Sudan plans to split S.Sudanese refugee camp after unrest

By Afp 6 August 2017 A picture shows South Sudanese refugees at a UN camp in al-Waral, in Sudan’s White Nile state in May 2017 Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday. A group

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Southeast Asian nations feud over China

AFP  August 07, 2017 The ministers failed to release a customary joint statement after meeting on Saturday because of their differences on the sea issue Southeast Asian nations feuded on Sunday over how to respond to Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, with Vietnam insisting on a tough stance but Cambodia lobbying hard for Beijing,

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Israel joins UAE and Egypt with Al Jazeera ban

  Binyamin Netanyahu and Ayoub Kara have both said they want Al Jazeera shuttered [Getty]  6 August, 2017 Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says the far-right Netanyahu government is seeking to ban pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera, following the lead of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Israel’s ministry of communications says it plans to close

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Paul Kagame of Rwanda Keeps Presidency with 99% Vote

August 6, 2017 – Paul Kagame of Rwanda has won a third term in office with a landslide, according to the country’s electoral commission. He won by 98.63% according to the report. Mr Kagame’s supporters, who say that he has brought stability and economic development to the countrys. Critics, who are mostly outside the country, say

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U.N. Security Council Imposes Punishing New Sanctions on North Korea

By RICK GLADSTONEAUG. 5, 2017 UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution to impose the most punishing sanctions yet against North Korea over its repeated defiance of a ban on testing missiles and nuclear bombs. The resolution, intended to press North Korea to renounce its nuclear militarization, could

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Sudan, Egypt Foreign Ministers in Political Consultations

SMC-   Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour and his Egyptian counterpart  Sameh Shoukry headed their delegations at the Political Consultations Committee that took place last week. Both sides agreed to regularly hold the Political Consultations Committee off the Higher Joint Committee at the presidential level between the two countries. The meeting discussed means to develop bilateral relations،

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Sudan Increases Oil Production 

SMC- The Ministry of Oil and Gas revealed an increase in the volume of oil production in Block B2 in the region of (Hegelig) west of the country from 18,000 barrels to about 20,000 barrels. This comes following the devolution to the national companies in December last year. The oil ministry signed on Saturday an

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Prominent German Expert: US and Europe Consider Sudan as Strategic Partner

SMC- Khartoum- smc (Exclusive) A prominent German expert has affirmed that the West has become considering Sudan as a strategic partner in a number of regional and international issues, and that the country’s  strategic location has made it an element of stability in an area full of conflicts. The prominent expert at the Department of

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CAF announces new system of qualification for final of 2019 Africa Nations

Saturday 05/August/2017  Ahmed Moamar The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the new system of qualification for the next version of 2019 Africa Nations. The mended system allows 24 teams to participate in the coming African event. The CAF mailed official letters to all football African association to explain the new rules regulating Africa Nations tournament

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Sudan-Turkey Economic Partnership Meetings to Kick Off in Ankara This Week

  SMC- The third round of economic and trade partnership negotiations between Sudan and Turkey will kick off in the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday. The minister of state at the Ministry of Commerce, El-Sadiq Mohammad Ali, said that the government is ready to participate in the negotiations after sending all the obligations to the

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