UN: More Than 250 Killed in Congo in 3 Months

August 04, 2017  Associated Press GENEVA — U.N. human rights investigators have issued a new report documenting the killings of more than 250 people, including 62 children, in violence in central Congo over three recent months that could devolve into “wider ethnic cleansing.” The investigators based the report on interviews in June of 96 people who

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White House Nominates Hushek for South Sudan Ambassador

August 04, 2017  Carol Van Dam The Trump administration Friday nominated Thomas Hushek to be U.S. ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan. Hushek has been an American diplomat since 1988. He serves as the Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) at the U.S. Department of State. Hushek also

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Sudan to Expand Agricultural Cooperation With Russia in Near Future

 04.08.2017   Sudan expects an expansion of agricultural cooperation with Russia soon, State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Atta Mannan Bakhit told Sputnik. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Sudan expects an expansion of the range of agricultural products exported to Russia within the near future, State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Atta Mannan Bakhit told Sputnik.”In the near future, we expect

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Sudan-Saudi summit meeting in Morocco held during ‘private meeting’

Date of publication: 4 August, 2017 The President of Sudan flew with an extensive entourage of his top ministers on a ‘private trip’ to Tangiers on Thursday to meet the king of Saudi Arabia. The president of Sudan met with the king of Saudi Arabia during a ‘private visit’ to Morocco on Thursday. Omar al-Bashir

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Violence, arson at South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan

Friday August 4 2017 South Sudanese refugees take reading lessons at the UNCHR camp of Al Algaya in Sudan’s White Nile State. Fire and violence broke out at another refugee camp in the same state on Thursday. In Summary The UN refugee agency and the White Nile police chief confirmed there was unrest at the

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