Erdogan continues telephone diplomacy on Myanmar crisis

(Agencies) September 3, 2017  In holiday greetings to his Kazakh, Senegalese, and Nigerian counterparts, Turkey’s president on Saturday stressed the importance of working together to solve the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, according to presidential sources. The sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on talking to the media, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Eid al-Adha in Sudan

Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son for God, and cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest day source:(https://www.middleeastmonitor.com)

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U.S. Reviewing Policy Toward South Sudan: USAID Chief

(Agencies) September 2, 2017 Lesley Wroughton By Lesley Wroughton WAU, South Sudan (Reuters) – After four years of civil war marked by brutal attacks on civilians, the United States is reviewing its support for South Sudan, USAID administrator Mark Green told the country’s President Salva Kiir in talks in the capital Juba. Green, on his

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Cooler Temperatures in Sudan Spark Spending Frenzy

(Agencies) Trade in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has increased significantly, as falling temperatures in the last week created a frenzy in the market. Shops, parks and entertainment venues were bursting with people due to the steep decline in temperature in Khartoum and across Sudan invigorating the capital’s market and trade activities. Adel Abdul Aziz, Director

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Six Bodies Found After Boating Accident off Kenya Coast

(Agencies) Two policemen killed outside Kenya church September 03 2017 The assailants shot at the officers who were guarding a church and grabbed their guns, killing one on the spot while the other died in hospital. AFP/Nairobi Two Kenyan police officers were killed Sunday by gunmen on a motorbike as they were guarding a church

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QM shares latest success of landmark Qatar-Sudan archaeological project

(Agencies) September 03 2017 The Qatar-Sudan archaeological project, now on its fifth year, has delivered long-lasting and positive impact in preserving World Heritage sites and promoting tourism in Sudan, Qatar Museums (QM) has said. QM presented the result of the ‘Qatar-Sudan Project for the Development of Nubian Archaeology of Northern and Nile States (QSAP)’ at

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