The government limits financial losses due the US sanctions

  SMC- The Advisory Council for Human Rights welcomed the announcement of the US administration to lift the sanctions imposed on the country about 20 years, and revealed on the preparation of a technical committee chaired by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the supervision and guidance of the Vice President

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Sudan: Businessmen and Employers Federation Welcomes British Investments

The Sudanese Businessmen and Employers Federation has welcomed the British investments in Sudan, the promotion of partnerships between the two countries’ business sectors and the exchange of information. The Secretary General of the Federation Bakri Yousuf Omer stressed, during a meeting at his office with the British Deputy Ambassador in Khartoum and the Head of

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African Union Calls on US to Remove Sudan from States Sponsoring Terrorism List

SMC- Chairman of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has called on the United States to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsor of terrorism list and welcomed Washington’s decision to permanently cancel the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan since 1997. In a statement , he added that the rapprochement between the two

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Belgian court bans deportation of Sudanese migrants

Brussels – A Belgian court on Monday ordered a halt to the deportation of around two-dozen Sudanese migrants following an uproar over Belgium’s invitation to officials from Khartoum to identify them. The Belgian government has said it will challenge the ban issued by a court in Liege amid fears the migrants risked being mistreated back

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Discussions between Sudan FM and Italian Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa on South Sudan

SMC- Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour discussed with Italian Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Luciano Pizzotti ways to enhance coordination and cooperation between the two countries on issues of concern to the Horn of Africa countries, especially the situation in South Sudan. On Sunday, Ghandour stressed the government’s interest in the issue of peace in

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Why Lifting Sanctions Against Sudan is the Right Call

  Alex de Waal 09 Oct 2017 The US Administration’s decision to lift most sanctions on Sudan, announced today, is long overdue. It is likely that some commentators will see this through the prism of the foreign policy of the Trump Administration, but that would not be correct. For most of its eight years, the

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Egyptians forget their woes, briefly, as their soccer team heads to the World Cup

CAIRO — For a few hours, at least, Egyptians forgot their lives. On Sunday night, their national team defeated Congo 2-1, which meant it was heading to the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. The capital erupted in collective joy. Fireworks lit up the night. Horns blared on traffic-clogged streets, a symphony

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Google Finds Accounts Connected to Russia Bought Election Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has found evidence that Russian agents bought ads on its wide-ranging networks in an effort to interfere with the 2016 presidential campaign. The findings from an internal inquiry draw Google further into the growing investigation of how social networks and technology services were manipulated by the Russian government to spread misinformation

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US-Turkey tensions boil over after arrest of consulate employee

Close observers of Ankara and Washington, would have been forgiven for rolling their eyes. For the past several years, the ties between them have repeatedly frayed to near a breaking point, only to be temporarily patched. On Sunday, they snapped. Following the arrest last week of Metin Topuz, a Turkish employee of the American consulate

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Wildfires in Northern California Kill at Least 10 and Destroy 1,500 Buildings

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Fast-moving wildfires raged across Northern California on Monday, killing at least 10 people, sending well over 100 to hospitals, forcing up to 20,000 to evacuate and destroying more than 1,500 buildings in one of the most destructive fire emergencies in the state’s history. Firefighters were battling blazes in eight counties, officials

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