the boat's hull as fought for his life.

Sudan: UXO Blast Kills Two in Darfur's East Jebel Marra - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Years of conflict have left Darfur and other war-torn areas of Sudan littered with unexploded ordnance (UXO).

Munk School war crime researcher wants to give something in return

News@UofT - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Kersten says his interest in the ICC began when Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the ICC in 2008 for war crimes in Darfur (read Kersten's comments to the Washington Post about Bashir). At the time, he said, there was debate over ...
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The polls appear positive for Remain but below the surface the picture is less rosy

New Statesman - ‎May 27, 2016‎
There were some blowout scores of note however, with South Ossetia smashing Darfur 20-0 and Kurdistan beating the Tamils 9-0 at the event which took place in Östersund, Sweden.
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The Humanitarian Clock Is Ticking, The Powerful Feign Deafness

Inter Press Service - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Around 9,000 participants from 173 countries, including 55 heads of state or government, and hundreds of key stakeholders attending the Summit, have unanimously cautioned against the current growing human-made crises, while launching strong appeals for ...

Renowned Photojournalist Colin Finlay Launches 'Evolving Focus' Portrait Line

Noozhawk - ‎19 hours ago‎
His work also is featured prominently in Darfur: Twenty Years of War and Genocide in Sudan (2007), co-produced by Amnesty International and Proof, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Finlay to foster awareness of challenges faced by populations in ...
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Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: May 26, 2016

Haaretz - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“Jimmy Carter resigns from Elders” by Nick Gass: “Carter traveled with the organization's first mission to Sudan in October 2007 amid the crisis in Darfur and most recently led a delegation in May 2015 to Israel and [Palestinian territories] to draw ...

Why War Photographers Are More Important than Ever

Vanity Fair - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Among her chief themes: the plight of women and the displaced in conflict zones such as Lebanon, Congo, Darfur, and South Sudan.

Africa's Top 10 Longest-Serving Leaders - ‎22 hours ago‎
After ousting his uncle, Masie Nguema Biyongo Ndong, in a violent 1979 coup Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo took over the leadership of Equatorial Guinea.
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Why the U.S. Should Grant a Visa to Sudan's Genocidal President - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Estimates of the loss of life in Darfur since open conflict became the norm 13 years ago vary wildly. According to the United Nations, approximately 300,000 people have died, though Sudan's government dubiously insists the number is closer to 10,000.
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The Taliban's succession crisis will not diminish its resilience

New Statesman - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Haibatullah, described by Afghanistan expert Sami Yousafzai as a “stone age Mullah,” demonstrates the Taliban's inherent tendency to resort to tradition rather than innovation during times of internal crisis. The decision taken by the Taliban to have ...

Divestment Issue Rocks Campus

The Chicago Maroon - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The University did not divest from Sudan during the war in Darfur, and it did not divest from fossil fuels after a 2013 referendum on the matter showed that 70 percent of the student body supported divestment.

Facts about Sudan and South Sudan bilateral relations

Sudan Tribune - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The border movements had to get restricted and sometimes closed, especially after the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-North) in the areas of Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile went into war with Khartoum to add to Darfuri rebels ...

Sudan's president was indicted. Why isn't he paying any price?

Washington Post - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on every crime under its mandate: war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Such charges should have left ... The idea of E.U.-sponsored camps in Sudan is ...

Tony Blair might be a toxic figure – but his influence endures

New Statesman - ‎May 26, 2016‎
There were some blowout scores of note however, with South Ossetia smashing Darfur 20-0 and Kurdistan beating the Tamils 9-0 at the event which took place in Östersund, Sweden.