South Sudan President Urges Ethiopia To Oppose US-Drafted Sanctions

Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny says Kiir will ask Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali to use his position as head of the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development, or IGAD, to block the proposed sanctions. IGAD sponsored a series of failed peace talks between the government and rebel groups aimed at revitalizing a peace agreement

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How to watch UFC Fight Night 131: ‘Rivera vs. Moraes’ TONIGHT in Utica

It all goes down later tonight (Fri., June 1, 2018) at UFC Fight Night 131 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, N.Y., as bantamweight contenders Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes settle the score inside of the Octagon. Prior to the 135-pound main event, rising lightweight contender Gregor Gillespie will

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Turkey, Sudan discuss ways to boost economic ties

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Sudanese Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Mohamed Osman Suleiman Al-Rikabi on Friday discussed ways to enhance bilateral ties further, according to the Prime Ministry’s press office. Yildirim met Al-Rikabi at the official residence in capital Ankara. During the closed-door meeting, both sides exchanged views on the mutual steps that

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California Sounds: New music from Sudan Archives, Las Cafeteras, Prophet and Joey Dosik

tones Throw). On her new six-song EP, the young singer, songwriter, producer and violinist born Brittney Denise Parks further reveals the talent that has so quickly pushed her into the spotlight. The song for the first video, “Nont for Sale,” blends low-end synthetic rhythms, plucked violin melodies, rap lyricism and a hook that celebrates Sudan

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President: Sudan still suffering from economic embargo

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir told the Khartoum State government yesterday that Sudan was still suffering from a politically motivated economic embargo and was being deprived of international debt cancellation, the Sudan Tribune reported. “Sudan is still under economic embargo, heavily indebted and deprived of the international debt-relief programme for political reasons. Also, it is deprived

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U.N. Security Council renews South Sudan sanctions, sets peace deadline

The U.N. Security Council voted on Thursday to renew some sanctions on South Sudan through mid-July and to consider imposing travel bans and asset freezes on six South Sudanese leaders if the country’s conflict does not stop by June 30. The resolution, approved by a 9-0 vote with six abstentions, was a watered-down version of

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