Trump Says Brunson’s Release a ‘Tremendous Step’ Forward in US-Turkey Ties

Sunday, 14 October, 2018 – 12:15 US pastor Andrew Brunson returned to the United States after being detained in Turkey for two years on terror-related charges. He was received by US President Donald Trump at the White House hours after he arrived in Washington. Trump thanked Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for “making this possible”

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‘Liquidity Shortage’ Crisis in Sudan

Sunday, 14 October, 2018 Khartoum – Ahmed Younes Liquidity shortage and the inability of Sudanese banks to pay their customers have forced the e-media star Othman al-Jundi to park his car for 10 days and drain the time needed in public transportation, he told Asharq Al-Awsat. He was forced to use public transport means to

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Chamber of Importers Expects the Resumption of Trade in Foreign Markets

The National Chamber of Importers of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce expected the resumption of trade exchange in foreign markets. Speaking to SMC, Vice President of the Chamber, Mohammed Ahmed said that the new financial and economic policies will give the importers sector new facilities and features of the movement of trade in

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Three Border Crossings with S. Sudan Will Open Soon

The Ministry of Industry and Trade announced on the opening of  three border crossings with South Sudan in near future. The preparatory work for opening Joda border crossing in White Nile State has been completed, the Ministry said. In statement to SMC, Minister of Industry and Trade , Musa Karama said  that the government works

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Sudanese Army’s Chief Discussed Issues of Common Concern with US Officials

SMC- Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdul-Marouf has discussed with U.S. officials at the Departments of State and Defence bilateral relations between Sudan and US and issues of mutual concern. According to statement issued by the Armed Forces on Friday the Sudanese army said the discussions were held in the presence of Sudan’s

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Government : We Agreed on (13) Initiatives for Achieving Peace and Security in The Two Areas

SMC- The government has agreed on (13) initiatives for achieving peace and security in the two areas (South Kordufan and Blue Nile). In this regard the government  called on Sudan’s People Liberation Movement – north sector (SPLM-N) to respond to the UN initiative to deliver humanitarian assistance to those affected by the war in South

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Eritrea President arrives to Ethiopia

Eritrea President arrives to Ethiopia  By The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia The President of Eritrea, H.E. Isaias Afwerki arrives this morning to Ethiopia for a two-day official visit. Upon arrival at Bole International Airport, President Isaias Afwerki was warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed along with Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu and

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Unusual optimism surrounds latest South Sudanese peace deal

13 October 2018 By Brook Abdu Representatives from the African Union and the United Nations who have paid a visit to South Sudan this week expressed unusual hope for the implementation of the September 12, 2018 peace agreement signed between the warring factions in the youngest African nation, being torn apart by a devastating civil war

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Pentagon Says Weapons Used by US-Led Coalition in Syria Comply With Intl Norms

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – All weapons systems used by the US-led coalition in Syria comply with the Law of Armed Conflict, a Pentagon representative told Sputnik. “As a matter of policy, the Coalition will not publicly discuss the use of specific weapons and munitions in operations. However, every weapons system in the US inventory undergoes a legal review to ensure the

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Everton’s Idrissa Gueye, Rennes’ Mbiaye Niang lead Senegal past Sudan

The duo the found back of the net as the Teranga Lions secured their first win since their 2018 World Cup opener on June 19 Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye and Mbaye Niang scored a goal each as Senegal thrashed Sudan by 3-0 in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match. After their poor run of

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