UNESCO Selects France’s Azoulay as New Chief

John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – The United Nations’ cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO’s fortunes after the United States pulled out. France’s Audrey Azoulay, the newly-elected Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), enters the

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Sudanese Minister of Information: Saudi’s Role in Lifting Sanctions Sets Ground for Firm Relation

Asharq Al-Awsat Minister of Culture and Information Awwad al-Awwad holds talks with Ahmed Bilal Osman, deputy prime minister and minister of information of Sudan, in Riyadh on Thursday. SPA Riyadh – Sudanese Minister of Information Dr. Ahmed Bilal Osman said that Saudi Arabia’s role in lifting sanctions imposed on his country sets the ground for

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U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Sudan Banks, Ports, Railways

Oct 13 2017 Categorized as African News The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a list of entities that are now formally removed from the U.S. sanctions list, including African

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Washington Formally Removes Sanctions Against Sudan Airways

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has formally removed Sudan Airways (SD, Khartoum) and other Sudanese government-owned and linked companies from its Specially Designated Nationals List following Washington’s decision last week to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412. The North African state

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