Russian Interest in Sudan Investment Projects

Ahmed Younis10 hours ago 79 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks at a news conference at the Russian Embassy in Washington. Reuters file photo Khartoum- Russia has expressed interest in carrying out joint investment projects with Sudan based on mutual interest, and in improving economic and trade relations between the two countries. According to official

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U.N. Says Competing Interests Among IGAD Leaders Major Obstacle to South Sudan Peace

September 9, 2017 Competing efforts to end South Sudan’s civil war allow the government to exploit divisions among international brokers and are unlikely to halt the fighting, a confidential U.N. report said. South Sudan became the world’s newest nation when it gained independence from Sudan in 2011. War broke out in late 2013 and has

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China Urges India to Adopt ‘correct’ Approach for Better Ties With Neighbours

China urged India Thursday to follow the path of history, by doing and speaking more about things that help develop Sino-Indian relations after the Indian army chief spoke of a “two-front war.” “I’m not sure whether his speech was authorized, and whether his remarks were his own or reflect the Indian government’s stance,” Chinese foreign

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Poverty and Bad Governance Radicalising Youth in Africa, Says UN

UN study concludes militancy in Africa mainly driven by poverty, marginalisation and bad governance – not religion – after interviewing former militants. Poverty, marginalisation and bad governance are more important factors in the radicalisation of young Africans than religion, according to a new study published on Thursday. The UN came to the conclusion after interviewing

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Sudan Arrests Gülen-linked Businessman at Turkey’s Request

  by TurkeyPurge | Sep 8, 2017 Sudanese law enforcement detained Turkish businessman Memduh Çıkmaz at Ankara’s request as part of an investigation into the Gülen movement. Çıkmaz was detained in the capital city of Khartoum on Wednesday and denied request to meet his lawyer and family members, according to Turkish media. Once awarded by

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Blame the EU for Sudan’s Tough Border Measures and Deportations

September 8, 2017 Khalil Charles  @khalilcharles Sudan’s immigration policy has been notoriously described as a “Border Control from Hell” by organisations critical of its tough entry conditions. In the past, those restrictions were far more relaxed. Sudan was a haven for political activists from Africa and the Middle East escaping persecution, a safe home for neighbouring

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