Sudan: Al-Bashir Receives Delegation of Gulf Union for Sustainable Development

Khartoum — President of thse Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir received in the Republican Palace, Wednesday, a delegation of Gulf Union for Sustainable Development led by the Union’s Chairman of Board of Directors, Dr Abdul-Mhsin Al-Mugdad. Dr Al-Mugdad congratulated in press statements people of Sudan on revocation of sanctions. He hailed the President’s initiatives regarding

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Rohingya Recount Atrocities: ‘They Threw My Baby Into a Fire’

A pack of soldiers stepped toward a petite young woman with light brown eyes and delicate cheekbones. Her name was Rajuma, and she was standing chest-high in the water, clutching her baby son, while her village in Myanmar burned down behind her. “You,” the soldiers said, pointing at her. She froze. “You!” She squeezed her

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Sudan: Minister of Minerals Chairs General Policies Committee Meeting

Khartoum — Minister of Minerals, Prof, Hashem Ali Salem chaired, Wednesday, at the Council of Ministers, the meeting of the General Policies Committee emanated from the Higher Committee assigned to follow up implementation of the National Dialogue outcomes. The meeting reviewed, among other issues, the recommendations concerning the Economic Development Sector which amounted to 186

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Sudan: FM Receives a Letter of Thanks From Spanish Counterpart

Khartoum — Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, received, Wednesday, a letter of thanks from his counterpart, Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, in response to the letter sent by the Minister concerning the Sudan Government and people’s condolences on victims of the recent terrorist attacks on Barcelona and Kimberleys. source: allafrica

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Interview: British Ambassador to Khartoum Michael Aaron After the Lifting of US sanctions

SMC- British ambassador to Khartoum Michael Aaron sat down with the Sudanese Media Centre (SMC) following the lifting of US sanctions last week. He was interviewed by Rania Al Amin on various issues including the impact of the lifting of US sanctions and the cooperation on a number of issues including human trafficking. Translated by Fatma Eisa,

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Sudan: Committee On Overseeing Sudan Relations With BRICS Countries Holds Meeting

Khartoum — The High Committee on Overseeing Sudan Relations with BRICS Countries held its regular meeting , Wednesday , in the Republican Palace, Wednesday under chairmanship of the Deputy Chairman of the Committee, Dr Awad Al-Jas. Dr Al-Jas said in press statements that the meeting focused on positive effects of revocation of sanctions on Sudan

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UN: Brutal Myanmar Army Operation Aimed at Preventing Rohingya Return

October 11, 2017 Reuters GENEVA — Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from returning, the U.N. human rights office said on Wednesday. Jyoti Sanghera, head of the Asia and Pacific region of the U.N. human rights office,

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North Darfur Governor Welcomes Security Boost

SMC- North Darfur Governor Abdel Wahid Youssef Nahar has welcomed the arrival of 10,000 militiamen in the state saying the will contribute to establishing security, as he stressed the government’s keenness to provide security as a top priority.Speaking to the 10,000 elements of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) that arrived from Kordofan region, the Governor

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Sudan: Ethiopia Congratulates Sudan On Revocation of Economic Sanctions

Khartoum — The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile Mariam Desalign, on Wednesday phoned President Omar Bashir, to congratulate him and the Sudanese people, on the revocation of the economic sanctions. Prime Minister, Desalign, phoned President Bashir to equally express his hope that this would help boost the development efforts and be an impetus for the peace

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South Sudan Oil Conference Fails to Draw Biggest Energy Firms

October 11, 2017 Reuters JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN — South Sudan’s president was a no-show for the nation’s first international oil conference, a gathering that also failed to attract prospective investors from the biggest global energy companies. The turnout showed only smaller companies are risking bets on the oil sector of the world’s youngest country. South Sudan

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