UK’s Prince Charles parties as he celebrates 70th birthday

Prince Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties, while his office has released new photographs of the heir to the British throne with his close family. The Prince of Wales and Queen Elizabeth’s eldest son, Charles was born at Buckingham Palace on Nov. 14, 1948, four years before his

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In economic reforms, a chance for Libya to move forward

By:Claudia Gazzini Despite the obvious tie between the economy and Libya’s general decline, efforts to address the conflict’s economic aspects have often taken a back seat to political and security measures. Without minimum progress on the economy, attempts to forge a political deal that will stop the fighting in Libya cannot succeed. An international gathering

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Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, on the occasion of the twentieth extraordinary session of the Executive Council

Mr. Chairman of the Executive Council, Honourable Ministers, Distinguished Permanent Representatives of the Member States to the African Union, Dear Colleagues of the Commission, Ladies and Gentlemen, The present meeting of the Executive Council marks a new stage in the process of institutional reform of our Union. It is expected to lay the foundation for

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Sudan Express Willingness to Achieve Security and Stability in Libya: FM

SMC- The government of Sudan reaffirms that its concern for the security and stability of Libya is comparable to its concern for its own security and stability. During his participation in the Palermo conference in Italy on Libya, the Foreign Minister, Dardiri Mohamed Ahmed said the government is participating in the international and regional events

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Libyan rivals meet one on one in Italy’s Palermo

Leaders of Libya’s rival governments have met one on one in the Italian city of Palermo, where they have been invited to attend a conference and discuss peace in the North African country. An Italian government source said Khalifa Haftar, the strongman ruling most of Libya’s east, met with Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, who

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The Expansive Literary Output of Sudan and South Sudan, on Display

A small but rich ten-day exhibition at P21 Gallery in central London is showcasing works by Sudanese and South Sudanese literary artisans. The multimedia exhibition presents photographic and video portraits of the writers beside their published texts, providing multifaceted insight into the literary scene in Sudan and South Sudan. The exhibition’s stated purpose is to

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Sudan: Hamza Eldin – A Memoir, Tar Beat And Nubian Melody

By Salah Shuaib International standards in music and melody fields are, at their best, in need of review. It is flatly true to state that judged by those standards, great damage has befallen Arab and African singers and composers as well as their counterparts from remote regions in Asian and Latin American regions. One aspect

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US Remains Committed to “Positive Engagement” with Sudan

SMC- The United States on Tuesday reiterated readiness to begin process of removing Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. “The United States is prepared to initiate the process of rescinding Sudan’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism — if the determination is made that all of the relevant statutory criteria have

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Former refugee’s historic U.S. Congress win is a ‘global victory for refugees’

By:Catherine Wachiaya Last Tuesday in the U.S. state of Minnesota, thousands of miles away from Kenya, a former refugee made history. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-American who once called the East African country home, was elected to the United States Congress. Omar, 36, fled Somalia’s conflict when she was just a child of eight years. She

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