Government Releases Arman, Jalab and Ardol

Sudanese security service Monday released Yasir Arman the deputy head of the SPL0M-N Agar, the Movement’s Secretary Ismail Jalab and its Spokesperson Mubarak Ardol. The official Sudan News Agency issued a short statement confirming that the three have been released without further details. Arman had been arrested on 5 June while Jalab and Ardol were

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AU Envoy to Asharq Al-Awsat: Sudanese Have No Choice But to Negotiate

African Union Envoy to Sudan Mohamed El Hassan Labbat announced the formation of an international group to monitor the situation and to support the African Union-led mediation initiative for a peaceful solution in the country. In addition to the AU, Labbat said the international group includes United Nations agencies, the European Union and UN Security

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Senior US envoy to urge dialogue on Sudan visit

The top US diplomat for Africa will head to Sudan to encourage talks between Sudan’s military rulers and protesters whom security forces violently put down, the State Department said Monday. Tibor Nagy, the assistant secretary of state for African affairs, plans to meet both members of the military leadership and protest leaders in Khartoum. “He

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Trump says he received a ‘beautiful letter’ from N.Korea’s Kim

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has received another “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un and expressed openness to holding a third summit with the North Korean leader. Indicating that he continues to trust Kim, despite making little progress in efforts to get Pyongyang to give up nuclear weapons, Trump said the North

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As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors

For years, the graduating classes of Australia’s military training programs studied Dari and Pashto, the languages of distant war-torn lands, eschewing the Bahasa and the Pijin of Asia-Pacific nations close to home. But as Australian forces wind down their presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, where they have served alongside American troops since the early 2000s,

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Houthi rebels fire missile at Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: TV

Yemen’s Houthi movement carried out an attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia with a cruise missile, the group’s Almasirah TV reported early on Wednesday. The latest attack, which is yet to be confirmed by the Saudis, comes a day after Riyadh said it intercepted two drones fired by the Iran-aligned group, which controls a

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Africa: Buhari Says Africa Has Lost Over U.S.$1 Trillion to Corruption

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the African continent has lost over one trillion dollars to corruption over the last 50 years. Buhari said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the one-day National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to Buhari, the recent habit of subverting

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Investigation Committee for Sit-in Events Continues Work

Agencies- The Committee for investigation in the events that took place in the sit-in on June 3 has continued its work, visited the scene of the events, taken materials and photographs of the site and interrogated a number of witnesses from regular forces and eyewitnesses. In a statement to SUNA, a source of the Public

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Messi beats Ronaldo to be named world’s best-paid athlete

Barcelona’s superstar forward, Lionel Messi, has been named the best-paid athlete in the world – ahead of rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi earned $127m (£100m) in the last 12 months, compared to Ronaldo’s $109m (£86m), according to Forbes magazine. Another footballer, Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar, is third, with a salary and endorsements amounting to $105m (£83m). In

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Ethiopian Envoy: Two Parties Agreed to Resume Negotiations Shortly

SMC- The Ethiopian special envoy to Sudan, Mahmoud Dereir said that both of Sudan Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Forces of Freedom agreed that no retreat of what has been agreed upon. At a press conference on Tuesday at the Ethiopian Embassy, Dereir announced that the two parties will negotiate about the formation of

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