Diplomatic Sources Hint at New US Positions Towards ICC Indictment of Sudan President

SMC_ The United States plans to intervene in favor of providing a cover for the prosecution of the international criminal case against President Omar al-Bashir, local media sources reported. The sources revealed an approach by the administration’s staff to President al-Bashir in the case against him at the International Criminal Court. International law experts are

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World failing Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, top Red Cross official says

A top Red Cross official has described the humanitarian crisis affecting Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims as unprecedented and said the world was failing in its response. Speaking to the Guardian on a visit to the rapidly expanding refugee camps in the Bangladeshi port town of Cox’s Bazar, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross

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Sudan hopes for quick turnaround after sanctions end

Sudan’s government and its businesses have begun introducing financial reforms and lobbying for new investment to revive the economy after Washington lifted 20-year-old trade sanctions earlier this month. Sudan has suffered both from the sanctions and from the secession of the south in 2011, when it lost three-quarters of its oil output, its main source

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South Sudan’s Kiir pledges peace commitment

JOHANNESBURG_ South Sudan President Salva Kiir is pledging full commitment to fulfilling the country’s peace agreement following a warning of possible military action from the United States, the Sudan Tribune has reported. The warning came from the US Envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, who is on a tour of the area, during a

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Haley rushed out of UN camp as South Sudan protesters turn up

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday was quickly escorted out of a UN camp she was visiting in South Sudan when protesters angry with President Salva Kiir turned up, officials said. Haley, the most senior US administration official to visit Africa, was in Juba to meet with South Sudanese civilians affected

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Chinese Company to Increase Investment in Sudan Cotton Industry

SMC- China is seeking to expand the cotton and manufacturing industry in Sudan’s El Gezira state, according to director of the Zweng Tin Company, Leo Shwangang , who also said the company has planted more than 400,000 cotton feddans in Sudan. The company entered Sudan in 2008 and established a resort in the island in 2010, praising the

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Sudan: Chinese Ambassador to Khartoum – Sudan Has Distinct Geographic Location in Silk Road Initiative

Khartoum — The Chinese Ambassador to Khartoum Li Shig-wen noted that his country is seeking to promote economic exchanges with Sudan, and to expand with all countries in all fields. During his address, Thursday, at al- Shariqa Hall, to the forum of the (the Chinese – Arabic Cooperation, and the Silk Road Initiative), organized by

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Sudan Meeting Requirements to Join WTO

SMC The government confirmed that it had answered more than 90% of the questions which had received from the United States regarding accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the time it had implement on a number of internal arrangements to complete the WTO accession requirements. Officials from the Office of Foreign Assets Control,

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KSA, Sudan Review Bilateral Relations, Regional Developments

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir arrived on Tuesday to Saudi Arabia on an official visit to the Kingdom. At King Salman Airbase Airport, the President was received by Riyadh Region Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, State Minister and Cabinet Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, and a number of officials. After his arrival, Bashir

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